Education Days

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Education Days

Program Information

Doubling as an outdoor classroom, Kings Island brings learning to life! Students have the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the basics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun and interactive setting. Interactive educational stations will be set up throughout the park and operated by COSI (Center of Science and Industry) personnel during each Education Day programming date. They’ll provide hands-on activities to demonstrate the science behind select rides in the park!

Chaperone Lounge

Relax in our teacher hospitality room while your students immerse themselves in Education Days. You’ll be able to enjoy light refreshments and Wi-Fi in a comfortable atmosphere. Grade papers, work on lesson plans or relax while they do the field work.

2016 Program Dates

May 6, 13, 20, 27 (Every Friday in May)
May 16-19 (Monday-Thursday)

2016 Program Pricing

$30.00 - Advanced Sale Price
$30.00 - Day of Visit Gate Price at the Group Sales Window
$32.50 - Pre-purchased Education Days Admission w/ Dinosaurs Alive!

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Meal Options

Picnic Meal $11.00 (plus tax where applicable)
Meal is served in our picnic grove from 11:00-1:30pm and features chicken fingers, hot dogs, potato chips, fruit, cookies and soft drinks. (One time in, One time out)
Please note, the Picnic Meal is ONLY AVAILABLE on May 1, 8, 11-15, 22, 29
Meal Voucher $12.00 (plus tax where applicable)
Meal vouchers can be redeemed anytime throughout the day at the Festhaus, Rivertown Pizza or Street Pizza. Meal includes a choice of hamburger, cheeseburger, chicken tenders or two slices of pizza, plus french fries or a side salad and a 20oz soft drink.
All Day Drink Wristband $11.00
Receive unlimited fountain soft drinks the entire day of your visit.
Education Days Picnic Meal/Drink Wristband Combo $18.00
Meal Voucher/Drink Wristband Combo $19.00

Workbook Downloads

We also provide the necessary educational tools for teachers- student workbooks, educator guides and pre-trip classroom activities! Our Education Days curriculum has been compiled with the assistance and guidance of COSI. Our teacher and student workbooks are available free of charge!



Ticket Policies

  • Unless otherwise noted, all ticket orders (admission and meal) must be pre-paid fourteen (14) 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 Front 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, purchase order, money order (payable to “Kings Island”) or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover accepted). Unfortunately, personal checks 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.

Transportation Policies

Parking: Bus parking is free. Bus drivers will receive a complimentary admission ticket when presenting their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and original toll booth parking receipt at the Group Sales building, located at the front gate (does not include picnic meal or bottomless soda wristbands). Non bus parking will be $12 if purchased in advance or prices may vary on the day of your visit.

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