* Workshops are small learning communities comprised of students from various states. Each workshop community is led by the same Close Up Program Instructor for the duration of the trip. * Study Visits led by highly-trained instructors provide unique opportunities to learn using historic sites and institutions as living classrooms. Sample schedule subject to change. WASHINGTON, DC FLAGSHIP PROGRAM Thomas Jefferson & Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Study Visits* Learn about two of America’s most influential presidents and decide which rights are most important to you Lunch in Downtown DC WWII Memorial Study Visit Learn how everyday citizens supported the war effort Explore the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and Museum An inside look at how Congress works Visit the Supreme Court and Library of Congress  Dinner at Pentagon City Mall Examining Citizenship Workshop How can you solve the unique problems facing your community? Social Activity Arrive in Washington, DC Meet your Close Up Concierge and explore DC with your school Welcome Dinner Group Orientation Meet students from across the country who you will spend the week with and get to know your Close Up Program Instructors Essentials of Democracy Workshop* How does the government impact your life? Meet and Greet Social Activity Mock Congress Workshop Take on the role of a member of Congress to debate and vote on today’s most pressing issues MLK Memorial Study Visit How can an ordinary citizen accomplish extraordinary things? Smithsonian Institution Exploration Visit one of the world-renowned museums to discover and learn about history and culture Arlington National Cemetery Visit our nation’s most hallowed ground and witness the Changing of the Guard Dinner at DC’s Historic Union Station Korean War, Vietnam War, and Lincoln Memorial Study Visits How did citizens make a difference during major conflicts in American history? Citizenship Send-Off Workshop Set goals and identify ways in which you can be more active and involved in your community White House Photo-Op Discuss the role of the executive branch as you walk through the President’s neighborhood Smithsonian Air & Space Museum Study Visit and Lunch Launch into another stratosphere as you explore the history and science of aviation and spaceflight at this popular Smithsonian favorite The National Mall and National Archives Depart for home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Enhance your Close Up experience and spend an extra day in DC! Choose to visit the NEWSEUM, DC’s interactive museum of journalism and current events, or MT. VERNON, George Washington’s home in Virginia! Extend your stay