Our Programs

We are now accepting applications for 2017! Please apply by filling out our application form. There is a discount for applying by March 1 and we will continue accepting applications until we are full.

Please choose a program for more information:

DDI

July 9 – August 5, 2017       The DDI is our 4 week program, renowned for producing nationally successful policy debaters for more than 30 years. Learn More About the DDI.

DDIx

June 26 – July 7, 2017      DDIx is a two week policy debate workshop prior to the DDI. Advanced debaters will get a head start on the competition with a week of skills and strategy focus with lots of practice speeches and debates. We encourage debaters to attend both the DDI and the DDIx. Learn More About DDIx.

Fundamentals of Argumentation (Beginners)

June 26 – July 7, 2017      Our Fundamentals of Argumentation program is a two week program for those with no prior debate experience or limited debate experience. Those interested in debate will find that the Fundamentals program is an excellent opportunity to develop argumentation, writing, and public speaking skills. Learn More About the Fundamentals of Argumentation Workshop.

Public Forum

June 26 – July 7, 2017     The two week Public Forum workshop is an intensive session of case writing, speeches, and debate practice. Students will learn about likely upcoming topics and participate in daily debates. Learn more about the Public Forum Workshop.

Parliamentary

June 26 – July 7, 2017     The two week Parliamentary workshop is an intensive session of debate and public speaking practice. Students will learn Parliamentary debate skills and participate in daily practice debates. This program is also appropriate for extemporaneous debaters. Learn more about the Parliamentary Workshop.

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