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Consumer Health and Safety : youth-camp-certifications


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.


Proposed Youth Camp Regulations for 2015

The proposed youth camp regulations for 2015 have been published in the Maryland Register.  The comment period runs from January 9, 2015 to February 9, 2015. Please click the link above to view the proposed regulations in the Maryland Register.  The proposed youth camp regulations may be found on pages 51 - 60.  Any comments related to the proposed regulations must be submitted as required in the Maryland Register.


Youth Camp Training

2015 dates now available!

More Dates to Come!

Hot Items

  • New Inspection Form​
  • Most Requested Forms and Documents
  • Resources 
  • 2015 New Director's Training
  • 2015 Regulation Changes Update

  •  Youth Camp Safety Advisory Council

    The ​next public meeting will be:  

    Date:  The Tuesday, February 17, 2015 meeting of the Youth Camp Safety Advisory Council has been postponed due to weather and will be rescheduled.