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Sunken Lake

Sunken Lake Camp is a 15-minute drive from Wolfville.  This 2-Acre waterfront property ideal for swimming and canoeing.  Facilities include lodge with kitchen and dining area as well as 4 cabins.  Canoes are included with rental.  Available year-round.  



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  • Program Offerings
  • Sunken Lake Scout Camp has been welcoming scouting groups since 1920, making it one of the longest-running camps in the province.  Drive-in access to the camp is by a right of way road.  It is not plowed during the winter, so groups may have to pack their gear in (400m walk).  The camp has a lodge with a kitchen and eating / activity area.  The kitchen has a propane stove (4 elements + oven), sink with drinking water, 2 fridges, cooking and eating utensils, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, microwave.  The lodge has a wood stove insert that provides some heat.  Firewood is provided.  There is an outdoor firepit. Drinking water is UV treated lake water, tested every 3 months.  Water is turned on from mid April until the end of October.  Outside these times, you are responsible for bringing your own drinking water.  Each of the four cabins sleeps 8 in bunks.  Campers are responsible for bringing their own sleeping pads.  There is ample room to set up tents, including a field outside the lodge.  The camp has 7 canoes and one sit-on kayak.  We have life jackets and throw ropes for the canoes.  


  • Pricing & Forms
  • General Camp Use 

    • Scout groups: $7.00 / youth per 24 hours, leaders and adults free. 

    • All other youth groups: $10.00 + HST / youth per night, leaders and adults free. This rate applies to guides, cadets, community youth programs, etc.

    • Small non-youth groups: $85 + HST per night.

    • For large group rates, extended stays or if you don't fall into the above categories, contact us.

    • All rentals require a $50 deposit, paid in advance. Bookings will not be considered confirmed until the deposit has been received.

    A "night" is considered any 24 hour period.  So Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon counts as 2 nights

  • Contact
  • Contact

    Camp email:

    Hugh Chipman - - (902) 542-7424

    Ian MacDonald - - (902) 542-9219



    The camp is located at 81 Long Rd., Sunken Lake, NS.  GPS coordinates: N 44 59.858 W 64 26.661