W E D N E S D A Y T H U R S D A Y Enhance your Close Up experience and spend an extra day in DC! Choose to visit MOUNT VERNON, George Washington’s home in Virginia, or other iconic sites and exciting neighborhoods in the nation’s capital with your school. EXTEND YOUR STAY! “ “ Close Up was wonderful ! I met so many new friends and the instructors were great at explaining things. Everything we did was engaging, fun, and educational. – Abby, Student, AK Depart for Philadelphia, PA Visit the National Constitution Center Take a journey through the Constitution in this interactive history museum Lunch at National Constitution Center Explore Independence Park and Philadelphia’s Historic District Independence Hall: Visit the birthplace of our nation Liberty Bell: Visit the iconic symbol of American Independence Congress Hall: Explore the former home of U.S. Congress where Washington and Adams were inaugurated President’s House: Discuss the irony of slavery during America’s early years of independence Dinner in Philadelphia Depart for Washington, DC Citizenship Send-Off Workshop Set goals and identify ways in which you can be more active and involved in your community White House Photo Op Discuss the role of the executive branch as you walk through the President’s neighborhood Smithsonian Air & Space Museum Study Visit and Lunch Launch into another stratosphere as you explore the history and science of aviation and spaceflight at this Smithsonian favorite The National Mall Enjoy the memorials and museums that surround this grassy oasis in the heart of the nation’s capital Depart for Home