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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 - $11.95 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 $11.95 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!

Click on the programs below to view proposed activities and worksheets. Most activities can be done independently by older students or may be overseen by the teacher. Please choose the activities that best suit your class, download the worksheets, print & distribute them to your class.

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 filers 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 Safari (Preschool - 3rd Grade):
Tour Storybook Lane & Timber Bear's Barnyard to challenge and enhance the imagination.

Adirondack Alive (4th - 12th Grade):
Explore the different types of trees living naturally in the Adirondack Park here at EFWS.

Got History? (Customized Worksheets for All Grades):
Learn how EFWS has changed and grown over the years. Visit the Museum of Enchanted Memories.

What's Cooking? (Customized Worksheets for All Grades):
Use math skills while learning about different foods made & served at EFWS.


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 30. 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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