Category Archives: Being A CP

Making Guests Feel Uncomfortable And Throwing Rocks At The Meerkats

I used to work with this part-time Cast Member at the train and I always though he seemed a bit off.  He was a friendly guy but was one of those people who could not tell when he was making people feel uncomfortable.  When we had guests come on the train with ECV’s we would … Continue reading Making Guests Feel Uncomfortable And Throwing Rocks At The Meerkats

13 Things You Wont Be Able To Stop Doing After The Disney College Program

Disney Point – Cast Members at Walt Disney World are taught to point with two fingers.  It is considered rude to point with one finger which is why Cast Members do the Disney Point or they can use their whole hand flat and open in a guiding direction.  These methods are meant to be non-threatening … Continue reading 13 Things You Wont Be Able To Stop Doing After The Disney College Program

Funny Guest Stories Working At Walt Disney World As A Cast Member

Stories include: While working food and beverage at Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Flame Tree Barbeque Emily was empowered to give out little cupcakes to the kids as magical moments.  Towards the end of the night one evening Emily made magic happen for a little girl. While working merchandise at an outdoor hat shop near the Voyage … Continue reading Funny Guest Stories Working At Walt Disney World As A Cast Member

Strange Guests Experience As A Walt Disney World Cast Member On The Disney College Program

Olivia Simone shares some stories about crazy guests that she encountered on the Disney College Program as a Walt Disney World Cast Member. The first story about taking a picture for some guests who were wanting to take a good picture for their Christmas card when Grandpa gets weird. The second story about the first … Continue reading Strange Guests Experience As A Walt Disney World Cast Member On The Disney College Program

Disney College Program Shift Trade / Giving Away Shifts Policy

As of January 15th 2017 the Disney College Program Shift Trade and Giving Away Shifts Policy has been updated.  In a nutshell, Disney College Program Students, international and national, are no longer allowed to trade a shift for “off” status, meaning you can not just give away your shifts anymore. In the past CP’s and … Continue reading Disney College Program Shift Trade / Giving Away Shifts Policy

Don’t Move My Carriage

There were a lot of moments during my time at Disney that made me go “wtf,” but this is probably one of my favorites. I got scheduled to work the night of a Mickey’s Not So Scary Party, and I worked in Fantasyland at the Pan/small world Complex. This was pre-New Fantasyland, so stroller parking … Continue reading Don’t Move My Carriage

Trying to Dodge the Sprinklers at Housing

The four housing complexes for the Disney College Program all have sprinklers to water the grass.  You will quickly find that they run these sprinklers whether it’s raining or not. Also, these sprinklers might not even be pointed at the grass.  Some of them are just pouring water out all over the sidewalks and parking … Continue reading Trying to Dodge the Sprinklers at Housing