To volunteer during camp, new and returning adult volunteers must: 


  • Be registered Girl Scoutswith Girl Scouts of Central Maryland or another Girl Scout councilby no later than Outdoor Training.
  • Complete the Adult Volunteer Registration via CampDoc.
    • For Transportation, please list everyone that will either be riding with you in your vehicle, or riding with you on a bus (if you request and are assigned to be a bus rider). 
  • Complete a CPS background check.
    • This is required for every volunteer registered as an adult, NOT for Program Aides who are 18 years old.
  • Attend General Training and Outdoor Training. (See the Mandatory Trainings page for more information.)
  • Plan with your team ahead of time to ensure a good week.
  • Attend the Set-up time for the week that you are volunteering.
  • Work a minimum of three (3) days per week. These days can be split with a (Girl Scout registered) spouse or relative, if needed.



New staff volunteers also need three letters of reference.

  1. Send the Reference Form (below) to three non-family members.
  2. Have these people mail the completed forms to: GSHCDC; P.O. Box 1817, Ellicott City, MD 21041.
  3. All forms must be received by Outdoor Training.


Adult Volunteer Reference Form - for new volunteers
Adult Staff Reference Form 2016.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [142.0 KB]




LiveScan fingerprinting is NOT required to volunteer at GSHCDC this Summer (June 2022).