Drummer Boy Camping Resort

Drummer Boy Camping Resort

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Drummer Boy Camping Resort

1300 Hanover Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 view map
  • Open Dates: 04/01 - 10/30
  • Number of Sites: 459

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/Pet Friendly)

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/Pet Friendly)

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/Pet Friendly)

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/Pet Friendly)

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, and cable TV. In the master bedroom is a queen size bed, closet, dresser, and cable TV. Additional accommodations include a pyramid bunk (twin on top, full on bottom) in the second bedroom and two mattresses in the loft (perfect for kids). The fully-equipped bathroom has a stand-up shower and includes a medicine chest and linen closet. All linens are provided. The sliding glass doors off the living area lead onto the generous deck that is perfect for relaxing and taking in the scenery.

Cottage - 1 Bedroom (Sleeps 6/Pet Friendly)

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/Pet Friendly)

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, and cable TV. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, closet, dresser and cable TV. In the 2nd bedroom is a full/twin bunk and a 2nd set of twin bunks. 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/Pet Friendly)

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)

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, and cable TV. The master bedroom has a queen size bed, closet, dresser and cable TV. In the 2nd bedroom is a full/twin bunk and a 2nd set of twin bunks. 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 BC (Sleeps 4/Pet Friendly)

In the main area of our log cottages is a dining table that seats four and a futon. 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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Location

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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

Wild Wild West Weekend

Starts: 08/12/2022 - Ends: 08/14/2022

Friday night, we'll have Country Karaoke. Put a warrant out for someone's arrest and join in on our shoot-out! Ride the mechanical bull Saturday night! There will be fun for all ages!

Nerf and Water War Weekend

Starts: 08/19/2022 - Ends: 08/21/2022

We'll have a Super Soaker golf cart run, basic training, Nerf War, and games. Start Friday night off with the Big Game of Tag. Do you have what it takes to get through Major Burns's basic training? Show your skills!

Bingo Extravaganza

Starts: 08/26/2022 - Ends: 08/28/2022

Bingo Bingo Bingo! Come enjoy Let's Make a Deal, cash, candy bar, meat Bingo, and so much more! Friday night starts our Bingo binge! Saturday night we will end with Let's Make a Deal Bingo!

Labor Day

Starts: 09/02/2022 - Ends: 09/05/2022

Let's celebrate our workforce! We'll have activities going on Friday night through Monday morning. They include tie dye, window painting, cornhole tournament, pool games, and a scavenger hunt. Enjoy the Friday night movie and campfire. Come spend Saturday morning with our vendors: Mary Kay, TNT Treasure, Vintage Loft, Thirty- One, Tupperware, etc. Saturday night we will rock out to "Sharon and The Edge"!

Heritage Weekend

Starts: 09/09/2022 - Ends: 09/11/2022

Show us your heritage! We'll have international crafts, games, music and dancing. Cornhole will be our Friday night activity. End your Saturday with the band, "Irishtown Road." Make a mark on our map in Lincoln Hall to show where you are from. Sunday morning, we will have a memorial service in honor of 9/11. Never forget!

Dance Your Pants Off Weekend

Starts: 09/16/2022 - Ends: 09/18/2022

We will be shaking and shimmying from dusk till dawn. Participate in our Freeze Dance and Limbo Competitions. Friday night we will kick off the weekend with Bingo. "Th' Elvis Man" will be here to entertain Saturday night! Learn some line dances, and show us your steps!

Look at the Stars Weekend

Starts: 09/23/2022 - Ends: 09/25/2022

Come stargaze with us! Start the weekend with cornhole for our Friday night activity. Make your own Planetarium. Visit our mobile planetarium from "Cosmic Adventures." Shop 'til you drop with our vendors (Mary Kay, ColorStreet, Vintage Loft, Tupperware, Scentsy, etc.) and much more far out fun.

Fall in Love with Autumn / Guest Appreciation

Starts: 09/30/2022 - Ends: 10/02/2022

Enjoy the sights sounds and smells of the fall season. We start our weekend with Bingo. We'll have hot cider by the campfire, fall crafts, and a chili & pumpkin cook-off. Saturday starts off with a vendor fair. Mary Kay, Vintage Loft, Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, and Fence Post Creations will be there (just to name a few). Our Saturday night entertainment is "6 Cents!" With the season winding down we would like to say Thank you!

1st Halloween Weekend: Tim Burton

Starts: 10/08/2022 - Ends: 10/10/2022

"Edward Scissorhands"? "Beetlejuice"? Who will you be for our costume contest? Can you handle the mini haunt? Enjoy our Tim Burton movie marathon by the fire and under the trees. Don't miss the Saturday morning vendor fair then end it with "Sharon and the Edge!" Can you outrun the sandworm in the maze? Let's see how strange and unusual our 1st halloween weekend can get!

2nd Halloween Weekend: Historical Figures!

Starts: 10/14/2022 - Ends: 10/16/2022

Rosie the Riveter, George Washington, Amelia Earhart, or Harriet Tubman? What historical figure will you be or meet this weekend? The mini-haunt will be open this weekend. This is our last Friday night cornhole game. We'll have a vendors Saturday, and many more spooktacular events.

3rd Halloween Weekend: 1980s

Starts: 10/21/2022 - Ends: 10/23/2022

Some of the greatest slasher and horror movies have come out this decade. Who will be lurking around the corner? Jason, Michael Myers, Pinhead, or Freddy? This weekend we will have a mini haunt, Friday night flashlight tag, Saturday morning vendor fair, costume contest, a Camp Crystal Lake run, and a Halloween party. Will you survive?

4th Halloween Weekend : SCI FI

Starts: 10/28/2022 - Ends: 10/31/2022

We have been invaded! Greys, Lizard People, Body Snatchers? Help us secure our camp! Come for the Nerf Alien War this weekend! We will have Friday night Thriller Karaoke, our Saturday morning vendor fair, and the mini haunt is open. Don't miss "The Detours" on Saturday night and much more on this last weekend of the season.

Policies

General Policies & Information

  • Policies subject to change without prior notice.

Check-in/Check-out & Hours

  • RV Site check-in: 1 p.m.
  • 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. | (Fri – Sat) 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. | (Sun) 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Winter hours: (Mon – Thu) 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | (Fri) 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | (Sat, Sun) closed
  • Quiet hours: 11 p.m. - 8 a.m.
  • Pools: Open Memorial Day – Labor Day. Hours vary depending on the season.
  • Waterslide: 12 noon – 7 p.m. | (Mon – Thu) Jun 22 - Aug 15 | (Fri – Sat) Memorial Day - Labor Day
  • Minimum check-in age is 21 years.
  • Guests aged 17 years and under at the time of check-in are considered children.

After Hours Arrival

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

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. Do not tie up pets at site and leave them unattended.
  • Please clean up after pets.
  • Owners are responsible for the actions of their pets and the pets of their guests.

Reservation & Payment Policy

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of one night rack rate. Any remaining balance will be due on arrival.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • Prices and site type are subject to availability.
  • 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 funds I have on deposit with MHC Property Management L.P.against what I owe.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • In the case of multiple sites booked, cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed.
  • No refunds will be issued for early check-out.
  • RV campsites: We allow full refunds for cancellations up to 2 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Rental accommodations: We allow full refunds for cancellations 7 days prior to your arrival date for daily and weekly reservations.
  • Daily and weekly reservations: For cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, your deposit will be forfeited.
  • Extended stays: For long-term reservations (28 days or longer) we allow full refunds for cancellations up to 60 days prior to your arrival date. For cancellations received less than the required notice period prior to arrival, the deposit amount will be held on account for a future stay.

WiFi & Fees

  • There are 4 complimentary hotspots: Lincoln Hall, arcade, activity pool, and pavilion. WiFi is available at the site for a fee.

Campground Services & Information

  • 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. 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) nights.
  • Personal Golf Carts: Electric and gas carts are permitted. Proof of insurance is required. A $25 Golf cart registration fee is collected at check-in.
  • Propane: Open only during season: Daily 9 a.m - 11 a.m and 3 p.m - 4 p.m. | 20 lbs. $21.20; 30 lbs. $29.68; 40 lbs. $37.10

Waterslide Instructions & Regulations

  • The waterslide can be exhilarating and intense. Please observe before you participate in this activity.
  • This slide is not advised for beginning swimmers. Participants must be a minimum 48 inches tall.
  • Participation in this ride is restricted to individuals free from physical limitations which include but may not be limited to: pregnancy, history of heart, back, neck and/or joint problems. Individuals with any of the above listed conditions should not ride the waterslide.
  • Follow all safety directions given by lifeguards.
  • Enter the launch area only after being instructed to do so by the lifeguard. While on the ride you must keep legs crossed at ankles, extended straight ahead and wait.
  • Once the lifeguard instructs you to proceed, keep arms crossed in front of your chest, and legs crossed at ankles throughout the entire ride.
  • Caution advised! Due to the slippery surface of this ride the following activities are prohibited: standing, horseplay, kneeling, or aggressive stunts.
  • Do not attempt to use your hands and/or arms, legs and/or feet to control the speed of the ride.
  • Each person must go down the slide individually.
  • Any violation of the rules could result in injury, or your ride privileges may be revoked.

 

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