Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure

Universal Studios

Jump right into the action of the movies at Universal Studios®, the number one movie and TV-based theme park in the world. At this real, working film and TV studio, students get a backstage look at how movies are made while they plunge into darkness on Revenge of the MummySM,  see, hear, and feel the action in the hilarious Shrek 4-D;™, and zap aliens to save the galaxy on the interactive ride MEN IN BLACK™ Alien Attack™.

Universal Studios Arch Entrance

Arch Entrance

Universal Studio Globe

Universal Studio Globe

Spider-Man Ride

Spider-Man Ride

Islands of Adventure

Right next door to Universal Studios® you can experience the innovative thrills of Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park. Here students will take a journey through five uniquely themed islands where timeless myths, legends, children’s stories, cartoons, and comic books come to life before your eyes. From The Incredible Hulk Coaster® to the Jurassic Park River Adventure® to the eye-popping, first-of-its-kind 3-D thrill ride The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man®, the world’s most cutting-edge rides, shows, and interactive attractions challenge all your senses!

Make Your Education Extraordinary!

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 learning to life with our one of a kind 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.

Another option  for you is the online Teacher Resource Guide. This guide provides a challenging and engaging course of study with self-guided activities. It also meets Florida Sunshine State Standards with lessons that prepare students for standardized testing like the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT).

Universal Orlando is proud to team with educators like you to develop programs combining classroom learning with practical application to help you inspire, enlighten, and entertain your students.

Programs include:

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.
  • Go on location to learn the importance of atmosphere through set design.

Behind the Adventure

A SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY T OUR OF UNIVERSAL’S ISLANDS OF ADVENTURE® Discover how science is involved in creating the world’s most technologically advanced theme park. Find out about real life applications of physics, technology, horticulture and general sciences which 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® launched.
  • Learn how we choose and care for the foliage throughout the park.

School of Rock

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.

Grad Bash 2014

Universal Orlando’s Grad Bash ‘14


It’s fun and excitement all night at two amazing theme parks – Grad Bash ’14, only at Universal Orlando® Resort, featuring live concerts, the world’s most thrilling rides and attractions, multiple dance parties, street entertainment, karaoke, optional pre-parties and more.

Universal’s Gradventure ’14


GradventureCelebrate in style– Universal’s Gradventure ’14, only at Universal Orlando® Resort. This one-of-a-kind middle school graduation celebration features the world’s most thrilling rides and attractions, multiple dance parties, street entertainment, karaoke, early admission into Universal Studios® at 4 pm, and more.

Tour Packages Include

Single -day or multi-day packages include round-trip transportation by deluxe motor coach, tour escort, all admission fees to attractions, detailed activities and itineraries, all meals, and accommodations at nationally recognized hotels.

Teachers are complimentary based on ratio chosen by school

Customized Itineraries can also include:

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