Volunteer Clearances

Family Parade at the 2018 festival

Photo Credit

Randy Flaum

Family Tent volunteers must provide the following special clearances to SFMS. Both clearances are FREE, though there is a possibility you could be asked to provide a credit/debit card number.

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance

What you'll provide:

  • An email account
  • The address of everywhere you have lived since 1975
  • The names and approximate ages of everyone you have lived with since 1975

What to do:

Pennsylvania Criminal History Record Check

What to do:

  • Visit https://epatch.state.pa.us
  • Click "New Record Check"
  • At the bottom of the next page, tick the box for a free volunteer waiver
  • Complete the form
  • Print the completed clearance to paper or PDF

Please Provide Both to the Susquehanna Folk Festival

What to do:

  • Upload PDFs using the Volunteer Application
  • OR Mail printouts to SFMS, 378 Old York Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070.