Why just study history, when you can make it?
Close Up’s Premier Election Series provides students the chance to witness history as it unfolds, and the opportunity to delve into the most important issues facing our nation. These two exciting programs are offered only once every four years – so don’t miss out!
Like our Washington, DC Program, our Election Series brings students face-to-face with the people and institutions that impact our democracy. They will also learn about our election process first-hand! As only Close Up can do, we draw upon our educational partnerships and nearly 50 years of experience to provide hands-on, interactive opportunities for students. These once-in-a-lifetime programs, include:
Explore the inspiring landmarks, monuments, and memorials in these two iconic cities!Learn More >
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience in DC and other historic sites on the East Coast with this fully-customizable program.Learn More >
Experience the excitement of the next Presidential Election and Inauguration first-hand in Washington, DC!Learn More >
Journey through American history by exploring these significant U.S. cities.Learn More >
Discuss the evolution of American democracy with visits to two of our nation’s most historic cities.Learn More >
Experience American history up close with visits to the nation’s capital and this Civil War battlefield.Learn More >
Explore American history in-depth with this journey through the East Coast’s most notable cities.Learn More >
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.
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.
Close Up was the GREATEST experience of my life!..
It has inspired me to become a political leader in this great country. I have not only gained an even greater expansion of knowledge in the area of politics, but I have also gained lifelong friends.
I’m all pumped up from the program! …
I plan to speak to everyone about the experience for students here. The curricular component has been rigorous and productive.