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- Capitol Debate


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
Our Mission
Why Debate?
Expert Staff
Alumni Success Stories
Widely Attended
Safe & Secure
Great Facilities in Great Locations
Lots of Fun
For All Ages & Experience Levels
Capitol Debate Summer Camp FAQs
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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.

Information for Attendees
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
Media Mentions
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Alumni Success Stories


Yasmin Faruiki

Georgetown University('16)
TC Williams ('12)

alumni jonathan

Jonathan Geldof

University of Kentucky ('16)
River Hill ('12)

alumni sukhi

Sukhi Gulati

Stanford University ('16)
Thomas Johnson ('12)


Heeseung Song

University of California Los Angeles ('16)
Centennial High School ('12)

alix alumni

Alix Arungah

University of Southern California ('15)
Howard ('11)

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Trinity University, Third Year


Jake Dillon

University of Maryland ('16)
Mt Hebron ('12)

elizabeth alumni

Elizabeth McClure

Emory University ('14)
Glenelg ('10)


Alex Resar

Dartmouth College ('14)
McDonogh ('10)


Daniel Zhao

Harvard University ('14)
Glenelg ('10)

jonathan alumni

Jonathan Kowarski

University of Chicago ('15)
Centennial High School ('11)


Mara castelbaum

Towson University ('13)
Centennial High School ('09)

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University of Virginia, First Year


Dan Li

Washington University
Centennial High School ('11)

Savon New

Savon Ayodeji

Liberty University ('16)
Elanor Roosevelt ('12)


Agree Ahmed

Georgetown School of Foreign Service ('15)
Mt. Hebron (11')