Despicable Me™ The Ride- Let our <br> theme park be your classroom! The Ultimate Hollywood<br/>Guided Tour – Experience Student VIP<br/> Backlot Tour King Kong<br/>360 3-D – See how special effects<br/> are created  WaterWorld<br>Go behind the scenes!

Tickets & Lessons

General admission discount youth tickets are available.

Local residents of Southern California can receive even deeper discounts. Please call or email for pricing.

Universal Express

Youth groups of 10 or more can receive discounts on Universal Express.

  • One-time priority access at each ride and attraction, including the all-new ride, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, now open!
  • Reserved seating at each show
  • Includes 1-day Park admission

VIP Student Backlot tour

This tour takes students behind-the-scenes to visit closed sets, working sound stages, and even the incredible prop warehouse.

Give your students an interactive, behind-the-scenes field trip they'll never forget as they explore all aspects of filmmaking and special effects from their favorite blockbusters. At Universal Studios HollywoodSM, there's something for every grade, guaranteed.

Leadership Conference Hosted by USA Student Travel (Grades 6-12) 

Friday, January 25, 2019

 20th Annual Youth Leadership Program

Calling all student body and class officers – boost the impact you bring to your school campus! Learn new skills for bringing fun and excitement to your dances, rallies, and events, plus personal leadership skills that’ll provide life success formulas!

Teachers: Earn Professional Development Hours

Teachers who attend the Leadership Conference as the group leader or chaperone are eligible to earn free professional development hours, points, or units.

Student: Earn Academic Credit in Leadership

Students in grades 6-12 at the time of travel, are eligible to earn high school credit. Students in grades 9-12 at the time of travel are eligible to earn college preparatory credit.

Event Highlights

• Leadership training with guest presenter

• One-day Universal Studios Hollywood theme park ticket

• Special character appearance and DJ dance fun!

• Meal Included

For tickets and information contact; Email: or Call (800) 234-4723 ext. 51116

Lesson Plans

Facts and Information Investigation (Grades 4-8)

Language Arts and English Learners
Students identify facts, take notes, and research information through written, visual, and supplemental materials available at Universal Studios Hollywood. Appropriate for English learners.

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Jurassic Feast (Grades 4-8)

Life Science and Biology
Students identify and classify living and extinct animals into categories designated as plant-eating and meat-eating creatures. Students will use information sources found in libraries, textbooks, and in attractions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Careers in the Entertainment Industry (Grades 8-12)

Building a Resume
Language Arts and Life Skills
Student research and prepare a mock resume for a career in the entertainment industry.

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Advertising Promotional Kit (Grades 9-12)

Creative Packaging
Language Arts
Students use critical and creative thinking skills to research and develop an advertising promotional kit.

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