2020 Spring AHT to be Rescheduled

2020 Spring AHT to be Rescheduled
Posted on 05/07/2020
American History Trip
  • Dear Eighth Grade Families,

    We are excited to announce that the Spring 2020 American History Trip to Washington, D.C. is in the process of being rescheduled. The new trip dates are Thursday, October 8 – Saturday, October 10, 2020.

    The details are as follows:

    - The rescheduled trip is open to all current 8th graders. If you weren’t initially planning on attending the May 2020 trip, you are welcome to participate in the October 2020 trip.
    - An information meeting will be held in August. Time, date, and location are to be determined.
    - The trip has been reduced from a 4-day trip to a 3-day trip.
    - The trip cost of $450 includes: transportation by Grand Tours, 2-night stay at the Wyndham Garden hotel, private security guards at hotel, 7 meals (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners), individual student lanyard with emergency contact information, travel insurance, and all taxes and gratuities.
    - For families that had paid the full $590 or paid over $450 for the May 2020 trip, the difference in cost will be refunded to you.
    - Refunds will also be given if you made payments towards the May 2020 trip and decide not to participate in the October 2020 trip.
    - More information about refunds will be shared in the coming weeks.
    - Chaperones would include OMS and High School teachers and administrators.
    - New rooming group sheets will be sent out later this summer. Due dates for submissions to be determined.
    - The tentative itinerary is included below attached.

    October 2020 American History Trip -- Tentative Itinerary

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8
    6:30 A.M. DEPART FOR WASHINGTON, D.C.; BRING A BROWN BAG LUNCH. REST STOPS WILL BE MADE EN ROUTE
    3:00 P.M. ARRIVE IN WASHINGTON, D.C., VISIT HOLOCAUST MUSEUM OR NATIONAL ARCHIVES
    5:30 P.M. DINNER AT PENTAGON MALL FOOD COURT (VOUCHER PROVIDED); VISIT UNITED STATES AIR FORCE MEMORIAL AND PENTAGON 911 MEMORIAL
    7:30 P.M. ALL BUSES MUST DEPART FOR HOTEL
    8:00 P.M. CHECK INTO THE WYNDHAM GARDEN HOTEL

    FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9
    6:30 A.M. BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
    7:30 A.M. DEPART FOR WASHINGTON, DC
    8:30 A.M. ARRIVE IN WASHINGTON; U.S. CAPITOL TOUR; SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS; $15.00 CASH ENVELOPE PROVIDED FOR LUNCH
    6:00 P.M. DINNER AT RONALD REAGAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTER (VOUCHER PROVIDED); PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES AT VIETNAM VETERANS, LINCOLN, KOREAN WAR, & WWII MEMORIALS
    9:30 P.M. ALL BUSES DEPART FOR HOTEL
    10:00 P.M. RETURN TO HOTEL

    SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10
    7:30 A.M. BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL
    8:30 A.M. CHECK OUT AND DEPART THE HOTEL
    9:00 A.M. SELF-GUIDED TOUR OF ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY AND VIEW CHANGING OF THE GUARD
    11:30 A.M. DEPART FOR SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS WITH A QUICK STOP AT IWO JIMA MONUMENT
    12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. SMITHSONIAN MUSEUMS; $15.00 CASH ENVELOPE PROVIDED FOR LUNCH
    2:00 P.M. DEPART FOR SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY
    6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. DINNER AT SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY (PENDING)
    7:30 P.M. DEPART FOR HOME. REST STOPS WILL BE MADE EN ROUTE
    11:30 P.M. ESTIMATED ARRIVAL BACK IN BROCKPORT

    If you have any additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Thank you,

    Mrs. Corrigan, AHT Coordinator -- tammy.corrigan@bcs1.org
    Mrs. Kenney, AP Secretary -- trina.kenney@bcs1.org
    Mr. Roberts, OMS Principal -- jerrod.roberts@bcs1.org
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