Close Up Washington D.C.

St. Pius X High School will be participating in the Close Up Washington DC trip this year!
If a student is interested in a week of learning about the inner workings of our government and visiting Washington, D.C., please contact Mr. Steve Smith at Students will meet with elected officials, visit monuments and learn about real-world experiences.

Close Up is a non-profit, non-partisan civic education organization founded over 40 years ago with a mission to inform, inspire, and empower students to become life-long, active participants in our democracy.

Close Up Brochure

Trip Schedule

Close Up Website

St. Pius X students, along with history teacher, Mr. Steve Smith, gain valuable insight into the workings of our government, have the chance to meet students from other states and experience our nation's capital, Washington D.C., up close and personal.

Close Up Sign Up Sheet

Sample Fundraising Letter

40 People x $40 = A Lifetime of Civic Engagement

Corporate Matching

Past Close Up Trips

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