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Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Trip Pricing

Create the perfect field trip for your class!

You can customize your trip to Whitaker Center by selecting the programs we offer that most excite your students and align with your classroom goals. Events can include visiting the Harsco Science Center, viewing a documentary film at Select Medical Digital Cinema or a combination of the two!

High school students may also consider visiting Whitaker Center for Surgery Live! offered on select dates throughout the school year.

Field Trip Pricing 


1 EVENT Science Center

1 EVENT Documentary

2 EVENT Science Center and Documentary






Adult Comp Policy:Groups will receive (1) complimentary chaperone admission with every 10 tickets purchased.  To qualify for complimentary chaperone admission, a minimum of ten (10) admission tickets must be purchased.  Each additional adult beyond this ratio will be $10.  This policy will apply to regular, EOF, and early bird pricing. 

Complete the School Reservation Form to Book your Trip!


  • At the time you make your reservation, we would appreciate a realistic head count for your group so that we can best accommodate you and other school groups. We require a 1:10  adult to student ratio, so please factor chaperones in to your count accordningly.
  • A 50% deposit is due three months prior to your visit and is non-refundable. Payments can be made by cash, orginizational check, money order or credit card. We cannot accept a purchase order as a form of payment.
  • One month before your scheduled visit, we will need a confirmed number for your group and payment in full. Payment is non-refundable. After this time, your group size can increase (subject to program availability) but cannot decrease. Due to increased demand and limited capacity for programs like Surgery Liveand documentary films, we do not provide refunds for no-shows the day of your visit.

  • We cannot process individual payments for group visits. Group visits must be paid for with one form of payment.
  • We will do our best to accommodate additional guests in your group on the day of your visit, but cannot guarantee there will be space in the same activities as the rest of your group if these programs are at capacity.

  • Please contact education@whitakercenter.org with questions regarding educational opportunities and booking your trip.  If you have questions regarding invoices and payment, please contact groupsales@whitakercenter.org.  


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