This Disney Park Is Giving Children the Opportunity to Be Honorary Cast Members

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If you bring the little ones to Walt Disney World often, you’ve probably heard them say they want to work at a Disney Park once they grow up.

With this program, they can learn the ins and outs of working as a Cast Member working at a Disney Park. And no, we’re not talking about the Disney College Program!

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Across the Pacific Ocean in Tokyo Disneyland lies a program known as the Custodial Cast experience.

According to Tokyo Disneyland’s official website, this program is recommended for children aged four to twelve.

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This program lasts two days and one night and gives children a chance to learn what it’s like to be a custodial Cast Member at Tokyo Disneyland’s theme parks.

During the program, participating children get to change into their own custodial Cast Member costume.

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Then, they’re taught by real Cast Members working at the Disney Park. At the end of the two-day program, the participants are given ‘commemorative medals.’

According to the official website, this program is a great way for kids to come out of their shell, learn new skills, and follow their dreams of becoming a Disney Park Cast Member.

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This program houses the entire family at the Tokyo Disney Resort so that the parents can watch over their children during the whole experience. Not only that, but they also get to experience a preview of ‘Believe! Sea of Dreams,’ a Tokyo DisneySea show.

For more information and pricing, check out the official page for Tokyo Disneyland’s Custodial Cast experience. While this may not be an experience that would work in the west, it’s an interesting look at the combination of the two cultures!


About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.