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DebateAble: Debate for Kids!

Debate helps young people find their own voices and listen to the voices of others! DebateAble camps use debate to teach critical thinking, public speaking and collaborative teamwork, all with a focus on keeping it fun. You’ll spend the first week learning debate skills and the debate format through games and other activities. Tnen you’ll use these skills during the second week to team up and prepare for a final debate. You must be able to attend and participate in the debate match held on Friday, August 16. Family and friends are welcome and encouraged to attend! 

Summer Youth Programs is excited to partner with DebateAble, which has brought its unique curriculum to schools throughout Seattle Public Schools.

Who It's For

This camp is for incoming fourth to sixth graders.

Instructor

Melanie Wienecke is an accomplished debater, elementary school teacher, tutor, biochemist and park ranger. Her debate background includes participation in speech and debate classes during junior high, high school and college, and teaching debate instruction to elementary students in Seattle schools since 2012. She earned a M.A. in education from the University of Southampton in England. Melanie loves teaching and is passionate about introducing and teaching debate to kids!

More Information

See the Things to Know section for details about registration policies, transportation and parking, and more.

Details

Aug 5–Aug 16, 2019

Day
Mon–Fri
Time
9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Location
UW Seattle
Cost
$625
Refund Deadline
June 12 (100%)
Status
Full

Aug 5–Aug 16, 2019

Day
Mon–Fri
Time
1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Location
Cost
$625
Refund Deadline
June 12 (100%)
Status
Full