To contact us:

Phone: 902 633 2229 (H)

†††††††††††† 902 633 2510 (campground)

Fax: 902 633 2229


34 Nunn Road, Summerville

Hants County

Nova Scotia

B0N 2K0

Petersonís Campground† is a gorgeous twenty acre site in Kempt Shore, Hants Co. Nova Scotia with 800 feet of sandy beach frontage on the beautiful Minas Basin at the mouth of the Avon River. This is the site of the Acoustic Maritime Music Festival, held yearly the third full weekend of July, featuring a variety of world class music. Everything from blues, folk, country and jazz to Texas swing, all done through microphones as much as possible† and not electronically augmented, allowing the artists to show their special talents. We Also host the Kempt Shore Music Gala and Camp-out which is always held the third weekend of August. This is a fun weekend with on stage open mics and dance bands in the evenings

The campground has serviced (water/electric) sites and hundreds of un-serviced sites, free hot showers and flush toilets. We welcome large group campouts, tours, clubs, reunions etc. The views and sunsets are gorgeous, there is a health clinic across the street, a quarry lake, a perfect place for a swim two minutes away. Surf fishing for striped bass is done from the beach. The campground offers back to nature type of experience. We are† open for camping June 1st to September 30th Come and enjoy.


Bringing world class music to Kempt Shore

Petersonís Campground

home of

the Annual Acoustic Maritime Music Festival &

the Kempt Shore Music Gala & Campout

Kempt Shore Festivals & Petersonís Campground††† 902 633 2229 / 902 633 2510




Acoustic Maritime Music Festival

July 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th & 20st


Kempt Shore Music Gala

& Camp-out

August 15th, 16th & 17th


Campground open from June 1 to September 30th



Open for camping June 1st to Sept. 30th

Serviced site (w/e)† $30 plus tax

Un-serviced site† $25 plus tax

Day visitors $5 ea., under 12 free

No reservations for camping during festivals

Dump station for campers $5

Located at 5701 Hwy 215, Kempt Shore , Hants County, Nova Scotia