University of Houston, TX
June 2 to June 14, 2018 - No Longer Accepting Registrations
No Longer Accepting Registrations
|After May 16|
|Residential Rates||REGISTRATION CLOSED|
|Commuter Rates||REGISTRATION CLOSED|
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.
The University of Houston is located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city and the energy capital of the world. Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, UH educates more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 230,000 alumni.
Summer Camp Students will be living in brand new dorms situated on the University of Houston Campus. The new residence halls outfitted with sleek lounges, flat-screen TVs, and state-of-the-art technology.
Our main residential building, Cougar Village 2, is less than five years old. Many features, including private bedrooms and comfortable spaces to relax and study, were recommended by students through a survey. The building is connected to the Dining Hall via a covered bridge.
Once inside, the new students entered a spacious lounge area furnished with contemporary couches, chairs, and flat-screen TVs. The lounge also included a help/information desk with decorative glass tile accents and fancy carpet with a geometric design. Pool tables will be added later. Each floor has a similar lounge area with a small kitchenette equipped with a microwave oven. The seventh-floor lounge area has an expansive view of downtown Houston.
The University of Houston’s dining services is operated by Aramark and offer meals for every taste and dietary restriction. The head of dining at the University is ready to accommodate any dietary needs and offers a variety of options including Asian, Italian, traditional American grill options, salad, sandwiches, and an assortment of cereals and hot foods for breakfast.
The University of Houston is one of the safest areas in the city, with a campus that is constantly monitored by the on-campus police and emergency services, as well as the residential staff of the University itself. Capitol Debate Summer Camps keeps a nurse housed in the main residential hall, available to assist students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The University of Houston has an on-campus clinic that can treat minor ailments and injuries.
University of Houston 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 University of Houston Reviews
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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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.
Terri teaches at East View High School in Georgetown, Texas where she has been actively involved in the speech & debate community for almost 40 years. Many of her students have advanced to state and national level competition.
Faculty at this Location
Camp Director and Instructor
Residential Life Director
- 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.