• Visitors bask in a golden sunset at Dickey Ridge Visitor Center in Shenandoah National Park

    Shenandoah

    National Park Virginia

The Civilian Conservation Corps

 

 

Journaling Jumpstarts

  1. Watch the movie again, concentrating on the boys' faces in the many pictures and film clips of them. What do you think is going through their minds? Put yourself in their place and write a paragraph about what you would be thinking.

  2. Pretend that you are one of the CCC boys and write your first letter home. Then, as a class, share them and discuss the different ways each of you described the situation to your family.
 

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Did You Know?

A lone tree stands in front of vast Shenandoah wilderness.

Over 45 National Park sites contain congressionally designated wilderness areas preserved to provide opportunities for solitude, exploration and escape from modern development. 40% of Shenandoah National Park is designated wilderness. More...