CPS Camp Number 045

CPS Camp Number 045

Technical Agency: National Park Service


CPS Camp No. 45, a National Park Service base camp located in Shenandoah National Park near Luray, Virginia and operated by the Mennonite Central Committee, opened in August 1942 and closed in July 1946. Men maintained and improved park and recreational facilities, including roads. They also performed conservation and fire prevention duties.


  • Location: Luray, Virginia | Opened: August 1942 | Closed: July 1946