Seasonal Application

If you’re interested in a seasonal site, please download and complete our seasonal application and return it to us via email at seasonal@kampfires.com.   Questions?  Give us a call or email anytime.

Some Important Information

The RV sites and bathrooms at the new Kampfires campground are great!

Steve H

Philadelphia, PA

Seasonal Camper Information

We are a small, friendly campground with only 44 sites for camping.  As such, we have very limited opportunity for seasonal guests.   If you are interested in spending the season visiting us, the details of our seasonal camping policy are as follows:

 

Seasonal Perks

  1. Our 2017 Seasonal rate is $2,850 plus applicable taxes.
  2. Seasonal sites are available from April 15th-October 15th.
  3. Seasonal campsites include all available utilities (water, sewer and electric).
  4. Up to 2 pets are permitted, however specific rules apply and there is an additional charge of $200 per season / per pet.
  5. Seasonal campsites include up to 6 day-guests per campsite at no extra charge.
  6. Seasonal campsites include membership for the seasonal campers (up to 2 adults and 2 children) at our Cannonballs Swim club.
  7. Seasonal campsites include unlimited miniature golf for the seasonal campers (up to 2 adults and 2 children).
  8. Seasonal campsites include discounts for on-site events.
  9. All other campground rules apply.

Seasonal Renter Specific Qualifiers

 

In addition to all campground policies and rules, the following policies apply specifically to seasonal campers:

  1. While we have no restriction on the year of your RV or camper, your unit must be in good condition and attractive
  2. Your unit must be self contained including toilet, shower, and sink.  No seasonal pop-ups or tents are permitted.
  3. Seasonal sites must be paid in full before arrival.
  4. Maximum of 2 adults and 4 children overnight.  Additional overnight guests as permitted by site capacity are added cost.
  5. While we want our long term guests to be comfortable on their site, we want to ensure that all of our guests get to enjoy the beauty of our campground.   Therefore your site must remain neat and organized
    1. No outside storage containers
    2. No outside refrigerators or other appliances
    3. No sheds
    4. No tarps
    5. Wood piles are to be stacked neatly
    6. Only one vehicle may be parked on your site
  6. This Recreational Campground is intended for TEMPORARY RECREATIONAL OCCUPANCY ONLY.  It is NOT A MANUFACTURED HOUSING PARK and is NOT A RESIDENCE. The campground may not be used as a residence.  Our seasonal site are intended to serve as a vacation getaway and is not for full time living arrangements.
  7. The unit must be removed from the property by October 15th.

General Policies

Some of our rules are required by law, while others are simply to remind you to:
"treat others as you wish to be treated"
.

Check-In & Check-Out

  • Check-In Time is 2pm-8pm for campsites and 3pm – 8pm for guest rooms.
  • Late Check-ins (after 8pm) please call so we can explain our late check-in procedures.
  • Check-Out Time by 12pm
  • Late Check-Out is $10 per hour and only til 2pm, all late checkouts must be approved in advance.

Quiet Hours & Generators

  • Quiet Hours 10pm-7am
  • Quiet hours are strictly enforced all day guests must depart by
  • Generators hours are between 9am-9pm
  • Excessively loud music or noise disruptive to other campers is not permitted at any time.

Office Hours

  • Office Hours are between 10am-7pm

Deposit

  • There is a 50% deposit for all reservations.  This deposit is refundable, less a small fee, per our cancellation policy.

Cancellations

  • A $10 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations
  • Deposits are refundable, less a $10 cancellation fee, up until noon on the day prior to your scheduled check-in date. Cancellations after that time will result in the forfeit of your deposit.

Facilities

  • All facilities are use at your own risk.

Vehicles

  • Sites are limited to one vehicle and one tent or trailer.
  • Additional vehicles are $4.99 per day and are to be permitted and parked in our parking lot. Unreported vehicles may be towed at the owners expense.
  • No washing, repairing or painting RVs or vehicals onsite

On Site

  • Sites include 2 adults and up to 4 children. Each additional person is $4.99 per person per day up to the sites maximum occupancy.
  • For the health of our trees nothing should be tied to them including pets, hammocks, cloths lines, etc.
  • Self standing clothes racks are permitted for pool towels and bathing suits only
  • No sheds, refrigerators, or storage containers left outside of your unit
  • No table top grills on our picnic tables
  • No fireworks
  • Guests are responsible to keep their sites neat, clean and orderly manner
  • Do not remove tables from other sites
  • Wristbands, given out at check-in, are required for use of amenities

Stay Limits

  • The maximum stay length at a tent site is 14 days.   There are no seasonal or long term tent rentals.
  • The maximum stay length in a self contained RV is 30 days, with the exception of seasonal or long term rentals with an approved seasonal / long term rental agreement.
  • Maximum stay is 24 weeks (if available) with seasonal agreement provided that:
    • All RV’s must be self-contained Travel Trailers, Fifth-wheels, or Motor Homes only-no park models.
    • RV’s must have proof of inspection by American National Standard Institute (ANSI).
    • No Drop Offs.  Your tow vehicle must remain on the property for duration of stay.
  • Maximum stay is 2 weeks for:
    • RV’s manufactured 15 years or more from current year.
    • Any tents, tent campers, camper vans, cabover campers and any other type of camper that is not self-contained.
  • Self-contained is defined as follows: containing separate black and grey holding tanks, a fresh water holding tank, full kitchen facilities and full bathroom facilities.

Day Guests

  • All day guests are required to register at the office.
  • There are fees associated with campground amenities for all day guests to use campground amenities including the pool, mini golf, etc.
  • All day guest vehicles must be permitted and park in the parking lot, not at campsites.  Failure to do so may result in the vehicle being towed at the owners expense.

Pet Policy

  • OWNERS MUST PICK UP AFTER THEIR PETS EVERY TIME
  • Pets are $1.99 per pet per day
  • Pets must have a record of all current vaccinations, specifically including rabies
  • Pets must be on a leash, no more than 6 ft long, and under the control of their owner.  Children are not to walk pets without the supervision of an adult.
  • Noisy and/or Aggressive pets may be asked to leave
  • For your pets safety they are not to be left unattended outside
  • For your pets safety they are not to be left outside overnight
  • Pets are not to be tied to trees
  • Pets are not permitted in any building, mini golf course, at the ice cream stand or the pool.
  • No washing pets outside of your unit or in our restrooms.  We have a list of groomers available at the office
  • The rules for our dog park are posted at the dog park

Children

  • MUST BE SUPERVISED BY AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES

Alcoholic Beverages

  • If you brought your own alcoholic beverages they must be consumed on a campsite, or within a tent or trailer, per Vermont State Law
  • Alcoholic beverages purchased in the camp store may be consumed in our public spaces (pool, miniature golf, etc…) however they may not be consumed within the camp store or office.

Pool

  • There is NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY, swim at your own risk.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult at all times
  • No Pets at the pool
  • No smoking at the pool
  • Hours of operation are posted at the pool
  • Proper swimming attire should be worn, no cut off shorts or street clothes
  • Per VT Law all guests must shower prior to entering the pool, to remove bodily oils
  • Baby’s are required to wear a swim diaper
  • No pushing, running, or boisterous play
  • No glass

Fires and Wood

  • Fire pits are not to be moved
  • No fire should ever be left unattended
  • Firewood must be purchased from our store or from within 10 miles of the campground (NO OUT OF STATE WOOD PERMITTED)
  • Guest will obey local fire codes, and reframe from burning wood if forrest fire threats are high
  • Firewood collection is permitted, but limited to fallen dead timbers
  • Do not use fire rings as a trash pit, please use trashcans and dumpsters provided.

In Case of Emergency

  • DIAL 911
  • Local non-emergency phone numbers are posted on the door at the office

Laundry

  • Washers and dryers are located in the Laundry Room
  • Hours of operation are posted in the Laundry Room
  • Pets are not permitted in the Laundry Room
  • No pet laundry including pet blankets, pet beds, or pet outfits in our machines
  • Laundry should not be left unattended, Hidden Acres is not responsible for lost, stolen or moved laundry

Sewer

  • Our sewer system is a septic system and can not handle baby wipes, paper towels, or sanitary napkins, please ensure these items are put into the trash.
  • Dump station use is included for campers.

Wild Animals

  • Welcome to Vermont! We love our wildlife here so we ask the following of our guests for your and their safety
  • Do not feed the wildlife
  • Ensure all trash and recycling are placed in our trashcans and/or dumpsters, do not leave any trash outside your unit
  • Do not leave your pets unattended

Trash / Recycling / Composting

  • We care about the environment. Please take a moment to separate your trash, recycling and compost and place them in the correctly labeled trashcans and/or dumpsters.

Smoking

  • Smoking is only permitted at your campsite
  • Our public facilities (pool, mini-golf, ice cream stand, pavilion etc…) are all non-smoking, this includes e-cigarettes and vapes.
  • All cigarette butts are to be disposed of properly, do not drop them on the ground or leave them in the fire pits

Speed Limit

  • Speed limit is 5 miles per hour

Website Legal and Privacy

  • Please review our full legal policy here

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Kampfires (formerly Hidden Acres Campground) is centrally located in the Brattleboro area of Southern Vermont. Our address is:

792 US Route 5
Dummerston, VT 05301

         

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