Congressional Debate and Speech (Grades 4th - 8th)

This class simulates the U.S. Congress and debates issues of current interest.  Writing, research, persuasive speaking, presentation, and critical thinking skills are all integral to the course. No prior experience in speech and debate is necessary. Students will also have an opportunity to compete at tournaments at an additional cost.

 

Please sign up for either session according to your child’s grade level.

Tuesday Session Tuesday Session
Grades: 4th – 5th 6th – 8th
Day/Time: Tuesday

2:55 – 3:55pm

Tuesday

4:00 – 5:00pm

Class Dates: February 5 – May 14 February 5 – May 14
No Class: Feb. 18, Mar. 12, Apr. 2 Feb. 18, Mar. 12, Apr. 2
Number of Classes: 12 12
Location: TBD, La Entrada TBD, La Entrada
Class size: 8 – 16 students 8 – 16 students
Class Fee: $385 $385
Instructor: Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy

 

Instructor: Young Genius Staff Tel: 833-943-6487 Email: info@bayareadebate.com

Please call or e-mail the instructor to report an absence.

Las Lomitas League Contact: Jenn Hipple at jenn@hipple.net

Based on 50 years of experience in education, Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy, an institution accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) believes that speech and debate is the single most valuable skill students can acquire in school, and that this skill is transferable to any desired career. Young Genius, Bay Area Speech and Debate Academy focuses specifically on developing debate skills among youths, and is one of the strongest divisions within the program. For more information, check out the website: https://www.bayareadebate.com/