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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
Linda Rudie, Section Head Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Howard, Kent, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, and Saint Mary's​​
Brian Flynn, Section Head Allegany, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Cecil, Frederick, Garrett, Harford, Washington
Mike McNeely, Regional EHS Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico, Worcester

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