Summer Debate Camps -
Curricula Details

Table of Contents
Regular Camp
Advanced Camp (see below)
Springboard Camp (see below)

REGULAR CAMP

I.  BOOSTING LIFE-LONG SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Common Skills Vs Boosted Skills
Dissecting A General Audience Speech
Crafting A Full, General Audience Speech
Delivering A General Audience Speech
Public Forum, Policy, Congressional and UN Speeches

Common Knowledge (Policy/History) vs Strategic Knowledge
Gathering/Evaluating Information In General
Gathering/Evaluating Information For Tournaments

II.  IMPROVING YOUR DEBATE SKILLS
Topic Analysis
Casing
Constructives
Affirmative and Negative Number Twos
Cross Examination
Rebuttals
Focus
Summary

III.  TOURNAMENT PRACTICE
Public Forum Debate
Policy Debate (Limited Scale, see below)
Model UN/Historic–Revisiting Famous Debates
Model Congress

IV.  CAPSTONE
US Senate Simulation

ADVANCED CAMP

Emphasis Upon Strategic Knowledge–See SDI White Paper Video–Craft Powerful Research Plan–Gain The Element Of Surprise–Use Competition To Broaden The Mind Greatly–Policy Debate–Public Forum–Formal Debate Topics–Education Reform–League Of Nations Senate Debate Of 1919

SPRINGBOARD CAMP

Top Critical Thinking Technique Taught In Regular Camp–Necessarily Limited Debate Time Compared To Regular Camp–Policy Debate–Public Forum