CDCR-Deadwood Conservation Camp #23

CDCR Fire Camp

Last Updated: February 28, 2024
17148 McAdams Creek Rd, Fort Jones, CA 96032

Deadwood Camp #23 is for CDCR Fire Camp offenders have not been sentenced yet and are detained here until their case is heard.

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Deadwood Camp #23 is a minimum-security facility under CDCR supervision, this camp plays a crucial role in supporting government agencies during emergency responses to wildfires, floods, and other natural or man-made disasters. Additionally, camp crews contribute to park maintenance, assist with flood mitigation through sandbagging, and participate in reforestation projects. Participation in the Conservation (Fire) Camp Program is entirely voluntary for incarcerated individuals. Those who choose to volunteer must meet specific eligibility criteria aimed at ensuring public safety. These include avenues for criminal record expungement, creating new pathways for employment, and aiding in their successful reintegration into society.

Deadwood Camp #23, operating under the joint management of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), plays a crucial role in wildfire suppression and emergency flood control efforts. Established on June 1, 1962, this camp has been an integral part of Siskiyou County's landscape, providing trained incarcerated hand crews to support CAL FIRE during wildland fire incidents in the region.

The primary mission of Deadwood Conservation Camp is to deploy its skilled fire crews to assist CAL FIRE in combating wildfires and mitigating emergency flood situations. Additionally, camp participants engage in community service and conservation projects throughout the year, contributing to the betterment of local areas. Under the guidance of CAL FIRE, the camp's hand crews undertake various conservation projects aimed at enhancing habitat quality, reducing fire fuels, and promoting environmental stewardship.

Some of the completed and ongoing community service projects undertaken by Deadwood Conservation Camp include maintenance of the College of the Siskiyous Fire Training Center, fuel reduction initiatives in local communities and state parks like Castle Crags State Park, habitat improvement efforts at the Shasta Valley Wildlife Area, and cleanup activities at local schools, cemetery districts, and non-profit organizations in Yreka.

In addition to their active involvement in community projects, camp participants have access to a range of rehabilitative and educational services aimed at facilitating their successful reintegration into society upon release. These services include substance abuse programs, religious services, and opportunities to pursue GED and college courses. Engaging in such activities not only enhances their skills and knowledge but also instills a sense of self-worth and responsibility, fostering a positive mindset essential for their transition back into their communities.

Moreover, Deadwood Conservation Camp provides inmates with recreational opportunities such as hobby crafts, sports activities like softball and basketball, and leisure reading, allowing them to engage in constructive and fulfilling pursuits during their time at the camp. Additionally, spiritual services are offered by community volunteers, catering to the diverse needs and preferences of the camp's population.

Overall, the combination of firefighting training, community service involvement, rehabilitative programs, and recreational activities at Deadwood Conservation Camp #23 serves to equip inmates with the necessary skills, values, and support systems to successfully reintegrate into society and lead productive lives post-incarceration.

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