Bear Brook is home to one of the only Civilian Conservation Corps camps left standing in the US. Also known as the CCC, the Civilian Conservation Corps was created by President Franklin Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression’s effect on the American economy.
From 1933-1942 the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) gave hope to young men and families struggling through the Great Depression. As a part of the New Deal, the CCC was a public work relief program in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families. These young men, eager to do anything to help their […]
Since I’ve started my programming this summer, I’ve come to find that there are so many people who love Bear Brook State Park just as much as I do. But each of us have our own reasons. For some, Bear Brook is a second home or a summer get-away. I’ve met campers who have been […]