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Monday - Friday
9AM - 5PM
Select Dates: March - June
Classroom lessons are given life in our action-packed Education Days, brought to eager learners in a partnership with Atomz Lab. Visit Carowinds Plaza from 9:00am-3:00pm for this hands-on educational experience. Education Days have been carefully designed to align with North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia Standard Courses of Study as well as National Science Standards.
To help you make the most of your day with your students, Carowinds offers these free downloadable, age-appropriate workbooks for every grade level. Download yours now!
Add Even More Fun and Food to the Day!
11AM - 2PM
Enjoy a buffet of Fried Chicken, Hot Dogs, Mac & Cheese, Salad, Corn, Potato Chips, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Ice Cream & Soft Drinks. Each guest may visit the buffet once.
Buffet & All-Day Drinks
11AM - 2PM
Add a full day of free refills on drinks to a buffet of Fried Chicken, Hot Dogs, Mac & Cheese, Salad, Corn, Potato Chips, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Ice Cream & Soft Drinks. Each guest may visit the buffet once.
Combining finely detailed hand-crafted animatronics, interactive consoles, a lush setting and educational content that reflect the latest scientific theories, Dinosaurs Alive! gives students a rare chance to walk among these awe-inspiring beasts and actively engage in a unique learning experience.
Unless otherwise noted, all ticket orders (admission and meal) must be pre-paid ten (10) days prior to your visit to allow sufficient time to process your order. Orders received less than seven (7) days prior to your visit will be held at the North Gate Admission Services (Will Call) for pick-up. Season Pass holders do not count toward your group size.
Admission tickets, meal tickets, and bottomless soda wristbands are non-refundable. No rain checks are offered.
Payment must be made via school check, money order (payable to "Carowinds”) or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover accepted). Unfortunately, personal checks or purchase orders are not accepted.
All school checks will be processed through Telecheck for approval. If declined, another method of payment will be requested.
Chaperones: one (1) chaperone admission ticket will be given for every fifteen (15) admission tickets purchased, unless otherwise noted. Complimentary chaperone tickets do not include picnic meal or bottomless soda wristbands.
Bus Parking and Driver Admission
Bus parking is free. Bus drivers will receive a complimentary admission ticket when presenting their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at the Group Sales building, located at the North Gate Admission Services window (does not include picnic meal or bottomless soda wristbands).