A river runs by us...

Minutes from Metro, yet so far from city life!

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Campground News 2018 - Reopening in May 18, 2018

March News

NOW BOOKING - we have only a few 'seasonal sites' available and campers have already started booking so don't delay, book today!

NEW WEB SITE - now under construction.

Congratulations to Hayward Strickland who won the free camping for 2018.

We're looking for Reviews...We are getting great reviews on Google and would like to see more as we plan the 2018 season.  Help us keep our high Google Star rating, give us constructive feedback, and post your own photo memories of your time at Renfrew Camping.  (Remember you'll have to log into your Google or Facebook account to post a review.)




Kind words from Googlers:

"Most relaxing camping break we have had in years. Kind friendly people and staff. The owners are involved and wonderful people.Very clean and well kept. Pet friendly. Full on nature and wild life" Joni Stewart - October 2017 - 5 stars

'A nice clean and quiet camp ground. All kinds of things to do for the kids. A nice big pool. Sites are a good size. We are having a good time here.' - Bill Brandow - October 2017 - 4 starts

Our Facebook page for Renfrew Camping has years' worth of photos, videos & notes showcasing our campground.  We'd like you to 'Like us', and let us know what you think - constructive comments are always welcome!  You do not need to be logged into your own account (or even have an account) to view most of it, free of ads!

Kid's Birthday Parties at the Campground

Book a birthday party at Renfrew Camping Monday to Thursdays for your child and up to ten other children. The three hour package includes use of:

  • - Rec hall

  • - swimming pool

  • - playground equipment

  • and comes with:

  • - birthday grab bag

  • - 2 slices of pizza OR two hotdogs per child

  • - ice cream for each child

  • - one beverage for each child

See more details on our Camping page...

'Rent-the-Tent'  - Service available again this season - try our family size tent for extra-ezy camping this year.  Tent with queen & double air mattresses & two folding chairs, already set up for you on a convenient lot with fire pit & picnic table.  Bring your own bedding (and snacks!) and move right in for single or multiple nights.  12 Hour notice required please! 


Is this the perfect campsite for YOU?'Select-a-Site' - a separate page with map, photos & a few comments to help you select the very best site for your next trip to Renfrew Camping!

Click to check out this page...

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About Us

Welcome to Renfrew Camping, a family oriented campground along the winding Nine Mile River in rural Nova Scotia.

We operate from May to October and offer a full season of activities to keep the whole family happy!


Facilities & Attractions:

  • ●  Kids play forts

  • Horseshoe beds

  • River swimming

  • Basketball court

  • RV dump station

  • Coin-op laundry room

  • Office & grocery store

  • Playground equipment

  • Ice & firewood for sale

  • Wildlife watching & photography

  • Minutes from highway & shopping

  • Nine hole par three golf course next door

  • 30x60 ft supervised swimming pool with showers


  • We offer..

    cross river sites● 100 sites with EWS (71 @ 30 amp)

    ● 39 un-serviced sites

    ● 54 EW sites


interested in our rates?  Check out our discount for Military families...

Camping Rules & Regs - Updated July 2016


How to find us...

click for printer-friendly map & driving directions.

GPS Advisory:  We recommend you follow our directions to our campsite rather than using your in-vehicle GPS system.  Our directions are calculated to bring you as close as possible via a 100 Series Highway before turning onto secondary paved roads.  Current GPS directions may route you onto a longer course, partly on back-country dirt roads.


Weekend Events & Activities - 2018

PLEASE NOTE: these are just the highlights; full Activity Sheets are handed out each Friday with more details...

Date Event/Activity  
May 18 DUST OFF THOSE WINTER BLUES and join us for our opening week-end. Fill your first week- end with Bingo's, a craft, hot choc and donuts and a movie time. A schedule of events will be made available at the office.

May 26 Learn to do some oragami!  We're going to make a flower at 3 PM. Adult Bingo at one Pm. Kids choc bar bingo at 7 PM.  
June 2 Movie at 10 AM. Adult Bingo at one PM. Make and plant a mini garden at 3 PM. Family Bingo at 7 PM. 
Jun 9 Movie at 10 AM. Adult Bingo at one PM. Make a braided T. Shirt bracelet at 3 PM. Family Bingo at 7 PM
Jun 16 FATHERS DAY WEEK-END: Hey Dads, leave the honey to do list at home and come and stay at Renfrew Camping for the week-end. Kids bring Dad over to the hall at 10 AM and serve Dad a snack. A cake walk for Dad at 3 PM, be sure Dad attends. Adult bingo at 1 PM and kids choc bar bingo at 7 PM. Cake donations welcomed for the cake walk.
Jun 23 EASTER-IN-JUNE WEEKEND: There will be a jelly bean guessing contest all day.  Adults Bingo at one PM and kids at 7 PM with Easter surprises.
Jun 30 CANADA DAY WEEKEND: Free ice cream at 11 AM. Adult Bingo at one PM. Kids Bingo at 7 PM with a DERBY race. Calling all cars...I mean Kids! Start your engines and join us Saturday to decorate a cardboard box car. Get them ready to race in our Box Car Derby.
Jul 7 Movie at 10 AM. Adult Bingo at 1 PM. Choc Bar Bingo at 7 PM

Jul 14 CHRISTMAS-IN-JULY WEEKEND-----We are making a list and checking your site for the one that has the best Christmas decorations (Prizes will be awarded) Christmas craft at 10 AM. Adult Bingo at 1 PM. Santa arrives at six PM. Kids Prize Bingo at 7 PM.
Jul 21 Movie at 10 AM. Adult Bingo at 1 PM. Kids Bingo at 7 PM
Jul 28 Scavenger Hunt at 10 AM. Adult Bingo at 1 PM. Choc Bar Bingo at 7 PM.
Aug 4 HALLOWEEN-IN-AUGUST WEEKEND----- Craft in the morning. Adult Bingo at 1 PM. Trick or treating at 6 PM. A real trick or treat Bingo at 7 PM. for kids. 
Aug 11 SAUNDERS BROTHERS -----Their show begins at eight PM to nine thirty PM and they are on stage, hat admission is five dollars per adult, come and enjoy this great kitchen party. Adult Bingo at 1 PM and children's Bingo at 7 PM.


Aug 18 KIDS CHECK THIS OUT! Get out of bed and start your week-end with cartoons at 9AM and an Ice Cream Breakfast! AND THAT'S NOT ALL! Face Painting. Pool Games . kids choc bar bingo at 7 PM. Adult Bingo at 1 PM.  


Aug 25 Yard sale, trailer to trailer, have some fun and find some treasures. Bingo for adults at 1 PM and childrens Bingo at 7 PM.  

Sep 1

Labour Day Week-End There will be free ice cream for all kids, family bingo Saturday and Sunday in the evening, fireworks on Saturday at dusk (weather permitting), Adult bingo on Saturday and Sunday at 1 PM. Pick up the schedule when you arrive.  


Other events will be posted in the office, and on our Facebook page.

Looking forward to seeing you all in 2018!

Thanks for camping with us. - Randy & Brenda