Camp Workcoeman

Summer 2021 Program Update

28 April 2021 — Introducing Summer 2021 @ Workcoeman: Scouting À La Carte. A series of one and two session daytime merit badge classes will be offered mid-week and on weekends for Scouts BSA. Day camp will be offered for Cub Scouts. Additionally, overnight unit and family camping will be offered any night throughout the summer.

COVID-19 Update

19 March 2021 — Effective 19 March, units in the Connecticut Rivers Council may resume overnight tent camping and expand in-person activities in accordance with state and Council guidance. Please see the Short Term Camping section of this website to reserve a campsite at Camp Workcoeman and for full details.

2021 Scouts BSA Winter/Spring Programs

Nature Adventure Merit Badge Day @ Workcoeman — May 22, 2021

For May, Camp Workcoeman is offering a day of nature merit badge adventures! Scouts will learn about and have the opportunity to earn a nature focused merit badge. Merit badge offerings include: Nature, Forestry, Mammal Study, and Oceanography (featuring the under water drones). Merit badge classes run 9 AM–4 PM and will be hosted in separate locations around Camp Workcoeman. Lunch will be provided. Masks must be worn and social distancing observed.

Shooting and Fishing Merit Badge Completion Day — May 22, 2021

Camp Workcoeman is also offering a chance to complete Fishing and Rifle/Shotgun Shooting merit badge partials. Morning (9 AM – noon) and afternoon (1 PM – 4 PM) sessions are available. Scouts can work towards completing Fishing merit badge requirements 9 & 10, Rife Shooting merit badge requirements 2K & 2L, or Shotgun Shooting merit badge requirement 2K.

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 97 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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  • 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


169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057