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Universal Orlando Resort

Experience One-Of-A-Kind Educational Programs at Universal Orlando® Resort

Education becomes an unforgettable experience when you take your students behind the scenes at Universal Orlando® Resort! Take learning to a new level with hands on, inside out, real life, beyond-the-imagination programs in experiential education that excite and inspire your students. Universal Orlando takes students beyond the classroom to bring education to life with our unforgettable educational program—Universal Studies!
Students will be able to:

  • Discover the science behind the thrills of Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, the world’s most technologically advanced theme park.
  • Learn about the art of storytelling and the skill of movie making at Universal Studios Florida®.
  • Witness real life applications of the classroom principles you’ve been teaching.
  • Apply their knowledge in interesting new ways.
  • Watch learning come to life with live performance assembly programs.

GUIDED TOURS

Special FX

Discover the Secrets of Movie Making at Universal Studios®
Find out how the arts and sciences are used to create some of the most spectacular special effects in motion picture history—and what it took to re-create those effects in some of Universal Studios’ most popular attractions in this hands-on, interactive tour.

In this program, students will:

  • Uncover secrets of set design and construction at Revenge of the Mummy®.
  • Learn how make up effects are created at Universal Horror Make-Up Show.
  • Get backstage access to our soundstages and production facilities.

Behind the Adventure

A Science and Technology Tour of Universal’s Islands of Adventure®

Learn how science is involved in creating the world’s most technologically advanced theme park. Find out about real life applications of physics, technology, and general sciences that were used to design and build this state-of-the-art theme park.

In this program, students will:

  • Marvel at the technology used to make The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man® so amazing.
  • Take a look “under the hood” at how The Incredible Hulk Coaster® launches.
  • Learn the role literature plays within Universal’s Islands of Adventure®.

School of Rock

An In-Depth Tour Experience
Tour the Hard Rock Hotel® and learn what it takes to meet the challenges of daily operation while remaining a profitable business. Find out what goes on behind the scenes while discovering hospitality industry career opportunities.

In this program, students will:

  • Get an up-close look at the Food & Beverage, Catering, Housekeeping, Guest Services and Sales & Marketing departments.
  • Review daily operations from maintenance to coordinating events to revenue management.
  • Feed their inspiration with lunch at The Kitchen restaurant, where they’ll learn from a professional chef about culinary arts and career opportunities.

FIRSTHAND LEARNING PROGRAMS

Ride Design

Innovation in Motion
Participate in an in-depth discussion of ride design and the application of science and physics when building attractions at Universal Studios® and Islands of Adventure. Hear what engineers at Universal Orlando use on a daily basis to design state-of-the-art attractions.

Culinary Arts

Recipe for Success
Think about cooking for all the guests that visit Universal Orlando Resort each day! Learn basic food preparation principles, culinary techniques, and culinary art strategy in a fun, interactive setting. Ask about the Lunch and Learn Pizza Party!

Marketing and Sales

Getting the Message Out
The Marketing and Sales program teaches students about the effective marketing and sales campaigns created to promote Universal Orlando® Resort. Students learn about advertising, group sales, branding, marketing, and promotions. The program describes campaigns and marketing tactics for attractions such as The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man® and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, special events, and other marketing initiatives throughout the resort..

Our Weather

Planning for Nature
Meet with and learn from WESH 2’s meteorologist Amy Sweezey. In this unique live presentation, you’ll see what goes in to understanding weather patterns and the impact it can have on theme park guests.

ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS

The Right to Dream

Witness the struggle and sacrifice for civil rights in America in this compelling performance. The Right to Dream takes the audience back to a young man’s coming of age as an African American in Mississippi during the 1950’s and 1960’s. The issues of the day are illuminated in this performance that leads the audience to an understanding of the fight against prejudice and how it has shaped history.
Appropriate for grades 6 – 12

Through the Eyes of a Friend

Get a glimpse into the world of Anne Frank, a young girl who was a victim of the Holocaust. Witness the pain, loss and hope of people during the Holocaust. This moving performance is a poignant portrait of friendship and survival brought to life through the eyes of Anne Frank’s best friend.

Universal Educational Package #1

3 Days/2 Nights

– Two nights hotel accommodations in Central Florida
– Two breakfasts at hotel
– Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe
– One 2-day park to park ticket to Universal Studios® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®
– Universal Educational Program
– Two complimentary double occupancy packages for the Director
– One complimentary quad occupancy package for each 10 paid students
– Just Orlando Youth Tours Representative on call for 24 hour emergency service
– All Taxes and Gratuities are included
– Liability Insurance Coverage

Universal Educational Package #2

3 Days/2 Nights

– Two nights hotel accommodations in Central Florida
– Two breakfasts at hotel
– One 2-day park to park ticket to Universal Studios® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®
– Universal Educational Program
– One (1) day admission to Wet ‘n Wild
– Hotdog/Hamburger BBQ at Wet ‘n Wild
– Dinner at CiCi’s All You Can Eat Pizza Buffet
– Two complimentary double occupancy packages for the Director
– One complimentary quad occupancy package for each 10 paid students
– Just Orlando Youth Tours Representative on call for 24 hour emergency service
– All Taxes and Gratuities are included
– Liability Insurance Coverage