Join us June 8-9 for the Raystown Field Station 50th Anniversary!

Friends of the Field Station are welcome back to campus to celebrate the Station's 50th year during Alumni Weekend, June 6-9, 2024. We know the Station is a special place to many and we look forward to celebrating 50 years of its existence. We hope you will join us to celebrate this milestone in the life of the station.

Online Registration is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome! Please register at our on-site Registration Desk in Ellis Hall Lobby. The hours are below:

Thursday, June 6: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Friday, June 7: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 8: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 9: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

  • Schedule of Events - See below for the Raystown Field Station 50th Anniversary schedule of events.
  • Accommodations - Consider a variety of available lodging options in the Huntingdon area or stay in a residence hall (limited rooms available for on-campus lodging).
  • Alumni Weekend - Take a look at the broader Alumni Weekend schedule of events and register for additional social activities and meals.
  • Additional Information - Find information about parking, cancellations, accessibility or dietary needs, and other details.
  • Attendee List - See who’s coming to this year’s event. If someone you’d like to see isn’t on the list, get in touch and encourage them to register! Note: Some registrants may have chosen not to appear on this list.
  • Campus Map - Find your way around campus to see new additions and old favorites.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, June 8

Raystown Field Station Gathering
6 – 8 p.m. Picnic Dinner
8 – 11 p.m. Campfire and After Party
Raystown Field Station
Join faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the Raystown Field Station for a casual evening to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Enjoy “what the Station does best” - a picnic dinner, campfire, boat tours, and time spent outdoors!

Adult: $15.00
Child 12 and under: Free

Sunday, June 9

Raystown Field Station 50th Anniversary Celebration
10:30 a.m. – noon
Raystown Field Station
Commemorate the 50th anniversary of our beloved Raystown Field Station. Enjoy a plenary speaker and brunch during this celebration of the Station’s past, present, and future. 

Adult: $25.00
Child 12 and under: Free