Past Event

All Work and No Play?: Sports in the CCC Camps

Kay Ripplemeyer Tippy will present on sports teams in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the types of sports and/or games they played at various camps in Union County and in other parts of the southern Illinois region.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (618) 893-2865.


This event is part of the Hometown Teams exhibit on display in Cobden IL from March 1 through April 13, 2014. For more information about the exhibit and a list of towns that will host the exhibit, visit