Valley View Conservation Camp #34

Contact Info

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

CDCR Camp Staff

  • Lt. B. Ingwerson Camp Commander
  • Sgt G. Brackett
  • Sgt. M. Flowerdew
  • Officer P. Garbutt
  • Officer K. Silva
  • Officer C. Gonzalez
  • Officer E. Zahniser
  • Officer D. Marsala
  • Officer C. Verge
  • Officer K. Loftin
  • Officer K. Stiles


  • R. Sonsteng, Division Chief
  • Fire Captain C. Triggs
  • Fire Captain T. Pederson
  • Fire Captain K. Tooker
  • Fire Captain S. Jones
  • Fire Captain S. Chapman
  • Fire Captain A. Zuckerman
  • Fire Captain A. Gaeddert
  • Fire Captain C. Niel
  • Fire Captain K. Darnall
  • Fire Captain D. Glaziner
  • HEM D. Oylear
  • WASPO J. Underwood
  • OT A. Liang

Facts and figures

CDCR Staff: 11
Cal Fire Staff: 16
Total # Inmates: 120

Camp Products

Valley View camp silkscreens nomex and t-shirts for Cal-Fire, CDCR and other local agencies. The screen/sticker shop makes decals and signs for government agencies.

Community service projects

  1. Adopt a highway
  2. Willows Unified School District
  3. Elk Creek Unified School District
  4. Glenn County Education
  5. Glenn County Roads
  6. Glenn County Landfill
  7. Colusa County Roads
  8. Butte County Roads
  9. Sutter Buttes pig fence
  10. Elk Creek Cemetery
  11. Chrome Cemeteryv
  12. DWR
  13. USFS – Roads
  14. USFS – Campgrounds
  15. USFS – Fuels
  16. USFS – Trail improvement

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.