2021 Online Summer Programs

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!

Storytelling (Online, 1-Week, Grades 4-6). In this program, students will choose a piece of fiction from a book they’ve read, and prepare a dramatic rendition of the scene with a focus on conveying emotion, characterization, and humor. Click Here To Find Dates!

Declamation (Online, 1-Week, Grades 7-10). In this program, students will choose a famous historical or modern speech, and learn to deliver that speech confidently. The program culminates in a final speech showcase for the class! 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 I (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!

Debate Fundamentals II (Online, 1-Week, Grades 7-10). 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!

Public Forum Debate I (Online, 2-Weeks, Grades 7-10). 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 8-10). 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!

If you have any questions, please email our registration coordinator, Julie at juliedavis@lumosdebate.com.

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Our Mission

We believe that public speaking doesn't have to be scary! At Lumos we make public speaking fun and welcoming, to give your child the opportunity to find their unique voice!

Our Values

We believe that the instructing quality is the most important factor in any learning experience. We believe in the power of one-on-one coaching, built on trust and personalized learning.

Our promise

We promise that your child will love their Lumos experience. Even if they’re reluctant at first, by the time you pick them up after their first day, you’ll feel surprised to see that they actually had a really great time.

Our Culture

We believe that a company exists to serve its customers — to deliver WOW experiences for students and parents, and to invent on their behalf. We intend to work tirelessly for you and your children.

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