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.

Statue of Liberty and New York City skyline on a sunny day Shadow

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!

EXPLORE ALL MIDDLE SCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

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 & Inauguration

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

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