Henk-John and Mary Ann Kuipers, owners of the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Nova Scotia campground, have been recognized with the Maple Leaf Award by the Jellystone Park franchise system. The award honors a Canadian franchisee for commitment and dedication to the Jellystone Park franchise and to providing a top-quality camping experience for guests.
For more than 15 years, this award-winning Nova Scotia campground has been the prime family camping destination for the area. Situated near the North Shore of Nova Scotia, the campground is only 10 minutes from the world-famous Bay of Fundy, yet enjoys the balmy summer micro-climate of the beautiful Annapolis Valley. Scenic RV and tent sites, as well as 14 rental units ranging from deluxe cottages with electric fireplaces to rustic cabins, wait to greet guests for a fun-filled stay. Amenities include a huge jumping pillow, heated swimming pools with lifeguards, bumper boats, large playground, beach volleyball, nature trails, a dog park and much more.
“We love taking care of the families who stay with us,” said Nova Scotia campground owner Henk-John Kuipers. “Our entire team is dedicated to making sure their vacation is filled with memories to last a lifetime. This award is a credit to our staff’s hard work and devotion to our guests.”
In addition to the Maple Leaf Award, the park has been the recipient of numerous accolades over the years, including customer-voted awards for Outstanding Customer Service and Outstanding Recreational Programming, and selection as one of Canada’s Top 25 Campgrounds by “Today’s Parent” magazine. The Good Sam Club, the world’s largest RV club, rates the campground in the top 10 in Nova Scotia and the number-one campground in the Annapolis Valley.
Daily activities and themed weekends are held throughout the season. Keep an eye out for Canada Day Circus Carnival (June 28-July 1); Christmas in July (July 26-28); and Country Western Weekend (August 16-18), to name just a few.
The Kingston Jellystone Park Camp-Resort is located at 43 Boo Boo Blvd. in Kingston, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia B0P 1R0.
Explore the beauty of Nova Scotia at the Jellystone Park™ Campground in Kingston. On June 17 – 19, they are hosting a Geocaching and Nature Weekend. Here’s a description of the fun you’ll have: Do you love being outdoors? Do you enjoy Geocaching or want to learn? Then this is the weekend for you! We will be having a nature trail walk, flower pressing activity, plus we’ll make walking sticks, have a nature scavenger hunt and make tree leaf sample books! We will also be having someone teach us how to Geocache and then having an Around the Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt! Bring your GPS if you have one! To make a reservation, call 902-765-2830
Other Geocaching Events: With room to roam and various lodging accommodations, Jellystone Park™ Campgrounds are a great place to get involved in geocaching. Many Jellystone Park campgrounds have their own geocaches and participate with special geocache events and activities. Check out the other geocache events happening in 2011 at our family campgrounds.
Frank and Stefi Davies, owners of the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park campground in Kingston, Nova Scotia, have been recognized as Operators of the Year by the Jellystone Park franchise system.
The Operator of the Year Award recognizes excellence in management and is presented to the individual or team responsible for day-to-day operation of a Camp-Resort. Evaluation criteria include customer service, inspection ratings, daily management and business growth.
“We are honored to be named Operators of the Year,” said Stefi Davies, family campground owner. “We love what we do, and the best part is getting the chance to help families make amazing memories. Our team works hard to run the best property possible, and we’re proud to have those efforts recognized.”
Nestled in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia, the Jellystone Park is the highest-rated campground in the Maritimes. The park offers a full range of camping options, from rustic tent sites to RV sites complete with free WiFi Internet access, to cabins. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of amenities and activities, from themed weekends and social get-togethers, to the popular Jumping Pillow, a kiddie waterslide and bumper boats, doggy playground, miniature golf, jumbo playground, heated swimming pools and beach volleyball. The Canadian campground also features the Old Faceful Mining Company, where campers can pan for gems.
The Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park campground at Kingston, Nova Scotia is open May 14 – Sept. 19, 2010.
Today’s Parent, the #1 parenting magazine in Canada, recently named the 25 Best Campgrounds in Canada. The Jellystone Park campground in Nova Scotia – located in beautiful Annapolis Valley, was among the best campgrounds.
The Jellystone Park was noted for it’s comfortable accommodations and wealth of recreation activities – ranging from a jumping pillow to kiddie bumper boats.
The Jellystone Park campground in Kingston has also been rated as a top vacation spot by Woodall’s and Camping Select. In fact, it has carried the highest rating in the Maritimes for 9 years!