CPS Camp Number 055

CPS Camp Number 055

Technical Agency: National Park Service


CPS Camp No. 55, a National Park Service base camp, located in a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp near Belton, Montana operated by Mennonite Central Committee, opened in September 1942 and closed in October 1946. The men worked to suppress and prevent forest fires, control tree disease, and maintain the park.


  • Location: Belton, Montana | Opened: September 1942 | Closed: October 1946