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Upstate Escapes is a collaborative effort of the Department of Student Life and Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation.  It is supported in part by the Undergraduate Student Association and the Division of Student and Campus Life.

 

UPSTATE ESCAPES GRANT PROGRAM INFORMATION AND GUIDELINES

Upstate Escapes Spring 2015 Trips

Ski & Snowboarding at Holiday Valley

February 7, 2015

Tickets: $30.00 per lift ticket, $10 per rentals
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 4 at Noon in Merritt 110

For more information please contact Brooks Hawley at 585-245-5353

Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Islanders (First Niagara Center

February 8, 2015

Tickets: $5 per person
Students are only permitted to purchase one ticket per Geneseo ID card
Tickets are available at the SA Ticket Office starting January 24, 2015

Transportation INCLUDED!
Bus departs MCU Loop at 2:30pm SHARP and should return by 10pm

Join Upstate Escapes for this classic showdown at the First Niagara Center.

Syracuse Orange Basketball vs. Pittsburgh (Carrier Dome)

February 21, 2015

Tickets: $10 per person
Students are only permitted to purchase one ticket per Geneseo ID card
Tickets are available at the SA Ticket Office starting January 24, 2015

Transportation INCLUDED!
Bus departs MCU Loop at 9:30am SHARP and should return by 5:30pm

You asked for it and we booked it! A favorite trip returns for the Spring 2015 semester. Make sure to get your tickets early!

Wonderworks Indoor Amusement Park

February 28, 2015

Tickets $5 per person
Students are only permitted to purchase one ticket per Geneseo ID card
Tickets are available at the SA Ticket Office starting January 31, 2015

Transportation INCLUDED!
Bus departs the MCU Loop at 11am SHARP and should return by 9pm

Wonderworks in an Indoor Amusement Park that features over 100 hands on exhibits. Our tickets for only $5 per person will include admission to the indoor park, a high ropes course pass and laser tag! You cannot beat the bargain!

SHOPPING TRIP:
Waterloo Outlet Mall

March 7, 2015

Tickets $2 per person
Students are only permitted to purchase one ticket per Geneseo ID card
Tickets are available at the SA Ticket office starting February 7, 2015

Transportation INCLUDED!
Bus departs MCU Loop at Noon SHARP and should return by 7:15pm

What better way to prepare for spring break than with a shopping trip to the most premier outlet mall in our area?! The Waterloo Outlet Mall is just a ride on the thruway and has a great variety of stores to pick from.

The Price is Right Gameshow- Rochester Auditorium Theatre

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Tickets $10 per person
Students are only permitted to purchase one ticket per Geneseo ID card
Tickets are available at the SA Ticket office starting February 28, 2015

Transportation INCLUDED!
Bus departs MCU Loop at 5:45pm SHARP and should return by 11pm

{Insert your name here} COME ON DOWN!!! The Price is Right is on tour and filming right here in Rochester! Join Upstate Escapes as we cross our fingers and hope we are selected to guess on a showcase!

White Water Rafting at Letchworth State Park

April 11, 2015

Tickets: $20
Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 8 @ Noon in Merritt 110

For more information please contact Brooks Hawley at 585-245-5353

Kinky Boots- Play

April 25, 2015

Tickets $10 per person
Students are only permitted to purchase one ticket per Geneseo ID card
Tickets are available at the SA Ticket Office starting March 28, 2015

Transportation INCLUDED!!
Bus departs the MCU Loop at 11:30m SHARP and should return by 8pm


Kinky Boots is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by  Tony and Grammy winner Cyndi Lauper and a book by Tony-winner Harvey Fierstein. Based on the 2005 film, which was inspired by a true story, the musical tells of a struggling British shoe factory's young owner, Charlie, who forms an unlikely relationship with Lola, a drag queen, to save the business!

Fall 2014 Trips

Niagara Falls- Maid of the Mist

August 30, 2014
SOLD OUT
Bus departing MCU Loop at 10am and returning  by 6pm

Join upstate escapes as we take a ride on the Maid of the Mist! Enjoy lunch on your own in Niagara Falls.

Sky High Adventure Park

September 13, 2014
Tickets: $20.00 per person
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 10, 2014  at Noon in Merritt 110

Largest in New York State, Sky High Aerial Park is a series of platforms and "bridges" build in a 4 acre section of the woods and the challegen is to figure out how to get across to the next platform. There are 13 courses with varying level of difficulty.

For more information, please contact Brooks Hawley at 585-245-5353.

White Water Rafting @ Letchworth State Park

October 4, 2014
Tickets: $20.00 per person
Register by Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Noon in Merritt 110
Enjoy a ride down the rapids along the "Grand Canyon of the East".

For more information, please contact Brooks Hawley at 585-245-5858

Book or Mormon-Play:  the Rochest Auditorium Theatre

October 18, 2014
SOLD OUT
Purchase tickets at the SA Ticket Office
Bus departing the MCU Loop at 12:30pm and returning at 6:30pm
Tickets will go on sale Monday, September 22, 2014
The Book of Mormon tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in northern Uganda, where a brutal warlord is threatening the local population. Join upstate escapes as we enjoy this religious satire musical that has won a number of awards!

Lockport Cavern Tour
(A part of Week of Horros)

October 25, 2014
SOLD OUT
Purchase tickets at the SA Ticket Office
Bus departing the MCU Loop at 12:00pm and returning at 6:00pm
Tickets will go on sale Saturday, October 4, 2014

Join Upstate Escapes for an underground adventure this halloween season! For only $5, experience the walking/boat tour of the underground caves of Lockport, NY. Feel free to check out the Lockport Cave website here.

SKYZONE: Indoor Trampoline Park and Foam Pits

November 8, 2014
Tickets $10 per person
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at Noon in Merritt 110
For more information, please contact Brooks Hawley at 585-245-5858

Pep Band Presents:
Transportation to
Geneseo Ice Knights vs. Brockport Golden Eagles

November 14, 2014
Sign up for the bus for FREE at the SA Ticket Office
Tickets $5 per person will be collected once you arrive to Brockport

Bus departing MCU Loop at 5:30pm and returning no later than 10:30pm

For more information, please contact Pep Band at pepband@geneseo.edu

Buffalo Bills Vs. NY Jets

November 23, 2014
SOLD OUT
Purchase tickets at the SA Ticket Office
Bus departing the MCU Loop at 10:30am and will return by 6:00pm
Tickets will go on sale Monday, October 27, 2014
Watch this classic rivalry with Upstate Escapes at Ralph Wilson Stadium!

QUESTIONS:

brodner@geneseo.edu
FOR OTHER TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS:http://transportation.geneseo.edu

                                             

                                       

  Have ideas for future Upstate Escapes trips?
Contact Tiffany Brodner, brodner@geneseo.edu