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.
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 ctscouting.org for full details.
The summer 2021 season at Camp Workcoeman will be atypical but nonetheless rewarding. A series of one and two session daytime merit badge classes will be offered mid-week and on weekends. Additionally, overnight unit and family camping will be offered any night throughout the summer. These programs are not designed to replicate a traditional summer camp experience; rather, they are intended to supplement one through a variety of flexible programs.
Waterfront Week #1 & Preparedness Weekend
July 6–11, 2021
Scuba Certification Camp #1
Outdoor Skills Week & Shooting Sports Weekend
July 13–18, 2021
Waterfront Week #2 & Preparedness Weekend
July 27–August 1, 2021
Scuba Certification Camp #2
Cooking Merit Badge & Shooting Sports Weekend
August 3–8, 2021
Two day merit badges are in italics with a number [(1) or (2)]. Bonus weekend badges are in bold.
|Lifesaving (1)||Lifesaving (2)|
|Small-Boat Sailing (1)||Small-Boat Sailing (2)|
|Scuba Course (1)||Scuba Course (2)||Scuba Course (3)|
|Scuba BSA Award|
|Climbing (1)||Climbing (2)|
|Search and Rescue|
|Environ. Science (1)||Environ. Science (2)|
|Fish and Wildlife Mgmt.|
|Pioneering (1)||Pioneering (2)|
|Soil and Water Conserv.|
|Pistol Shooting Program|
|Pistol Shooting Program|
We know the importance of getting youth outdoors and involved in the programs of Adventure. We are taking every step to ensure that this summer will be SAFE and FUN! Camp will be awesome this summer, but it will look a little different than what we are used to. We have instituted protocols and procedures in order to keep our Scouts, Scouters, staff, and families healthy and safe. The procedures and safety measures have been promoted by federal agencies and the American Camping Association Field Guide for Camps. These multi-layered strategies prove effective and reduce the risk of transmission. Learn more about specific COVID guidelines.
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.