Universal Orlando Youth Programs

Educational Tours

Making the Mayhem

Go "behind the screams" and get an exclusive insider's look at the making of Halloween Horror Nights™. Get all the gory details as you learn about character creation through the different stages of costume build, make-up design, and more. Discover the event's history and learn how it's created and marketed every year.

  • Includes early entry into the park to avoid lines at the front gate.
  • Available every Thursday event night (and select Friday event nights) with purchase of 20 or more tickets
  • Groups of 20 or more can receive discounted group tickets

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Behind the Adventure*

Discover the Science and Technology of Universal's Islands of Adventure™

Learn how science is involved in creating the world's most technologically advanced theme park. Find out about real life applications of physics, technology, and general sciences that 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® launches.
  • Learn the role literature plays within Universal's Islands of Adventure™.

Advance reservations are required. Tours are subject to availability and may change without notice. There is a 20-student minimum for each of these tours.

Program Type:
3-hour facilitated tour of Universal Studios™ or Universal's Islands of Adventure™. Tours begins at 8:00am and 12:30pm.

*Spanish-Language Tours available. Space is limited and fills quickly so book your tour soon. Subject to change.

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Special FX*

Learn 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 experience, students will:

  • Uncover secrets of set design and construction at Revenge of the Mummy™.
  • Learn how make-up effects are created at Universal Orlando's Horror Make-Up Show.
  • Get backstage access to our soundstages and production facilities.

Advance reservations are required. Tours are subject to availability and may change without notice. There is a 20-student minimum for each of these tours.

Program Type:
3-hour facilitated tour of Universal Studios™ or Islands of Adventure™. Tours begins at 8:00am and 12:30pm.

*Spanish-Language Tours available. Space is limited and fills quickly so book your tour soon. Subject to change.

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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.

Advance reservations are required. Tours are subject to availability and may change without notice.

Program Type:
3-hour facilitated tour of Universal Studios™ or Islands of Adventure™. Tours begin at 8am.

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