Summer Debate Camp
We are excited to announce our 5th annual summer camp!
Our week-long camp ignites student curiosity and motivates public speaking. Students will learn competitive debate and participate in debate tournaments. Our hand picked instructors and organized lesson plans take students through the fundamental and technical skills necessary to onboard any student on to speech and debate.
Join us this summer to articulate proper arguments, conduct quality research, and join the debate!
Our camp will be held on the first week of August, starting Monday (8/1) to Friday (8/5), from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Students will meet daily at the VCU School of Business. Our camp costs $325 and includes lunch for all 5 days, with scholarships available.
Location: Virginia Commonwealth University
Students: Middle School and High School
Dates: Monday (8/5) to Friday (8/5), 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuition: $325, lunch is included
Join a growing community
Our summer camp introduces students to a thriving community of curious students and committed coaches. Richmond Debate Institute is part of a broader debate community in Richmond, Virginia, with over 15 teachers, across 4 school districts, and hundreds of students. Join us as we change the way students learn through competitive debate.
Join us this summer for a week of critical thinking, public speaking, and civil discourse. RDI is proud to work alongside the Richmond Forum and the broader debate community to host its 5th annual summer debate camp.