Spring Half-Semester Registration is Open!

Each semester, our students research and write about a current events topic, practice their public speaking skills, and compete in online debate tournaments! The program culminates in an Open-Invitational Debate Tournament where students will have the opportunity to debate against teams from other debate programs across the country!

Half-Semester Team Membership includes:

- 6 Weekly Zoom Classes (2 hours)
- 1 Open Invitational Debate Tournament (8 hours)
- 3 Bi-Weekly "Office Hours" for Optional One-on-One Coaching
- 1 Student Progress Check-ins by Phone (in addition to weekly written updates)

- 1 Written Progress Update
- 4:1 student teacher ratio, guaranteed (Class size of 8 with 2 instructors)
- Beginner and advanced students are separated into different classes

Age Range

Grades 6 - 11


Tue (6-8 pm EST) or
Wed (5-7pm EST) or Thurs (6-8 pm EST) plus Saturday Tournament (9am-4pm EST)

Skill Level

Beginner - Advanced (Classes Grouped by Age/Experience)


Classes April 5 - May 14
Tournament on May 14


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6 weeks + 1 Saturday Tournament


$520 $595

Use code SPRING75 for a $75 discount!

Lumos also offers a 5% sibling discount that will be issued as a refund within 48 hours of registration.

Register for Spring Debate Team!

4:1 Student Teacher Ratio

We do classes of 8 students with 2 instructors per class. We've found that, especially for online coaching, having a small class size is absolutely critical for making sure that every student gets to speak - even our shy or more reluctant students! The 4:1 student teacher ratio also means that our instructors really get to know each child's strengths and weaknesses and provide targeted coaching throughout the week.

Private Coaching And Guidance

Throughout each week, students will get edits and advice as they research and write out their speeches. In addition, they'll have a chance to do one-on-one conferences with instructors to work on their tournament preparation. And of course, during our classes, students will have a chance to do speaking activities and practice debates so they can get immediate feedback live over zoom!

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