2021 Activities 

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: 06/11/2021 - Ends: 06/13/2021

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.

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