Students who participate in debate on average score 25% higher in reading and writing than their non-debate peers.
- Brianna Mezuk, Journal of Adolescence, 2010
Northern Virginia Winter Debate Camp
Virginia Debate Academy is offering a winter debate camp for students with previous camp and/or debate experience. Students will prepare for January's debate topics in Middle School, Lincoln-Douglas, and Public Forum debate through participating in workshops and mock debates. The camp will also include multiple lectures on topic analysis and research tips for the topics.
The camp will be held from December 17-21 from 6:30-8:30 PM in Fairfax, Virginia. The total cost of the camp is $350 dollars. A $100 dollar nonrefundable payment is required prior to the first day of class to reserve a spot. The remaining $250 dollar tuition is due by the second day of class, December 18, 2018. Class is capped at 20 students.
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