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 These news articles contain the latest information available; other pages on the camp website may be out of date.
All Scouts and Scouters staying at camp more than 72 hours (consecutive or non-consecutive) need parts A, B, C, and D of the CW version of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record form completed and submitted along with any applicable Medication Administration and Food Allergy Treatment Plan forms. For those staying less than 72 hours, Part C is not required.
If a Scout has a Care Plan for school please provide a copy of it with the medical form so any accommodations can be facilitated. The information is kept confidential on a need to know basis. If a food accommodation is required please complete the Food Accommodation Request form also.
All four parts of the BSA form must be completed and submitted along with any applicable Authorization for Administration of Medication, Emergency Treatment Plan for Allergic Reactions, and/or Camp Food Accommodation Request forms.
PLEASE NOTE: This information must be completed even if you are using a state (school) physical form.
If you have food allergies or religious dietary restrictions, complete this form. It must be received, without exception, at least 2 weeks prior to your arrival at camp. We do not have a Kosher or Halal kitchen nor a vegetarian option however arrangements can be made for you to supply any special foods that your diet may require.
Mail all forms to:
169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057
Do not fax or email forms to camp.
Please include a roster of those Scouts and Scouters attending camp when sending medical forms. Include phone and email contact information for one primary contact for all medical form questions. If you have a preferred check-in time, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you.
Our health officers will review all forms and inform your troop medical contact or parents with any problems to address prior to your arrival at camp. Please understand that submitting all forms three weeks ahead of your troop’s week at camp will help streamline your check-in process.
Upon arrival, all Scouts and Scouters must fill out a Medical Screening Questionnaire. The survey form can be found at the bottom of this page. These surveys are to be turned in to the Health Officers during your Sunday medical check-in.
During the week prior to your arrival at camp, Troop leadership will be provided a time for your Sunday check-in with the Health Officers. Check-in times begin at 1:00 PM. If your unit has a preferred check in time, please submit it with your medical forms
Failure to follow this procedure will negatively affect the check-in schedule of all troops in camp.
Email all medical related questions to [email protected] or call (860) 379-1756 (after June 27).
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.