U.S. Capitol

The White House

National Mall

Smithsonian Institute Castle


Every four years, CCA high school students have the chance to go on an amazing trip to Washington DC, a beloved CCA tradition of over twenty five years. This trip is a tremendous opportunity to visit our nation's capital and see the numerous monuments and memorials that honor and document the history of our country. Mr. Ringering, CCA History teacher, leads this trip to Washington DC, accompanied by other CCA staff. Mrs. Gates and Mrs. Ringering will also be accompanying the trip as sponsors.

This trip is not for the faint of heart. Temperatures are quite high at 90-100 degrees with 85-95% humidity. 8-10 miles per day are common walking distances. Trip participants must be responsible and reliable in following directions at all times.

Here are some important trip planning facts:

  • PARTICIPANTS: 2018-2019 CCA high school students (accompanying parents/guardians are also eligible to attend)
  • APPLICATION: Students are required to complete a trip application.
  • SIZE: Up to 20 students and up to 10 accompanying adults
  • DATES: June 12-19, 2019
  • COST: $1,200 which includes all transportation, lodging/linens, meals, excursions, souvenir t-shirt & travel guide/map
  • DEPOSIT: $50 due by November 30
  • PAYMENTS: Installments will be due in February, March, and April, and are nonrefundable once paid.
  • QUESTIONS: Contact Mr. Ringering or Mrs. Ringering

All of the sights pictured on this web page (and more) will be visited on the trip. Click each picture to get more information about that place.

World War II Memorial

Korean War Memorial

Vietnam War Memorial

Arlington National Cemetary

Library of Congress

George Washington's Mt. Vernon

Reflecting Pool - Washington Monument

Thomas Jefferson Memorial

Lincoln Memorial

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Air and Space Museum

Natural History Museum

National Portrait Gallery