CDC 2021 Panel of Champions, from left to right: 
Grace Johannes, 2019 LD National Champion (NSDA)
Allie Dettelbach, 2020 City Club of Cleveland Champion
Nehal Chigurupati, 2019 LD National Runner-Up (NSDA)
Maya Arora, 2017 and 2019 LD National Champion (NCFL)

Anna Brent-Levenstein, 2021 PF North Carolina State Champion
Abraham Paik, 2021 PF Ohio State Runner-Up

Discounts for Classic Debate Camp 2022: 

POST-CAMP Special Discount Sign up and pay the tuition for our LD or PF program in Summer 2022 by August 1, 2021, and take a $600 discount. Sign up and pay for Congress or Intro to Public Speaking in Summer 2022 by August 1, 2021, and take a $400 discount. (These special Post-Camp discounts may not be combined with any other discounts.)


Full tuition for Classic Debate Camp in person at Miami University, Ohio, including dorm room and all meals:

  • Public Forum or Lincoln-Douglas (July 16-24, 2022):  $2090

  • Congress or Public Speaking (July 17-23, 2022):  $1290

Tuition may be paid in monthly installments: 

Individualized monthly payment plans are available.


Refund Policy: 

If a student withdraws 90 days prior to the start of camp in the summer of 2022, we will issue a refund of the tuition paid minus a fee of $100. If a student withdraws 30 days prior to the start of camp, we will issue a refund of the tuition paid minus a fee of $250. After 30 days prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be given. 


If we are not able to hold a program in 2022 due to low sign ups, students will have the option to switch to a different Classic Debate Camp program or receive a full refund. 

Scholarship Opportunities:
Classic Debate Camp grants scholarships of up to 75% off full tuition to campers who demonstrate financial need and who are recommended by their coaches for their dedication to debate, their contribution to their team, and their potential for growth and leadership. To request information about how to apply for a Classic Debate Camp scholarship, send us an email by clicking here.

The Voices Foundation is an organization that has given scholarships to students so that they can attend any debate camp. For information about their program go to In 2020, seven Classic Debate Camp campers received scholarships from Voices, ranging from $350 to $600.

Make a Contribution to the Classic Debate Camp Scholarship Fund: 
Each year about 20% of our campers have received some financial assistance to participate in our program. We are committed to giving scholarships to as many students as we can. If you would like to help make Classic Debate Camp more affordable for low-income students, you can make a contribution by sending us a check or by making a credit card payment. Click here to do so. Thank you!