S-85 Camp City Point, WI
Organizational goals are an extension of the recognized lynchpins of Civilian Conservation Corps legacy. The purpose of our goals is to promote awareness of the CCC program and the men who served so communities can recognize the value of the enduring strength of America’s youth during the Great Depression and visualize the tremendous resulting social and cultural benefits.
Honor those who responded to the call to become stewards of the land.
Preserve the stories of the people and projects of the CCC
- Support the CCC Workers Statue Program to have a statue in every state.
- Granite commemorative pavers and allocate the proceeds to the Interpretive Center
Earn funds for CCC Interpretive displays for the new CCC Interpretive Center
- Develop an oral history program.
- Record and collect material that tells the CCC story
- Develop an archival system for personal papers, photographs and memorabilia with digital capabilities.
Develop educational programs that will teach citizens of all ages.
- In partnership with the James R. Wilkins Family and the USDA Forest Service, the vision of a new modern museum is becoming a reality. The exterior of the structure is completed and funds are now being sought for the Interpretive displays. Funding is a joint effort of federal, state, and private money. CCC Interpretive center
Support the preservation of CCC heritage
- Educational programs for students, teachers and youth organizations in conjunction with the Interpretive Center.
- Youth outreach programs that teach the value of conservation heritage and the part that the CCC played in developing the modern conservation system
- Create awareness programs that can be used as on-line teaching aids. Education:
- Encourage interested citizens to become volunteers to reach out in their communities to future the knowledge about the CCC.
- Teach through living history exhibits.
Strengthen the CCC legacy
- Develop a program to respond to the growing need to recognize and support efforts to preserve and restore CCC built structures.
- Gather research on Camp Roosevelt, located in Shenandoah County Virginia was the first CCC Camp in America, NF-1.
- Create partnerships that highlight the vast legacy of the CCC and its contribution to the American life on culture.
- Create partnerships to recognize the contribution of alumni to the modern corps system.
- Urge all states to establish special days to recognize the CCC. Virginia CCC Day of Recognition.
- Develop tourism programs that will promote the CCC.
- Foster an interest in other communities that hold pieces of CCC history through partnerships with other historical organizations.