Dreams Take Flight Canada
UPDATE: Unfortunately due to COVID-19 Dreams Take Flight will not be having any flights in 2022. However we are looking to resuming “Making Magical Memories for Special Kids” a reality in 2023.
Planning and fundraising is under way for the 2023 flights. Please check with your local Dreams affiliate for more information and how to get involved!
Give a trip-of-a-lifetime. Give limitless possibilities.
About Dreams Take Flight
Dreams Take Flight stretches children’s minds. As poet Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote, “One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.”
In 1989, several Air Canada employees in Toronto planned a trip-of-a-lifetime. They flew 70 special needs children on a DC-9 aircraft to Walt Disney World in Florida.
By 1997, the Dreams Take Flight charity had expanded across Canada.
For a very long and exciting day, deserving children live an adventure in a world-renowned theme park in California or Florida. All expenses paid—thanks to sponsors and volunteers.
When they land back home, their minds are stretched to new dimensions. They see new possibilities.
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Our Canadian Chapters
Once a year since 1993, Dreams Take Flight Vancouver has flown deserving children from BC to Disneyland. Each year our goal is to stretch the minds of another 125 children with a magical day in California.
Since 1993, Dreams Take Flight Edmonton has been flying deserving children from Northern Alberta and NWT to Disneyland. Each year, our goal is to take as many children as possible to California for a day in September.
Since 1993, Dreams Take Flight Calgary has been flying deserving children with special needs from Southern Alberta to Disneyland. Each year we strive to take over 150 children to be onboard for a day in Disneyland.
Dreams Take Flight Winnipeg flies deserving children with special needs from Winnipeg to Disneyworld in Orlando Florida. Each year more than 100 children are onboard for a day in Disney World.
Dreams Take Flight Toronto, who in 2020 is excited to be celebrating their 31st year, flies deserving children from Ontario to Disney World in Orlando Florida. Each year we welcome 150 children on a magical trip to Disney World.
Dreams Take Flight Ottawa flies deserving children with special needs from Ontario to Disney World in Orlando Florida. Each year more than 125 children get to that wonderful location of Disney World.
Dreams Take Flight Montreal flies deserving children with special needs from Quebec to Disney World in Orlando Florida. We are excited every year to welcome more than 160 special kids onboard for a day in Disney World.
Dreams Take Flight Halifax provides over 140 deserving children from the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI & Newfoundland) with a magical day in the Magic Kingdom in Disney World.