We have a wide array of speech and debate programs for different skill levels and interests! Find a program that is a good fit for your child!
Ted Talks (Online, 1-Week, Grades 4-6). In this program, students will pick their favorite Ted Talk, edit it down into a short speech, and learn to deliver that speech confidently to an audience! This is perfect for first time or shy students who are trying public speaking for the first time. Click Here To Find Dates!
Speech Writing (Online, 1-Week, Grades 7-10). In this program, students will pick a topic they are passionate about and write their own speech. Students will develop a unique presentation style of their own and perform their speech for the class. Click Here To Find Dates!
Debate Fundamentals (Online, 1-Week, Grades 5-7). In this program, students will learn the basics of debate, including cross examination, rebuttals, researching, and using evidence. The program will culminate in a short-format debate tournament on the final day. Click Here To Find Dates!
Accel Debate (Online, 1-Week, Grades 7-10). This is our advanced program, designed for students that have already learned the fundamentals of debate. Students will learn about more advanced debate techniques and skills and then debate in our end of session tournament. Click Here To Find Dates!
Public Forum Debate I (Online, 2-Weeks, Grades 7-12). In this program, students will learn how to debate Public Forum Debate, which is the primary format at high school tournaments in the US. The program concludes with a 2-day debate tournament where students put all their skills to use! Click Here To Find Dates!
Public Forum Debate II (Online, 2-Weeks, Grades 8-12). This is our advanced program, designed for students that have already learned the basics of Public Forum Debate. Students will learn about more advanced debate techniques and skills and then debate in our 2-day tournament at the end of the session. Click Here To Find Dates!
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