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Carowinds Student & Youth Programs
Carowinds Student & Youth Programs

Student & Youth Programs

Introducing New Fall Educational Opportunities!

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Performances and Competitions

Carowinds offers all kinds of opportunities for young bands, teams and organizations to shine.

Carowinds Student and Youth Festival of Music

Festival of Music

Select Dates from March - June, 2019

Our Festival of Music provides band, orchestra, and choral students a performance experience unlike any other, where directors and their ensembles have a special opportunity to perform and play in our unique on-site venues at Carowinds!

Carowinds Student and Youth JROTC Drill Corps Competition

JROTC Cadet Corps

May 4, 2019

Offering a competitive performance experience like no other, this event allows Cadet Corps and their directors to display their skills in our on-site venues and be evaluated, judged and critiqued by nationally known military drill instructors. 

Carowinds Student and Youth Performance in the Park

Performance in the Park

Any Public Operating Day, Subject To Availability

Be a part of the tradition! Come perform at Carowinds! We have opportunities for your choir, band, orchestra or dance group to perform at the park in front of thousands of people year round! We have unique performances for Winterfest coming up as well! Ask us for details!

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Student and Youth Group Events

Save the Date! See below for our 2019 Spring programming dates!

Carowinds Student and Youth Field Trips

One Day Visit & Field Trips

Pick A Day

Whether you're looking to plan a field trip, senior class trip, end-of-year celebration, church youth group retreat or just want to take your youth group some place memorable, Carowinds is the perfect destination for a day full of fun. 

Carowinds Student and Youth Education Days

2019 Spring Education Days

Select Dates from March - May, 2019

With rides that go up, down and every-which-way, Carowinds is the ultimate venue for a strong understanding of the basics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. At Education Days, students experience hands-on lessons that link directly to physics of the rides.

Carowinds Student and Youth Marketing Day

Marketing Day

April 26, 2019

Students can see real-world marketing in action as they learn how the Thrill Capital of the Southeast sells fun to consumers. This education-packed day includes a special seminar by Carowinds’ Marketing team.

Carowinds Student and Youth Leadership Day

Leadership Day

May 16, 2019 & May 17, 2019

In 2019 we are offering two days of our Youth Leadership program! It will be the same program both days and you may attend whichever session works best for your schedule!

Carowinds Student and Youth Engineering Day

Engineering Day

May 3, 2019

Bring the Engineering classroom outdoors and learn about the in and outs of how roller coasters really work and the role that math, physics and science play in every inch of track. 

Carowinds Student and Youth Career Day

Career Day

May 10, 2019

Learn of the many careers that it takes to run the business of fun where the Carolinas come together! Your students will embark on an educational journey as an HR Department Representative will give a brief overview of the best practices for interviews and what Carowinds looks for in prospective employees. Then, participate in round table discussions with managers of different departments to get a better sense of how all careers have a place in the theme park environment.

Fall Education Day

October 5, 2018

Who says all learning must happen at school? Carowinds' Education Days are a fantastic option for enhancing lessons in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Carowinds partners with Atomz Labs, one of the nation's leaders in interactive education, to deliver an impactful, one-two punch of hands-on STEM learning and action-packed fun. Join us October 5th for our first Fall Education Day!

Theatre Arts Day

October 5, 2018

What does it take to produce world-class shows at Carowinds? At Theatre Arts Day, join our Entertainment Team for an interactive discussion about all things Entertainment!

Carowinds Student and Youth Girl Scout Day

Girl Scout Day

October 20th

Mark your calendars, Carowinds will be hosting its annual Girl Scout Day and has partnered with Carolina Peaks to Piedmont and Hornet's Nest to provide exciting opportunities for troops.