Camp Workcoeman

Upcoming Programs at Camp Workcoeman

29 January 2023 — Registration for summer 2023 Scouts BSA programs is now open! Visit campworkcoeman.org/2023 for full details. Additional info will be added in the coming weeks.

4 December 2022 — A variety of day and weekend Scouting programs are planned for this winter and spring at Camp Workcoeman. These activities include both Scouts BSA and Cub Scout events as well as adult Scouter training opportunities.

Training Opportunities at Camp Workcoeman

Camp Workcoeman hosts the Connecticut Rivers Council's training center.

Upcoming Trainings

Archery Level II Instructor Training (Practical Component) — March 25, 2023

Become a level II instructor to lead training courses and train others to become range instructors themselves. Level I training and additional online training is required prior to participating in this training.

Fee: $40 per participant (other fees related to online training and USA Archery Membership)

For Scouters age 18 and above.

Scoutmaster/Assistant Scoutmaster Specific Training — April 1, 2023

Participants will learn about how to mentor youth members to learn and practice leadership and to exhibit the patrol method.

Time: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fee: $15 per participant

For Scouters age 18 and above.

Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Skills — May 5–7, 2023

Participants learn how to build a fire, use an axe, cook outdoors, use a map and compass, responsibly care for nature, and much more.

Time: Check-in at 6:00 PM on Friday, depart at 2:00 PM on Sunday

Fee: $25 per participant

For Scouters age 18 and above.

Wilderness First Aid Training — June 9–11, 2023

This training is designed to provide you with the skills to assess and provide treatment to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where care by a professional is not available.

Time: Check-in at 7:00 PM on Friday, depart at 12:00 PM on Sunday

Fee: $200 per participant

For Scouters age 21 and above.

SCUBA Certification and Merit Badge Program (Week 1) — July 3–6, 2023

See the Scouts BSA Summer Programs page for more information.

This course is open to both youth and adults, and, through it, participants will earn SCUBA certification, with Scouts earning SCUBA Diving Merit Badge as well. This program includes all meals and materials.

Participants will be contacted by the Connecticut Scuba Academy beforehand with information on medical forms, pre-learning, and more. Participants can either come for the day or stay overnight; evening activities will be available for those staying overnight.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day

Cost: $375 per participant

Camp Workcoeman Contact: Lou Seiser, [email protected]

CT Scuba Academy Contact: Tom Monturi, [email protected]

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) — July 9–15, 2023

See the NYLT page for more information.

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is the BSA’s premier youth leadership development program at the Council level. It’s an exciting 6-day program designed for youth to learn leadership skills that will help them succeed in Scouting and in life. 

Time: 3:30 PM, Sunday, July 9 – 1:00 PM, Saturday, July 15

Cost: $350 per Scout

Contact: Jeff Seiser, [email protected]

Powder Horn High-Adventure Resource Management Course — July 30–August 4, 2023

See the Powder Horn page for more information.

Powder Horn is a course designed to introduce Scouting’s adults and youth to resources for making exciting high-adventure programs successful for their units. The course provides units the ability to achieve the mission of the Boy Scouts of America.

All Scouts 14 and up as well as Scouters from any council are invited to attend this dynamic program!

Time: 11:00 AM, Sunday, July 30 – 4:00 PM, Friday, August 4

Cost: $350 per participant

Contact: Jeff Seiser, [email protected]

SCUBA Certification and Merit Badge Program (Week 2) — July 31–August 3, 2023

See the Scouts BSA Summer Programs page for more information.

This course is open to both youth and adults, and, through it, participants will earn SCUBA certification, with Scouts earning SCUBA Diving Merit Badge as well. This program includes all meals and materials.

Participants will be contacted by the Connecticut Scuba Academy beforehand with information on medical forms, pre-learning, and more. Participants can either come for the day or stay overnight; evening activities will be available for those staying overnight.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day

Cost: $375 per participant

Camp Workcoeman Contact: Lou Seiser, [email protected]

CT Scuba Academy Contact: Tom Monturi, [email protected]

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 99 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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Phone

  • 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

Address

169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057