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Valley View Conservation Camp #34

Contact Info

3339 County Road 307, Elk Creek, CA 95939
PH: (530) 968-5107

CDCR Camp Staff

  • Lt. C. Gould, Camp Commander

CAL FIRE Staff

  • R. Gould, Division Chief

Facts and figures

Total Staff (CDCR) 2015: 9
Total Staffing (CAL-FIRE/LAC) 2015: 16
Total # Inmates (as of 12/31/2015): 107

Camp Products

Valley View camp places decals on nomex material for fires and the silk screen shop makes signs and decals for government agencies

Community service projects

  1. Clearing brush from the sides of the roads for visibility and safety
  2. Cleaning out drainages during summer months so water flows freely
  3. Paint firehouses
  4. Clearing brush from populated areas for protection from wild land fires

Camp History

Valley View Conservation Camp began its history in 1988 when the California Department of Forestry and fire protection or (Cal-Fire ) became interested in this property in establishing a Conservation Camp.
The property is located approximately 45 minutes west of Willows California deep in the Mendicino National Forest. Valley View Conservation Camp is an interracial part of the surrounding community. There ongoing partnership with the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation, allows them to serve as a vital part in fire suppression and beautification of the Glenn and Tehama Counties.

Inmate Programs

Valley View Camp has an active alcohol and narcotics organization meeting regularly with an onsite sponsor and continual classes are being given to encourage complete abstinence from drugs and alcohol.

Camp Products

Valley View Camp places decals on Nomex material for fire suppression gear. Valley View Camp is also responsible silk screening sings and decals for all state and government agencies.

Community service projects

  • Clearing brush from the sides of the roads for visibility and safety
  • Cleaning out drainages during summer months so water flows freely in the winter months
  • Painting fire houses and state local agencies
  • Clearing brush from populated areas for fire suppression and to ensure protection form wild land fires