Safe & Secure

It is our most important priority to ensure that the high standards held of our facilities and staff provide you and your family peace of mind while your student is with us at any of our summer camps or year round programs.

When your child arrives to camp on the first day, they will be introduced to our staff members, peers, and our summer camp policies and guidelines. We establish these policies and guidelines to keep campers safe, happy, and healthy, during the time that they are under our watch.

  • State and federal background checks performed on all staff
  • Adult dorm directors present 24/7
  • Extensive safety training required for all staff
  • Nut-Free Policy activated at all camp locations
  • Swipe Card / Key coded access to enter buildings
  • Residential advisors on every floor
  • Students are required to remain in groups all day
  • Students are not permitted to wander alone or leave campus
  • Attendance is taken at every class to ensure students' safe arrival

At Capitol Debate, we have a strict NO Bullying policy and we will investigate and act on any case brought to our attention which involves accusations of such.

We have been running debate camps for more than 20 years. Our academic camp staff have over a century of combined industry experience. We study the standards of the American Camp Association closely to ensure our safety standards meet the maximum requirements. We have extensive measures for dealing with conflicts and crises. Capitol Debate us one of the safest, most secure summer camp programs in the country.

A supportive and shielded community lets students learn, free from unnecessary pressures or concerns. It allows parents to feel confident in their decision to send their children to camp. It allows us to create one of the best academic summer camps in the United States and across the world.

Debate & College Admissions

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Professional and Interpersonal Benefits of Debate

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Debate is an Investment for a Lifetime

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Ready to Give your Student the Experience of a Lifetime?

With over 40 camps in 2019, Capitol Debate will transform thousands of lives this year. Capitol Debate has a proven track record of producing champions & Ivy League scholars.

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