Virginia Debate Academy Northern Virginia Wall of Achievements

2017 & 2018 Virginia PF State Championship

2016 MetroFinals Congress Sweepstakes Champions

2018 WACFL PF Metrofinals Champion

2015 National Middle School Champions

2016 NSDA National Congress Semi-Finalist

2016 University of Pennyslvania National Invitational Congress Champion

2016 George Mason National Invitational Congress Champion

2016 NCFL Congress National Semi-Finalist

2017 NCFL PF Octa-Finalist

2017 VHSL Speech State Champion

2016 Virginia High School League Debate State Champions 

2016 Tournament of Champions Semi-Finalist

2018 Lincoln-Douglas MetroFinals 2nd Place

2016 VHSL Speech State Champion

2015 VHSL Speech State Champion

And more...

Summer camp is closed for 2019. Please return in the winter for our new camp schedule. Virginia Debate Academy offers  classes in all categories of debate and public speaking for 5-12 students. Our premier camps are eight hours a day/five days a week. Check out our testimonials page to see what others are saying! 

 

Contact us at virginiadebateco@gmail.com if you are interested in our school package discounts or private coaching!

Elementary School Debate Camp
Camp Fee: $400

Introductory course that trains 5th and 6th grade students in public speaking and the fundamentals of debate.  

Middle School Camp
Camp Fee: $400

The Middle School Debate class will examine strategic case construction, effective-questioning techniques, framework analysis, and other important features of Middle School debate. Students will leave the class prepared to debate successfully at the middle school level. Beginner is for students new to debate and the advanced class is for students with one year of debate experience or previous camp experience. 

Public Forum Camp
Camp Fee: $400

The Public Forum Debate class will examine strategic case construction, framework analysis, refutation and crossfire techniques, and other important features of Public Forum debate. Students will leave the class prepared to debate Public Forum successfully at the high school level.

Lincoln-Douglas Camp 
Camp Fee: $400
Advanced High School Debate Camp
Camp Fee: $400

The Lincoln-Douglas Debate class will examine strategic case construction, value/value-criterion and framework analysis, refutation and crossfire techniques, and other important facets of LD debate. Students will leave the class prepared to debate Lincoln-Douglas successfully at the high school level.

 

 

 

 

This course is designed for Varsity debaters that are interested in deepening their understanding of argumentation and research and advancing their public speaking skills. Students will explore different argument and refutation schemes, learn new research methods, and develop sophistical topic analysis and associated frameworks on numerous resolutions.

 

Model United Nations
Camp Fee: $400

Students will participate in seminars, workshops, and simulations to deepen their understanding of international relations and diplomacy, and sharpen their public speaking, debate, and other skills necessary to succeed in Model UN. 

Private Coaching

For students that cannot attend the above camp dates, private tutor sessions are available. Tutor schedules and prices are flexible, but it is important to note that tutor sessions are not offered at a lower price than camp, based on an hourly rate. Moreover, VDA teachers have other obligations, so VDA cannot guarantee this service.  

Have Questions?

Please contact us at virginiadebateco@gmail.com

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