Welcome to Youth Camp Certification

The purpose of youth camp certification is to protect the health and safety of children attending camps. Maryland regulations establish minimum standards ensuring that camp operators conduct criminal history record checks for employees, provide health supervision, implement health and safety procedures at camp, report injuries, illnesses or abuse, maintain the camp facility and conduct high risk recreational activities safely.

Laws & Regulations:

  • Resources 

  •  Youth Camp Safety Advisory Council

    Meeting schedule for 2017:  
    February 2 (snow date February 9)
    April 6
    October 5
    December 7 (snow date December 14)

    All meeting will be at: 
    Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks  Kinder Center/Harvest Hall
    1001 Kinder Farm Park Road Millersville MD 21108
    Time:  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.