Close Up’s Washington High School Program is a one-of-a-kind trip for students to experience their government in action. During this six-day/five-night program, students make personal connections with the people, institutions, and iconic sites that embody our nation’s past and present.
As students tour our nation’s capital and forge new, lasting friendships, they have the chance to:
Tight on time? You can also get the Close Up educational tour of Washington, DC, in four fun-filled days!
*Subject to availability.
Participation in a Close Up program requires parent or guardian approval for any participant under 18 years of age. Learn how we keep all students safe, secure, and supervised on every program.
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.
I think Close Up’s virtual program is an amazing experience…
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.
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.