Debate is among the top-two most favored extracurricular activities among college recruiters.


-Yale University, Dr. Minh A. Luong,


Our Summer Camps

Our week-long summer academies ignite students' curiosity and push them to question, research, and present arguments. At Richmond Debate Institute our students learn the art of critical thinking and public speaking through competitive debate. 



High School Camps

Our high school summer camps excite students to question, research, and debate. Our hand picked instructors take students through the fundamentals, all the way to the technical skills necessary to make any student a champion. 

Middle School Camps

Critical thinking and public speaking should begin as early as possible. That's why Richmond Debate offers a middle school camps to introduce students to the art of debate, research, and public speaking. 

Questions? Email us!

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Richmond Debate Institute 


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