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There are two separate areas at the Raystown Field Station: Grove Farm and Lakeside Center.
Aerial view of the Raystown Field Station
Lakeside Center is located on the lower right, Grove Farm is located in the valley on the upper left.
Grove Farm
Grove Farm is a remodeled 18th century farmhouse that is an excellent location for retreats, classes, or a weekend away with the family. This farmhouse has a fully equipped modern kitchen, showers, and a 20-person enclosed porch. Our daytime use capacity for the facility is 35 people. Overnight accommodations include four bedrooms (13 beds) and camping space. The house is in a lovely remote location, with hiking trails and the lake nearby.
Front of Grove Farm1st Floor Living Room of Grove Farm
Lakeside Center
Lakeside Center includes Shuster Hall, a multipurpose / classroom building, and two lodges with 14 beds total.

Shuster Hall is a LEEDs certified green building. Perfect for meetings and retreats, the upstairs is a large open room with comfortable seating at tables for 60. There is small kitchen for anyone to use, and a commercial kitchen for pre approved trained users. For more information about food service, please see our FAQs. The downstairs is a classroom / lab facility with a projector, whiteboard, and seating for about 20. 
Deck of Shuster HallMain Room of Shuster Hall
Davis and Robison Lodges provide comfortable modern housing, with each lodge having a complete kitchen. The lodges function as dorm space for the residential semesters, and are not equipped with television or bedding. These facilities can be rented with or separate from Shuster Hall.

Common Area of Robinson LodgeOutside of Davis Lodge
Computer access: All Lakeside Center facilities have wireless internet. A projector is available both upstairs and downstairs at Shuster Hall. For more information, please see FAQs.

Lakeside Center is in use for residential semesters from mid-August through late December, mid-January through early May, and the month of June. The lodges are not available during this time, but events may be scheduled at Shuster Hall if they do not conflict with classes. 
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