Experience a Summer Camp of a Lifetime.

Capitol Debate students are challenged to learn new 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.


Students who come back have amazing things to say!

With over 40 camps in 2020, Capitol Debate will transform thousands of lives this year. Capitol Debate has a proven track record of producing champions & Ivy League scholars.

Widely Attended

Our academic summer camps and programs attract students from around the world.

Our academic summer programs include a cross-section of world cultures, creating an inspiring atmosphere for innovation and camaraderie. Students have the opportunity to interact and learn with like-minded children from across the United States and the entire world.

We have students from most US states and more than 15 countries attending our summer academic camp programs, middle school debate summer camp programs, high school debate summer camp programs, business communication summer camp programs, public speaking summer camp programs, leadership development summer camps and youth leadership summer camps.

Our summer academic programs have included international students from: Taiwan, China, Korea, India, Singapore, Mexico, Serbia, England, the Caribbean islands, Russia, South America, Canada, the Philippines, and many other countries. Using the platform of debate, our summer camp students are able to learn ways to speak confidently and improve their communication skills through a myriad of classroom activities.

Whether students are coming to camp for debate, public speaking, research, gifted learning, writing or leadership training, Capitol Debate teaches children to think, to think differently, and to think with others to achieve success through creative cooperation.