Washington DC offers all sorts of things for teenagers to experience. Teens who live in the area can visit various government buildings, tour the Supreme Court, and take a look at the National Archives. There are a significant number of museums available to explore in the area, as well as memorials. Teens that enjoy sports may want to check out the Washington Nationals and those who are interested can watch money get made at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. For those teenagers who are interested in earning their own money, the 6.1% unemployment rate in the area should not keep them from doing so.
If you're under 16 years of age, there are specific labor laws in District of Columbia that don't allow you to work for traditional employers. Of course, if you're 14 or 15 years old you can get a work permit in District of Columbia, but otherwise there isn't too much information on this page that will help you. With that being said, if you're under 16 years of age and don't have a work permit, please select the appropriate age below to find jobs that suit your age group.