The Civilian Conservation Corps had over 4000 CCC camps nationally over the 1933-1942 period of operation with 67 camps* in
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· built hundreds of bridges
· planted millions of trees we see today
· developed more than 30 state and national parks and parkways
· built thousands of cabins, picnic shelters, lodges and park furniture, lakes and ponds
· swimming pools and MUCH MORE
1936 alone, 8 CCC units (about 1600 young CCC enrollees) worked with
and developed soil erosion control practices on over 48,000 acres on
On this page, you have access to
information and pictures from some of the West Virginia camps.
The camps were built based on a common set of requirements. A
typical CCC camp consisted of 12 wooden buildings; mess hall, four
barracks with capacity for 50 men, officer's quarters, garages, tool
houses, supply building, and bath houses. However, they had their
unique flavor which you will find by examining the camps listed to the