Take part in this unforgettable adventure!
Close Up’s four-day Washington, DC, High School Program is a one-of-a-kind student travel experience! During this 4-day/3-night program, students will participate in study visits to some of our country’s most well-known destinations and gain skills to become more actively engaged citizens. On Close Up, students have the opportunity to:
*Subject to availability.
Participation in a Close Up program requires parent or guardian approval for any participants under 18 years of age.
Close Up brought me CLOSER to politics…
the entire notion no longer seemed obscure. I became very involved in politics on the local and national level.
As a government teacher, it’s nice to have more resources…
for teaching media literacy and having students critically think about the information they receive.
Close Up made me realize how SIGNIFICANT my thoughts and views are…
Although everyone will not always agree, everyone has a voice and needs to be heard.
I learned that there’s a huge network of people with the same goals and drive as me…
and that our collaboration really could make a difference. It gave me hope for the future of our communities and our nation!