Starting a Youth Camp

 

Requirements: A youth camp operator must obtain a certificate or letter of compliance from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH), Center for Healthy Homes and Community Services (CHHS) to operate a youth camp. The certificate is non-transferable.  

1. Print the Application for New Youth Camps 

2. Go to Most Requested Forms and Documents for sample forms and documents to help write the various plans called for in the application.

3. Sign-up to attend one of our free new directors trainings.  These trainings are usually conducted in February and March each year. Click here to Register for Training.

  
Submit the application, fee, and required documentation to:
Center for Healthy Homes and Community Services
6 St Paul Street, Suite 1301
Baltimore, MD 21202-1608
 
 

Contact the Center for Healthy Homes and Community Services

 

Main Number

                                      

410-767-8417
 
Tommy McKenzie, Chief 410-767-8423
Tommy.McKenzie@maryland.gov
 
Linda Rudie, Section Head Allegany, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, St. Mary's, Washington​​​
410-767-8419
Linda.Rudie@maryland.gov
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​​ ​ ​Nicole Alonge-Smart, Regional EHS Allegany, Anne Arundel, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Garrett, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, St. Mary's, Washington​​​
410-767-8424
Nicole.Alonge-Smart1@maryland.gov​
Brian Flynn, Section Head Baltimore City, Baltimore, Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Harfor​d, Kent, Queen Anne's Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester
410-767-8424
Brian.Flynn@maryland.gov
 
Mike McNeely, Regional EHS Baltimore City, Baltimore, Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Harfor​d, Kent, Queen Anne's Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester
410-767-8426
Michael.McNeely@maryland.gov
 
   
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