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Mud Hens School Education Days

All public, private and home schooled high school, junior high and elementary students, educators, teacher's aides, chaperones and bus drivers are invited to the 2022 Mud Hens School Education Days, presented by O-I & Great Clips, supported by Local 245, CollegeAdvantage, & WTOL. Over 28,000 students and staff members were in attendance for our last School Education Days -- a new Mud Hens record! Don't wait to book your School Education Day. There are only a limited number of dates during the school year.

Event Dates

Wednesday, May 4 | 12:05 p.m.

Thursday, May 5 | 11:05 a.m.

Wednesday, May 25 | 11:05 a.m.

Gates will open at 9 a.m. for all three games.

Special Features

  • Have fun while learning! Activity guides and videos are provided to all schools upon booking.
  • Your school's name will be posted on the video display.
  • School Education Day ticket cost is only $5 per student, teacher, chaperone & bus driver - 50% savings off of the normal rate! A special lunch is available for an additional $5 (hot dog, chips & choice of soda or water).
  • A bus grant application will be available to all schools beginning January 3, 2022.


Curriculum Guide

 A brand new comprehensive baseball-based Curriculum Guide, developed by The University of Toledo, is available to all schools at absolutely no cost. It brings a fresh new perspective to basic subjects (like Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts) and helps showcase key principles as they relate to the baseball game experience.


Career Day

Students are invited to participate in a 'Career Day' program before the School Education Day games. Professionals from the sports business industry will speak about how they achieved their current level of success and will participate in a Q & A with students. Career Day is $1 per person. Call Rita Natter at 419-725-9258 or email Rita at [email protected] for more information on the Career Day program.


Transportation Fund

Provides support for transportation costs to schools and nonprofits to attend a Mud Hens baseball game.

  • For complete grant guidelines for accredited schools, click here.
  • For complete grant guidelines for nonprofit organizations, click here.



GET SOCIAL! Is your class attending a School Education Day with the Mud Hens this season? Snap some photos of your group, tag us on social media, and use the hashtag #MudHensSchoolDays before, during, and after the game. You could be featured on our humongous video display and the Mud Hens Twitter page during the game.

Kids Activities

Design a Mud Hens jersey for us! You never know... you might just see it on the field one day! Don't forget to tag us on social media so we can see your designs. πŸ‘• Click here to check out what other kids are creating.

Parents: Looking for something to keep the kiddos busy? Download and print this Kids Activity Book full of word games, coloring pages, mazes, and more! πŸ–



  • When should I reserve my tickets? Our School Education Days are typically determined in September and we start taking reservations right away. Our School Education Days sell out every season, so you'll want to make reservations as early as possible t
  • I want to come to the School Education Day, but I'm not sure exactly how many tickets I'm going to need. What should I do? Make a reservation now, give us the final numbers later! Payments will be accepted at any time prior to the deadline, but final numbers of attendees and payment are not required until 30 days prior to the date selected.
  • Where will we park our bus? We will mail you a downtown map with instructions on where to park your bus. We block off numerous streets and lots in the vicinity of the ballpark for FREE BUS PARKING. There will be dozens of police officers and Mud Hens staffers directing bus drivers to their parking spots.
  • Can our students purchase souvenirs? Of course! Both ballpark souvenir stores will be open during the ballgame. Plus, every student who attends will receive a free Mud Hens School Day Folder upon exiting the ballpark.
  • ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS? Contact Rita at [email protected] or 419-725-9258.



Tickets: $5

Discounted tickets for all students, teachers, chaperones & bus drivers

(50% savings off regular ticket pricing!)

Lunches: $5

Special boxed lunch that includes a hot dog, chips & choice of soda or water

NOTE: Lunches do not have to be purchased -- all Fifth Third Field concession stands will be open! NO OUTSIDE FOOD is allowed into the ballpark.


Parent Teacher Organizations

Special offer: April 5 to May 19

Exclusive offer for Parents clubs only: Recieve a special discounted game ticket price for everyone in your Parent Teacher Organization or Boosters Group for any game between April 5 and May 19! Contact Rita at [email protected] for details.


Reserve School Education Day Tickets Now

Text Message

Book your group via text! Yeah, srsly. Send a message and correspond with our Group Fun department. You can even use emojis. πŸ˜‰βšΎοΈπŸŒž



Call Theme Night Consultant Rita Natter (or email her at [email protected]) to reserve Mud Hens School Education Day tickets.