Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8Washington Close Up offers the most comprehensive educational opportunity in Washington, DC. Established in 1971, Close Up is the nation’s leading nonprofit, civic education organization. With 45 years of experience partnering with schools across the nation, we provide impactful, hands-on programs for students that educate and inspire young people to participate in their government, become leaders in their communities, and gain a more thorough understanding of American history and government. More than 850,000 students and teachers from around the world have participated in our experiential education programs in Washington, DC—and many more have experienced Close Up’s balanced, comprehensive approach to civic education through our classroom resources and publications. —Sarah, Student, FL Close Up is one of the best things I have ever been a part of in high school. From meeting new people to seeing the memorials, I loved every second of it!