Take a bite out of the Big Apple with Close Up’s Washington/New York Program! This option allows you to see two of the world’s most exciting destinations: Washington, DC and New York City!

After experiencing all that DC has to offer on Close Up’s flagship Washington High School Program, students and teachers will spend an additional three days in New York City. This incredible trip includes unforgettable study visits to famous historical sites such as the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, Ground Zero, and Wall Street – where students will discuss the changing relationship between business and government.

Other highlights include seeing a Broadway show, visiting “Top of the Rock” at Rockefeller Center, dining in Little Italy, and exploring landmarks such as Times Square and Central Park! Your students will return home with memories, photos, and friends that will last a lifetime!

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"Close Up solidified so many of my opinions and also introduced me to new perspectives. I am now much more active in my area by supporting certain issues that I have learned more about. Close Up was the greatest academic experience I have ever had."

   – Brett, Student, GA
Educating for democracy since 1971
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