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|
|Tommy McKenzie, Chief
|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|