Pennsylvania

Hersheypark

 
Consistently ranked as one of America’s top theme parks, Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania offers over 100 years of history and fun! Home to more than 70 rides and attractions including 14 roller coasters, Hersheypark offers something for all school, scout, and homeschool groups! Experience four attractions for the price of one: Hersheypark®, The Boardwalk at Hersheypark®, Hershey’s Chocolate World® and ZooAmerica®. Enhance your day trip by adding a catered meal or discounted meal ticket. Call today to request rates and a Group Planner for your group.
 
Contact Info
Address: 100 W. Hersheypark Dr., Hershey, PA 17033. Dauphin County.
Tel: 800-242-4236, Option 1.
Hrs: Vary. Call for hours.
 
SCHOOL
School groups can enjoy May Education Days! Dedicated to science, physics, math, business and a variety of other topics; Education Days offer hands-on activities across curriculums during students’ visit. These activities range from scavenger hunts, marketing and science challenges, to live entertainment and presentations. Other additions to your group’s visit can include discounted meal tickets, and complimentary escort passes.
 
Contact Info
Name: Group Sales.
Phone: 800-242-4236, Option 1.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: 20 or more for group rates.
Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 4+ hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 10:1.
Registration: Phone, Fax, Mail.
Food Options: Available for purchase, catering and discounted meal tickets.
Cost: Call 1-800-242-4236, Option 1 for pricing
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: n/a.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Math, Physics, Science, Business & Marketing, Entertaining Arts, Health & Wellness.
Topics Covered: amusement parks, tourism, and entertainment. 
 
 
SCOUTS
Scout groups can save up to 45% with group rates, and are also eligible for a night of tent camping. Camp-O-Ree is an exclusive event the first two weekends in June for Girl Scouts, where they can camp at the park while enjoying more than 70 rides and attractions.
 
Contact Info
Name: Group Sales.
Phone: 800-242-4236, Option 1.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Min. 10 for group rates.
Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 4+ hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 10:1.
Registration: Phone, Fax, Mail.
Food Options: Available for purchase, Catering.
Cost: Call 1-800-242-4236, Option 1 for pricing
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: n/a.
 
Supports Scout Badges In: Physical Education.
Topics Covered: amusement parks, business, entertainment, rollercoasters.
 
 
HOMESCHOOL
May is Homeschool Month at Hersheypark! Homeschool families can enjoy a discount on admission, and may participate in scheduled education day programs with other school groups. We also provide online resources for groups looking to learn on their own during their visit.
 
Contact Info
Name: Group Sales.
Phone: 800-242-4236, Option 1.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 4+ hours.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 10:1.
Registration: Phone, Fax, Mail.
Food Options: Available for purchase, catering and discounted meal tickets.
Cost: Call 1-800-242-4236, Option 1 for pricing
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: n/a.
 
Supports Classroom Learning In: Physical Education, Science.
Topics Covered: amusement parks, business, entertainment, math, rollercoasters, science.

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