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

Bucktails Parents

Hello Parents!

We can’t wait to meet your son or daughter. You can find everything below that was in the Welcome Packet.

If you don’t find something you need below please contact Katie Cassidy at 570-245-8518 or kcassidy@wildlifeleadershipacademy.org


Completing Your Registration Support Page

Download Your Field School Packing List

Registration Day Details
Directions to Field School
Cedar Crest College – Credit Information

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Bucktails Field Site, Stone Valley Recreation Area – 814 – 667-3421

Program and Outreach Coordinator, Katie Cassidy – 570-939-5109 or kcassidy@wildlifeleadershipacademy.org

Director, Michele Kittell – 570-245-8518 or mkittell@wildlifeleadershipacademy.org

*Due to spotty cell phone reception in the area, please call the facility first. If you do call our cell phones and we don’t answer, please leave a message. If it is an emergency please make note of that in your message so we can get back to you promptly. You may also connect by email and we will do our best to reply in a timely manner.



Tuesday June 12, 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 June 16, 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



Click here for printable directions!

Bucktails Field School Location: Stone Valley Recreation Area

Stone Valley Recreation Area is located 17 miles from State College, PA. The field school classes will be at the Civil Engineering (C.E.) Lodge; this is also the location of the residential cabins.

The address below (for your GPS) will get you to the area, but will take you to the East Entrance- NOTE: YOU WANT TO TAKE THE WEST ENTRANCE which leads to the C.E. Lodge. It will depend on the direction you are coming from on which entrance you pass first.

ADDRESS: Baree Township, 325 Charter Oak Road, Petersburg, PA 16669

Driving Directions:

  • Take Route 26 to Charter Oak Road (right turn if coming from the North; left turn if coming from the South).
  • Look for Stone Valley Recreation Area signs.
  • You will need to take the WEST ENTRANCE which leads to the C.E. Lodge – the name of this road is LODGE LANE. Follow the signs to the C.E. Lodge.
  • Registration will take place at the C.E. Lodge.