The Art of Persuasive Speech & Debate  Ivy Camps USA

The Art of Persuasive Speech & Debate - 10 Weeks

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About this Class 

Whenever you are trying to make your voice heard, debate skills are essential for your success! Learning the skills associated with persuasive speech and debate can allow you to speak to anyone with confidence and clarity. In this class, students will work through various situations and practice debates to build these skills in an environment guided by our Ivy Camps USA Program Leads. 

All Ivy Camps USA classes have a final project that students work towards throughout their time in their class. In this class, students will be working towards a class-wide debate that will be held on day 10 of this program. 

Students will Learn 

  • How to build confidence in speaking to people of all backgrounds 
  • Skills to build relationships through conversation
  • Techniques to navigate a conversation when disagreeing with someone 
  • How to develop cultural and subcultural awareness when speaking 
  • The structure of a debate
  • Efficient strategies for conducting research
  • Techniques to construct strong arguments
  • Methods for taking on another point of view
  • How to identify methods to develop counter-points
  • How to build their skills in areas such as communication, public speaking, confidence, creativity, and research

Class Logistics & Materials

Class Logistics:

  • All classes are held live and online, starting at the time chosen
  • Classes run 1x per week for 10 weeks
  • Classes will be held on the same day every week 
  • Each class meeting will be 90 minutes (1.5 hours) 
  • Classes will have 1-6 students per class
  • Students will be separated into groups by age
  • The curriculum for each course is written to meet the developmental needs of each age group
  • Classes are taught by our top instructors from Harvard, Yale, MIT, Princeton, & more!

Class Materials: pencil, pen, highlighter, extra paper, printed welcome packet, coloring materials

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Project-Based Classes Designed by Experts

You can be sure what your child is learning is built by the best!

Our curriculum team is led by education professionals with advanced degrees from top universities, including Harvard, and a current University Professor in Secondary Education. The team's credentials ensure our curriculum team maintains an active role in the research and advancement of the field of education, continually building on their 40 + years of experience in the educational and camp industries.

Our experts have designed classes where students can learn through projects that have personal meaning and global impact.

Taught by Instructors from Top Schools

Our instructors come from top universities in the USA such as Princeton, Harvard, Yale, and more!

Each instructor goes through our specialized training program to further equip them to guide and consistently inspire our learners.


What Parents are Saying

★★★★★

I was incredibly amazed with him being so engaged online!

Katherine Y.
Mother from the USA
★★★★★

It is an excellent offering because of the way kids are engaged with their instructors, it's very interactive, it's very hands on

Jeffrey A.
Father from Egypt
★★★★★

It was perfect and he was looking forward to class everyday!

Maryam M.
Mother from the USA


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