Civillian Conservation Corps

The Basics

  • The CCC was a work relief program that was operated from 1932-1944.
  • The program was originally made for 18-23 years of age and then later expanded to 17-28.
  • This program was the most popular during the great depression.
  • This program was a relief program to help put young men with families who had troubles getting jobs during the great depression


  1. The goal was to have this program in every state and territory.
  2. The maximum enrollment was 300,000 over the course of 9 years around 3 million men had took place in the program.
  3. Around the time of CCC the enrollees planted 3 million saplings to help re create the forests in america