Why should we attend Universal's Gradventure 2024?
Universal's Gradventure is the ultimate middle school celebration for graduating students, with cutting-edge rides and attractions, dance zones and more-it's a 2-park party that only Universal can throw! Plus, we let chaperones in on the fun with FREE UNIVERSAL EXPRESSSM ride access (enabling them to skip the regular lines* at most rides and attractions after 7pm), the popular chaperone-only lounge, and more!
When is Universal's Gradventure 2024?
Gradventure takes place on Friday, May 3, 10 or 17, 2024 from 7pm - 12am at Universal Orlando® Resort located in Orlando, Florida. Early entry starts at 4pm.
Who is eligible to attend Universal's Gradventure 2024?
Graduating middle school students and their chaperones may attend this event. All participants must be either chaperones or students attending public, private, or home school.
Does every group need to have a chaperone?
Every group must have at least one adult (21 or older) chaperone. Groups of 10 or more must have at least one adult chaperone for every 10 students. All participants - students and chaperones - must adhere to the Universal's Gradventure 2024 dress code and abide by a no-smoking, no-alcohol and no-drugs policy.
Are there any special responsibilities for our chaperones during Universal's Gradventure 2024?
Yes. You must have a Head Chaperone on duty throughout the entire event. Your Head Chaperone is required to check in immediately upon arrival and provide primary and secondary chaperone cell phone numbers for use in case of a student issue. We ask that the both designated chaperones check their cell phone frequently and put the phone on both vibrate and audible ring. We will not use your cell phone number after Gradventure 2024.
All chaperones must stay in the park until Gradventure 2024 is over except in case of an emergency. Chaperones must be at least 21 years of age.
Chaperones are required to make sure that students follow all policies throughout the entire evening, including the no-smoking, no-alcohol and no-drugs policies. This is considered a school event, so all school rules and regulations should be enforced by all chaperones.
Do our students need money once inside the park?
Your students will need spending money for food and souvenir merchandise.
Do our chaperones receive complimentary admission to Universal's Gradventure 2024?
Yes -- one complimentary chaperone package is provided to you for every 10 student packages purchased.
What kind of security will be present?
All bags, pockets and other items are checked for any illegal substances and weapons. All questionable items will be confiscated at the gate. Security is visibly present throughout the park during the event and a paging system is in place to reach your chaperones should your students require assistance. At Universal Orlando, safety is always a priority, so your students can enjoy their night of fun in a safe environment.
Is there a dress code?
Students should wear comfortable clothing that lets them have fun while still looking their best. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that students wear matching, brightly colored shirts with their school clearly identified on them. Click here for more information.
How do we know where specifically to arrive and depart from the event?
Prior to the event, you will be sent an information packet including everything there is to know about your Gradventure 2024 experience including specific arrival and departure locations.
What is there to do for Chaperones?
In addition to the free admission 1 per 10 students, chaperones can skip the regular lines at participating rides after and attractions after 7pm with complimentary Universal Express access! Plus, chaperones enjoy special VIP extras including snacks and drinks all night long and a complimentary dinner.
Can we design our own Gradventure 2024 package?
Yes. Our travel planning team may custom design a package for your school
Who do we call if we need assistance in Orlando?
When you book with 1st Stop Group Travel Planners, your group is assigned an Operations Team who will assist you from your arrival at your hotel to departure. You will meet members of the Team at the hotel upon arrival, if applicable. If you need assistance or you have an emergency during your stay in Central Florida, you will contact our 24 hours Operations line at 1-877-941-0001 option 2. The Operations assistance line is answered 24 hours a day anytime a group is in town.
How do I get started planning my school trip?
1st Stop Group Travel Planners has several packages to choose from to fit your students' budget. Call our Travel Planning Team at 1-877-941-0001 or fill out a Gradventure 2024 QuickQuote Form. There is only one night and the event fills up fast so you shouldn't delay.
What if I have more questions?
Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm
If you have additional questions, please contact our Travel Planning Team at 1-877-941-0001 option 1.
Our Travel Planning Team members are available to assist you:
Friday - 8am - 6pm
Saturday - 10am - 4pm
Sunday - 12pm - 4pm.
To book now, call a Travel Planning Team member at 1-877-941-0001 or fill out a Gradventure QuickQuote form.
Hurry and reserve now or missed the fun of Universal's Gradventure 2024
* Pricing subject to change and is based on your date of arrival.
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