School Programs

As a non-profit educational service of The M.S. Hershey Foundation, Hershey Gardens offers educational programs for public and private school groups. Your students will love learning in our beautiful outdoor setting and you'll welcome our unique programs, which align with Pennsylvania Academic Standards.

We offer programs for Pre-school to High School. Please click on the links below to view the school programs.

Pre-School Program

Elementary School Program

Middle & High School Program

Homeschool Programs


Program Information

Programs and activity sessions are offered Monday through Friday on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs generally start at 10:00 AM. Earlier start times are available. Guided programs last approximately 1 1/2 hours. All programs include materials for a self-guided discovery walk through Hershey Gardens.

Fees: (minimum of 15 students or equivalent value)
$8.00 per student
1 free adult with every 5 students
$9.00 per additional adult

Fees include your choice of one guided program, one self-guided quest and admission to the Gardens for the day. School programs provide a service beyond regular Garden admissions. Therefore, no discounts, passes or memberships are accepted for this program. Space available for packed lunches. Please include lunch request with reservation.

To schedule your School program, please click the button below and fill out our reservation form.

Reservation Form