Clearance Forms & Waivers

Required Clearances

Pennsylvania Child Abuse Law requires all prospective Camp Susquehanna Volunteers to obtain the following clearances:

  • Report of Criminal Background/History from the Pennsylvania State Police (current within in 60 months of camp).
  • A Child Abuse History Clearance (current within 60 months of camp)
  • A FBI Fingerprint clearance **Only for those prospective volunteers who have not lived continuously in PA for the past 10 years.

How do I obtain my clearances?

The Child Abuse, Criminal History and FBI clearances can all be applied and paid for electronically with a credit card. The FBI clearance also requires a fingerprint submission. All clearances MUST be submitted to Camp Susquehanna prior to May 1, 2016 in order to be eligible to volunteer.

Criminal Background/History:

Click on this link Pennsylvania Criminal History Checks

  • Click on link from CS website
  • Click “Submit a New Record Check” – you need to have a credit card handy
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen to accept terms and conditions
  • Enter Personal Information so clearance will be mailed to you, click next
  • Enter information for record check, click “Enter this Request”
  • If you are only entering for yourself, click “Finish” at the bottom of the screen
    *If you are entering for multiple people, enter each person’s information separately and click “Enter this Request” for each one
  • Double check your info and click submit
  • Enter payment information and click submit
  • After a minute or so, your results will be displayed – print this page for your records AND…
  • Fax to 610-969-3940 Attn: Jessica
    — OR —
    Mail to Camp Susquehanna
    c/o Burn Prevention Network
    236 North 17th Street
    Allentown, PA 18104

Child Abuse Clearance

Click on this link CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE

  • To create an account, click “Create an Account” then “Next”, then enter personal information
  • Click Finish to create the account
  • Check your email for temporary password.
  • Click on this website again
  • Click “Access my Clearances”
  • Scroll down and click continue after reading instructions
  • Sign in using the password in your email
  • Change your password, click “Submit”
  • Click “Close window” and resign into your account using your new password.
  • Accept Terms and Conditions and click “next”
  • Click “Continue”
  • At the top right of the page, click “Create Clearance Application”
  • Click “Begin” at bottom of page and fill out application – make sure to select to receive a paper copy of the application
  • After entering payment information, click “Finalize and Submit Application”
  • You will receive an email confirmation
  • Once you receive your clearance by mail, make a copy of it and
  • Fax to 610-969-3940 Attn: Jessica
    — OR —
    Mail to: Camp Susquehanna
    c/o Burn Prevention Network
    236 North 17th Street
    Allentown, PA 18104

FBI Fingerprinting Clearance

*This clearance is a multistep process. Click Here: FBI FINGERPRINTING CLEARANCE

  • Enter service code 1KG6ZJ (Volunteer)
  • Follow on screen directions for registration and payment
  • You will then need to visit a fingerprint location with proper Identification (see here for accepted ID documents)
  • Once you have received your clearance from the FBI check, you can
  • Fax to 610-969-3940
    Email:      — OR —
    Mail to: Camp Susquehanna
    c/o Burn Prevention Network
    236 North 17th Street
    Allentown, PA 18104

Who pays for these clearances?

Prospective volunteers are responsible to pay for both their Criminal History/Background Check and their Child Abuse Clearance. *Volunteers who have not lived in Pennsylvania continuously for the past 10 years are required to obtain a FBI Fingerprinting Clearance WHICH CAMP SUSQUEHANNA WILL REIMBURSE. Once you submit your FBI Clearance to Camp Susquehanna, the leadership team will explain the reimbursement process.

  • Criminal History/Background Check is $10
  • Child Abuse Clearance is $10
  • FBI Fingerprinting Clearance is $27.50 (reimbursable)