DC & Philadelphia Middle School Program

Students will discover the origins of American democracy as they explore exciting sites, such as Independence Hall and Capitol Hill!

Students at Liberty Bell Shadow

Travel beyond the capital to America’s birthplace.

Our Washington, DC and Philadelphia Middle School Program helps students understand the significance of American democracy, from its early years to modern times. During this 5-day/4-night program, students consider how America’s revolutionary experiences shaped ideas about rights, democracy, and liberty. Guided by our highly-trained instructors, 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;
  • Experience the history of the Constitution and understand what it means today at the National Constitution Center;
  • Explore Independence Park and the birthplace of our nation;
  • Learn the origin of the Liberty Bell and how it became one of our country’s most iconic symbols; and,
  • Make lifelong friendships as they exchange ideas with students from around the country!

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

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

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