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Great America Student and Youth Programs

It's Not Just About The Fun!

But don't tell the kids.

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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

USA Cheer Competition

Saturday, October 7

Participate in the Spooktacular Cheerleading Competition hosted by USA Cheer!

Great America Engineering Day

Engineering Day

Thursday, May 18

Experience unique behind-the-scenes, in-depth educational presentations hosted by Great America ride engineers and mechanics!

Great America Physics, Science and Math Days

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!

Great America Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days

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.

Great America School Days

School 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!

Great America Performing Arts Day

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.

Great America Grad Nite

Grad Nite

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!

Great America Thrillbuilders


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.

Great America Field Trips

Field Trips

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!

Great America Youth Leadership Day

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.

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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!

Contact Us Call 408.986.5853 Youth Program Guide
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Performances and Competitions

Great America offers all kinds opportunities for young bands, teams and organizations to shine.

Great America Festival of Music

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.

Great America Dance Days

Dance Days

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.

Great America Performance in the Plaza

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!