Georgia Institute of Tech, Atlanta
June 3 to June 15, 2018
|Price you pay after
May 1 or when Waitlisted
|Price you pay after
|REGISTER BY APRIL 10
Excludes $47.50 charge assessed for safety regulations, local and federal governmental compliance.
Summer Camp Experience
Not only will Capitol Debate students learn debating skills through our programs; they will feel an increase in self-worth, learn critical thinking skills and improve public speaking and communication skills with their peers. Two weeks at camp will result in lifelong friendships and memories that will resonate with our students throughout their academic, personal and professional careers.
Campers return to our program year after year because of how life-changing our Summer Debate Camps prove to be. Our parents will tell you themselves that they proudly stand by their investment in Capitol Debate because of the impact it has had on their families. We invite you to join us this summer to take part in this life-changing experience.
Students can spend part of their summer at a nationally ranked, top 10 public university (according to U.S. News and World Report) by attending Capitol Debate’s 2016 summer camp program at the Georgia Institute of Technology – a new location for 2016!
Located in Atlanta, Ga., Georgia Tech is a leading research institution that’s also committed to community involvement and strong athletic programs. The university has been in existence for more than 125 years and was the first university in the Deep South to admit African-American students without a court order. Today, Georgia Tech provides a technology-based education to more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
In the heart of Atlanta, Georgia Tech offers students the opportunity to explore southern history, arts and culture, as well as several professional sports teams.
Students at Capitol Debate’s summer camp at Georgia Tech will reside in North Avenue Apartments, located in the southeast corner of campus. The North Avenue Apartments complex is gated, and only students residing within the complex have access. The student apartments include a bed, desk, desk chair, wardrobe and dresser in each bedroom, as well as shared bathrooms, living room and kitchen. North Avenue Apartments include these additional amenities as well:
- High speed Internet
- Cable, including HDTV
- Controlled access entry
- Gymnasium and workout facility
- Lounge areas
- Laundry room
Capitol Debate students won’t have to travel far for meals. They will dine together at the North Avenue Dining Hall, located within the same complex as the residence halls. North Avenue’s dining option offers buffet-style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Georgia Tech Dining Services is committed to sustainability; they source fresh, local, seasonal produce whenever possible. In addition, they provide nutritious meals and cater to students with all types of food allergies.
Safety & Security
Capitol Debate at Georgia Tech will have a nurse available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, housed in the main residential hall. The school’s campus is one of the safest in the city, and those safety measures will be extended fully to our students. North Avenue Apartments is patrolled by Georgia Tech residential staff to ensure additional safety and security for Capitol Debate students. Additionally, the university’s campus police and emergency services are on call around the clock and can respond rapidly to any issues.
Georgia Institute of Technology Camp Reviews
There’s nothing better than hearing from someone who has experienced our camps first hand. We are pleased to share with you the comments from previous year’s attendees and their parents. Read Georgia Institute of Technology Reviews
Travel and Logistics
Georgia Tech is located in midtown Atlanta, near Atlantic Station. The closest airport to Georgia Tech is the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
We suggest that residents arrive on Sunday, June 4th between 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM to check into the residence halls.
Commuters are suggested to arrive on Sunday, June 4th between 2:30 PM and 3:00 PM.
Please check your email inbox for detailed information specific to your location.
For information about what to bring, when to arrive at camp, and specifics about the camp schedule and locations please see our Attendee Information Page.
Please Note: Capitol Debate does not provide pick up or drop off services at local airports for parents or campers. All travel arrangements must be made individually by those attending the camp. For information, directions, recommendations, and safety tips in connection with transport to and from the camp location, please see the local transit authority website in the city in which your student is attending camp. You may also find good information on the ‘Contact Us’ or ‘Visiting the Campus’ page on the college campus website where your student will be attending camp.
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Trip & Activities
On Campus Activites
- Talent Show
- Movies Night
- Card & Board Games
- Karaoke & Sing Alongs
- Frisbee and Sports
- Team Building Games & Challenges
Fun Outing Field Trip | 5th Day of Camp
About one-third of the way through camp students will have the opportunity to enjoy a trip off campus. This is an excellent opportunity for students to connect with their peers and counselors outside of the walls of the school. Students will have a chance to take this trip at their own pace since there’s something for everyone.
Chief Operations Officer
Camp Director and Instructor
Camp cancellation credit timetable:
- After May 1 | 85% credit
- 30 - 22 days before start date | 70% credit
- 21 - 8 days before start date | 60% credit
- 7 - 4 days before start date | 50% credit
- 3 - 1 day before start date | 25% credit
- No Show | 0 credit
Other programs cancellation credit timetable:
- Two weeks before program start | 100% credit
- Within two weeks before program start | 50% credit
- Day of or No Show | 0% credit
For more information about Capitol Debate’s policies, terms and conditions of registration, please see our Terms, Policies, and Conditions page.