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A Cast Member with smiling young adults by the Sleeping Beauty Castle
This program requires registration before ticket package purchase.

Learn from Walt Disney's leadership strategies and apply them to achieve stronger collaboration skills, increase confidence and set a course for success.

For groups of 10 or more.

  • Disneyland Resort, California
  • Year-Round
  • Middle–Junior High, High School, Girl Scout Cadettes, Girl Scout Seniors, Girl Scout Ambassadors
  • Starting Price

Program Overview

Discover the Disney way of working and the management skills used to lead a Cast of thousands. Students in grades 6-12 will practice overcoming obstacles by working as a team and thinking creatively to develop solutions during this 3-hour program. Exercises designed to reinforce courage, curiosity and constancy aim to give students the confidence to set goals and accomplish their dreams.

Key Learning Points

During this interactive field study, students will:

  • Understand their personal leadership skills and how to apply them to a team setting
  • Discuss the importance of diversity
  • Brainstorm for creative ideas and solutions
  • Learn the importance of communication, trust, and problem solving in a team setting
  • Apply different ideas to a project
  • Explore and approach a project from different perspectives
  • Gain the confidence to overcome obstacles
  • Find the courage and determination to accomplish goals and believe in their dreams
  • Lead a project to completing while maintaining a positive attitude
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 requirement.

National Core Standards

Disney Youth Education Series fulfill many of the National Core Standards. Review the standards explored through this experience.

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Program Length: 3 hours
Program Grade Range: Grades 6-12

Below are 5 easy steps for planning your Disney Youth Education Series visit at Disneyland® Resort.

  1. Select the program(s) that best suits your group.
  2. Choose the dates you intend to visit. While we will work diligently to accommodate your request, we ask that you identify an alternate program date in case programming is not available on your preferred date. Disney Youth Education Series programs are available 7 days a week, with the exception of certain blockout dates.
  3. Submit a Program Request Form at least 6 weeks in advance of your travel dates.
  4. Upon receipt of a booking confirmation from the Disney Youth Programs team, you may purchase your value-priced group Theme Park Tickets, which include your first Disney Youth Education Series program. Ask your Disney Youth Representative about adding additional programs during your visit to maximize your experience.
  5. Be sure to request information on food and beverage options from your Disney Youth Representative. Information on convenient Disney on-site group hotel accommodations is also available by calling (714) 520-5004.

Additional Guests

Additional Guests are the perfect way to share the wonder and magic of your Disneyland® 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 tickets include admission only and do not include participation in the Disney Youth Education Series program.

Questions

Disney Youth Representatives can guide you in choosing the programs that best suit your group. We understand that your group is unique and may require additional help. Please visit our Contact Us section of the site for Frequently Asked Questions and contact information for a Disney Youth Representative.

*A minimum of 10 students is required and a maximum of two (2) adults must attend the program per every ten (10) – nineteen (19) students. The number of chaperones participating in the program may not exceed the number of students.

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.

Materials

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.

Download the Supplemental Materials sheet

Engage in these activities with your students either before or after your trip to the Disney theme parks.

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.