CPS Camp Number 005

CPS Camp Number 005

Technical Agency: Soil Conservation Service<


CPS Camp No. 5, a Soil Conservation Service base camp was located in a former Civilian Conservation Camp three miles northeast of Colorado Springs. The Mennonite Central Committee operated the camp, which opened in June 1941 and closed in May 1946. The men worked on soil conservation irrigation projects.


  • Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado | Opened: June 1941 | Closed: May 1946