Debate Camps

MIDDLE SCHOOL DEBATE CAMP
For boys & girls entering grades 7 & 8
June 25 - June 29  •  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Enter the fun world of academic debate! Learn to speak in public, formulate arguments, find evidence, and refute opposing views. Each day we focus on a different controversial issue in the news. You will be given one-on-one instruction as you prepare your cases. Then you practice debating against other students and receive feedback on your performance in each round. The camp concludes with a tournament. The camp is led by US Coach Peter Paik, who is assisted by current and former members of the award-winning US Speech & Debate team.


HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE CAMP:
LEVELS 1 & 2
For boys & girls entering grades 9-12
July 16 - July 20  •  9:00 am - 3:00 pm

This camp is the only one of its kind in Ohio specializing in Lincoln-Douglas and Public Forum debate, and is led by one of the most experienced and successful debate coaches in the country. You don't already have to be an expert debater to join! The camp includes two levels: Level 1 for those inexperienced, but with an interest; and Level 2 for those experienced, but ready to reach higher levels of competition, in high school debate. Head instructors are US Speech and Debate Team Coaches Peter Paik and James Lewis, assisted by former LD and PF competitors who have achieved success both locally and nationally.
 
INFO TO KNOW:
DEBATE CAMPS
For boys & girls 
entering grades 7-8 & 9-12

WHERE
Hunting Valley Campus

WHEN
Middle School: 6/25 - 6/29
High School: 7/16 - 7/20

TIME
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

FEE
$450

DIRECTOR
Peter Paik
ppaik@us.edu

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
GRADES Junior K-8
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
GRADES 9-12
Phone: 216-831-2200
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