19 May 2020 — Camp 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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
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.