Our virtual programs are designed to be flexible, making them easily adaptable to any schedule or learning goals. All programs are facilitated by Close Up instructors, who are experts in leading student discussions, building inclusive communities, and connecting students with the world around them.
Select from one of our pre-designed programs or collaborate with our team to shape the program. Here are a few examples of how schools have partnered with Close Up to create meaningful virtual opportunities:
Interested in a Custom Virtual Program?
Community Engagement Experience
Impact is a unique and engaging virtual program designed to help middle and high school students develop the skills necessary to pursue a passion, tackle a community need, and form a network with young leaders from across the U.S.Learn More >
Debate and Discuss Current Issues
Student Voices is a virtual program where students will interact with their peers nationwide and learn about current issues.Learn More >
100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Empowering Girls’ Voices is a program that brings together students from schools nationwide to help them develop empathy for other perspectives, gain skills, and build confidence.Learn More >
Confront Challenges Facing Our Democracy
Inspiring Civic Action is a virtual program where students can share their political values, deliberate critical policy issues, and build a virtual community.Learn More >
The Native Issues Online Summit is an online program for students to examine issues in their communities, nations, and the United States as a whole, and develop action plans to address those issues.Learn More >
Over 93% of students said Close Up’s virtual programs…
helped them understand the importance of using their voice to make change in their communities.