During this eight-day/seven-night program, students get a first-hand look at the worlds of business and politics and consider how the two influence each other. While exploring two famous cities, students make personal connections with the people, institutions, and iconic sites that embody our nation’s past and present.
With Close Up, students have the opportunity to:
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National Youth Impact Summit
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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.
I’m truly blown away by what Close Up’s been able to accomplish in the last two weeks during IMPACT 2020…
The material seems very high level, and my daughter’s been very motivated to participate every day. I wanted to be sure to commend the staff on providing such a great experience!
Close Up is a positive experience for students…
seeing themselves as having the power to influence the democratic process.
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.