Hemlock Hill Camp Resort Volunteers
Map of all camp sites on Hemlock Hills Camp Resort

 
Hemlock Hill Road has been widened and leveled from the main entrance past the entrance to Sugar Hill Road. Second many projects were accomplished after the campground closed from painting the upper level building, adding a new deck to the bottom level, and other projects including adding electrical service posts in the Hogner area. There will be a big drive for more volunteers next year.  

 

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Please note a new entry from trip Advisor about our camp:

“180 turn-around with New Management”

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 September 2013

New Management has turned this campground from dumpy to delightful! This campground has pulled a 180 under the new management. They have made so many improvements in the short time they have taken over with so many more plans for next year. I am excited to see all the changes to come. The people are friendly. They take pride in their campground. The bathrooms are newly remodeled & clean. If you are looking for a dog friendly, kid friendly, fun campground, look no further. They have interesting, creative themed weekends. The playground is the best we have seen. We have been traveling all over the East Coast the past 11 years in our fifth wheel & have stayed at numerous campgrounds, this one is our favorite. This is the first campground that has me seriously considering becoming a seasonal.

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Hemlock Hill Camp aka Hemlock Hill Camp Coop
Hemlock Hill Camp Resort Cooperative is making a lot of changes and improvements. Presently we're working on many projects from expanding our camp store (which seems to have doubled in size), to fixng routine issues like clearing trees, electric service, fixing roads, getting new camp sites ready, and a host of other tasks. We have many campers joining us this year! We have been told to expect new coop members (owners) , seasonals, and weekenders, and tent campers.
 
There has been much to celebrate with Christmas in July which virtually sold out and required a full house to cook all the turkeys and fixins. Santa showed up in style and took center stage with all the children. We have to thank our countless members and volunteers for contributing their time and efforts.
Sold out full house Xmas in July
Xmas in July with Santa and the children
Black water pump utility
Fran Macero devoted a lot of time and effort to get this machine working for this season
Imagine this is March and work crews are everywhere
At Hemlock Hill changes have been made from when you first enter the campground to almost every facet of the camp. Major improvements have been done on the playground where many volunteers traveled to New Jersey to pick up playground equipment. Our Hemlock Hill camp store is fully stocked as shown in the pictures below. Please go to http://hemlockhillcampcoop.com/ for all the latest news, updates, activities, and information. Hemlock Hill is off to an early start for the season of campers, and we welcome everyone to come early and register at the link above. There has been an extra effort this year at Hemlock Hill to get the camp open on time this April. Please note that our presence at the RV shows proved to be exciting not only for the new visitors but it also amazed us at the overwhelming interest we have from the public.

 
Drainage being fixed alongside pool by Hemlock Hill Volunteers
More work with drainage
Last year or so someone doubted the ability of our volunteers and their age. I guess they were wrong!!
Removing trees at Hemlock Hill campground, and clearing debris. Additional work included making sure electricity and water will be fully operartional for opening,
Hemlock Hill volunteers have already started to work on many projects to open the camp which included removing trees and splitting. The team itself had started in March and included among other projects by increasing the size and more items of the Hemlock Hill store. 
  

All improvements made possible by Hemlock Hill Community Volunteers

Hemlock Hill main building with our two swimming pools.
Two main pools and a hot tube are available in season
Hemlock Hill Pavilion that is used for many purposes including, dances, events, meetings, etc.
Everyones at work
new cook shack improvements
View of interior store
View of interior store
View of interior store
View of interior store
View of interior store
Ice cream freezer
Coffee / tea area
Ice and newspapers...this is great!
Please note that we extended our store sales area
great for meetings and conferences iin Litchfield area
Tables for meetings etc.
outer porch area
New washing machines and dryers
Upper bathrooms
Game room
The playground has totally changed
Playground for the kids
the cows have even come home
The barn is always in use
Upper Bathrooms
Womens bathroom up above
Watt: the most wanted and admired person at Hemlock Hills
Special thanks to all of our volunteers no matter if you are co-op members or seasonal's. We all benefit  with all the upgrades, improvements, painting , building, planting, and all the other labor added to this campground. Flowers and plants have been planted along with mulch which is truly making this a better campground than we had over the past few years. Attention to every detail has been paramount in every direction from the store, to all services.
 
Volunteers?  We have an army of dedicated helpers at Hemlock Hill giving time, effort, and their labor. We can call them the unofficial National Guard of our campground. Painting, construction, digging, repairs,  etc. Ready to jump in when needed! Labor of all kinds is needed to help in the mess hall to feed the troops. The unique standard that sets Hemlock Hill volunteers from other parks is our ability to mobilize, to establish team methods, and finish the project.
Volunteer work crews always fixing things
Volunteer work crews
painting
clean rubbish station with no debris
The largest list of places and things to do near Litchfield, Goshen,  Litchfield County, and  the Hemlock Hill Camp Resort Co-Operative. Please note more listings are scheduled to be listed shortly. During the Eastern States RV show in West Springfield countless people were amazed at the places, activities, theatres, eating places, etc near Hemlock Hill Camp Coop.

 

Things to do and see around Hemlock Hills Camp Resort
Action Wildlife Park, Goshen, CT
Audubon Society, Cornwall, CT
Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, Bethlehem, CT
Bethlehem Fair Grounds, Bethlehem, CT
Burr Pond State Park, Torrington, CT
Bethlehem Indoor  Flea Market
Canon Historical Museum, Canton, CT
Charym Body Temple Spa & Yoga, Litchfield, CT 
Clarke Outdoors Canoe Kayak Raft, W. Cornwall, CT
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Kent CT
Daffodil Hill Farm, Woodbury, CT
Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm, Sharon, CT
Fair Hill Farm, New Milford, CT
Falls Village Inn, Falls Village, CT
Farmington River Tubing, New Hartford, CT
Flanders Nature Center, Woodbury, CT
Fox Crossing Equestrian, Morris, CT
Glebe House Museum, Woodbury, CT
Golf Courses local area
Goshen Fair Grounds, Goshen, CT
Goshen Players, Goshen, CT
Haight Brown Vineyard, Litchfield, CT
HillJack Sugar Shack, Litchfield, CT
Hot Air Ballooning, Bethlehem, CT
Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum, Torrington, CT
Infinity Hall Music Hall and Bistro, Norfolk,CT
Imagine Nation Childrens Museum, Bristol, CT
Institute for American Indian Studies
Kent Falls State Park, Kent, CT
Lake Compounce Theme Park, Bristol, CT
Lake Waramaug State Park, Kent, CT
Lamothe's Sugar House, Burlington, CT
Lee's Riding Stable, Litchfield, CT
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, CT
Litchfield Historical Society
Litchfield Horticultural Center, Litchfield, CT
Litchfield House Tour, Litchfield CT     xxxxxx
Litchfield Jazz Festival
Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
Lourdes of Litchfield, Litchfield, CT
Merwinsville Hotel Restoration, Gaylordsville CT
Mohawk Bison Goshen CT
Music Mountain at Lakeville, CT
Norfolk Chamber Music, Yale School of Music
Norman Rockwell Museum
Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts
Peaches N' Cream, Litchfield, CT
Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, CT
Railroad Museum of New England ,Thomaston
Rands View, Falls Village, CT
R&B Sportsworld Race go-karts & play phazerball Winsted
Salisbury Cannon Museum,Lakeville, CT
Sharon Playhouse,  Sharon CT
Sloane-Stanley Museum, Kent, CT
Studio 59 LiveArts, Torrington
The Regina Laudis Abbey, Bethlehem, CT
Thomaston Opera House, Thomaston, CT
Topsmead State Farm, Litchfield, CT
TriArts at Sharon Playhouse, Sharon
Tyler Lake, Goshen, CT
Warner Theater, Torrington, CT
White Flower Farm, Litchfield, CT
White Memorial Museum , Litchfield,CT

 

Sound of Music cast TriArts Playhouse Sharon, CT

On Friday August 10th we went to the TriArts Playhouse in Sharon CT and it's about 19 miles from our campsite. The good news is that Broadway has arrived in Connecticut with the cast and showing of  the Sound of Music. It was the most perfect production I have ever witnessed having seen plays etc in NYC.. The singing, the professionalism, the costumes, the constant changing scenes, etc were flawless.  Excellent!
 
Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum, in Torrington, CT
Just one of the many rooms in the Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum
One weekend we also made a trip to the Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum, in Torrington, CT which proved to be a real treasure to behold. What needs to be said here is that every room in this house is unreal. Anyone that has visited Newport, RI,  the Roosevelt Mansion , or the Mark Twain house will love this place! All of these places are close to Hemlock Hill.
 
Edith Chase home Topsmead in Litchfield
Last week we made a visit to the Topsmead State Forest which has a beautiful cottage and great walking paths. Theres also a special bird watching area for the great boblinks, which we were able to see. This is the perfect place to relax. Bobolink Male
It's possible on a very short drive to see black angus cattle, its almost like watching a cattle drive by car. Their were many babies born this past year!
 
Black Angus cattle
It's also possible to see buffalo / aka bison in Goshen ( Its near Tyler lake).
Mohawk Bison in Goshen CT
Indian tribe leaders all around the US have gone to Goshen to see a baby white buffalo born in Goshen Ct June 2012. They are very rare as only one out of every 10 million births occur.
Rare white buffalo brings Lakota Sioux to Goshen CT
It's even possible to see beavers, cormorants, or grey herons kyacking at nearby ponds
Beaver dam
Other days it just might be a traffic jam of 50 to 60 turkeys crossing the road
Turkeys
Bethlehem Flea Market
 
One of the best area flea markets is located in Bethlehem a few miles from the campground. Its located on 37 Thomson Rd and its filled with bargains of all kinds.
Please note that these are just a handfull of attractions near us   

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