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 GENIUS offers the following trips on a first-come, first-served based on complete payment and registration. Teachers/supervisors will receive 10% discount for every non-supervisor participant (students and guests). :

  • 1- Six Flags Great Adventure (NJ) & New York City Trip (3 nights & 2 days) $645, June 19 - 22, 2020 (starts at Rochester and ends at New York JFK airport). Participants will be dropped at JFK by 11-11.30 am on Monday, June 22.
  • 2- Washington DC & New York City Trip (3 nights & 2 days): $595, June 19 - 22, 2020 (starts at Rochester and ends at New York JFK airport). Participants will be dropped at JFK by 11-11.30 am on Monday, June 222.
  • 3- Washington DC & New York City Trip (4 nights & 3 days): $745, June 19 - 23, 2020 (starts at Rochester and ends at New York JFK airport). Participants will be dropped at JFK by 11-11.30 am on Tuesday, June 23.
  • 4- Washington DC & New York City & Ivy University Tour (Boston) (6 nights & 4 days): $1050, June 19 - 25, 2020 (starts from Rochester and ends at Boston Logan airport). You will visit Harvard, MIT, Yale, Brown, Columbia, and Princeton University during this trip. Participants will be dropped at Boston Airport by 11-11.30 am on Thursday, June 25.
  • 5- Customized trips: GENIUS Olympiad can arrange a customized trip for your group. For this option please contact us before April 15th. 

There will be JFK airport (NYC) pick-up bus service for ONLY those who will attend one of our trips to bring them to the GENIUS Olympia campus. JFK airport pick-up service will be $75 per participant only on Monday, June 15, 2020

Trip Fees must be paid by May 15. Payments will be collected online only within the application process. Full refunds are given until May 15th, all others may not be refunded due to advance payments to hotels and bus companies to reserve space.

Each bus will have at least one GENIUS Olympiad staff member who will lead the group, however in general, it is a self-driven trip at the city. We will provide a guide to prepare you for the trip.

1- Six Flags Great Adventure and NY City Trip (50 seats)

You will spend one full day in Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari of NJ (Please click here to learn more about activities at this location). The trip fee includes the entrance ticket to the Six Flags.  The next day you will spend the whole day in New York City.

The trip fee per participant is $645, which covers transportation, hotels, and breakfast, and an entrance ticket to Six Flags (you will buy lunch and dinner per your preferences). Only the first 50 paid participants will be accepted.

Participants will stay three nights at the same hotel nearby New York City/Six Flags. Breakfast will be offered at the hotel. 

Participants will be dropped off at JFK airport on Monday, by 11 - 11.30 AM. We will not provide any transportation for those who have earlier flights than the stated time. If your flight is earlier than 1.00 pm from JFK airport, you must take a cab at your own expense from the hotel.

Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari (You will be dropped at the entrance around 9.30 am and will be picked around parks closing around 9 pm).

New York City offers (You will be dropped at City around 9.30 am and will be picked around 10.30 pm) 

  • Empire State Building
  • Broadway Shows
  • Central Park
  • Times Square
  • Shops

2- Washington D.C. and NY City Trip-3 nights/2days (105 seats)

You will spend one full day in each city to learn and discover. Washington DC offers several free museums, which are the best and the biggest in the world: be ready to walk in both cities. You may catch a Broadway show and some shopping in New York City. 

The trip fee per participant is $595, which covers transportation, hotels, and breakfast (you will buy lunch and dinner per your preferences) . Only the first 100 paid participants will be accepted.

Participants will stay one night in a hotel near Washington D.C., and two nights at a hotel nearby New York City. Breakfast will be offered at the hotel. 

Participants will be dropped off at JFK airport on Monday, by 11 - 11.30 AM, or will be brought back to Syracuse by 4 pm. We will not provide any transportation for those who have earlier flights than the stated time. If your flight is earlier than 1.00 pm from JFK airport, you must take a cab at your own expense from the hotel.

Washington D.C. offers (You will be dropped close to NASA museum at 9 am and will be picked around 7 pm)

  • The free National Smithsonian museums (NASA Air and Space Museum, American History Museum, American Art Museum, Natural History Museum)
  • Monuments on the National Mall
  • The White House
  • The Capitol

New York City offers (You will be dropped at City around 9.30 am and will be picked around 10.30 pm) 

  • Empire State Building
  • Broadway Shows
  • Central Park
  • Times Square
  • Shops

3- Extended Washington D.C. and NY City Trip -4 nights/3 days (50 seats)

The participants will follow the same program as previous program, but they will stay an additional day in NY City for shopping and site seeing. They will be dropped and picked up at the same time and location. The participants will be dropped at JFK airport by 11 - 11.30 am on Tuesday morning. If your flight is earlier than 1.00 pm from JFK, you must take a cab at your own expense from the hotel.

 

4- Washington DC & NY City & Ivy League University Tour (Boston) (50 seats)

This trip follows the 3 nights/2 nights Washington DC & New York City trip. On Monday, participants will start the Ivy College tour by visiting Columbia University in the City followed by Princeton University. The next day, they will visit Yale and Brown Universities. Their last day will include Harvard and MIT universities and some shopping time at Harvard square. The complete list of universities that will be visited is given below. You will spend 2-3 hrs at each university campus to learn and discover their environment and admission process. Most of the college campus tours will be guided by university admission officials or college alumni. 

The trip fee per participant is $1050, which covers transportation, hotels, breakfast, and guided university tours. Only the first 50 paid participants will be accepted. Participants will be dropped off at Boston Logan airport on Thursday, by 10 AM. We will not provide any transportation for those who have earlier flights than the stated time. 

Ivy League University Tour:

  • Friday arrive at DC
  • Saturday visit DC and drive to NY/NJ hotel
  • Sunday visit NYC
  • Monday visit Columbia and Princeton Universities
  • Tuesday visit Yale and Brown Universities
  • Wednesday visit MIT and Harvard Universities
  • Thursday morning by 10 am drop at Boston Logan airport

NEW

Customize your own trip!

Did you enjoy your trip following Genius? Did you miss out on taking a trip? Now we offer customized trips to new areas of the United States.

On your trip you can visit:

  • Top universities
  • Downtown tours of well known cities
  • Historic landmarks and museums
  • The largest shopping malls in the United States
  • Exciting attractions like Universal Studios, aquariums, NASA Space Station

Check out our sample trips to Texas or Florida:        pdf

 

 

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