Speech & Debate

July 5-8, 2022 | 9 am-3 pm

Students will spend the week mastering the basics of competitive Speech & Debate. Whether their goal is to overcome fear of public speaking, prepare arguments for a social studies debate, or get a glimpse of what competing on the SHC Speech & Debate Team will be like, students will practice public speaking skills that will help them in any academic pursuit. This course is designed to help students learn how to deliver a variety of oral presentations and to master the basics of parliamentary debate, which can be useful in the classroom, at debate tournaments and at the family dinner table. Activities will include public speaking games, mock-trials and tournaments.

Cost: $395 Early Bird. $450 after April 15, 2022
Ages: Students entering 7th-9th grades in the fall of 2022

Lunch is included!

Instructor: Christine Buell

Ms. Christine Buell is currently the assistant principal for student life at SHC, overseeing all cocurricular programs including SHC’s Community Life and Visual and Performing Arts programs. She also teaches SHC’s online AP Art History course. She has taught a variety of classes in SHC's summer programs, and looks forward to working with the younger students every year.

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