CPS Camp Number 111

CPS Camp Number 111

Technical Agency: Bureau of Reclamation


CPS Camp No. 111, a Bureau of Reclamation camp in Mancos, Colorado operated by the Selective Service System, opened in July 1943 and closed in February 1946. In this first government operated camp, the men performed work utilizing a variety of skills to construct a dam, clear a reservoir site, and improve irrigation systems to open ten thousand acres of farm land.


  • Location: Mancos, Colorado | Opened: July 1943 | Closed: February 1946