Carowinds provides the perfect backdrop for out-of-classroom, fun school activities and student field trips. Make our amusement park your educational playground! Here are the top 10 reasons why you should bring your class to Carowinds this year.
You just can’t beat the educational value! We make learning FUN for your students as they experience our Education Days youth programs with in-park student activities that coincide with state-approved curriculum materials available for download on our website. We’ve worked with leading educators and subject-matter experts to offer the best in content and impact for learning at all grades and levels.
You will spark creative thinking among your students. Take part in one of our interactive, feature programs like Career Day, Engineering Day, Marketing Day, and Health Sciences Day where leaders from these exciting and ever-growing fields will engage and excite your students about possible future career choices!
Your students will create lasting memories. When you participate in our educational field trips, Carowinds becomes your own interactive, state-of-the-art classroom and ultimate out of the classroom experience. It will be a trip your students will talk about for years to come. Super-fun roller coasters? YES! Way-cool attractions, thrill rides and games? Of course! Amazing catering and food choices? You know it! Everything you need to make a fantastic school trip is here.
There is something for every student, teacher and course: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math content – you name it, we’ve got it!
We’ve got unique performance opportunities. Do your kids have a talent? Showcase it at one of our performance events. Students can take center stage at our unique performance venues or march right through the hustle and bustle of the park as part of our Performance in the Park program or perform in front of nationally and internationally known adjudicators for ratings and comments as part of our renowned Festival of Music program!
These trips are about hands-on learning. Our 2020 Educational partner, Atomz Lab, will bring STEAM to life in our all-new STEAM Village! Join us for our expanded Education Day program as we offer 6 different hands-on educational booths for an outstanding outdoor classroom experience, as well as a new live educational show each day!
We help shape future leaders. First-rate leadership skills can be gained in a variety of venues: school, clubs, sports and ... Carowinds? Yes, Carowinds! Bring your aspiring leaders to Youth Leadership Day, facilitated by fantastic trainers from nationally acclaimed Leading to Change!, where they will develop skills in public speaking, communication and decision-making with plenty of engaging action.
You can bring science and math to life! Where else can centripetal force, speed and velocity be experienced in such a memorable way? Your students will get to experience this first hand on our world-class coasters in a way they will never forget!
Students can celebrate new friendships. A trip to Carowinds is the perfect opportunity for your club or student association to bond and get to know each other better in a fun and unique way!
You’ll become the Favorite Teacher! Book a trip here and you’ll gain major popularity points. How could you not?
We offer fun and affordable packages that will thrill your entire group! For more information, please visit our student and youth programs page.