November 8, 2023
Air Canada Dorval Base
Check-in of children, volunteers and media on the flight the Air Canada Wide-body Hangar in Dorval.All children will be dresses in the clothing donated for the trip: cap, t-shirt, shorts, sweat pants*, sweat shirt*, wind breaker*, running shoes.* We leave in November so the weather is cold for our departure and arrival.
Teams with all children present will start to board the flight. Everyone must with their team.Each child will receive a fanny pack with a pen and autograph book.Once all of the children, volunteers, media & special guests are on board and seated the plane departs.
Arrive in MCO (Orlando).
Teams will deplane together from the forward and aft doors. The teams, including the flight crew, set up for the entire team picture outside the plane.
Teams board buses and leave for Disney World.
Arrive at Disney World. Entrance tickets are distributed and teams are off for their first ride!The children will visit Disney World in teams (teams) of six to eight children and three to eight adult chaperones. Each team will go through Magic Kingdom at their own pace. Food, drinks and lots of water will be provided. Each child will select a souvenir from Disney World.
The teams will have the opportunity to take in the attractions, the rides including, if they wish, individual pictures taken with a Disney character at Toontown.Teams will break for lunch and stop for snacks/water when required.
Teams interested will prepare to make their way to Main Street for the parade.
Disney Parade on Main Street.
Time for the children to shop. Children’s spending allowance is $50 US. Canada Customs does not permit the volunteers to bring back items purchased.
Each team prepares to meet on Main Street to begin departures from Disney World. Team assembly and head count on Main Street. Teams re-board on the bus that they originally came in.
Buses leave Disney World.
Buses arrive at the airport in MCO.
Flight departure for Montreal.
The children are given sweat pants, hoodie to wear home. They are buckled into their seats and their treasures stowed away. Dinner is served on the flight home.
Arrival in Montreal.
When the teams get back into the terminal meeting area where their families are waiting for them.