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.

Summer À La Carte Programs

Various camp facilities can be reserved by your troop for programs. You can take advantage of these experiences while staying at camp during an overnight camping trip or as a day event. A full list of activities, costs, and included items is available below. To reserve a facility, please email Jeff Seiser ([email protected]) at least two weeks in advance; payment will be collected at camp. Contact Jeff with any questions you may have and to inquire about the feasibility of any other activities not listed.

Programs and Costs

Program Cost Included
Archery $5/Shooter Archery Range Rental (up to 3 hours), Instructor, Equipment
BB Shooting $5/Shooter BB Range Rental (up to 3 hours), Instructor, Equipment, Ammunition
Boating $10/Boater Boating Area Rental (up to 3 hours), Lifeguard, Boats and Equipment, Swim Tests
Climbing $35/Climber Climbing Wall Rental (up to 6 hours), Instructors, Equipment
Discover Scuba $35/Diver Introductory Scuba Program (3 hours), Instructors, Equipment
Mountain Biking $10/Bike Bikes, Helmets (day long)
Pistol Shooting $15/Shooter Range Rental, Pistol Program (3 hours), Instructors, Equipment, Ammunition
Rifle Shooting $15/Shooter Rifle Range Rental (up to 3 hours), Instructors, Equipment, Ammunition
Shotgun Shooting $15/Shooter Shotgun Range Rental (up to 3 hours), Instructors, Equipment, Ammunition, Clays
Swimming $5/Swimmer Swimming Area Rental (up to 3 hours), Lifeguards, Swim Tests
Team Building Games and Low COPE $20/Participant COPE Course Rental, Team Building Program (3 hours), Instructors

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