116 Market Street, Lewisburg PA 17837 570-245-8518

Drummers Parents

Welcome Parents:

This is where you can find any information you might need for field school!

Field School Packing:

You can find a packing list here!


Registration Day Details:


Tuesday July 18, 10:00 AM

  • Check in at the registration table with Academy staff. They will direct you to your cabin where you may unload your bags.
  • Return to the main classroom space at 11:00 AM for Welcome and Orientation.
  •  Parents, please plan to attend this meeting and to depart at 11:40 AM (before lunch)

Pick up:

Saturday July 22, 1:30 PM

  • Parents should plan to arrive at 1:30 PM (after lunch)
  • 2:30 PM Closing Ceremonies (for youth and parents)
  • 4:00 PM approximate time of departure

Connect on Facebook

Be sure to check in with us on Facebook throughout the week to see what’s happening at field school!

Find us on Facebook here!


Directions to Field School:

Click here for printable directions!

Drummers Field School Location: Powdermill Nature Reserve

Powdermill Nature Reserve is located in Westmoreland County near Ligonier, PA. The residential cabins are located in the immediate area around the Nature Center.

The address below (for your GPS) will get you to the area, but will take you to Powdermill Nature Reserve Headquarters, where field school registration will take place.

ADDRESS: 1847 PA-381, Rector, PA 15677

Driving Directions:

  • From the intersection of US 30 and PA 711 in Ligonier:
  • Take PA 711 south 3.3 miles
  • Turn left onto the Darlington-Rector road, following signs for Powdermill Nature Reserve for about 1 mile
  • Turn RIGHT onto PA 381 South at the bottom of the hill, before going over the bridge
  • Continue for 3.3 miles to the Reserve headquarters on your right
  • Registration will take place at Powdermill Nature Reserve headquarters


Important Contact Info:

Field School Site

Powdermill Nature Reserve

(724) 593-6105

Program Coordinator

Katie Cassidy:

(570) 939-5109



Michele Kittell:

(570) 245-8518


Please feel free to use these numbers if you get lost or need to check in.

NOTE: Cell phone reception is not good for the Director’s and Coordinator’s phones, it is best to call the facility first. If you do not connect, please leave a message. You may also connect by email. We may not return the messages/emails immediately. If it is an emergency please make not of that in your message so we can get back to you promptly.



Cedar Crest College Credit Information:

Here is where you can find more information on our college credit program along with FAQ’s.