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Established in 1924

169 Camp Workcoeman Road
New Hartford, CT 06057

860-379-2207- Camp Office 860-379-1756- Health Lodge
860-379-1311- Fax 860-379-7427- Kitchen Office

Camp Workcoeman is located in the hills of northwest Connecticut in scenic New Hartford. The camp consists of 427 acres on the shore of beautiful West Hill Lake possibly the cleanest lake in Connecticut.

Established in 1924, it is one of the oldest continuously operated Scout camps in the country. For 92 years, thousands of Scouts and Scouters have had unforgettable Scouting experiences at Camp Workcoeman. This fine tradition of Scouting continues today.

Camp Workcoeman is used year-round for short-term camping for all Scouting Cub Packs, Scout Troops, Venture Crews as well as district and Order of the Arrow activities.

Click HERE for Short Term Camping Facility Reservations

 External Link


External Link

Visit the official Camp Workcoeman Website:
External Link
for Troop Sign-up, Schedule and Program Information

 2016 Boy Scout Summer CampExternal Link

Boy Scout Summer Camp consists of a 5 week schedule beginning on July 3 as well as Specialty Programs such as Trail to Eagle Camp, PADI Scuba Certification, Shooting Sports Camp and more!




The Cub Scout Summer Camp Programs

Webelos Resident Camp  Cub Resident Camp Cub Mini-Weeks

Cub Day Camp Family Camp



Why Should Your Unit Attend Summer Camp at Camp Workcoeman?

  • A QUALITY PROGRAM –A flexible program, tailored to the needs of your troop or pack from the new Scout to the veterans.

  • A DEDICATED STAFF - A Camp Director with more than 35 years experience and a trained, high quality staff that return every year. Flexibility, caring and dedication are the essential qualities that make up the Camp Workcoeman Staff.

  • A CONSISTENT PHILOSOPHY You want the best summer program and the staff is here to deliver the finest program available to your Scouts!

  •  For additional information contact
    Camp Director Lou Seiser

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Camp Workcoeman Staff/CIT Applications

Do you have what it takes to meet the challenge of being on a quality camp staff? Click here to submit an online Camp Workcoeman Staff Interest Form.

Camp Workcoeman Summer Camp Video

Check out the sights of summer camp at Camp Workcoeman!

Camp Workcoeman's CIT Program

The Camp Workcoeman CIT Program provides you the opportunity to learn leadership skills, and become knowledgeable of camp operations, while developing the ability to teach Scouting skills.

2016 Camp Workcoeman Summer Camp Season - Troop Sign Up

Sign up your unit for the 2016 summer camp season at Camp Workcoeman

BSA Pistol Shooting Program is Back in 2016

Camp Workcoeman has been selected again to offer a special BSA Pistol Shooting Pilot Program. Camp Workcoeman is one of only twelve camps in the country to offer this program.

Boy Scout Specialty Camps: PADI Scuba Certification

PADI Scuba: full week long Open Water Certification. All participants must be in good health and provide a PADI required medical history and informed consent form. There is no minimum age requirement, but participants need to not only be strong swimmers.

2016 CW Annual Steak/Chicken Barbecue - sponsored by the Citizens of Shawtown

Don't miss the 2016 Camp Workcoeman Steak/Chicken Barbecue sponsored by the Citizens of Shawtown. Once again this event will feature great food as well as the popular door prize selections. SAturday, June 4 beginning at 5:30 pm.

Become A Member of the Citizens of Shawtown

The Citizens of Shawtown is Camp Workcoeman's volunteer support group. It is a group of volunteers who work together to support and enhance the program and facilities at Camp Workcoeman. Many of its members attended Workcoeman as youths or as adults, some have served on the camp staff. Others are interested volunteers who help support the camp in many ways.

You are invited to become a member of the Citizens of Shawtown. You will receive information regarding camp projects, work days and events planned during the year. 

To be included on the member list, contact Dan Bielefield at

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