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Debate Fundamentals

1 Week
In Person
5
6
7
8
9

This programs is designed for students in rising grades 5-9. Students will be grouped based on age and experience and 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.

Debate Fundamentals

Young Speakers

1 Week
In Person
4
5
6

This program is for students in rising grades 4-6 who are trying public speaking for the first time. Students will research and write a Ted Talk on the topic of their choosing, and learn to deliver that speech confidently to an audience!

Young Speakers

Public Speaking

1 Week
In Person
7
8
9
10

This course is designed for students in rising grades 7-10. During the 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.

Public Speaking

Accel Debate

1 Week
In Person
7
8
9
10

This is our advanced program, designed for students in rising grades 7-10 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.

Accel Debate

Public Forum Debate I

2 Weeks
In Person
7
8
9
10

This program is designed for students in rising grades 7-10. 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!

Public Forum Debate I

Public Forum Debate II

2 Weeks
In Person
8
9
10

This is our advanced program, designed for students in rising grades 7-10 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.

Public Forum Debate II
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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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