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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
Summer camp is not just for Scouts…it’s for families too!
We are excited to announce that Camp Workcoeman will be offering a dynamic new camping program for the summer of 2020. This new program is a Family Camping free-style program that will allow open program times and unmatched flexibility for you and your family. With this fresh new program, we will also be able to provide exciting opportunities for the entire family of Scouting. This program will offer something for all ages, Cubs right through to Scouts BSA. It is also open to families and friends who are non-scouts (just one person in the party needs to be a member of Scouting).
This exciting “free-style” camping program will allow you to have as much or as little structure as you want. The full dining hall operation will provide meals, programs and fun activities will be available for the entire family.
Be sure to sign up to sign up today and don’t miss out!
For more information, contact Director of Cub Scout Programs, Jeff Seiser at [email protected].
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.