Be transported back in time to experience American history through the stories and attractions in Liberty Square and Frontierland.
For groups of 10 or more.
Through an examination of American history, students will discover how the conflicts we faced as an emerging sovereign nation birthed a fierce mindset known as the American spirit. Students will gain an understanding of the distinctive traits of this spirit: courage, determination, optimism, rugged individualism and compassion. Students will learn how these traits guided our Founding Fathers and how these characteristics continue to serve Americans in overcoming adversity in the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness—the American dream.
After completing Discovering the American Spirit, participants will be able to:
Disney Youth Education Series fulfill many of the National Core Standards. Review the standards explored through this experience.
Park Location: Magic Kingdom® Park
Program Length: 3 hours
Program Grade Range: Grades 3 - 12
Below are 6 easy steps for planning your Disney Youth Education Series visit to Walt Disney World® Resort.
Additional Guests are the perfect way to share the wonder and magic of your Walt Disney World® Resort visit. Students, friends and family can each enjoy their own special kind of Disney fun with the same great value-priced Disney Youth Education Series ticket packages!* The Disney Youth Education Series Additional Guest ticket package does not include participation in the Disney Youth Education Series program.
Disney Youth Representatives can guide you in choosing the programs that best suit your group, plan your food and beverage options and book your Disney Resort accommodations at special group rates.
*A minimum of 10 students is required and a maximum of one (1) adult may attend the program per every five (5) students. Minimum of 1 adult per 15 students must attend the Program. The number of Group Leaders and additional Guests (i.e. chaperones, parents, siblings, etc.) may not exceed the number of students.
Theme park admission is required and all participants must purchase a Disney Youth Education Series Ticket Package to attend any Disney Youth Education Series program. Use of an admission is required for entrance into the park on the date of your program. Tickets are valid for 7 days prior to your arrival date and after departure date. Annual passes, complimentary admission and regular front‐gate admission cannot be applied to the cost of a program.
All programs subject to availability. Program content, times, attractions and locations subject to change due to inclement weather, availability or group dynamics. Students must meet minimum age/grade requirements.
Use the downloadable materials below to share the objective and key learning points of this program with other teachers, administrators and parents. Also, refer to these materials for support in writing grant applications.
The program description sheet provides an overview of the experience and the key learning points of the program.
Engage in these activities with your students either before or after your trip to the Disney theme parks.