2021 Presidential Inauguration

Be a part of our country’s history during this incredible program! 

Middle school students on 2017 US President Inauguration program Shadow

Experience this once-in-a-lifetime event in our nation’s capital! 

Drawing on the energy, excitement, and pageantry of the Presidential Inauguration, this hugely popular program provides students with an insider’s look at democracy in action!   Not just an “in-and-out” tour, our highly-trained instructors guide students as they discover how the ideals represented in DC’s famous monuments and memorials impact us today. They also explore the Smithsonian Museums and walk the halls of Capitol Hill–all against the backdrop of the Presidential Inauguration!

Experiencing the Inauguration with Close Up ensures students have a safe, educational, and memorable time in DC and gives them the chance to: 

  • Take part in pre-Inauguration events on the National Mall; 
  • Witness the Presidential Oath of Office and Inaugural Address; 
  • Celebrate at an exclusive and private theater performance;
  • Examine George Washington’s legacy through a visit to Mt. Vernon; and 
  • Get an insider’s view of DC in 7 action-packed days! 

EXPLORE ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

Washington, DC

Watch history come to life with this ultimate, hands-on DC experience!

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Washington, DC & New York City

Explore the inspiring landmarks, monuments, and memorials in these two iconic cities!

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Create Your Own Program

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in DC and other historic sites on the East Coast with this fully-customizable program.

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Washington, DC & Philadelphia

Journey through American history by exploring these significant U.S. cities.

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Washington, DC & Williamsburg

Discuss the evolution of American democracy with visits to two of our nation’s most historic cities.

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Washington, DC & Gettysburg

Experience American history up close with visits to the nation’s capital and this Civil War battlefield.

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Founding of a Nation Program

Explore American history in-depth with this journey through the East Coast’s most notable cities.

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New Americans Program

Discover our nation’s diverse heritage on this DC program geared to immigrant and migrant students.

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Premier Election Series & Inauguration

Experience the excitement of the next Presidential Election and Inauguration first-hand in Washington, DC!

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