Around Town & Beyond

Project Discovery’s program gives you the chance to spend a memorable three weeks in the nation’s ultimate capital. Set on the picturesque campus of The George Washington University, in the trendy Foggy Bottom neighborhood, you’ll get to enjoy everything that makes D.C. great – especially in the summer! Located in a safe, upscale neighborhood, GW is minutes from terrific shopping in Georgetown and Friendship Heights, and offers close access to the National Mall, White House, Embassy Row and all the other attractions that define D.C. Students ready to experience life at a top-caliber university will find Project Discovery’s Washington, D.C. program unrivaled!

Spend your evenings and weekends exploring spectacular cultural and entertainment destinations. You’ll eat signature dishes at the most popular restaurants and visit can’t-miss destinations and attractions. When your not busy discovering your future, you’ll be participating in an unforgettable adventure!

Each evening, you will have the opportunity to socialize and build friendships while you enjoy the fun and excitement of D.C.’s nightlife. Many popular hangouts are located just steps from GW, and the welcoming crowd of lively locals and visitors creates an unforgettable energy! Catch a local concert or enjoy a game of pool or pingpong.

“Project Discovery was the best 3 weeks of my life… so many new friends and adventures that I will never forget!”

Alex R. / Illinois


You’ll have full access to work out facilities, recreational sports and plenty of other athletic options during your stay. You can always lace up your running shoes for a cross-campus jog, or hit the gym to pump some iron or get moving on an elliptical trainer. Outdoor tennis courts, indoor squash courts and plenty of other options are sure to keep you busy. Of course, a game of touch football or a little Frisbee is always a campus classic. Just make sure to pack your workout gear!