Tonopah Conservation Camp (TCC)

Visiting Information

HC 76
Box 8045
Tonopah, Nevada 89049
(775) 482-6700

    Administrative Staff

    Calvin Johnson, Warden
    Frank Dreesen, Associate Warden

    Ronald Oliver, Associate Warden

    Gary Piccinini, Associate Warden

    Jeremy Bean, Associate Warden
    Lt. Thomas Stubbs, Facility Manager


      The Tonopah Conservation Camp opened its doors in January 1991, as a female facility. It's located approximately 12 miles northeast of the historic mining town of Tonopah, Nevada. TCC was converted to an all male facility in September 1991. TCC is currently a camp dedicated to fire suppression with guidance from Nevada Division of Forestry.


        TCC is staffed with:
            1 Correctional Lieutenant
            1 Correctional Sergeant
            1 Senior Correctional Officer
            8 Correctional Officers
            1 Correctional Caseworker
            1 Retail Storekeeper


          TCC has a maximum capacity of 152 inmates.

            Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

            The majority of the inmates at TCC work for the Nevada Division of Forestry and are assigned to twelve-man fire crews. Inmates fight wildfires and do multiple community assignments throughout the area. Inmates at TCC can prepare for the General Education Development (GED) test or earn their High School Diplomas.