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. Information on opportunities for the use of camp properties will be announced shortly.
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. 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.
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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
Connecticut Rivers Council administered Camperships will be restricted to Connecticut Rivers Scouts only, attending a Connecticut Rivers Council Camp Program, subject to available funding and on basis of financial need. A copy of the family’s most recent Form 1040 (first page only, with Social Security number(s) blacked out) must be mailed to the CRC office.
Applicants are required to forward this completed application by April 1, 2020. If an applicant does not have internet access, please work with unit leadership to process this application. Any Campership applications received after April 1 will be put into a pool for consideration of any remaining funds.
Except on rare occasions, Camperships are not granted for amounts greater than 50% of the camp fee. Campership applicants will be notified of award on or around May 1. Unit leaders will be advised of Camperships awarded and/or pending, in order to support the camp registration process. Unit leaders will not be provided family’s financial information. Campership applicants will make all camp payments to the unit and are advised not to forward final payment to the unit until notice of Campership award has been announced on or around May 1. Camperships are awarded for one (1) camp session. File a separate application for each individual requesting a Campership. It is understood that this application is not a guarantee that the Scout applicant will be awarded a Campership.
All information must be provided, including annual income. Failure to complete application will cause delays in processing. No late camp fees will be charged.
ALL INFORMATION MUST BE PROVIDED, INCLUDING ANNUAL INCOME. FAILURE TO COMPLETE APPLICATION WILL CAUSE DELAYS IN PROCESSING. - NO LATE CAMP FEES WILL BE CHARGED. Questions?? Please Contact Michele Soboslai 860-913-2746
For more information or questions please contact Michele Soboslai at (860) 913-2746 or [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.