Camp Workcoeman

COVID-19 Update

19 May 2020Camp Workcoeman is currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and all regularly scheduled summer programs are canceled. There will be no camping, work days, etc. until further notice. Beaver Day is postponed indefinitely. Activities may be possible in the late summer and early fall if conditions permit. We do not yet know what these activities will look like; however, the safety of our Scouts, staff, and guests is and will always be our top priority.

04 May 2020 — The annual Shawtown Steak Dinner scheduled for June has been canceled (more info).

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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.

Webelos Sleepaway Camp

Webelos Sleepaway Camp has been canceled for 2020.

July 5–11, 2020; July 12–18, 2020; July 19–25, 2020; July 26–August 1, 2020; and August 2–8, 2020

Fun, adventure, and excitement await all Webelos Scouts at Camp Workcoeman! This action-packed 6 day, 5 night resident camp is designed for first and second year Webelos Scouts as they complete their Cub Scout journey and prepare for the transition to Scouts BSA. The Camp Workcoeman Staff has prepared a variety of activities for Scouts to enjoy including:

  • Swimming
  • BB Shooting
  • Wilderness Trek
  • Boating
  • Archery
  • Fishing
  • Nature
  • Campfires

Scouts will spend the entire week in the outdoors sleeping in our campsite 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.

Webelos Scouts will not only experience the fun of camp, they will also have ample opportunity to work on advancement as well. Be sure to sign up today! Space is limited.

More Information

For more information, contact Director of Cub Scout Programs, Jeff Seiser at [email protected].

About Camp

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.

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Phone

  • Camp Workcoeman

    Office: (860) 379-2207
    Nurse: (860) 379-1756
    Fax: (860) 379-1311
  • Connecticut Rivers Council

    Office: (860) 913-2700
    Fax: (860) 289-6447

Address

169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057