Explore the culture and history of our nation and make unforgettable memories!
Whether you attend with your school or on your own, you will live and learn with other high school students from across the country. During this one-of-a-kind experience, you will:
*Subject to availability.
Can’t wait to come on Close Up?
We encourage you to discuss, debate, and interact with your peers about our democracy and policymaking process. You will have the opportunity to ask questions of notable figures in media, politics, and government! Here are a couple of ways you can prepare for your upcoming adventure:
Close Up brought me CLOSER to politics…
the entire notion no longer seemed obscure. I became very involved in politics on the local and national level.
I learned that there’s a huge network of people with the same goals and drive as me…
and that our collaboration really could make a difference. It gave me hope for the future of our communities and our nation!
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.
I plan to introduce Close Up’s professional development to the teachers I work with…
and use this as a part of my school’s requirement that students take action on issues of local, national, and international importance.