HERSHEY AMUSEMENT PARK &
This summer includes a full
action-packed day from morning till night at Hershey Amusement Park &
The Chocolate World. All campers attend this trip. The buses depart
camp immediately after an early breakfast, and lunch and dinner meals
are served at the Park. This trip is included in the camp tuition. For
this summer's trip date, go to the "Dates
webpage. This is an awesome trip.
Hershey Amusement Park is rated the #1 Amusement Park in the
Northeast by Family Fun Magazine. It features over 60 rides and
attractions, including 12 thrilling
roller coasters, 9 drenching
water rides, and over two dozen kiddie rides for our Junior Division
campers. Hershey Park offers a variety of rides that range from mild to
wild, so you're guaranteed fun whether you like low-speed gentle rides
or aggressive high-speed rides. They're all quite thrilling! We've
described below the most popular rides our campers have enjoyed in the
Prepare for the exhilaration of Storm Runner - the
spectacular high-speed launch coaster (0 - 72mph
in approx. 2 seconds) featuring a 180-feet, 90-degree drop
reaching speeds up to 75mph and incorporating a Cobra Loop, Top Hat,
Flying Snake Dive and Barrel Rolls.
Great Bear is an exhilarating, looping, inverted steel
coaster. You ride below the track, not above it. The ride
starts by lifting you 90 feet off the ground, then reaches speeds up to
61mph as it rips down the track through an Immelman Loop, crosses the
SooperDooperLooper and does an "S" turn before returning to earth.
The first looping roller coaster on the East Coast, this
thrilling steel roller coaster really sends riders for a loop.
Reaching speeds up to 45mph, this is a high-speed experience.
Riders will experience many unexpected, rapid changes in speed,
direction and/or elevation and requires rider full body control.
The first wooden racing/dueling coaster in the United
States, Lightning Racer is a double-track wooden roller coaster with two
staggered lifts approximately 90 feet for each lift. Reaching
speeds up to 50mph, this is a high-speed experience with unexpected
changes in speed, direction and/or elevation. This ride may contain
significant twists, bumps, spins, and loops, and requires rider full
Park features some of the best water rides you'll ever experience!
We've described below some of the water rides that have been most
popular with our campers.
Imagine standing 50 feet above the ground with only one way to go
down! Prepare to plunge down a snaking tube filled with water!
Coastline Plunge features 4 invigorating water slides, each one
funneling you down its watery chute in a uniquely exhilarating fashion,
eventually splashing you to one of two refreshing pools below!
This is a
hydroflume boat ride that gives you a soaking wet ride full of splashes
through water canals, ending with one big plunge. Reaching speeds up to
40mph, this is a faced-paced rider experience with unexpected changes in
speed, direction, and elevation. This ride has a lot of twists and
turns, and is rated as a "High Thrill" ride.
This ride is the ultimate aerial water experience. It features water
squirt guns, water sprayers, and spurting geysers. You’ll be able to
actually dump up to four gallons of water on your counselors &
cabinmates (spectators) below, whenever you choose. But at the same
time, your counselors & cabinmates can direct huge water sprayers at you
while on the ride. The Roller Soaker offers a drenching interaction for
everyone! This is a medium speed ride where you’ll experience unexpected
changes in elevation and speed. The ride also contains moderate twists,
turns, bumps, and spins. It’s a lot of fun!
THE BOARDWALK AT HERSHEY PARK:
at Hershey Park features 9 distinctive water attractions, including East
Coast Waterworks, the largest water play structure in the world! The
Boardwalk is a tribute to the legendary beaches of the Northeast
including Atlantic City, Ocean City, Coney Island, and Rehoboth Beach.
It's a day at an Amusement Park and a trip to the Beach - all in one!
We’ve listed the attractions that have been most popular with our
East Coast Waterworks
This is the largest water-play structure in the world. It’s the
centerpiece attraction to “The Boardwalk” at Hershey Park. East Coast
Waterworks features 7 slides, 2 crawl tunnels, nearly 600 interactive
water toys, and more than 54,000 gallons of wet, refreshing fun for all
ages. You can pull ropes, tip cones, and cross bridges as you explore
each watery level. With 7 slides ranging from 6 feet to 4 stories high,
a splashy adventure is guaranteed! This is a medium speed ride that
requires some body control due to unexpected changes in elevation and
Sandcastle Cove provides water-fun for younger campers. You’ll marvel
at the giant sandcastle while you dash to explore the water slides,
cannons, water curtains, jets, and pool that surround it. With an
average depth of nine inches and a zero depth entry pool, Sandcastle
Cove offers younger campers a safe, fun and memorable experience.
Get on the board, catch a wave, and show us what you've got. The
Waverider tests your skills as you sit and surf the waves. Two surfers
go head-to-head in this friendly surfing competition. This is a
fast-paced ride experience with unexpected changes in speed, direction,
and elevation. This ride may contain significant twists, turns, bumps,
spins, and loops, and requires rider full body control.
Bayside Pier offers a cool sanctuary to float the day away. Enjoy how
the gentle, lapping waves ripple ever-so-gently, as you relax in the
water. Bayside Pier is perfect for both cooling off and soaking in the
sun with an average depth of 18".
THE CHOCOLATE WORLD:
Step into a world that’s bursting with
excitement and sweetness at
World. Learn about the process of making chocolate on
Hershey’s “Chocolate Making” Tour Ride. It features updated
scenes, animated characters, innovative special effects and a
spectacular finale. Your tour begins in the tropical rain forest
where cocoa beans grow. As the beans are harvested, follow their
journey across the ocean to America, where they are delivered to “The
Sweetest Place on Earth” - Hershey, Pennsylvania! Then, engage
your senses as the cocoa beans continue through a simulated “Hershey’s”
chocolate factory. Here you will see, feel, and hear the processes
that deliciously transform the beans into milk chocolate. It’s an
exciting and informative immersive experience…and it ends with a free