9 August 2020 — A hybrid Swimming merit badge class will be offered August 17–21; it will consist of virtual classroom instruction combined with in-person swimming sessions at camp. Visit the Council website for more information and to register. Additionally, The Great Workcoeman Boat Race will take place at camp on Saturday, August 22, 2020.
14 July 2020 — Fall programs are being planned for both Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA. Reservations are now open for the 2021 summer season; register your troop by 1 October 2020 to earn loyalty benefits.
21 June 2020 — As of 17 June 2020, units in the Connecticut Rivers Council can resume in-person activities per updated state guidance. Please see ctscouting.org for full details.
16 June 2020 — Camp Workcoeman has now reopened in a very limited capacity, but all regularly scheduled summer programs remain canceled. There will be no camping until further notice, but limited work days have now resumed while following Council, state, and CDC guidance.
10 June 2020 — The 2020 camp patch is now available for order. Click here for more information.
29 April 2020 — A new Scouting at Home section of this website has been created to catalog weekly videos and challenges posted to camp social media channels aimed at keeping you occupied and engaged during these difficult times.
More details and updates are available under the News & Events section of this website. These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
Looking to go camping? Cubs, Scouts BSA, and families are invited to join in the Scouting excitement for a weekend of advancement and Workcoeman fun. Scouts will have the opportunity to work towards and earn merit badges. Cubs will be challenged to grow through adventure pins. Families will be able to share in the activities and spend the weekend together enjoying the various facilities at Camp Workcoeman. The weekend is open to Scouting units, individual campers who will form a provisional group, and family camping programs.
Webelos Woods is a camping weekend for Webelos and Arrow of Light Scouts and dens with parents and/or den leaders. Scouts will have the chance to signup in advance for specific adventure badges and activities such as shooting sports and sport competitions. Attending this event will help Scouts earn either their Webelos or Arrow of Light Award and to have a successful transition to a Scouts BSA troop later in the Scouting year.
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 96 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.