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1,600 Disney Dreamers have participated in the event since its creation: Disney Dreamers Academy Mentors, Tours, Speeches & Songs | Watch

Disney Dreamers get the opportunity to connect with Disney cast members, celebrities, industry experts and community leaders, during Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on April 5, 2024. (Mark Ashman, photographer).

2024 marks the Disney Dreamers Academy 17th year! The educational mentorship program created and hosted by Walt Disney World Resort, introduces 100 Disney Dreamers to an array of new immersions designed to continue to foster the dreams of young leaders beyond imagination, including career-building workshops, networking sessions, mentorship connections and introductions to future professional opportunities […]

Since 2008, Disney Dreamers Academy has inspired more than 1,600 students: 2024 Disney Dreamers Spotlight! | WATCH

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*The 2024 Disney Dreamers Academy, is an educational mentorship program created and hosted by Walt Disney World Resort, to broaden career awareness and create exclusive opportunities for high school students from underrepresented communities across America. The five-day program includes a hands-on career workshop known as Living Laboratories, based on the student’s career interests. EURweb was […]

Lance Gross & Disney Dreamers at 2024 #DDADisney | Video

Lance Gross supporting 100 students who are part of the 2024 Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

 *Today, Lance Gross showed his support for the Disney Dreamers Academy students at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida! The Howard University alumni said his dad was his greatest mentor. “My father was my superhero…I would watch him. And I had mentors from afar, people I didn’t really know but I studied them. Like […]

Urban Students Among Chosen for 2023 Disney Dreamers Academy

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*A budding artist, an aspiring neurosurgeon and a creative storyteller are among the 100 talented high school students selected for this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy, an educational mentoring program hosted at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The 100 students from across the country will descend on Walt Disney World Resort March 23-26 for the […]

Last Chance for High School Students to Apply for 2023 Disney Dreamers Academy

Disney Dreamers and Steve Harvey

*LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – Applications for the 2023 Disney Dreamers Academy, a career-inspiring program targeting Black teens and students from underrepresented communities, close on Oct. 31. It’s the last chance for scores of high school students across America to submit their applications for this annual program at Walt Disney World Resort that has inspired […]

Ambassador Kelly Rowland! Singer/Actress Kicks off 15th Annual Dreamers Academy | Photos

Kelly Rowland (at Disney Dreamers Academy 2022)

*Grammy-award-winning artist, Kelly Rowland was on hand yesterday (03/03/22)for the kickoff of the 15th annual Disney Dreamers Academy program. The Disney Dreamers Academy is a mentorship program for students in underrepresented communities. 100 Black and underrepresented high school students and teens throughout the United States are selected each year to participate. The goal of the […]

Last Call: Disney Dreamers Academy Teen Mentorship Program | Apply Now

*The deadline to apply for Disney Dreamers Academy, an inspiring and transformational mentorship program for high school students, is fast approaching. The application period closes Oct. 31, 2021, as planners continue to set the stage for the popular program to return to Walt Disney World Resort in Florida March 3-6, 2022. Program applicants must answer essay […]

Disney Dreamers Academy to Host Virtual Event for 2020 Participants

*LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – The immersive, transformational Disney Dreamers Academy will take place virtually this fall and, for the first time in its history, offer career shadow externships for all 100 members of the class. Just like past Disney Dreamers Academy events, the virtual experience will deliver life lessons and tools such as effective communication […]

Disney Dreamers Academy Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

*Since 2008, every year around mid-March, Walt Disney World Resort Orlando, Florida, opens its magical gates to welcome 100 outstanding high school students, along with a chaperone or guardian, from across the nation to experience an all-expense-paid trip to Mickey Mouse’s palatial digs. The teens, or Disney Dreamers as they’ve come to be know as, […]

Disney Dreamer Spreads Healing Through His Music and Works with R&B Singer Ne-Yo

*Disney Dreamer Anthony Juba wants to make the world a better place after experiencing the tragic loss of his young nephew. Anthony is determined to spread love, joy, and healing.  While he is still young and full of hopeful ideals that are untainted by the cynicism of this world, Anthony created a non-profit to perform […]