Learning is FUNdamental at Hersheypark! Students will have a great time and gain hands-on experience in areas all across the curriculum, from Science and Math, to Marketing and Entertainment!
Not able to visit on an Education Day? Download our Math, Science, or Physics Guides and customize a visit on the date of your choice!
With your single or multi-day tickets, access the Park the evening prior to your scheduled visit for FREE. Enter 2-1/2* hours prior to Park closing and enjoy the entire Park! Details
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2014 Education Dates are listed below, but check back for more information and presentation times!
*May 2: Math Day - View Details
May 9: Physics Day - View Details
May 16: Science Day - View Details
May 22: Entertainment Day - View Details
May 23: Business & Marketing Professionals Day - View Details
May 30: Wellness Day - View Details
May: Home School Month - View Details
*Hersheypark will be open from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Math Day - May 2
Calculate a variety of real-life, real-time equations within the Park using probabilities, percentages, problem-solving, and more. Download the Hersheypark Math Manual with NCTM standards for activities such as creating graphs, plots, and tessellations. Hersheypark is open from 10 AM – 8 PM.
Physics Day – Friday, May 9
Hersheypark becomes a giant physics laboratory on this special day! Download our Physics Guide and apply the principles of physics to measure how force, energy, mass, and other concepts keep Hersheypark rides going up…and coming down! Download the Hersheypark Physics Manual.
Science Day – Friday, May 16
Using our Physical Science Guide, students will be challenged to measure, calculate, experience, and comprehend physical science concepts such as speed, energy, and force. Download the Hersheypark Science Manual.
Entertainment Day – Thursday, May 22
The spotlight shines on the award-winning shows at Hersheypark on Entertainment Day! Students will have the opportunity to take a special behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to produce our resident shows, and meet the animal trainers and sea lion stars of our Aquatheatre show. They’ll have exclusive access to the usual-closed rehearsals of select strolling and stage shows. And, students can attend a Q&A session with one of the leading choreographers in the amusement park entertainment industry (space is limited).
Business & Marketing Professionals Day – Friday, May 23
Business & Marketing experts from Hersheypark and Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction will give a series of presentations discussing a variety of business and marketing disciplines. The presentations in the Chevrolet Music Box Theatre are approximately 20 – 30 minutes long and will be followed by a Q&A session.
Wellness Day – Friday, May 30
Spend a day of wellness and physical activity at Hersheypark! Students will start the day with an interactive and educational Health Fair as they work their way through our study guide on nutrition and well-being. Then, your group can purchase our healthy dining options and spend the rest of the day exploring more than 100 acres of fun. It’s a day focused on Hersheypark Happy and Hersheypark Healthy! Download the Hersheypark Wellness Manual.
Home School Month
Hersheypark invites Home School families to enjoy a special admission discount during the month of May! Visit on one of our scheduled education days and participate in the fun and learning with other school groups. (Open select days in May. Please refer to Summer Operating Calendar.)