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Debate Camp

ONLINE HOLIDAY CAMPS 

NEXT CAMP: 

APRIL 12 - 16

EST - 9:30am to 11:30am

EST - 12:30pm - 2:30pm

PST - 9:30am to 11:30am

UTC - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Our popular online programs return in 2021 - a chance to meet your peers from many places!

PROGRAM
OVERVIEW

 

DEBATE EDUCATION:  For today's youth, skills in parliamentary debate help to develop critical thinking, advocacy, listening to alternate points of view and speaking well.  Debate Camp has been engaged in this since 2002 - and will now offer our program to small groups of online participants

• parliamentary debate technique                         

• skills in organization of thought

• skills in case construction                                   

• persuasive, confident speaking

• skills in refutation and argument re-building

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS:  Online debate workshops are designed in a fun, interactive way. Participants develop debate skills via opportunities to work together, share thinking and debate twice in each session.

TEAMWORK:  Online participants co-develop cases, debate as a team and receive feedback together; often as a side - pointing out strengths of argumentation and delivery.  

 

SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT:  Our online program is a supportive place, with lots of encouragement available for those who are trying new things.  Participants are coached to honour what is being said by their opponents and welcome the efforts of others, even in competition.   

ABILITY LEVELS: All online debate partnerships and speakers opposite are grouped at an experience level that ensures the right level of challenge: 

 

OPEN        • brand new to debate

                  • typical grades 4 to 6

                  • possible reluctant speaker

PLUS         • familiar with debate

                  • typical grades 6 to 9

                  • less reluctant speaker

LEVEL-UP  • experienced with debate

                   • typical grades 8 to 10

                   • accomplished speaker

 

SESSION OPTIONS:

  • 9:30AM -11:30AM  /  12:30PM - 2:30PM EST

  • 9:30AM -11:30AM PST / 10:30AM - 12:30PM MST

  • 2:30PM - 4:30PM  / 5:30PM - 7:30PM GMT

UPCOMING 2021 ONLINE CAMPS

MARCH BREAK CAMP:   MARCH 8 - 12

SPRING BREAK CAMP:  APRIL 12 - 16

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP I:  JUNE 28 - JULY 2

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP II:  JULY 5 - 9

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP III:  JULY 12 - 16

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP IV: JULY 19 - 23

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP V:  JULY 26 - 30

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP VI:  AUGUST 9 - 13

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP VII:  AUGUST 16 - 20

SUMMER ONLINE CAMP VIII:  AUGUST 23 - 28

 

PRICING:

  • use code DCSIBS for 15% off during checkout if registering two or more siblings!

  • fee structure - all taxes included:

       CAD $373.39 CAD / 5 day camp

       CAD $353.70 CAD / 5 day camp - early bird to May 1

       USD $303.80 USD / 5 day camp

       USD $283.00 USD / 5 day camp - early bird to May 1

​       GBP £218.39 GBP / 5 day camp

       GBP £174.68 GBP / 5 day camp - early bird to May 1

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PROGRAM
DETAILS

ALL

TIME ZONES

DAY 1 - 4

DAY 5

ALL LEVELS

HOUR 1

CANADIAN / AMERICAN PARLIAMENTARY 

DEBATE WORKSHOP

BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY 

DEBATE WORKSHOP

DEBATE TOURNAMENT

ROUND I

5 min 

BREAK / JOIN NEW ZOOM ROOM

BREAK + NEW MOTION PREP

HOUR 2

PUBLIC SPEAKING

WORKSHOP

DEBATE

ROUND

BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY

DEBATE ROUND

DEBATE TOURNAMENT

ROUND II

REGISTRATION OPEN

MARCH  I  APRIL  I  AUGUST  2021

ZOOM

ONCE CONFIRMED 

All confirmed registrants receive a session ZOOM link directly from Debate Camp Support: support@debatecamp.com

LATIN CAMP

For more opportunities to enrich your learning, check out our sister program!

CONTACT US

CAMP OFFICE

EMAIL: info@debatecamp.com

 

Debate Camp Office:  902 - 453 - 0245
North America:  1- 888 - 512 - 8154

ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME: EST + 1 [AST]

CAMP OFFICE

2684 AGRICOLA STREET

HALIFAX, NS  B3K 4C9

CANADA

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