Get a close-up look at tribal nations and the U.S. government!
During this seven-day/six-night program, students explore current issues facing Native Americans, the rights and responsibilities of dual citizenship, and the complex relationship between tribal nations and the federal government. While discovering Washington, DC, and meeting with tribal leaders and the USET Council, students get an inside look at the American political system.
With Close Up, students have the opportunity to:
Participation in a Close Up program requires parent or guardian approval for any participant under 18 years of age. Learn how we keep all students safe, secure, and supervised on every program.
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.
Close Up made me realize how SIGNIFICANT my thoughts and views are…
Although everyone will not always agree, everyone has a voice and needs to be heard.
As a government teacher, it’s nice to have more resources…
for teaching media literacy and having students critically think about the information they receive.
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.