Student and Youth Group Events
Fun is now in session! From student learning and leading to celebrating and having fun, Great America offers fun and affordable events that will thrill Student and Youth Groups of all sizes and varieties.
USA Cheer Competition
Saturday, October 7
Participate in the Spooktacular Cheerleading Competition hosted by USA Cheer!
Thursday, May 18
Experience unique behind-the-scenes, in-depth educational presentations hosted by Great America ride engineers and mechanics!
Physics, Science and Math Days
May 5, 12 & 19
The principles of physics come to life as California's Great America offers special days where the amusement park is transformed into the world's largest classroom!
May 5, 12 & 19
California’s Great America is offering an exclusive educational discount price to all Homeschoolers and their families during our private Physics, Science and Math Days.
May 17, 18, 25, 26
Don't miss this exclusive time for schools to come together and experience the many thrills and excitement that California's Great America has to offer!
Performing Arts Day
Friday, May 19
Students can attend educational performing arts workshops such as theatrical dance, make-up and vocal lessons, all taught by professionals, while enjoying the fun filled atmosphere of California's Great America.
A Thrilling Celebration
California's Great America provides the safest and most fun graduation event for your well deserving students. Thrills, food and fun will be the just reward for 12 years of dedication and hard work!
Saturday, May 20
Gather your girl scout troop to “Thrillbuilders!” Enjoy a day in the park as well as a special event program created by the Girl Scouts of Northern California and California’s Great America.
Reward Your Students
What better way to reward your students than a field trip full of excitement and thrills at Great America? Outings can be tailored to fit almost every need and budget. Get in touch with us today to start planning!
Youth Leadership Day
Friday, April 21
Presented by Leading to Change, one of the most exciting youth training teams in the country, your students will build their leadership, public speaking, communication and decision-making skills.
Student and Youth Programs
California's Great America offers many options when it comes to School Groups, Churches and Organizations. From making the park your own personal interactive classroom, to showing off your students' talents while marching through the park, we have an affordable package that will fit your needs!
Performances and Competitions
Great America offers all kinds opportunities for young bands, teams and organizations to shine.
Festival of Music
May 5 & 12
Great America's Festival of Music offers student music ensembles and their directors an opportunity to perform in our unique setting as nationally known adjudicators & composers listen, evaluate and comment on your ensemble's performance.
April 1, 2, 8 & 9
Experience the excitement of a fun, non-competitive event that offers a great opportunity to showcase the students dancing abilities on a professional stage.
Performance in the Plaza
Be the Center of Attention
Our performance program is an excellent opportunity for students to perform in a fun, exciting environment with thousands of spectators. Your performance members become the center of attention as they march down the midways or perform on our outdoor stages!