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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
Cub Scout Sleepaway Camp is a 4 day, 3 night mini camp that is great for all Cub Scouts who are looking to try a resident camp with their adult partner. This camp is especially designed for Cubs who have never been away at camp and will have a blast experiencing all that camp has to offer.
Camp Workcoeman has lots of fun activities for a Cub Scout to experience including:
Scouts and their adult partners will have a great time sleeping in tents, eating in the camp dining hall, and having a great time exploring the vast Camp Workcoeman reservation.
All the fun takes place under the watchful eye of our highly trained and certified staff ensuring a safe and fun experience. Camp Workcoeman is a Nationally Accredited Camp by the BSA and has a long history in Scouting since 1924.
Cub Experience Camp promotes fun with a purpose and allows Cub Scouts to work on some advancement as well.
Be sure to sign up today and don’t miss out! For even more fun, sign up for both sessions to spend a full week at camp.
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.