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The Power of Debate - Elementary Level (Rising 3rd - 6th grade)


Win your arguments with the power of your mind and logic. Debate is exciting, empowering and fun. Youth Debate Camp makes learning to debate fun while you grow as a confident public speaker, critical thinker, and collaborative teammate. Each day we will focus on different skills relevant to debate, using games, activities and age appropriate topics to teach debaters to make and respond to arguments in an upbeat, positive environment, with an emphasis on learning to consider both sides of any topic or issue. On the last day there will be a Debate Match, where you showcase what you’ve learned by preparing to argue both sides of the session’s resolution in teams, often in front of a volunteer judge.

Age Group

3rd Grade to 6th Grade (Ages 8 to 11)

Who will like this Course?

Interested in Public Speaking

Recommended Prerequisites

June 3 to 7 - Monday to Friday

UH-Downtown (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 10 to 14 - Monday to Friday

St. Thomas More Parish School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 17 to 21 - Monday to Friday

Nolan Ryan Jr. High School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 24 to 28 - Monday to Friday

Faith West School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

July 8 to 12 - Monday to Friday

Cornerstone Christian Academy (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

Full Day (ONE Week)

Tuition: $ 269

On or Before March 31, 2019
$ 249
April 1, 2019 to May 20, 2019
$ 259
On or After May 21, 2019
$ 269

University of Houston-Downtown
1 Main Street, Suite 716N
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 221-8032

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