Climb Debate Camp Online
Fees and Dates of Programs

Fees

  • Elementary Camp: $189

  • Middle School Camp: $369

  • High School Camp: $479

  • Lower income family?​ Half off and Full fee reduction available.

  • NOTE: Register with deposit paid by May 17 to get these fees. Fees go up after May 17.

Dates of Programs

  • July 19-23, Mon-Fri
    Elementary 8:45am to 11:00am (Friday goes until 12:30pm)
    Middle School 11:10am to 3:00pm (Friday goes until 5:30pm)
    High School 9:30am to 3:30pm (Friday goes until 5:30pm)

     

  • August 16-20, Mon-Fri
    Elementary 8:45am to 11:00am (Friday goes until 12:30pm)
    Middle School 11:10am to 3:00pm (Friday goes until 5:30pm)
    High School 9:30am to 3:30pm (Friday goes until 5:30pm)

     

  • See Details below.

  • Schedules (with what we will do during the camp)

Fees

  • Fees include all instruction, debates with feedback, t-shirt (mailed), certificates/awards (mailed), and electronic research and instructional materials for your events.

  • The fees and schedule include an online tournament on Thursday-Friday for Elementary students and Friday for Middle School and High School students.

Scholarships

  • FOR HIGH SCHOOL LD DEBATERS: The Voices Foundation provides scholarships based on financial need, commitment to debate, and contribution to your community. Voices Scholarship App (Not available after early May)

  • ALL STUDENTS IN LOWER INCOME FAMILIES: Climb the Mountain also provides half and full fee reduction for lower income families. Just check the box on the registration form.

  • WASHINGTON STATE COACHES: please contact Jim Hanson as soon as possible for available WSFA scholarships. Jim is at jim@climbthemountain.us

*We encourage and gladly accept additional contribution from families with higher income to help pay for students who can’t afford the camp. In turn, you help your camper participate in an inclusive group of students, have a tax deduction, and know you are helping a student participate in learning for a better future.

Program Information

High Schoolers do LD Debate: One student debates another student on a value topic (e.g. civil disobedience is justified). For students going into 9th grade or higher and for highly experienced middle schoolers.

Middle Schoolers do Middle School 3 on 3 Parli Debate: Three students debate three students on a variety of middle school friendly current event topics (e.g. "The penny should be ended" and "Middle schoolers should not be allowed to have smart phones"). For students going into 6th, 7th, and 8th grade only.

Elementary Schoolers (4th and 5th grade) do E 3/4 vs 3/4 Debate: Three or Four students debate on a variety of elementary school friendly current event topics (e.g. "Zoos should be banned" and "Elementary students should have longer lunch times"). For students going into 4th and 5th grades only.

Want more clarification on these kinds of debate? Email Jim Hanson and ask at jim@climbthemountain.us 

 

Individuals needing special assistance
(ADA, allergies, etc.) should notify us.

 

May 17 is the Early Registration Deadline (higher fees after that date).

Also, we move to a waitlist when our camp programs fill.

May 17 is the Early Registration Deadline (higher fees after that date).

Also, we move to a waitlist when our camp programs fill.