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Introduction to Public Speaking & Argumentation
(IPSA; entering grades 3-9 as of Fall 2023)
This program is geared towards first-time speech and debaters entering grades 3-6, or students in grades 7-9 who have struggled with public speaking and related soft skills. Coaches will teach students about the basics of public speaking and argumentation.
Introduction to Competitive Speech and Debate
(ICSD; entering grades 6-9 as of Fall 2023)
This program is recommended for students hoping to pursue competitive debate in middle school or high school. This course will set a foundation for the Advanced Competitive Speech and Debate course (students are encouraged but not required to couple this week with Advanced Competitive Speech and Debate.)
Advanced Competitive Speech and Debate
(ACSD; entering grades 6-9 as of Fall 2023)
This program is for students who have finished the first week of the MVLA S&D Camp or for students who have substantial prior experience in competitive speech and debate. Students will be separated into labs based on competition experience.