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Camping privileges are available to members, associate members and their guests only (guests must be sponsored by a regular member). The BQS campground provides outdoor recreation for two classifications of campers: Short Term and Full-Season.  Fees, deposits, regulations and legal agreements vary for each of the categories.  If you are not a member or associate member, you must be sponsored by a member.
 
Subset of the Campground Rules:
  • The BQS Camping season runs from April 1st through December 31st. 
  • All campers and other items must be removed no later than December 31st.  
  • Use of fireworks in the campground is prohibited. 
  • Quiet time is from 9pm until 7am the next day. Loud music, loud talking, or other loud activities are prohibited during these hours. 
  • Campers are required to abide by Northumberland County leash laws. 
  • Full Season Campers are responsible for grass cutting and their lot maintenance.  Lawn mowers are available in the shed behind the bathhouse if needed.  
  • Reservations for Short Term camping is open only to BQS Members through February 1st, then reservation requests will be accepted from Associate Members or BQS Property owners' guests. 
  • All trash must be removed from the campsite and taken off BQS property to be disposed. 
  • The campground septic system is for the bathhouse and portable septic caddies only!  No dumping from RV’s. 
  • To lease a campsite, the lessee must be 18 years or older.   
  • Additional Rules and Regulations can be found at this link- Rules and Regulations
Primitive Camping 
Primitive camping is camping using a tent.  The maximum number of tents per sponsor is 5.  The maximum number of tents in the primitive camping area is 10.
  • Campers who are not members of BQS may use the pool for $5 per person per day, payable at the pool gate.
  • Tent campers may have 2 tents on utility lots at one time if on a utility campsite.
Fees
  • Your sponsor must complete the online form and pay all fees listed below before approval is granted.
  • Primitive camping fees are $15 per night plus $50 deposit
  • Primitive tent campsite with utilities is $35 per night + $100 deposit
  • Deposits will be returned following a post-contract inspection to ensure the camper has fully vacated the campsite and the campsite has been cleaned.
  • Deposits need to be written as a separate payment and labeled DEPOSIT. Deposits checks are to be written to:
Bay Quarter Shores
Attn: Campground
1004 Bay Quarter Drive
Heathsville, VA  22473
 
 
Short Term Campers
Short term privileges may be used by BQS regular members (property owners), their guests and associate members.  Associate members may not extend camping privileges to guests.  Short Term campers who are not members of BQS may use the pool for $5 per person per day, payable at the pool gate.
 
Fees
    • DAILY: $35 Per day + $100 Deposit
    • WEEKLY:  $200 per week + $200 Deposit
    • Primitive tent campsite with utilities is $35 per night + $100 deposit
  • Your sponsor must complete the online form and pay all fees listed below before approval is granted.
  • Deposits need to be written as a separate payment and labeled DEPOSIT.
  • Deposits will be returned following a post-contract inspection to ensure the camper has fully vacated the campsite and the campsite has been cleaned.
  • Deposits checks are to be written to:
Bay Quarter Shores
Attn: Campground
1004 Bay Quarter Drive
Heathsville, VA  22473
 
Arrival check-in is 2PM and departure time is 1PM. Changes need to be approved by the Campground Manager.  
 
Full-Season Campers
The camping season is defined as April 1st through December 31st.  To prevent use of sites for storage, seasonal camping privileges are not open to BQS homeowners. Only one vehicle is allowed per site.  Only one site is allowed per BQS membership.  No storage sheds are permitted. All Camping sites must be vacated by December 31st of each year to permit maintenance of the campground.  Campers may not take possession of or move onto any camp site until a seasonal contract has been signed and paid for, along with any outstanding debts owed have been satisfied and that the camper was in good standing at the end of the previous season. You will incur a $10.00 late fee per day if the site has not been cleared of your possessions by December 31st. 
 
Fees:
    • $1100 per year payable in full by no later than April 1st of the seasonal contract year, plus payment of electric utilities, which are separately billed to the camper. 
       
    • Full Season Campers who do not own property in BQS must become Associate Members at a cost of $395 per year, which entitles the camper to the use of all BQS amenities. 
       
    • Electric bills will be read on December 31st and bills are due February 1st. Checks are to be written to:
      Bay Quarter Shores
      Attn: Campground
      1004 Bay Quarter Drive
      Heathsville, VA  22473
  • Deposit: $400, to ensure the site is left clean and without damage, or to offset the cost of removal and disposal of any leftover items, including trash.  Deposits may be left on file for the following season.
  • All electric bills must be paid in full before any deposits can be returned or before as a returning camper.  
  • Lowery Septic (804-529-6210) can provide large septic containers for RV’s and can provide routine pumping of tanks when full. 
 
Process
After you complete this application and submit it, the campground manager will review. If acceptable, you will receive a message that it is approved PENDING PAYMENT.  You will receive final approval after payment is received.  You can check back here to see what the status is.
 
Once campers have been assigned a lot number, the camper will have 10 days to submit payment, if not received within the 10 days, the ticket will be cancelled, and a new form will need to be filled out. Payments for leases and deposits can be left at clubhouse drop box or mailed to: 
Bay Quarter Shores
Attn: Campground
1004 Bay Quarter Drive 
Heathsville, VA  22473 
 
** Please click here to review the Terms and Conditions
 
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