Our 2021 summer camps will be held on Monday, July, 26th to Friday, July 30th. Students will log in at 10:00 am daily be released at 4:00pm. Our programs will have students compete on our Discord tournaments, share ideas on Workplace, join our guest speaker podcasts, and learn from the brightest minds in the country.
Our high school debate camp is perfect for high students with little to no debate experience. Students learn the fundamentals of debate, research, building cases, refutation and impact calculus. Our debate camp focuses on:
Formatting cases and arguments
Learning to flow debate
Analyzing arguments' impacts with Impact Calculus
Researching and citing information
Lots of practice!
PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE
Our Public Forum Camp is for those with more than a year of debate experience who want to excel in Public Forum debate. Our PF camp uses distinguished debate instructors to push students to present more sophisticated arguments, be more efficient with their responses, and learn the skills to drive them to state and national success. Students should expect to have lots of practice rounds.
LINCOLN DOUGLAS DEBATE
Our Lincoln Douglas camp is for those with over a year of experience who want to excel in LD debate. Our camp uses distinguished debate instructors to teach the technicalities of Framework, Value, Value Criterion, flowing, theory, and more. Students should expect to have lots of practice rounds.
Our Congress debate camp is for students who want to develop their public speaking and debate skills, tailored for congressional debate. Our camp will help students give persuasive and well researched speeches, how to be a strong presiding officer, and how to have constructive clash in round. This is camp is perfect for students with any range of debate experience.
This summer, Richmond Debate Institute is hosting a Speech Camp for Extemporaneous Speech. Our camp will teach speech structure, presentation, eloquence, and warranting, Our curriculum will cover both domestic and international topics.
MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP
Our middle school camp is for students who want to learn argument structure, reliable evidence research, and presentational public speaking. Our camps coach students through research projects, mock debates, and speech writing.
Our virtual programs coach students competitive our to brainstorm proper arguments, conduct quality research, and present arguments with conviction and civility.
Middle School Camp: $199
Debate Camp (Debate 101): $199
Congress Camp: $199
Varsity PF Camp: $199
Varsity LD Camp: $199