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Discounts for Classic Debate Camp 2023:
Early Registration Discount: If you sign up for Classic Debate Camp 2023 by March 1, 2023, take a $300 discount for Public Forum or Lincoln-Douglas or a $200 discount for Congressional Debate.
Payment in Full by Check Discount: If you sign up for Classic Debate Camp 2023 and pay in full by check, take an extra $25 discount. Mail your check to: Classic Debate Camp, PO Box 63, Langhorne, PA 19047. Write the camper's name on the memo line.
Full tuition for Classic Debate Camp in person at Miami University, Ohio, including single dorm room and all meals:
Public Forum or Lincoln-Douglas: $2290
Congressional Debate: $1490
Single Dorm Room Policy:
As part of our Covid Safety Plan, each student will be provided with their own individual dorm room and not share a room with another camper. Given how much time is spent each day interacting closely with other campers and instructors, we have found that most campers really appreciate having their own dorm rooms.
We provide ground transportation for students flying to camp:
LD and PF campers who are flying to camp should fly into the Cincinnati airport, arriving in the afternoon on Saturday, July 15, 2023. We will have staff members stationed at the airport to meet campers and help them get to the shuttle service. We use Executive Transportation Services, an airport shuttle company, to take our campers from the airport to the Miami University campus. There is no additional charge for campers. When camp is done on Sunday, July 23, we also provide the transportation back to the airport. Students should plan for an early evening departure time from the Cincinnati airport. Similarly, we will also provide ground transportation for out-of-state Congressional Debate campers arriving on Sunday, July 16, and leaving on Friday, July 21.
Tuition may be paid in monthly installments:
Individualized monthly payment plans are available.
If a student withdraws before 90 days prior to the start of camp (i.e., April 15, 2023), we will issue a refund of the tuition paid minus a fee of $200. If a student withdraws before 30 days prior to the start of camp (i.e., June 15, 2022), we will issue a refund of the tuition paid minus a fee of $400. If a student withdraws after 30 days prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be given, but the student may transfer his/her registration to the following summer.
If we are not able to hold a program in 2023 due to low sign ups, students will have the option to switch to a different Classic Debate Camp program or receive a full refund.
CDC 2022 Panel of Champions, from left to right:
Casey Powell, 2020 LD Champion, GMU Patriot Games
Leila Hamdan, 2022 LD 4th place, NSDA nationals
Destynn Keuchel, 2022 LD Ohio State Champion
Allie Dettelbach, 2020 City Club of Cleveland Champion
Krish Mawalkar, founder of Public Forum Debate Academy
Ananth Menon, 2021 PF Runner-Up, Tournament of Champions
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.
Make a Contribution to the Classic Debate Camp Scholarship Fund:
Each year about 20% of our campers receive 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!
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