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:

Youth Camp Training

Register for Training

Renewal Applications

 2018 Renewal Application will be mailed to renewing camps on March 8, 2018.

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 Youth Camp Safety Advisory Council 

Meeting schedule for 2018:  
February 1, 2018
April 5, 2018
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.