Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now closed.

Keep your eyes out for updates for the next school year in September. Thank you for your interest in Daytripper's!

Application Overview

Daytrippers Children’s Charity is excited to continue supporting the many teachers and students across Canada who have an identified need for funding. For those who have been part of the Daytrippers Community for many years, welcome back! For those who are new to Daytrippers, welcome!

Our Trips Selection Criteria for the 2017-2018 school year remains unchanged:

  1.  Must be a Canadian school, and classes must be grades K-8. Daytrippers does not fund high school trips.
  2.  Trip destinations must be in Canada.
  3.  Schools must clearly demonstrate need for financial assistance.
  4. Trip requests must align with ministry curriculum. When unclear, a member of our team may seek clarification from you.
  5.  Amount requested must not exceed $20/child.
  6.  Daytrippers does not fund overnight trips.

Application Timelines

New this year! We have added an additional trips review session, to ensure a timely review process.

Please find details below on the four distinct sessions during which teachers can apply for trips. The dates outlined below are reflective of the 2017-2018 school year. If you are aware of your trip details early in the year, or require approvals earlier than the session dates below, please submit your application early in the year, and we will do our best to review your request as soon as possible.

  Trip Date Application Deadline Approval Deadline Receipt Submission Deadline Payments Mailed
Your school's trip must be completed within the dates below. Your application for a trip must be received by this date. Daytrippers will advise whether your application has been approved or declined by this date. Receipts must be received by this date, in order to be reimbursed. If your receipts are submitted after this date, we cannot guarantee reimbursement. Your reimbursement will be mailed by this date.
Session 1 September 1 - December 31 October 31, 2017 November 6, 2017 December 31, 2017 January 31, 2018
Session 2 January 1 - February 28 February 15, 2018 March 6, 2018 March 30, 2018 April 30, 2018
Session 3 March 1 - April 30 April 15, 2018 May 6, 2018 May 15, 2018 June 15, 2018
Session 4 May 1 - June 30 June 1, 2018 June 6, 2018 June 30, 2018 August 1, 2018


Before submitting an application, please review our Frequently Asked Questions. This will ensure your application is reviewed as quickly as possible!

Start Application

Once you have reviewed the dates and FAQs, please submit your request to Daytrippers! We will review your application per our stated timelines.

Still Have Questions?

We're happy to help if you have additional questions or need assistance regarding your application.