Applications are now open for 2014 – apply now! We recommend applying early because we expect to be full by May 1. There is no application fee.
Please choose a program for more information:
July 13 – August 9, 2014 The DDI is our 4 week program, renowned for producing nationally successfully policy debaters for more than 30 years. Learn More About the DDI.
July 5 – July 12, 2014 Senior Assistants is open to a limited number of highly successful students entering their senior year and provides intensive speaking and debate practice prior to the DDI. Learn More About Senior Assistants.
July 5 – July 12, 2014 DDIx Advanced is a one-week extension program 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. Learn More About DDIx.
July 5 – July 12, 2014 Our Beginners program is a one-week program for those with a year or less of debate experience. It will prepare students to compete for college scholarships in the International Public Policy Forum debate essay contest. Those interested in debate will find that the Beginners program is an excellent opportunity to develop argumentation, writing, and public speaking skills. Learn More About Beginners.
July 5 – July 12, 2014 The one-week Public Forum workshop is an intensive week of case writing and debate practice. Students will learn about likely upcoming topics and participate in daily debates. Learn more about the Public Forum Workshop.
July 5 – July 12, 2014 The one-week Parliamentary workshop is an intensive week 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.