The Claremont Colleges Debate Union sponsors debate and leadership and professional workshops on campus throughout the summer. Instruction is designed to accommodate new and experienced students. There are commuting and residential options. There are three programs for high school students. There are 4 additional sessions for middle school debate students. – 3 debate programs and a leadership/professional communication for rising 8th-grade students.
Summer programs for high school students include (1) HSPDP high school debate format, (2) international high school debate (multi-format, including WSDC) and audition for the IPDP international traveling team, and (3) leadership and professional communication training for academic, extracurricular and organization, and career success.
Middle school students may attend any or all of the (1) 3 debate sessions in the MSPDP format, including a SuperSession with an integrated summer championship tournament and (2) a leadership/professional communication session for rising 8th-grade students.
For detailed information on Summer 2018 programs, including application forms, please visit claremontsummer.org after December 1, 2017. Info and application forms will be available then.