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 36 months of camp).
  • A Child Abuse History Clearance (current within 36 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

  1. Click on link from CS website
  2. Click “Submit a New Record Check” – you need to have a credit card handy
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the screen to accept terms and conditions
  4. Enter Personal Information so clearance will be mailed to you, click next
  5. Enter information for record check, click “Enter this Request”
  6. 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
  7. Double check your info and click submit
  8. Enter payment information and click submit
  9. After a minute or so, your results will be displayed – print this page for your records AND…
  10. 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

  1. To create an account, click “Create an Account” then “Next”, then enter personal information
  2. Click Finish to create the account
  3. Check your email for temporary password.
  4. Click on this website again
  5. Click “Access my Clearances”
  6. Scroll down and click continue after reading instructions
  7. Sign in using the password in your email
  8. Change your password, click “Submit”
  9. Click “Close window” and resign into your account using your new password.
  10. Accept Terms and Conditions and click “next”
  11. Click “Continue”
  12. At the top right of the page, click “Create Clearance Application”
  13. Click “Begin” at bottom of page and fill out application – make sure to select to receive a paper copy of the application
  14. After entering payment information, click “Finalize and Submit Application”
  15. You will receive an email confirmation
  16. Once you receive your clearance by mail, make a copy of it and
  17. 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

  1. Click “Register Online”
  2. Select Payment type “credit card”
  3. You do not need to fill out the Agency Info
  4. Under REASON FOR FINGERPRINTED select “childcare employment”
  5. Once you have filled out all required information, Click “Next”
  6. -re-verify your information and click “Next”
  7. Enter your credit card information, and click “Pay”
  8. On the following page you will decide to print or email (so you can print later) your registration info.
  9. THEN you will take your printed registration info to your local fingerprinting place WITH proper ID (see the website for finger printing locations and appropriate forms of ID).
  10. Once you have received your clearance from the FBI check, you can
  11. Fax to 610-969-3940
    — 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)