Campground hosts make visitors feel welcomed. Volunteer campground hosts have been helping parks maintain and surpass park service goals since 1996.
Parks with Camground Hosts
- Amherst Shore
- Caribou-Munroes Island
- Dollar Lake
- Ellenwood Lake
- Five Islands
- Graves Island
- Mira River
- Porters Lake
- Rissers Beach
- The Islands
- Thomas Raddall
Benefits for Campground Hosts
As a campground host, you:
- Meet visitors from throughout North America and around the world.
- Share your expertise about local culture, history, and natural features.
- Expand your knowledge of parks and park management.
- Increase your interpersonal and outdoor skills.
- Have the opportunity to conduct extra programs, like leading recreational events or entertaining young campers.
- Receive free use of a designated campsite in one of Nova Scotia’s provincial parks.
- Are recognized and appreciated by visitors and campers alike!
Requirements for Campground Hosts
To become a campground host, you must:
- Be 19 years of age or older.
- Be a resident of Nova Scotia
- Commit to hosting for at least one week, for five days each week, and for four hours each day.
- Be interviewed for a volunteer position.
- Be available for training at the start of the season.
- Pass both a police background check (PBC) and a search of the Child Abuse Registry (CAR).
How to apply
Contact us for more information about the program:
Campground Host Program
Nova Scotia Natural Resources
15 Arlington Place, Suite 7,