Youth Group Pass Application


Please review the Youth Group Camping Pass and Policies page before you mail your application.

A valid Maryland DNR Youth Group Pass is required to reserve a designated Youth Group camping area. Nightly service charges apply.


Qualified youth groups must submit a completed application, along with the following documents:
1) a $75 check
2) proof of tax exempt status
3) documentation to confirm your organization is a current, valid youth group.

Your group must be a non-commercial operation.

Valid Documentation of Tax Exempt Status may include: a copy of your organization's current tax exempt card or exemption certificate through your sponsoring organization.

Valid Documentation to Verify Your Organization as a Youth Group may include: Scout Troop Charter Certificates or current dated documentation your troop is registered. Schools, churches, religious groups and other affiliated youth organizations may provide documentation on the institution's letterhead that includes information about the group, the groups' name and ages of the children affiliated with the organization.

A valid Maryland DNR Youth Group Pass is required to reserve a designated Youth Group Camping Area. Nightly service charges apply. For more information or clarification, contact the Maryland Park Service at 410-260-8186. Please review the online Youth Group Camping Pass and Policies before mailing your application. Submit your application, both forms of supporting documentation and $75 check to:

Maryland Park Service
Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Avenue, E-3
Annapolis MD 21401
Attention: Youth Group Coordinator

Print your Youth Group Pass Application Here.

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