4 or 5 days
Washington, D.C.
Discover how science, technology, engineering, and math can lead to a more innovative and safer world as you explore careers that blend these subjects with history, politics, and the government. Tour a working STEM lab, learn what it takes to become a forensic analyst at one of Washington, D.C.’s museums, and put your STEM skills to use during a mock humanitarian mission.
  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Lafayette Square and Black Lives Matter Plaza
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    Enjoy an immersive STEAM experience at a technology-focused art space 

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 2: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in a forensic analysis workshop at the International Spy Museum or Law Enforcement Museum

    Visit the International Spy Museum

    Take a tour of a working STEM lab

    Participate in a hands-on workshop developed by First Robotics

    Enjoy dinner with a former intelligence operative to learn how STEM impacts their career

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites
    • Women In Military Service For America Memorial

    Put your STEM skills to work during a mock humanitarian mission at the National Museum of the United States Army  

    Take time to explore the National Museum of the United States Army

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in an aeronautics workshop at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or Udvar-Hazy Center. Sessions might include:

    • Flight simulation  
    • Air traffic control simulation  
    • Rocket design and creation

    Explore the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or the Udvar-Hazy Center at your own pace

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in an aeronautics workshop at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or Udvar-Hazy Center. Sessions might include:

    • Flight simulation  
    • Air traffic control simulation  
    • Rocket design and creation

    Explore the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or the Udvar-Hazy Center at your own pace

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

    Make a photo stop at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial
  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in a workshop that uses the scientific method at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Washington, D.C.

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Explore Washington, D.C. highlights:

    • Photo stop at the White House
    • Lafayette Square and Black Lives Matter Plaza
    • Photo stop at the Washington Monument
    • WWII Memorial

    Enjoy an immersive STEAM experience at a technology-focused art space 

    Take a guided night tour of Washington, D.C.

    • Lincoln Memorial
    • Korean War Veterans Memorial
    • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Day 2: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in a forensic analysis workshop at the International Spy Museum or Law Enforcement Museum

    Visit the International Spy Museum

    Take a tour of a working STEM lab

    Participate in a hands-on workshop developed by First Robotics

    Enjoy dinner with a former intelligence operative to learn how STEM impacts their career

  • Day 3: Washington, D.C.

    Visit Arlington National Cemetery

    • Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    • Kennedy gravesites
    • Women In Military Service For America Memorial

    Put your STEM skills to work during a mock humanitarian mission at the National Museum of the United States Army  

    Take time to explore the National Museum of the United States Army

    Enjoy an evening activity

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in an aeronautics workshop at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or Udvar-Hazy Center. Sessions might include:

    • Flight simulation  
    • Air traffic control simulation  
    • Rocket design and creation

    Explore the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or the Udvar-Hazy Center at your own pace

    Depart for home

Experience even more

  • Day 4: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in an aeronautics workshop at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or Udvar-Hazy Center. Sessions might include:

    • Flight simulation  
    • Air traffic control simulation  
    • Rocket design and creation

    Explore the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum or the Udvar-Hazy Center at your own pace

    See the U.S. Capitol and Visitor Center

    Make a photo stop at the Library of Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court

    Explore the Tidal Basin

    • FDR Memorial
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
    • Jefferson Memorial
  • Day 5: Washington, D.C.

    Participate in a workshop that uses the scientific method at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Airfare and Transportation

    Round-trip flight on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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