Triumph’s activities, labs and electives focus on building on our students’ current abilities and foundations to cultivate a series of skills that will apply to any debate topic. Below we have outlined some of the core attributes of each of our debate camp sessions. We encourage all interested students to take the time to review our full curriculum page for each session. Some key attributes about our curriculum:

    • We strive for a 4:1 (student to staff) ratio
    • We prioritize hands-on learning and educational yet fun group activities
    • Our staff offer an array of different perspectives meaning our campers are taught a robust curriculum
    • Specialized approaches to understanding debate for particular circuits and skill levels

Lincoln Douglas - Traditional Debate

Our Lincoln Douglas Traditional Debate labs teach students an in depth understanding of NSDA-style debate, with an emphasis on understanding philosophy and framework, how to improve technical debate skills, and strategies for performative persuasion. You can learn more about our LD Traditional Debate Curriculum here.

Lincoln Douglas - Local To Circuit

Our Lincoln Douglas Local To Circuit labs teach students the fundamentals of how to transition from local circuits to the national circuit. In this division, debaters will learn about core concepts involving plans, counterplans, disadvantages, kritiks, procedurals, and more. You can learn more about our LD Local To Circuit Curriculum here.

Policy Debate - Rising Stars

Our Policy Debate labs are designed to teach core CX debate skills and topic knowledge. Our staff is experienced at working with younger students seeking to grow. Campers will strengthen their foundations of debate and become prepared for the next level of competition. You can learn more about our CX Debate Curriculum here.