A Surprise Experience During a Government Shutdown

The current government shutdown has been dominating our news headlines for the past few weeks. At WorldStrides, our extensive experience prepares us well for this scenario, as we have handled previous partial and full closures before. Our dynamic Course Leaders seize this learning opportunity for students, and help them experience this unique historical event as it take’s place in our nation’s capital.

While several of the spots our students normally visit are shutdown, there is always so much to do in Washington D.C and we’ve always got alternatives ready. Take a look at Program Leader Bruce Houston discussing the time his trip occurred in Washington D.C during a shutdown – and the surprise he got during their alternative activity!

Article written by Nikki Fabrizio

Nikki Fabrizio
Nikki creates content and enjoys highlighting the exuberance of experiential learning. In her free time you can find her traveling, hiking and practicing circus arts.