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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.

2020 Work Days

All work days are canceled until further notice due to COVID-19.

Shawtown Work Days

Pre-planned mini-work parties (in conjunction with the Ranger’s needs) will be held from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM on (generally) the 4th Saturday of each month. Coffee “and” at 8:30 AM and lunch will be provided. We will tackle jobs large and small throughout the camp to assure an awesome experience for any Scouts or Scouters attending Camp Workcoeman this year and for years to come!

If you plan on attending, please register on the council website or email Ranger Frank ([email protected]) by the Sunday before the work day to let him know you’re coming; he’ll let you know by the following Wednesday the projects to be addressed and any special attire or equipment needs.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saturday, March 28, 2020 Canceled

Saturday, April 25, 2020 Canceled

Saturday, May 16, 2020 (Note: Third Saturday, OA Weekend) Canceled

Saturday, June 6, 2020 (Note: First Saturday, Beaver Day) Postponed Indefinitely

Saturday, July 25, 2020

(No August work day)

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Saturday, November 28, 2020

(No December work day)

Beaver Day

Saturday, June 6, 2020 Canceled

Retiree Corp

Members of the camp community who are currently retired gather at camp on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month to work on small projects. For more information contact Ranger Frank at [email protected].

Your help is greatly appreciated!

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