9 August 2020 — A hybrid Swimming merit badge class will be offered August 17–21; it will consist of virtual classroom instruction combined with in-person swimming sessions at camp. Visit the Council website for more information and to register. Additionally, The Great Workcoeman Boat Race will take place at camp on Saturday, August 22, 2020.
14 July 2020 — Fall programs are being planned for both Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA. Reservations are now open for the 2021 summer season; register your troop by 1 October 2020 to earn loyalty benefits.
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.
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.
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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
The Trail to Eagle (T2E) Program is designed for the Scout who has set his goal on reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. It is a unique camping and advancement opportunity. The T2E staff will provide an opportunity for each Scout to reach this lifelong achievement.
Besides the Camp Workcoeman Staff, several The Trail to Eagle merit badge counselors are comprised of professionals who volunteer to instruct the Eagle required merit badges. Emphasis will be placed on merit badge completion during the week, with special attention given to each Scouts needs. Prior merit badge preparation may be required. Scouts will receive credit for all successful work completed.
A special presentation on how to select, plan, and complete your Eagle Service Project will be featured during your week at Camp.
All Scouts are placed in a “Trail to Eagle” troop. This troop will also participate in fun activities too.
The Trail to Eagle program is available to all Scouts who are at least 12 years old and have attained the rank of First Class.
As part of the registration process, Scoutmaster’s are required to submit a Scoutmaster Endorsement Form for Scouts wishing to attend Trail to Eagle Camp.
For questions specific to Trail to Eagle camp contact Program Director Tom Leisten at [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.