Drummer Boy Camping Resort

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Drummer Boy Camping Resort

1300 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 view map
  • Open Dates: 04/02 - 10/31
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Discover Gettysburg's Best Accommodations...Just Minutes From Downtown Gettysburg!

Drummer Boy Camping Resort is the premier destination for our campers who are in search of unparalleled customer service. We are small enough to remain friendly,yet big enough to provide all the amenities our guests have come to expect. In addition, we provide a wide variety of recreational activities Click here for your entire family to enjoy.

Our camping resort offers 95 acres of wooded campgrounds and cabins in Gettysburg PA. We have over 400 sites available for seasonal and short term rental. For the customer that wants to be in luxury we have cabins, cottages and lofts.

Drummer Boy is within minutes of battlefield tours, ghost walks and newly constructed visitor center. We are conveniently located within easy driving to many area attractions in Washington D.C., Baltimore MD., Lancaster and Hershey Pennsylvania.

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Amenities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Fishing
  • Pets Welcome
  • Store
  • Mini Golf
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Billiards/Game Room

Rentals

Cabin - 1 Room (Sleeps 4)

These cozy cabins include a double bed and a bunk bed in a large open room. They come with electricity and contain a dorm sized refrigerator. While there is no bath, convenient showers/bath houses are throughout the resort grounds. Inside cooking facilities are not available. Guests must bring their own linens.

Cabin - 2 Room (Sleeps 6)

Our two room cabins are equipped with electricity, a double bed, two bunk beds, and a dorm sized refrigerator. While there is no bath, convenient showers/bath houses are throughout the resort grounds. Inside cooking facilities are not available. Guests must bring their own linens.

Cabin - 2 Room Deluxe (Sleeps 6)

Our Deluxe two room cabins sleep up to six people. They are each equipped with electricity, the main area has a queen bed, two bunk beds (door separating the rooms), a dorm sized refrigerator, heating and air conditioning. While there is no bath, convenient showers/bath houses are throughout the resort grounds. Inside cooking facilities are not available. Each cabin has a charcoal grill, picnic table and water faucet.
Guests must bring their own linens.

Cottage - Premier Loft (Sleeps 9)

Hassle-free camping in style! These luxurious 2-bedroom cottages come fully furnished with all of the comforts of home. The fully-equipped kitchen has loads of cabinet and counter space. The living/dining area includes a futon, a dinette that seats eight, and a 32" flat screen TV with 24 cable channels. In the master bedroom is a queen size bed, closet, dresser, and 22" flat screen cable TV. Additional accomodations include a pyramid bunk (twin over full) in the second bedroom and two mattresses in the loft. The fully-equipped bathroom has a shower stall and includes a medicine chest and linen closet. All Linens are provided. The sliding glass doors off the living area lead you directly onto the large deck which is perfect for relaxing and taking in the scenery.

Cottage - 1 Bedroom (Sleeps 6)

In the main area of our log cottages is a queen size bed, a dining table that seats four, and loveseat. The adjoining bedroom offers two sets of bunk beds. All Linens are provided. The nicely-equipped bath has a stand-up shower. In the well-equipped kitchenette is a two-burner stove top, microwave, and a compact refrigerator with freezer. Outside is a picnic table, fire ring, and charcoal BBQ grill.

Cottage - 2 Bedroom Premiere (Sleeps 9)

Hassle-free camping in style! These luxurious 2-bedroom cottages come fully furnished with all of the comforts of home. The kitchen is equipped with all of the basic necessities including a range/oven, refrigerator, microwave, and loads of cabinet and counter space. The living/dining includes a futon, a dinette that seats 8, and a 32" flat screen TV with 24 cable channels. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, closet, dresser and 22" flat screen TV. In the 2nd bedroom is a full/twin bunk, a 2nd set of twin bunks and a 19" flat screen TV with DVD player. The well-equipped bath has a stand-up shower. All Linens are provided. The sliding glass doors off the living area lead you directly onto the generous deck that is perfect for relaxing and taking in the scenery.

Cottage - 3 Bedroom Deluxe (Sleeps 9)

In the main area of these cottages is a futon, LCD TV and a dining table that seats four. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and TV, the second bedroom a full bed, and the third has three bunk beds. All linens are provided. The nicely-equipped bath has a stand-up shower. In the well-equipped kitchenette is a four-burner stove top, microwave, and a full-size refrigerator. Outside is a picnic table, fire ring, and charcoal BBQ grill.

Cottage - Premier (Sleeps 9/No Pets)

Hassle-free camping in style! These luxurious 2-bedroom cottages come fully furnished with all of the comforts of home. The fully-equipped kitchen has loads of cabinet and counter space. The living/dining area includes a futon, a dinette that seats eight, and a 32" flat screen TV with 24 cable channels. In the master bedroom is a queen size bed, closet, dresser, and 22" flat screen cable TV. Additional accomodations include both a pyramid bunk (twin over full) and a standard twin bunk bed in the second bedroom. The fully-equipped bathroom has a shower stall and includes a medicine chest and linen closet. All Linens are provided. The sliding glass doors off the living area lead you directly onto the large deck which is perfect for relaxing and taking in the scenery.

Cottage BC (Sleeps 4)

In the main area of our log cottages is a queen size bed, a dining table that seats four, and a loveseat. The adjoining bedroom offers a queen size bed. All Linens are provided. The nicely-equipped bath has a stand-up shower. In the well-equipped kitchenette is a two-burner stove top, microwave, and a compact refrigerator with freezer. Outside is a picnic table, fire ring, and charcoal BBQ grill.

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Activities

All scheduled activities, events, and entertainment are subject to change or cancel without notice due to covid-19 restrictions.

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Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at Drummer Boy Camping Resort. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

We currently offer the following activities:

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Catch and Release Fishing
  • Children's Playground
  • Kids Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Mini Golf
  • Planned Activities
  • Potlucks
  • Tournaments
  • Volleyball

Events

Nerf Wars/Capture the Flag

Starts: 04/23/2021 - Ends: 04/25/2021

We'll have arts & crafts and Capture the Flag game with nerf guns. You'll enjoy the target shooting contest, fastest shoot-out contest, Drummer Boy sporting clay range, and other games. Saturday night come listen to "5.5 Men", a variety band.

Cinco De Mayo

Starts: 04/30/2021 - Ends: 05/02/2021

Celebrate this weekend with Cinco de Mayo-themed arts & crafts. Activities include Mexican hat dance, games, pinata party, and a walking taco bar. Saturday night come listen to Mr. Brian Colgan.

Mother's Day Glam

Starts: 05/07/2021 - Ends: 05/09/2021

This is mom's weekend! We'll have kids and moms continental breakfast, arts & crafts for mom and for the kids to make for mom, makeovers, pedicures, manicures, massages, and shopping with our vendors. After a day of pampering, take the whole family out to walk the Red Carpet. Then, get her picture taken in our selfie booth and dance the night away with music on the lawn.

Bingo! Bingo! Bingo! Weekend

Starts: 05/14/2021 - Ends: 05/16/2021

We'll have a weekend full of bingo fun: arts & crafts, kids' bingo, sweets and treats bingo, meat bingo, and campfire bingo. We'll close it all out on Saturday night with a Drummer Boy favorite: "Let's Make a Deal Bingo!"

Pirate Weekend

Starts: 05/21/2021 - Ends: 05/23/2021

Ahoy Mateys! Captain Jack Sparrow is here to lead the young buccaneers on a special hunt for buried treasure. We will have pirates and princess crafts. On Saturday night, Grammy nominated songwriter and performer Ray Owen is back with his pirate themed show.

Memorial Day

Starts: 05/28/2021 - Ends: 05/31/2021

Celebrate Memorial Day with us. We will reopen the pools this weekend. Join us for a weekend of fun. There will be arts & crafts, a golf cart parade, a patriotic window painting in Lincoln Hall, family crafts, cook-out, bingo, and a mini golf tournament. Don't miss the vendors and yard sale in the front field. "6 Cents" will entertain you on Saturday night.

Sci-fi/Comic Convention

Starts: 06/04/2021 - Ends: 06/06/2021

Avengers, villains, and superheroes, come dressed as your favorite superhero/sci-fi character. There will be trivia, scavenger hunt, arts & crafts, out of this world games, airbrushed tattoos costume contest, and search for Spock. The "Tune Shifter" band will be here Saturday night.

Amazing Race Weekend

Starts: 06/04/2021 - Ends: 06/06/2021

We'll have arts and crafts in the morning, then its time to pick your partners and race around the Drummer Boy World. Be the first team to navigate all the detours, roadblocks, U-turns, and puzzles and cross the finish line first. Entertaining Saturday night, at the finish line "Rock the Party DJ's" will be waiting for you.

Father's Day Weekend

Starts: 06/18/2021 - Ends: 06/20/2021

This is dad's weekend. We'll have a Father's Day fishing derby and kids & dads continental breakfast. Plus, there will be an arts & crafts kids project for dad, a how-well-do-you-know-your-dad game, and kids & dads mini golf & cornhole tournaments. We'll end with "Willy's" on Saturday night.

Super Sleuths Mystery Weekend

Starts: 06/25/2021 - Ends: 06/27/2021

You won't want to miss this mystery weekend. We'll have arts & crafts, Where's Waldo activity, escape room game, solve the mystifying mysterious hunt for the lost treasure, follow the clues hunt, and a Drummer Boy murder mystery for you to solve.

Stars and Stripes Celebration

Starts: 07/02/2021 - Ends: 07/05/2021

Come celebrate the red, white, and blue with arts & crafts, pie and watermelon eating contests, pie baking contest, old fashioned wheelbarrow, three legged races, and sack race. Decorate your campsite and golf cart to celebrate our nation's 245th birthday. Enjoy the burger and hotdog cookout just prior to "6 Cents" playing Saturday night on the Front Field Picnic Area Stage. Don't miss the July 1-3 anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg with many area activities including the Patriotic Pops and fireworks concert at Gettysburg College on Sunday night July 4th.

Game Show Weekend

Starts: 07/09/2021 - Ends: 07/11/2021

This is a weekend of games, games, and more games. Game-themed arts & crafts, Let's Make a Deal bingo, The Not So Newlywed Game, Deal or no Deal, Card Sharks, The Price is Right, Family Feud, and more will be on offer. Don't miss the "Rock The Party" DJs in the front field on Saturday night.

Wild, Wild West Weekend

Starts: 07/16/2021 - Ends: 07/18/2021

He haw! Come enjoy a weekend wild, wild west weekend of arts & crafts, a roping contest, quick shot competition, archery competition, and cattle round-up. Don't miss the pit beef dinner (small fee) or the Native American Games and storyteller.

Christmas in July

Starts: 07/23/2021 - Ends: 07/25/2021

Christmas crafts, deck the halls tree decorating, caroling, a cookie party, reindeer games, and snowball fight are all apart of the "yuletide" activities this weekend. Plus, don't miss the golf cart parade featuring Santa himself. We'll close out Saturday night with a Christmas potluck dinner (with Santa in attendance) and white elephant gift exchange.

The 2021 Summer Drummer Boy Olympic Games

Starts: 07/30/2021 - Ends: 08/01/2021

Come join in the Drummer Boy Olympic games. We'll have a Friday night golf cart parade and opening ceremonies with the lighting of the cauldron. On Saturday morning the competition begins: ping pong, basketball shoot-out, obstacle course, mini golf, 5K and 1-mile walk/runs, and field events. Saturday evening join us for a potluck dinner. Bring your favorite international dish. Afterwards we'll have a medal ceremony for our Drummer Boy Olympians then watch the real Olympians on the giant screen in the field.

Mardi Gras Weekend

Starts: 08/06/2021 - Ends: 08/08/2021

It's a Mardi Gras weekend. Come in costume. Create arts & crafts. Decorate your site and your golf cart. No golf cart? No problem. Come line the parade route in costume and throw beads. Beignets, king cake, NOLA-style coffee, and Mardi Gras games are all a part of this weekend's enjoyment. Ray Owen will bring his fun and humor to our stage along with the carnival fun.

Water War Weekend

Starts: 08/13/2021 - Ends: 08/15/2021

Come enjoy a weekend of water-filled fun! We'll have arts & crafts, squirt gun shoot-out, pool games, and water balloon toss. Bring your own water balloons, squirt guns, and super soakers for the ultimate water war. You won't want to miss the golf cart water war parade. Soak 'em as they pass; but beware, they will be squirting back! Enjoy live music by "5.5 Men".

The Great Gatsby

Starts: 08/20/2021 - Ends: 08/22/2021

Let's celebrate 2020's by going back 100 years to 1920's. 1920's was the era of flappers, fringe, casinos, speakeasies, and gangsters like Al Capone and Bootleggers. Silent movies and Hollywood legends filled the screen. We will start out Friday evening with the original "Great Gatsby"(1974) on the giant screen. There will be arts & crafts, a Nerf gun shoot-out, yard games (Giant Jenga, Yard Yahtzee, Lawn Darts), and a costume contest on Saturday. Enjoy "Charleston" and "Rock The Party" DJs in the front field Saturday night.

National Banana Split Day

Starts: 08/27/2021 - Ends: 08/29/2021

Are you an ice cream lover? Then, this is your dream weekend. You'll make your own ice cream and experience our family craft: the science of ice cream. Plus, we'll have ice cream trivia, and the find-the-lost-scoops scavenger hunt. Come help us break the Drummer Boy Camping Resort record of 42 feet of yummy banana split goodness. Volunteers needed to help scoop ice cream on Friday afternoon and toppings on Saturday.

Labor Day Weekend

Starts: 09/03/2021 - Ends: 09/06/2021

This is the last weekend for the pools to be open. We'll have arts & crafts, pool games, lawn games, corn hole tournament, and a golf cart decorating parade. In addition there will be window painting decorating at Lincoln Hall, vendor sales, tie dye, a mini golf masters tournament, and drive-in bingo. Come and enjoy music with "Rock the Party DJ" on Saturday night.

Salute to Heroes Weekend

Starts: 09/10/2021 - Ends: 09/12/2021

Pay tribute to all of the American heros! Veterans, first responders, and essential workers bring in a service photo and be added to our Drummer Boy wall of fame. We'll have arts & crafts, safety tips and demonstrations, games, and civil war reenactors. There will be an American hero movie on the "big screen" plus live entertainment on Saturday night. Please check the https://www.fortheloveofaveteran.org website to bring donations for care packages for our troops overseas and our homeless vets at home.

Salute to the Decades Weekend

Starts: 09/17/2021 - Ends: 09/19/2021

Let's go back to the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. Come let out the rocker inside. Drummer Boy was established in 1951. We'll be celebrating 70 years of rock 'n' roll. There will be arts & crafts and a variety of games: Name that Tune, Trivial Pursuit. Plus, test your knowledge of television throughout the decades with the TV trivia game. Don't miss the costume and air guitar contest just before "Th'Elvis Man" concert. Elvis is in the campground.

Tailgate Weekend

Starts: 09/24/2021 - Ends: 09/26/2021

Wear your team gear, decorate your site and golf carts in your team colors. We'll have arts & crafts, Drummer Boy punt, pass and kick competition for all ages, cornhole, and yard games. Back again this year is the Chili Cook-off contest and potluck dinner at the front field. Close out with the Penn State vs Villanova game on the big screen.

It's Fall Harvest

Starts: 10/01/2021 - Ends: 10/03/2021

It's an apples and pumpkin theme this weekend. Calling all bakers for our Best Baker contest. Who is the Best Pumpkin baker? Who is the Best Apple baker? Show us your best pumpkin or apple dish to become Drummer Boy's Best Baker. Don't miss the apples and caramel over ice cream social. We'll have our last Let's Make a Deal bingo of the season and it's always the best one.

Also this weekend, enjoy the National Apple Harvest Festival in nearby Biglerville.

Halloween Fun Weekend 1

Starts: 10/08/2021 - Ends: 10/10/2021

Beware of Sweeney Todd, the crazy barber! The Halloween Haunt is back! Each weekend in October at Drummer Boy features campfires with s'mores, pumpkin painting/carving contests, vendors cash 'n' carry wares in the front picnic area, scary movies on the giant screen on Friday nights, golf cart decorating contest and parade, and a costume contest in the front field. Be sure to decorate your site and enter to win a prize in the site decorating contest. Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday night.

Halloween Fun Weekend 2

Starts: 10/15/2021 - Ends: 10/17/2021

Beware of Sweeney Todd, the crazy barber! The Halloween Haunt is back! Each weekend in October at Drummer Boy features campfires with s'mores, pumpkin painting/carving contests, vendors cash 'n' carry wares in the front picnic area, scary movies on the giant screen on Friday nights, golf cart decorating contest and parade, and a costume contest in the front field. Be sure to decorate your site and enter to win a prize in the site decorating contest. Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday night.

Halloween Fun Weekend 3

Starts: 10/22/2021 - Ends: 10/24/2021

Beware of Sweeney Todd, the crazy barber! The Halloween Haunt is back! Each weekend in October at Drummer Boy features campfires with s'mores, pumpkin painting/carving contests, vendors cash 'n' carry wares in the front picnic area, scary movies on the giant screen on Friday nights, golf cart decorating contest and parade, and a costume contest in the front field. Be sure to decorate your site and enter to win a prize in the site decorating contest. Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday night.

Halloween Fun Weekend 4

Starts: 10/29/2021 - Ends: 10/31/2021

Beware of Sweeney Todd, the crazy barber! The Halloween Haunt is back! Each weekend in October at Drummer Boy features campfires with s'mores, pumpkin painting/carving contests, vendors cash 'n' carry wares in the front picnic area, scary movies on the giant screen on Friday nights, golf cart decorating contest and parade, and a costume contest in the front field. Be sure to decorate your site and enter to win a prize in the site decorating contest. Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday night.

Policies

GENERAL POLICIES & INFORMATION 

HOURS & CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS 

RV Site/Rental Check-in: 3 p.m. 

  • Rental Check-out: 11 a.m. 
  • RV Site Check-out: 1 p.m. 
  • Business Office Mon – Thu: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Business Office Fri – Sat: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
  • Business Office Sun: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
  • Quiet Hours: 11 p.m. - 8 a.m. 
  • Minimum Check-in age is 21 years old. 
  • Guests aged 17 years old and under at the time of check in are considered children. 

AFTER HOURS ARRIVAL 

  • If your plans change and you need to arrive outside of normal business hours, please refer to your confirmed reservation information. 

Rates & CANCELLATION POLICY 

Rates Policy 

The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals. 

 

Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of $250. Any remaining balance will be due on arrival. 

 

Prices and site type are subject to availability. 

 

No refunds will be issued for early check out. 

 

By using a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, you agree to the following: I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply fundsI have on deposit with MHC Property Management L.P.against what I owe. 

 

Cancellation Policy 

 

 

 

If you cancel your reservation 14 or more days prior to arrival, you will be charged a $25 administrative fee. 

 

If you cancel your reservation within 14 days of arrival, you will forfeit your deposit, up to a maximum of $250. 

 

In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed. 

 

 

 

 

 

PET POLICY & ASSOCIATED FEES 

 

Pets are permitted, but please contact us directly about pets before arrival.  

 

Two (2) pets total and only permitted in designated “pet friendly” cabins and cottages.  

 

$150 clean up fee applied if pets are found inside property buildings.  

 

All pets must be kept on a leash (no longer than 6’) and under the control of the pet owner at all times. Please clean up after pets. Do not tie up pets at site and leave them unattended. Owners are responsible for the actions of their pets and the pets of their guests. 

 

 

 

WIFI AVAILABILITY & ASSOCIATED FEES 

The WiFi project for Drummer Boy is now underway. This includes park wide WiFi (will be a paid service) and 4 hotspots – Lincoln Hall, Arcade, Activity Pool, and Pavilion (complimentary to guests). 

 

CAMPGROUND SERVICES 

Honey Wagon: No Honey Wagon Service

RV Storage: No storage available. 

Golf Carts Operation & Rental: Please visit the front office for more information on reserving a golf cart. In order to rent or drive golf cart, guests must be 21 or older with a valid driver's license. $25 Golf Cart Registration Fee is collected at check-in. Guests are encouraged to reserve golf carts in advance. In order to obtain rental confirmation, guests must pay in full and reserve a minimum of two (2) days. Electric and gas carts are allowed, and proof of insurance is required.  

Propane: 20 lbs. $21.20, 30 lbs. $29.68, 40 lbs. $37.10 

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