Close Up’s four-day Washington High School Program is a one-of-a-kind student travel experience! During this four-day/three-night program, students participate in study visits to some of our country’s most celebrated landmarks and institutions and gain the skills to become active, engaged citizens.
With Close Up, students have the opportunity to:
*Subject to availability.
I plan to introduce Close Up’s professional development to the teachers I work with…
and use this as a part of my school’s requirement that students take action on issues of local, national, and international importance.
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 brought me CLOSER to politics…
the entire notion no longer seemed obscure. I became very involved in politics on the local and national level.
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.