Summer Think Tank

Hosted on the stunning Stanford campus, our competitive PF program brings together top-tier coaches, a practice-intensive curriculum, and dynamic tailored instruction that will facilitate the skills you or your student need to excel in debate.

National-Level Coaching:

At our camp, you'll have the opportunity to learn from some of the most respected coaches in the country. With years of experience and a proven track record of success at national tournaments, our instructors are dedicated to providing personalized guidance and mentorship to each participant, helping you refine your arguments, enhance your delivery, and master the art of persuasion. Your coaches are currently active in PF and know what argument styles, skills, and formats are needed to excel in your local circuit or nationally.

Practice-Intensive Curriculum:

We fundamentally understand that practice makes perfect. Our curriculum follows the C2A model. We focus on concepts in the morning and then transfer those concepts to application almost immediately. Hence, concept to application or C2A. C2A means you or your student will learn a new rebuttal strategy and have several drills, practices, or activities that will ensure that skill is being developed. Every day is scheduled with this relationship in mind where students should have goals they are measurably achieving as the camp progresses. Feedback is critical to this process as well. Students will receive constant feedback so they can adjust and repeat exercises to grow within the two weeks of camp.

Dynamic Tailoring Means Two Divisions, One Goal:

With separate divisions for novice and varsity debaters, our program ensures that every participant receives instruction and challenges suited to their level of experience. We send out a student survey before camp to adapt our labs and lesson plans. Each of your instructors will get a summary of that survey to better understand how to tailor their respective labs. Whether you're just starting your debate journey or looking to fine-tune your skills at the highest circuit level, you'll find a supportive community of peers and mentors ready to help you succeed.

Don't miss your chance to be part of this unparalleled opportunity to elevate your debate skills, forge lasting connections, and prepare for success on the national stage.


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