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Deeply discounted rates valid through June 30 for all types of school groups - educational too!

Bring your class to the Enchanted Forest Water Safari as a great reward for a yearlong of learning! School group outings can be customized to meet the needs of any class or subject. Whether you're looking for just a fun getaway or a day that is both fun and educational, we have Safari Scholar Programs (listed below) that will fit any class or we can create a program for you! You'll get a day full of fun in the park for your students and a way to make learning fun! A school trip to EFWS is a one-of-a-kind learning experience - not your average field trip!

We encourage school groups to set up a no-obligation reservation NOW!  No Deposit Required and No Obligation to attend - you can modify or cancel at anytime!

Discounted School Group Rates

Only official schools and home school groups qualify for our school group rates. School group rates are only valid Opening Day through June 30. School Groups must have a minimum of 12 youth to qualify for the rate. One free chaperone will be admitted for every 6 youth in the group. Tickets must be purchased as one sale by supervisor. Reservations are required.

  • Pre-3rd Grade $11.00
  • 4th-8th Grade $12.00
  • 9th-12th Grade $16.00
  • Additional Chaperones $16.00

Add discounted food to the fun! Lunch for the Bunch for a simple, delicious organized group lunch, served all together at one time! (Lunch times are chosen on the day of your outing at check in.) Lunch for the Bunch is a great value and includes 2 slices of cheese pizza, potato chips, and a regular soda. Group tickets for refreshing Ice Cream Cones are available too! (If purchased, ice cream tickets are given so your group may enjoy their treat at any time during the day!) We also offer special school group discounts for an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet featuring charbroiled hamburgers, hot dogs, salt potatoes, tossed salad, potato chips, watermelon wedges and unlimited all day beverage at your reserved pavilion! Pepsi soft drinks, coffee, iced tea & pink lemonade (sorry no substitutions).

  • School Group Lunch for the Bunch $4.00 per person
  • School Group Ice Cream Cone $2.25 per person
  • School Group Buffet - $12.95 per person - Buffet requires a minimum guarantee of 20 guests. $250.00 non-refundable deposit and completed, signed agreement is required no less than 3 weeks in advance to secure the date.

Youth Group All-You-Can-Eat Buffet with All Day Beverage!
At just $12.95 per person, this is the best value!
Ages 2 and under are Free!

Youth Group Buffet Menu includes:

  • Charbroiled Hamburgers
  • Hot Dogs
  • Salt Potatoes
  • Tossed Salad
  • Potato Chips
  • Watermelon Wedges
  • Unlimited All Day Beverages at your reserved pavilion - Pepsi Soft Drinks, Coffee, Iced Tea & Pink Lemonade

Sorry, no substitutions. Prices subject to NYS sales tax. Tax-exempt groups must attach certificate with signed agreement.

Safari Scholar Educational Programs

Enchanted Forest Water Safari offers your students a unique combination of hands-on learning and fun. It is a terrific way to generate enthusiasm for learning while making connections from school subjects to the real world.

Teachers and students gain the benefits of everyday examples of classroom lessons and textbook theories. Enchanted Forest Water Safari has educational Safari Scholar Educational Programs to suit any class & subject, from Preschool through 12th Grade. Don't see something that suits you, give us a call and we can customize something to meet your needs!

Program descriptions are listed below. For more information or to receive the packet of worksheet for any program, fill out our school group form below or let us know when you make a reservation! Most activities can be done independently by older students or may be overseen by the teacher.

School of Pool (All Grades):
Our most popular educational opportunity is School of Pool. Students will learn the ins and outs of water park operation - pool water testing (pH, Alkalinity, and Chlorine), pool pumps & filters, lifeguard training, water safety, and more.  In this demonstration, students will learn how we use different chemicals to balance water (PH, Alkalinity, Chlorine) and how pool pumps and filters work to keep the water clean with a behind-the-scenes tour of these facilities.  Our Certified Lifeguard Instructors can also demonstrate basic lifeguarding techniques, including water safety information and sun protection.

Storybook Lane Adventure (Preschool - 3rd Grade):
Learn to improve your recall & recognition!  Tour Storybook Lane & Timber Bear's Barnyard to challenge and enhance the imagination, and then answer the questions about the fairytales and barnyard animals seen during your visit.

Adirondack Alive: Adirondack Tree Identification (4-12th Grade):
Learn to recognize the difference between everyday trees! Explore and identify the different types of trees living naturally in the Adirondack Park here at Enchanted Forest Water Safari by using your observations and the tree identification key.

Enchanted Forest Water Safari History & Memory Challenge (Customized Worksheets for All Grades):
Learn how Enchanted Forest Water Safari has changed and grown over the years! Visit the Museum of Enchanted Memories and read the included history to complete the reading comprehension worksheets.

Walter Safari’s Secret Recipes (Customized Worksheets for All Grades):
Learn about different foods made and served at En­chanted Forest Water Safari! Test your math skills by using information about our food (cost, weight, ingredients, etc.) to complete the multiple choice and short answer questions.

Water Safari Journalism Workshop (Customized Worksheets for All Grades)
Learn what it takes to be a reporter! Write your own front-page story for the Safari Sentinel!  Use your writing skills and the included step-by-step reporting guide to write a press release about your visit to Enchanted Forest Water Safari.

Make A School Group Reservation or Request Information!

Only official school or home school groups qualify for school group rates. School group rates are only valid through June 30th. Minimum of 12 youth required to qualify for the rate. Reservations will not be accepted for school groups after that date.

(Please note you must provide a tax exempt form annually)

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