Conservative Anabaptist Service Program
This program operates under CAM and provides alternative places of employment for conscientious objectors to serve, should the U.S. government activate a military draft. CASP has pilot projects in place where draft-age men work just as if there would be a draft. In 2021, 137 volunteers served on 13 rebuilding and forestry projects. The goal of CASP is to provide ethical and moral work environments for alternative service workers.
The (CASP) program enables draft-age men to do alternative service in case the U.S. government would issue a military draft.
The Conservative Anabaptist Service Program (CASP) developed from this effort and launched its first pilot project in 2006.
After the Vietnam War, an alternative service program for conscientious objectors in America was no longer in place. This was unsettling to many conservative Anabaptist church leaders. They wondered what would happen to their young men if there would be another...
CAM’s Conservative Anabaptist Service Program is approved by the Selective Service System to provide alternative places of employment for conscientious objectors. Young men serve on pilot projects just as if the U.S. government activated a military draft.
What would happen to our young men if there would be another military draft in the United States? This unsettling question rested on the minds of many conservative Anabaptist church leaders. They contacted CAM about their concern, and in 2005 the Conservative...