Side Camps or Spike Camps

From the Your CCC Handbook for Enrollees

     Some Camps operate what are known as side camps or spike camps. These are small camps, usually of tents, to which detachments of a few men are sent, to work on some particular project too far from the main camp to make transportation each day practical. These detachments are placed under the control of a junior Army officer and a work project foreman. A side camp is operated as a part of the main camp, and while some of them exist for considerable periods of time, upon completion of the project the men return to main camp.

Source: Your CCC Handbook for Enrollees, by Ray Hoyt, Editor of Happy Days, Happy Days Publishing Co., Inc., Washington, D.C. page 56.

Curator's Note I have also seen a term "Stub Camp" I am not sure if this is a temporary camp while main camp is being built ( this was the seeming context ) or is another term for a Side Camp

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