PM EMH doesnt hold too much of an appeal for us at Epcot simply because it doesnt seem to be all that different from a typical Epcot evening. A good amount of guests will end their day at Epcot, even hopping over from other parks, because of the great dinner (and drink!) options, so the park always seems pretty full at the end of the day and EMH crowds are pretty similar, especially during Food and Wine Fest. Hollywood Studios Again, far less attractions are open here than Magic Kingdom, but they are the headliners, so its definitely nice to enjoy the shorter wait times. If crowds arent your thing, avoid PM EMH at the Studios like the plague! Offering Walt Disney Worlds most thrilling rides, Hollywood Studios attracts the crowd that doesnt mind (and maybe even relishes) staying up late and squeezing every last drop out of their day. Id even go so far as to say that occasional PM EMH here can be more crowded than normal operating hours. Animal Kingdom Animal Kingdom is the only park offering just AM EMH, as PM EMH was discontinued a few years ago. AM EMH at Animal Kingdom is another go for us! Although few attractions are available during EMH, if youre a fan of Kilimanjaro Safari, it wont matter. The Jungle Cruise animals are pretty much as active during the evening as they are in the mornings, but the earlier you can climb aboard your safari vehicle in Harambe, the better! Mornings are milder, the animals are well-rested, and theyre more active during the earliest part of the day. Other open attractions, as usual, are headliners, so you can get a head start on those poor souls waiting outside the turnstiles.
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Many guests like park hopping throughout the day, and they can make their additional selections at any of the four parks. The change was announced in the Disney Parks Blog, which says it will take effect on Monday. That means it will be in place for the busy summer season. In the blog, Chairman Tom Staggs said that this is just one of many MyMagic+ enhancements planned for the future. Although he didn’t elaborate, he hinted that more announcements will be coming soon.
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Bolingbrook resident selected to Disney Dreamers | The Naperville Sun
The 15-year-old Bolingbrook resident was one of 100 high school students from around the country selected to take part in the seventh annual Disney Dreamers Academy, an innovative, educational and mentoring program at the legendary theme park. I am incredibly proud to have been allowed to represent the Disney Dreamers Academy class of 2014 on the radio and on television, and I was blessed to receive a college scholarship as well, said Scott, a sophomore at Chicago Hope Academy. Scott was chosen from among 10,000 applications for a spot in the academy, and was one of four to receive the Steve Harvey Scholarship. In addition to having a camera crew pay a visit to her Bolingbrook home, she worked with producers and the crew to document her Disney experience, and even appeared on the Harveys radio broadcast. Disney Dreamers Academy gives hope and inspiration and exposes youth to a world of possibilities, Harvey said in a Disney press release. We are excited about another opportunity to transform lives and give students and inside look at what their future can hold. The academys mission is to inspire and fuel the dreams of teens, help them discover a world of possibilities and help them prepare for the future. Over a course of four days, Scott and fellow students participated in hands-on workshops related to a variety of potential career paths, and were encouraged to dream big. For Scott, an aspiring journalist, it did just that. Working with editors from ESSENCE magazine to write and publish my own article about my Disney Dreamers Academy journey was incredible, the teen said.
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