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Why Capitol Debate?

Our aim is to enrich the lives of students. To do that, we gather expert staff, with a diverse group of students, and select excellent facilities and locations to create fun, safe, and supportive environments. Read More »

Here’s what sets us apart
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Why Debate?
Expert Staff
Alumni Success Stories
Widely Attended
Safe & Secure
Great Facilities in Great Locations
Lots of Fun
For All Ages & Experience Levels
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2018 Summer Debate Camps

We offer academic debate camps, public speaking programs and youth leadership camps. Select a program to find your camp. Read More »

Overnight & Commuter Camps
Business Communication
Competitive Public Forum Camps
Middle School Debate Camps
High School Debate Camps
Lincoln Douglas Debate Camps
Summer Camp FAQs
Day Camp Only
Debate Day Camp
Public Speaking
Leadership and Mock Trial Day Camp

About Our Workshops

After school workshops run concurrently with regular middle school semesters. These programs offer an opportunity for children to learn debate, leadership, and public speaking. Read More »

After School Workshops
Northeast Club – NY, NJ, CT
Introduction to Debate Online Courses

Debate Teams

Ready to compete? Our teams receive the instruction and opportunity to compete in national tournaments. We offer programs in different locations and online to reach as many students as possible. Read More »

Capitol Classic's Debate Teams
Boston Club
Midatlantic Club – MD, VA, DC, PA, NC
National Travel Debate Team
Northeast Club – NY, NJ, CT
West Club – CA, TX, AZ, WA

Attendee Info

Already registered? Now it is time to get ready for camp. For students attending any of our summer camps or seasonal programs, please visit the appropriate page (on the left) to see information about your specific program, from packing lists to trip details. If you need to check your billing information, view your forms, or change your personal info, please visit your Online Account.

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2018 Summer Camp Attendee Information
Day Camp Attendee Info
2015 Middle School Nationals
Staff Portal

Debate News

Debate News provides up-to-date information and resources to the national high school public forum debate community. It consists of tournament updates, statistics and rankings, including awards for season-long excellence.

Debate News
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Team News

March Summer Camp Updates

by Mackenzie Leveque

Summer-Camp-Section01-largeWe are so excited to share some camp updates we received this past month!

Going to camp in Fairfield Connecticut? Get ready to make friends with some of the turkeys who roam the campus!
Attending our Georgia Tech camp? You are in for an awesome dining experience. This past fall, the school opened West Village Dining, with options from Mediterranean to Italian!
Joining us at University of Michigan? We just confirmed an amazing field trip at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation! We will be visiting Greenfield Village, where you can catch a ride on a Model T, jump on a real steam-powered locomotive,  visit farm animals, and much more!
Will you be at the Marquette University camp? We are excited to tour the Palermo Pizza Factory on field trip day-yum! You will get to make your own pizza and eat it!
Who is attending the UCLA camp? Get ready for a field trip at The Getty! During our stay, there will be an Egyptian exhibit with real mummies!
Summer Camp Video: Who else is counting down the days until summer camp? Until then, watch this video to get in the summer camp spirit! We can’t wait to do this all again in Summer 2018!
Tuition Deadlines: Are you ready to sign up for camp? April 10 is the deadline for Spring Early Bird Prices – save money and register now!