* Workshops are small learning communities comprised of students from various states. Each workshop community is led by the same Close Up Program Instructor for the duration of the trip. * Study Visits led by highly-trained Program Instructors provide unique opportunities to learn using historic sites and institutions as living classrooms. Sample schedule subject to change. Arrive in Washington, DC Meet your Close Up Concierge and explore DC with your school Group Orientation Meet students from across the country who you will spend the week with and get to know your Close Up Program Instructor Introductory Workshop* What are the biggest issues that we face in our democracy today? Dinner & Exploration in Old Town Alexandria Walk the cobblestone streets of this historic port city Founding Documents Activity Explore the origins of our democracy Founding Documents Workshop Take a look at how the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, and Bill of Rights impact America today Monday Hot Breakfast Buffet Depart for Colonial Williamsburg Program Instructor-Led Williamsburg Study Visit Governor’s Palace Explore the site that became the home to Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and seven royal governors Historic Tavern Lunch Dine in one of Williamsburg’s rustic taverns located in the heart of the Revolutionary City Explore Colonial Williamsburg: Led By Williamsburg’s Own Historical Interpreters Walk in the footsteps of Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and George Wythe Visit the Capitol: The seat of Colonial Virginia’s power Sit in the pews of Bruton Parish Church, where George Washington worshipped Depart for Washington, DC Dinner at DC’s Historic Union Station Federalism Workshop Tuesday Hot Breakfast Bu Depart for Philad “Freedom Rising” Center Explore cutting-ed the Constitution t Explore Independ Historic District Find yourself surr Independence H nation Printing Office: word played in Liberty Bell Lunch at the Hi Congress Hall Depart for Lancas Dinner in Amish C Enjoy an evening Wednesday