Seton Hall University, NJ

July 1 to July 13, 2018

COURSES

Public Speaking & Debate Camp

Our Summer Public Speaking & Debate Camps for High School and Middle School students teaches the key processes of public speaking and effective argumentation, enabling students to develop core presentation and debating skills that boost confidence and self-esteem. We work on debate case construction, composing briefs, research, rebuttals, cross-fire, evidence analysis, and summary and final focus. Students leave the academic camp with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience needed to excel in life.
 

Fees

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after March 31
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January 31
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August 18
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Residential Rates $3,299 $2,999 $2,749 $2499
Commuter Rates $2,699 $2,399 $2,149 $1899

Excludes $47.50 charge assessed for safety regulations, local and federal governmental compliance.

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Campus Information

With a rich history in higher education that spans over 150 years since its founding in 1855, Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse university. Like Capitol Debate, Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, a commitment to the success of every student, and a dedication to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning, and fulfilling lives.

Kean is the third largest public university in New Jersey, The University is home to Liberty Hall Museum a historic landmark housing some of the last undiscovered treasures of the American Revolution and the birth of our nation.

At Capitol Debate we are dedicated to preparing students to think critically, creatively and globally; to adapt to changing social, economic, and technological environments; and to serve as active and contributing members of their communities. We are proud to be at Kean University to host our Public Forum Debate Camp and are sure that students will leave well-prepared for success in their futures.

Safety & Security

Capitol Debate at Seton Hall University 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. Buildings are patrolled by Seton Hall 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.

Seton Hall University 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 Seton Hall Reviews

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Travel and Logistics

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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Trips & Activities

  • Video Games
  • Movies on Big Screen TVs
  • Playing Cards
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Local Movie Theaters
  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Pool
  • Karaoke
  • Guitar Hero
One thing that is guaranteed at Capitol Summer Camps is that you will have fun, take a look!

Off Campus Field Trip

Fun Outing Field Trip
5th Day of Camp

About half way through camp students will have the opportunity to enjoy a trip off campus. This is a great chance for students to take the day at their own pace, there is something for everyone!

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Faculty

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Jane Boyd

Camp Director and
Instructor

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Terri Robinson

Camp Director and Instructor

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Debby Haren

Instructor

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Leor Sapir

Instructor

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Alex Holguin

Instructor

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Jennifer Bell

Instructor

Lourdes Miranda
Lourdes Miranda

Wellness Person

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Ajene Robinson-Burris

Residential Life Director

Cancellation Policy: All payments are nonrefundable. Should cancellation be necessary, full credit will be provided up to 1 year from the date of the event, if written notice of cancellation is provided prior to May 1st for camps and at least two weeks for other programs. Any add-ons, tournament or fees paid cannot be refunded and are non-transferrable. Summer camp cancellations received after May 1st or programs cancellations after two weeks prior to program starting must also be made in writing and will follow the below schedule for applicable credit to your account.
    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.
Trip / Cancellation Insurance: Trip and/or Cancellation Insurance can be purchased through a 3rd party provider such as www.aplusplans.com/ or www.insuremytrip.com. Plans range in cost from $20 to $285 and can protect your investment in various ways from lost luggage or missed connection compensation to cancellation for any reason with 70% - 100% refund options. Most plans require enrollment on or before the final payment is made for your trip so please be sure to look into these available options today.