Update for CDSI 2020: 

August 3rd-August 14th–this year, we’re offering a virtual debate camp!

Announcing Our 2020 Summer Camps!

  • Middle School students entering 6th grade through 8th grade (Middle School CDSI)
  • High School students entering 9th grade through 12th grade (High School CDSI)

What: Chicago Debate Summer Institute

When: August 3rd-August 14th, M-F

Where: Virtually through Google Meets

Why:

  • Fun, supportive environment with students from throughout Chicago area
  • Great staff drawn from the best teachers in Chicago, successful CPS alums, and instructors with national college coaching experience
  • Tuition free for students attending a Title I CPS school
  • Lowest cost camp in the Midwest for all other students:
    CPS students who do not attend a Title I school – $200 (plus $25 registration fee)
    Non-CPS students – $400 (plus $25 registration fee) 

Registration

All interested students should complete the pre-registration form here: bit.ly/CDSI20

Only students who have completed the pre-registration form will be sent the final registration link. And students will be admitted to the camp on a first come, first served basis.

If you have any questions, please email us at apatel@chicagodebates.org and we’ll be glad to help you!


Payment

  • CPS students attending a Title I CPS school – Free
  • CPS students who do not attend a Title I school – $200 (plus $25 registration fee)
  • Non-CPS students – $400 (plus $25 registration fee) 

CDSI Payment Link


Are you an experienced debate instructor who wants to teach at our camp?

Apply here!