Campsite Maintainer Information

MATC volunteers maintain 47 designated campsites, including 31 lean-tos and 49 privies.

Maintainer Tip Sheet_COVID-19 (revised for COVID-19 protocols): Are you a campsite maintainer? (If so- thanks!). The tip sheet is to help guide tasks, note deficiencies, and track work completed during your visit.

Work Trip Report– Please fill this out after your maintenance trip to a campsite or lean-to. Please remember to fill out the campsite inspection portion of the form!

The MATC Campsite Committee works with District Overseers and campsite maintainers to track maintenance efforts as well as coordinate larger building and repair projects. Please email the Campsite Overseer for questions or concerns.

Hazard Trees

Privy additive “BioQuest” Tip sheet on how to apply this product in your privy.

Do you maintain an accessible moldering privy? Here’s a Maintenance Tip Sheet to follow.

Plans for accessible moldering privies: Link

Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) Backcountry Sanitation Manual

Think you might have a hazard tree at your campsite? Follow the Hazard Tree Action Flow Chart_(Draft) to determine the next best steps.

Hazard tree certification is required to identify, monitor, or mitigate hazard trees at campsites. Please email Tom Carr for more information.

Tip Sheet on how to measure a roof if you find an issue at a privy or lean-to you maintain. Taking these measurements when you find the problem will help identify materials needed to fix the issue and prevent extra trips to the campsite.

Click each bar below for an example of each sign. Please email the Campsite Overseer if you need a sign.

Campsite name

Post at all campsites

MATC information sign

Post at all campsites.

Water with directional arrow

Water sign
Post at all campsite.

Privy with directional arrow

Post at all campsites.

Pit privy information sign

Post inside all pit privies.

Moldering privy information sign

Post inside all moldering privies.

Upcoming Campsite Work Trips

There are no upcoming events at this time