18 February 2021 — 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 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.
2021 medical form and COVID screening information is forthcoming.
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 97 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.