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When you attend an Envision program* near Washington, DC, you have the opportunity to spend an additional three nights experiencing the District’s career, college, and cultural sites. This optional extension immediately follows the conclusion of your Envision program. You will take a guided tour of a professional site relevant to your field of study, visit a renowned college campus in the area, sample the local culture while exploring DC's most historic neighborhoods, and visit some of Washington’s famous memorials at dusk.


*Only students who are enrolled in the 2019 program sessions listed below are eligible to participate in City Adventures: Washington, DC.

NYLF Medicine

June 23-July 1 | July 25-August 2

NYLF Advanced Medicine & Health Care

June 15-24 | July 3-12 | July 14-23


July 7-12 | July 14-19 | July 21-26

NYLF National Security

June 23-28 | July 7-12 | July 14-19 | July 21-26 | July 28-August 2


Sample City Adventures: Washington, DC Highlights

National Zoo

Have lunch and explore the National Zoo, part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex. Founded in 1889, the Zoo sits on 163 acres in the heart of Washington, DC’s Rock Creek Park and is home to more than 1,500 animals across 300 different species.

Ford’s Theatre

In a guided tour, learn about the legacy of Abraham Lincoln while taking a peek into the American experience through theater and education.

Potential Employers

Visit a professional site relevant to your chosen field of study – possible facilities include Joint Base Andrews, the National Museum of Health and Medicine, the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) headquarters, or others.

Educational Institutions

Explore a renowned college campus in the area – possible institutions include Georgetown University, The George Washington University, or others.

DC Neighborhoods and Culture

Experience places like Dupont Circle, Pentagon City, Chinatown, Georgetown, Foggy Bottom, National Harbor, or others as you observe the diverse culture of DC neighborhoods with your new friends.

Monuments, Memorials, and Museums

The Marine Corps, Air Force, and Pentagon 9/11 Memorials are just a few of the historical landmarks you will see as you dive into the history of the nation’s capital.

Please note that these sample activities are provided as examples of the overall quality and scope of City Adventures: Washington, DC. The 2019 specific schedule, locations, and details may vary and will be made available online prior to the start of the program.