Education Programs

Education Programming Spring 2019

There is still limited availability for spring education programs. Click here to view the programs and learn more: Education Packet 2019

Summer Education Program

Climb aboard for this two-hour, fun and educational program that is built for all ages! As you ride the rails through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, you will be immersed in an interactive program filled with stories, activities, puzzles and more. Education groups are welcome to bring their own packed lunch aboard the train. This program is not wheelchair accessible.

Your group will learn about:

  • Animals in the National Park
  • Geography of the National Park
  • Animal habitats and food chains
  • The Ohio & Erie Canalway
  • Trains and transportation systems
  • The Underground Railroad
  • Sustainability

June 14 - August 16 | Every Friday

Departs from Peninsula Station

1600 Mill Street West
Peninsula, OH 44264

Departure times:

9:45 – 11:35 a.m.
11:40 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.
1:55 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Education Rates

Students: $8
Teachers: $10

Each group receives 2 free teachers/chaperones. After 2 free teacher/chaperone tickets have been applied, Teacher/Chaperone tickets are $10 each.

*Limit of 48 passengers per departure time.

Payments and Due Dates

Final payment is due 10 business days prior to your trip. If we have not received a final payment by the indicated due date, the seats allotted for your school will be released. No exceptions. At this time, a final head count is due. After this date you are responsible to pay for the number of tickets being held for your school/organization. Our tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We do not issue refunds under any circumstances.

When You Are Ready to Book

We encourage to book no later than 1 month before the day of your trip.

Upon calling, please have at least three dates that work for your school/organization.

Please call Anna Hanigoskly at 1-800-468-4070 x 221 or email at to book your trip or with any other questions! We request you have all your booking information readily available so that we can efficiently reserve your trip.

Education Programming is limited, and we book programs on a first come, first serve basis.

The train will run on Labor Day, Monday, September 2.