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SERVICES

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Services

Full Site Rental

Exclusive use of the entire Nokomis Property for the Weekend - $8,000 +HST

From Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, turn this beautiful 20 acre rustic camp into your personal wedding escape.

  • Enjoy all the amenities Bellaleo has to offer including: outdoor pool, beach volleyball, baseball diamond, outdoor basketball court, archery, frisbee golf, canoeing, kayaking, and campfires.

  • Camp Nokomis can comfortably sleep 75 guests in 6 of its bunk-bed cabins and has a private cottage for the newlyweds.

  • Additional accommodations can also be secured a 10-minute drive from camp at the Fergus Best Western and/or the Breadalbane Inn.

- Additional Services Available -

Officiant - $400

  • Jay Haddad, a retired Psychology and Humanities Professor, will customize the wedding ceremony to reflect the values and personalities of the soon-to-be newlyweds.

  • Meet with Jay during your site visit to discuss and plan the perfect ceremony that celebrates you as a couple.

Smart Serve Licensed Bartender - $400

Children's Program - $650

On-site Day of Coordinator - $400

Let us worry about the details on your special day so you can focus on the things that are important to you: building wonderful memories with your loved ones.

Catering Packages

Chef Phil Devine and his culinary team have released this season's menu options, and will prepare your Reception Package just the way you want if from start to finish.

Reception Packages

Choose Your Package:

  • Option 1: $75 per person - AAA Beef Tenderloin or Salmon Fillet served with seasonal vegetables, roasted potatoes, and steamed wild rice.

  • Option 2: $65 per person - Roasted Chicken or Roast Beef served with seasonal vegetables, and roasted potatoes.

  • Option 3: $55 per person - Grilled Chicken Souvlaki or Soft/Hard Shelled Tacos served with seasonal vegetables, and roasted potatoes.

*Vegetarian Option: Stuffed Peppers with mushrooms, feta cheese and wild rice.

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  • Choice of Salad (select 2):

    • Garden Mixed Leaf Salad with pickled red onions​

    • Romaine & Strawberry Salad in a vinaigrette

    • Watermelon, Cucumber, Mint Salad with feta

    • Greek Salad with olives & feta

  • ​Choice of Appetizers (select 3):​

    • Bruschetta on fresh baguette​

    • Charcuterie: assortment of meats, cheese, grapes and figs

    • Samosas with a tamarind sauce

    • Sausage Rolls with honey mustard

    • Cantaloupe wrapped in Prosciutto

    • Gourmet Grilled Cheese

  • Rehearsal Dinner for the wedding party and family - $35 per person (based on 20 guests)

  • Sunday Buffet Brunch for all the guests that stayed over - $20 per person (French Toast or Pancakes, Eggs, Bacon or Sausage, Home Fries, Toast) OR

  • Continental Breakfast $10 per person (Fruit, Toast, Croissants, Bagels, Cereal, Yogurt, Juice, Coffee and Tea).

*All Reception Packages include at the end of the night: Coffee, Tea and a Late Night Snack.

  • Late Night Snack Options Include (but are not limited to):

    • Loaded Nachos

    • Hot Dogs over the fire

    • Corn on the Cob

*Add $10 per person for the Reception Dinner by changing the "OR with AND" for the Main Course option. For example, AAA Beef Tenderloin AND Atlantic Salmon or Roasted Chicken AND Roast Beef. All guests will have the option to enjoy both options.

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FAQ

Venue Questions

  1. Does the rental fee include access to all the properties facilities: pool, basketball court, frisbee golf course, canoes, kayaks and archery equipment?​​​​

    • Yes. During your stay you will have private access to all of Camp Nokomis' facilities and equipment

  2. Are there private​ accommodations for the newlyweds?

    • Of course. The newlyweds will be given the "cottage", a private and cozy cabin with ensuite.​

  3. What will overnight guests need to know?

    • Overnight guests are welcome and encouraged to sleepover at Camp Nokomis. Guests will need to be assigned to one of seven cabins, each cabin sleeps up to 12 people in bunk beds. Guests will be required to bring their own sleeping bag or bedding and pillow.

  4. Does Bellaleo have an alternative indoor ceremony location in the event of rain?

    • In the event of rain guests are able to perform their wedding ceremony within the Dining Hall. The Dining Hall has limited capacity and seats 80-90 guests.

    • Guests are also encouraged to rent an event tent for the wedding reception which can also be used to host the wedding ceremony in the event of rain.

  5. Do you host fall and winter weddings?

    • Unfortunately, our property is not winterized so we are unable to host weddings past November. As the fall can get quite cold we do not recommend hosting your wedding past the Thanksgiving long weekend. 

  6. Are pets allowed?

    • Yes. Camp Nokomis is a pet friendly venue and happy to welcome your furry loved ones.

Ceremony & Reception Questions

  1. Can I bring my own wine, beer or alcohol? Is there a corkage fee?

    • Yes. Guests are able to bring their own wine, beer and alcohol and better yet there is no corkage fee! The alcohol you bring must be served by one of our Smart Serve bartenders at the reception to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all guests.  

  2. Can I bring in my own catering company?

    • No. As our culinary team knows our kitchen best and how best to meet the needs of any camp wedding, we do not allow outside catering. 

  3. Do you have an approved or recommended vendor list?

    • We do! Over the many weddings we have hosted we would be happy to recommend that you choose from our list of preferred vendors.

  4. Are there any noise restrictions or designated quiet times on the property?

    • Music is an essential part of any party and we want our guests to truly enjoy their celebration. As long as the volume doesn’t interfere with our neighbor’s enjoyment of their property there isn’t a set quiet time. To ensure the best experience we would recommend working with the DJ’s on our preferred vendors list, they are professional and know how to keep the celebrations going.

  5. Are tables, linens, chairs, glassware and flatware included? Or will I need to rent these?

    • Tables, linens, chairs, glassware and flatware are not included. These will need to be rented for your special day. Please see our preferred vendor list to assist you with renting these items.

Deposit, Insurance & Permits Questions

  1. How Much is the deposit and when will the final balance be due?

    • A deposit of 20% of the rental fee is required to secure your reservation. Once all the details have been confirmed, final payment of the balance will be required 90 days before the event. 

  2. Do I need a Special Occasion Permit if alcohol will be served at my event?

  3. Do we need to get insurance?

    • Yes. A $1 million Event Liability insurance policy is required. Your local insurance company can provide event liability insurance, or you can buy this online at Duuo Canada

    • It will cost approximately $100 - $200 depending on what items you decide to include in your insurance policy

    • You will need to list our Legal Business Name and our physical site address as an "additional insured” on your liability policy: 

      • Legal Name: 12498014 Canada Inc.

      • Address: 850 8th Street, Fergus, ON

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