Civilian Conservation Corp Stats

  • CCC accomplishments: total cost of $2,893,786,288
  • Average annual cost per enrollee: $1,050
  • 3 million men trained or rehabilitated
  • 2 million trees planted/ 126K miles of roads, trails and fire lanes were built
  • 4 million acres of forest improved. Camps in every state including territories of Alaska, PR, VI
  • 1940 – 1,600 camps for juniors and war vets
  • 75 native American camps on reservations
  • 300,000 African Americans served in CCC, 30,000 were vets
  • $700,000 each month allotted to parents/dependents each month
  • 90k books supplied for camp libraries

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.