Washington, DC & New York City Middle School Program

Students will participate in unforgettable experiences as they explore two of our nation’s most thrilling cities.

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Take a bite out of the Big Apple!

Discover American culture and history with memorable study visits to these must-see destinations! During this 7-day/6-night program, students get a first-hand look at how business can shape politics. On Close Up’s Washington, DC, and New York Program, students have the opportunity to:

  • Discuss the historic events that have shaped our nation through visits to DC’s must-see sites;
  • Engage with peers to debate the most pressing issues facing our nation in an exciting, hands-on Mock Congress;
  • Walk the Brooklyn Bridge and take in the breathtaking views of New York City from this iconic bridge;
  • Explore the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, and discover why it’s become the universal symbol of freedom and democracy;
  • Visit iconic landmarks such as Strawberry Fields, Imagine Circle, and Belvedere Castle in Central Park;
  • Get a one-of-a-kind view from “Top of the Rock” located on the 70th floor of Rockefeller Center; and
  • See New York City sparkle by night before enjoying a Broadway show in Times Square!



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

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

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