Magical Memories for Special Kids


Selection Criteria for Nomination

Winnipeg Dreams Take Flight uses specific criteria to choose the children from physically, mentally and socially challenged backgrounds. The Winnipeg chapter of Dreams Take Flight picks children from Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Children are nominated from a variety of organizations and agencies.

  • Be between the ages of 6 – 12.
  • Financially not have the opportunity to ever experience Disneyland / Disney World.
  • Be a Canadian citizen.
  • Be able to legally enter the United States.
  • Be medically, mentally, physically, socially or emotionally challenged.
  • Have never been to a Disney Theme Park.
  • Be able to communicate orally or in sign language.
  • Be able to function in a group situation and be able to endure an extremely long day.
  • Attend the mandatory Orientation Meeting before the Day of Flight.

Individuals can be nominated by sending a letter describing why you think the child should be selected to:

Dreams Take Flight
c/o Bev Watson
2 Kurt Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2R 1N5


Complete the online application here:

Agencies & Organizations

Agencies and organizations that we partner with…

  • Autism Society of Manitoba
  • Big Sisters & Big Brothers of Manitoba
  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind
  • Cerebral Palsy Association of Manitoba
  • Juvenile Diabetes
  • Knowles Centre
  • Optimist Clubs
  • Rehab Centre for Children
  • Rossbrook House
  • St. Amant Centre
  • Shriners
  • Winnipeg Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Winnipeg School Divisions – Various