Residents of Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes can enjoy nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment venues that are close and easy to access. While you are here, take the short drive to Watertown to check out the Thompson Park Zoo and Conservatory or do some shopping, visit the picturesque 1000 Islands or Adirondack Mountains, or cross the border into Canada. Whether you are traveling around the area to explore New York or wanting to stay at home, you can enjoy the friendly community Fort Drum has created. To see what events are happening on Fort Drum or within the local area, visit these websites:
Looking to explore New York, beyond Fort Drum? Check out these websites:
Schools & Child Care
Students who live with Fort Drum Mountain Community
Homes attend the public school in either the Carthage
Central School District or the Indian River
Central School District. The community in which a
Resident resides will determine their school district.
Indian River School District communities include Adirondack Creek, Crescent Woods, and Monument Ridge. Rhicard Hills is in the Carthage School District community.
School Support Services
Fort Drum’s School Support Services office is available to provide you with all the information needed about the local school districts, how to enroll, and more! Visit their website or give them a call at (315) 772-3214.
Fort Drum’s Child and Youth Services (CYS) offers full-time, part-time, or hourly care, before and after school care, summer camps, middle school and teen programs, and more. Any child who wants to participate in any of the services that CYS has to offer must be registered with Parent Central Services. For more information about childcare options, visit their website or give them a call at (315) 772-8675.
We have complied a list of some of the most used
services and resources Fort Drum has to offer in one convenient
Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (FMWR): FMWR provides programs for families and youth, sports and fitness, recreation and more.
Army Community Services (ACS): ACS offers several programs and support for both individuals and families.
Veterinary Treatment Facility: Fort Drum’s Veterinary Treatment Facility offers routine care services for pets of military families.
Candlewood Suites on Fort Drum: Fort Drum offers on post lodging through IHG Army Hotels.
Robert C. McEwen Library: Fort Drum’s on post library offers a multimedia area, children’s library, periodical area, an open reading area with 60 computers and more.
Fitness Centers: Fort Drum offers three fitness centers to Soldiers and Families on post. To see their locations, hours of operation and programs available, visit their websites at:
Atkins Functional Fitness Facility
Monti Physical Fitness Center
Magrath Sports Complex and Pool
Legal Assistance: Fort Drum offers personal legal assistance to Soldiers and their Families. To find out more information on what type of assistance can be provided, visit this site.
Post Exchange: offers a variety of shopping, fuel, and dining opportunities on post.
Commissary: located at 10730C Enduring Freedom Drive.
Gate information: anyone entering Fort Drum must present a valid DoD card. Individuals who do not possess a DoD card can visit the Visitor Control Center located at the Lt. Gen. Paul Cerjan gate.
Medical Care: Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic is Fort Drum’s medical care facility. It does not provide emergency care.
Maps & Directions
Our leasing office is located at the Welcome Home
Center on the second floor of Clark Hall, 10720 Mt. Belvedere
Blvd., Fort Drum, NY 13602.
FROM RT. 11/PAUL CERJAN MAIN GATE:
- Continue through gate onto Iraqi Freedom Drive.
- Take the second right turn onto Mt. Belvedere Boulevard.
- Clark Hall will be on the right-hand side of the road.
- Continue through gate onto Mt. Belvedere Boulevard.
- Continue through three intersections and you will see Clark Hall on the left-hand side of the road.
To visit one of our four community centers, click on the following links: