Pre-camp planning meetings for 2019 will be held Saturday, May 11th and Saturday, May 18th; both meetings will begin at 1:30 PM in the Dining Hall. Each troop should send their camp Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader to one of these meetings. All pre-camp planning information will be discussed related to programs, medical form requirements, and the Sunday check-in process. All troops should be represented at one of these meetings. A visit to your campsite is possible with a Camp Commissioner. Please confirm attendance to the Camp Director, Lou Seiser ([email protected]).
An additional pre-camp planning meeting will be held on Long Island:
Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 AM
St. Raymond’s School Cafeteria
263 Atlantic Avenue
East Rockaway, NY 11518
Medical Forms should be sent to camp three weeks prior to your arrival. You will be contacted by the Camp Health Officer if additional medical information is needed. Please do not fax your medical forms to camp.
Scout arrival time is Sunday at 2:00 p.m. All Scouts should go directly to your campsite.
Your troop will be assigned a time for your Sunday check-in with the Health Officers. Please do not check-in with the Health Officers until your assigned time.
Troop photo payments due Monday at noon and BBQ reservations are due Tuesday at noon. Please use the appropriate forms found in the program guide.
Your troop should sign up for merit badges and troop activities prior to camp. This will be done online using a fillable Google Form for which the appropriate links will be emailed to troop contacts following each program planning meeting.
Merit badge selections should be submitted online at least three weeks prior to your week at camp. The Program Director will be in contact to verify receipt of selections and work with you in regards to any necessary program changes.
Troop activity requests should be submitted online at least three weeks prior to your week at camp. We will develop a schedule for your troop from the requested activities. Please understand that we will make every effort to schedule your desired troop activities. Some activities are in high demand and we want to be fair to everyone.
Camp Workcoeman is located in the hills of northwest Connecticut in scenic New Hartford and Barkhamsted. The camp consists of approximately 427 acres on the shore of beautiful West Hill Pond, possibly the cleanest in Connecticut.
Established in 1924, it is one of the oldest continuously operated Scout camps in the country. For 95 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.