1. I enjoyed the balance between fun activities and awesome seminars and debates
    Camper 2015 -  Calgary, Alberta
  2. I loved that they had so many learning opportunities...
     
    Parent 2015 -  Halifax,  Nova Scotia
  3. The variety of resolutions helped me get better at thinking outside of the box and thinking on my feet...
     
    Camper 2015 -  Toronto, Ontario
  4. I truly enjoyed working with new people and devloping my debate and public speaking skills - all in the same place.
     
    Camper 2015 -  Calgary, Alberta
  5. I learned a lot, not just from the instructors, but from the other kids who were there...
    Camper 2015 -  Vancouver, BC
  6. I'd say that this is the best camp I have ever attended
     
    Camper 2015 -  Toronto, Ontario
  7. The counsellors were amazing!
     
    Camper 2015 -  Vancouver, BC
  8. This camp was both fun and super educational!
     
    Camper 2015 - Calgary, Alberta
  1. I truly enjoyed working with new people and devloping my debate and public speaking skills - all in the same place.
     
    Camper 2015 -  Calgary, Alberta
  2. I enjoyed the balance between fun activities and awesome seminars and debates
    Camper 2015 -  Calgary, Alberta
  3. This camp was both fun and super educational!
     
    Camper 2015 - Calgary, Alberta
  4. The variety of resolutions helped me get better at thinking outside of the box and thinking on my feet...
     
    Camper 2015 -  Toronto, Ontario
  5. I'd say that this is the best camp I have ever attended
     
    Camper 2015 -  Toronto, Ontario
  6. I loved that they had so many learning opportunities...
     
    Parent 2015 -  Halifax,  Nova Scotia
  7. I learned a lot, not just from the instructors, but from the other kids who were there...
    Camper 2015 -  Vancouver, BC
  8. The counsellors were amazing!
     
    Camper 2015 -  Vancouver, BC
 
 ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT CAMPS in PUBLIC SPEAKING AND DEBATE
 
 
OPPORTUNITIES 2016
 
 JOIN A TEAM OF OUTSTANDING LEADERS and EDUCATORS
 
ABOUT US:  Debate Camp Canada has operated academic-enrichment summer camps in public speaking, debate and Model UN, across Canada since 2002.  In 2016 we have 15 sessions, over 9 locations and are once again looking to expand our team of camp leaders.  The mission and philosophy of our program is:
 
Debate Camp aims to empower students with the skills of effective communication and teamwork through the avenues of debate and public speaking.  The goal of our program is to create informed and articulate global citizens in a fun and exciting learning environment.
 
We believe that "camp" creates a novel and secure learning environment in which campers feel safe to try new skills, think on their feet, see the opposing view, and work well with others.   We are an academic enrichment experience that sets itself up in some summer-friendly locations and aims to deliver a powerful week of learning that turns out to be fun as well.   A full view of our dates and locations for 2016 is available via the following link:
 
DATES & LOCATIONS
 
CAMPS PROFILE:  Debate Camp Canada operates 1 week day and 1 week (6 day / 6 night) overnight camps.  Campers in grades 5 to 11, and program is streamed by ability, with novice, intermediate and competitive (Level Up) instruction at all camps.   Camps range in size from a minimum of 30 campers to a maximum of 100 campers in a single week / location.  Staff to camper ratio is 1:8   The organization of a typical day at camp, as well as additional aspects of program can be viewed on the following links:
 
PROGRAM
TYPICAL DAY
 
STAFF PROFILE:  Debate Camp Canada hires individuals who are both experienced with public speaking and debate, as well as being creative thinkers, reliable team players and good role models for young people.    Our staff teams demonstrate a high level of commitment in ensuring that camp is a safe and positive learning environment.  Each staff team is supported by experienced program leaders and camp directors, who assist in the overall planning and preparation for a successful week.  The leadership composition for our 2016 camps across Canada can be view on:
 
 
POSITIONS AVAILABLE 2016: 
 
LEADERSHIP TEAM
 
 
PROGRAM INTERNS:

CALGARY CAMP:  Day - July 4 - 8
VANCOUVER CAMP: Day - July 4 - 8
VICTORIA CAMP - Overnight - July 10 - 16

Debate Camp Canada is seeking applicants for the position of Program Interns.  In addition to the qualities outlined above, Program Interns should possess the following:
 
• competitive debate and / or public speaking experience
• experience and / or familiarity with Model United Nations simulations
• experience working with school-age youth; either grades 5 to 8, or grades 9 to 11
• strong team player with a reliable and creative approach to designing and delivering educational workshops

Note - Internships with Debate Camp Canada are paid internships with a view to skills development and mentorship towards joining our staff teams in upcoming summers..
 
 
 
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested candidates can apply in writing to:  Nick Szymanis, Camp Director email: director@debatecamp.org
 
APPLICATION DEADLINES:  May 10, 2016