Close Up Washington D.C.
 
Established in 1971, Close Up Washington DC is a non-profit that educates, inspires, and empowers young people to be effective participants in our democracy.
 
With Close Up, you will: 
 
  • See DC's famous monuments and memorials close up;
  • Discuss current issues and how they relate to American history;
  • Hear student views from your peers who live in different states;
  • Make new friends from around the nation;
  • Witness democracy in action in the halls of Congress;
  • Visit the world-renown Smithsonian Museums;
  • Capture awe-inspiring views of DC's famous landmarks at night
  • Discover DC's vibrant neighborhoods and so much more!
 
For more information about how you can join Close Up, see Ms. Young in room 120 or email her at melissa.young@matsuk12.us.
 
You can also learn more at the Close Up Washington DC website.
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