Pennsylvania

Kennywood Park

 
Kennywood Park, located just outside of Pittsburgh, PA, is proud to be one of only two amusement parks designated a national historic landmark. A traditional amusement park, Kennywood has hosted groups for 120  years and is western Pennsylvania’s perfect venue for school, scout, and homeschool field trips. Whether it’s a group outing or a catered picnic, our representatives can help you plan an exciting day filled with one-of-a-kind rides, games, and delicious food; all found in a safe environment. Contact us today to book your field trip!
 
Contact Info
Address: 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin, PA 15122. Allegheny County.
Tel: 412-461-0500.
Hrs: Gates open at 11AM, rides progressively open starting from 11AM.
 
SCHOOL
Education Days at Kennywood allow teachers and students to use the park as a means to understand key concepts in science, art, mathematics, and more. Teachers can provide students with Kennywood’s printable educational resources, which feature activities such as finding pulse rates before and after and after a ride, exploring the park’s architecture on a scavenger hunt, calculating the distance a ride travels, and more. Kennywood’s Education Days for 2018 will be Wednesday, May 16, and Tuesday, May 22. Rates start at $24 per person. Pricing varies, check website for details.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 412-464-9931.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Mathematics, Science.
Topics Covered: algebra, biology, physics, physiology, problem solving, visual art.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 5-8 hours, 1 day. Variety of hotels nearby.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 12/1
Registration: 412-464-9931
Cost: Fee.
 
 
SCOUTS
Kennywood is the perfect destination for your scout group! Group rates begin at 15 people. Spend a day together exploring the thrills and chills of Kennywood for an unforgettable adventure for scouts of all ages. Pricing varies, check website for details.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 412-464-9931.
 
Supports Scout Badges In:
Topics Covered:
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 5-8 hours, 1 day. Variety of hotels nearby.
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: 12/1
Registration: 412-464-9931
Cost: Fee.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
Homeschool groups are welcome to enjoy thrilling rides at Kennywood while learning key concepts in mathematics, science, art, and more. Kennywood’s printable educational materials include activities that encourage homeschoolers to learn about cardiac performance, algebraic equations, horticulture, and architecture using experience at the park. Rates start at $24 per person. Pricing varies, check website for details.
 
Contact Info
Phone: 412-464-9931.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Mathematics, Science.
Topics Covered: algebra, architecture, biology, horticulture, physics, visual art.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Performances.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 5-8 hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 12/1
Registration: 412-464-9931
Cost: Fee.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Amusement Park Lesson Plan

Which horses on a carousel move the fastest: the ones on the inside or the ones on the outside? Does a roller coaster have an engine? Amusement park rides can give a fun glimpse into the physics needed to make them work. You'll find physics can be pretty amusing!... Continue