Youth Camp Resources
Winning with Asthma
Lt. Governor Anthony Brown has teamed up with the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American - Maryland, Greater DC Chapter (AAFA-MD) to promote asthma awareness in the state, particularly among youth sports coaches.
Learn more about asthma, how it affects a student athlete's ability to compete, and how to help manage an athlete's symptoms.
Take the pre-test, watch the instructional video, and upon successful completion of the post-test, receive a signed certificate of recognition from the Lt. Governor, the "Coach's Clipboard", and educational materials via mail.
Describes basics of Lyme disease, prevention, and reporting.
DHMH Lyme Disease
Lyme Disease in Maryland
Take a bite out of Rabies
Memo to Camps re: Bats and Rabies
Lyme Disease Information for Parents
Tick Bite Notification
Summer Transportation Safety
DHMH Interpretative Memorandums
CPR and First Aid Health Personnel
Health Log Signatures at Youth Camps
Prescriptive Order for Medication Including Nonprescription Medication
Essential Information and Links
Extreme Heat-Preventing Heat Related Illnesses
Child Abuse and Neglect, Reporting and Staff Training
Identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect
CJIS Fingerprint Card Order Form
Link to order applications for criminal history record checks.
Communicable Disease Fact Sheets
Link to communicable disease information.
Communicable Disease Summary
A guide for school health, child care and camp personnel.
Criminal History Record Check
Describes how to comply with criminal history record checks for youth camp employees.
Severe Weather Emergency Plan
Guide to developing a Severe Weather Emergency Plan.
Maryland Flu Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness Business Plan
Fire Safety Inspection
Describes how to obtain a fire safety inspection.
Health Program and Emergency Procedures
Describes how to write health program and emergency procedures.
DHMH Center for Immunization
List of communicable diseases and conditions that camps must report to local health departments.
Required Reports of Injury or Illness
Describes when and how to report injuries and illnesses to parents, health supervisor, and DHMH.
Maryland Beaches Program
The Maryland Department of the Environment is working with local health departments to enhance beach water quality monitoring and improve the public notification process regarding beach water quality in Maryland.
Beach Users can obtain information regarding beaches by contacting the local health department.