The Summer Think Tank is the only summer intensive experience of its kind on the West Coast. The institute offers the rare opportunity for promising speakers seeking nationally ranked coaching that is geared towards helping you reach your competitive speech goals. 

The institute is divided into three divisions:

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  • Novice Speech: Students entering their first year of competitive speech.
  • Varsity Speech: Students who have competed in individual events for one or more years.
  • Summer Encore: A unique division of the Varsity Lab for students who have previously completed another speech camp in the same summer.  Rather than investing time on finding, cutting or writing speeches, an emphasis will be placed on refining the performance to maximize the performer's competitive edge