YES--BEGINNERS aND EXPERIENCED WELCOME!

Climb After School Debate Programs
for Elementary 4th and 5th Graders
for Middle School 6th through 8th Graders

Join us for an immersive experience in communicating better about fun and important issues. Learn to express yourself; organize your thoughts better; meet other students interested in what you are interested in, discuss interesting ideas.

Led by Jim Hanson, one of the most successful debate coaches in the nation. He has extensive and award winning experience teaching speech and debate. He works with a highly qualified staff to provide individualized instruction. Our students have won dozens of awards including multiple first places at the middle school tournaments hosted by Seattle University where 300+ students participate from all over the Puget Sound area.

Affordable options for lower income households. See below.

See our January-February Programs below.

REGISTRATION FOR NEW STUDENTS BEGINS WED. DEC. 2.

ONLINE! ALL OF OUR After School Debate Programs are held ONLINE in January-February.

You need a Windows, Mac, or Chromebook computer with webcam and reliable internet. Need the right tech? We may be able to help.

More Details about the Program

Click Here to Register
REGISTRATION OPENS DEC. 2.

Fees noted below for each student include all instruction, materials on topics, and participation in the noted tournaments. All events are ONLINE.

Contact Jim Hanson at jim@climbthemountain.us to seek fee reductions. We want our programs to be affordable to all families.

JANUARY-FEBRUARY SESSION

MIDDLE SCHOOLERS (6th through 8th grade)

 

MONDAY PROGRAM Mondays 5:05 to 6:45pm 

$185 (lower income household fee waivers available--see below)

January 4, 11, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22

Feb. 27 Seattle U Online Tournament Saturday Feb. 27, 8:30am to 5:30pm

Additional Seattle U Online Tournament Saturday Jan. 16, 8:30am to 5:30pm ($60 additional); only for those who participated in our previous programs

or 

WEDNESDAY PROGRAM Wednesdays 5:05 to 6:45pm

$185 (lower income household fee waivers available--see below)

January 6, 13, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24

Feb. 27 Seattle U Online Tournament Saturday Feb. 27, 8:30am to 5:30pm

Additional Seattle U Online Tournament Saturday Jan. 16, 8:30am to 5:30pm ($60 additional); only for those who participated in our previous programs

All Classes are Online.

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS (4th and 5th grade)

 

MONDAY PROGRAM Mondays 4 to 5pm

$99 (lower income household fee waivers available--see below)

January 4, 11, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22

or 

WEDNESDAY PROGRAM Wednesdays 4 to 5pm

$99 (lower income household fee waivers available--see below)

January 6, 13, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24

All Classes are Online.

Students in the elementary program participate in a tournament that happens during the last 4 classes (online).

Live in Seattle? 3rd grader? You might want to consider the elementary programs run by DebateAble

    Click Here to Register--REGISTRATION NOT OPEN YET

Fees noted above for each student include all instruction, materials on topics, and participation in the noted tournaments.

All events are ONLINE.

Lower income household? When you register, you can choose our half or full tuition reduction options. You can also request tech support with laptop and wifi options (can't guarantee them but we will work hard to help you as much as possible). We want debate to be accessible and affordable for everyone!

Payment

Costs are noted above and include all instruction, materials, and tournament participation as noted for the program.

Fee reductions are available for lower income households, see registration form for choices of half or full tuition reduction options; we may also be apply to provide laptops and wifi. If you have questions--just ask Jim Hanson at jim@climbthemountain.us

Click here to pay with credit card

    Click Here to Register

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