Institute - Three Month Session

​Attend the Lexington Debate Institute from October 7th to December 23rd, from 3:30pm-5:30pm at Lexington High school, or from October 2nd to December 18th from 1:00pm-3:00pm online. Learn about argument structure, research skills, and presentation from successful high school alumni and college debaters. Receive interactive lectures alongside in-depth and thoughtful post-lecture discussions, with interactive and immersive activities to reinforce comprehension. Piece together the core three skills into a speech, and engage in practice debate exercises. Spend the second week engaging in guided research on a politically significant topic and discussions on applied philosophical ethics. Finish with an exciting and inclusive debate tournament, with fourteen full-length debates.

In Person Cost: $800  Online Cost: $700

Institute - Two Month Session

​Attend the Lexington Debate Institute for any two month period within the time frame of the three month session. You can attend either virtually or in person, whichever works better! Learn about argument structure, research skills, and presentation from successful high school alumni and college debaters. Receive interactive lectures alongside in-depth and thoughtful post-lecture discussions, with interactive and immersive activities to reinforce comprehension. Piece together the core three skills into a speech, and engage in practice debate exercises. Spend the second week engaging in guided research on a politically significant topic and discussions on applied philosophical ethics. Finish with an exciting and inclusive debate tournament, with fourteen full-length debates.

In Person Cost: $575  Online Cost: $500 

Institute - One Month Session

​Attend the Lexington Debate Institute for one month of either October, November or December, either online on Saturdays, or at Lexington High School on Thursdays. Learn about argument structure, research skills, and presentation from successful high school alumni and college debaters. Receive interactive lectures alongside in-depth and thoughtful post-lecture discussions, with interactive and immersive activities to reinforce comprehension. Piece together the core three skills into a speech, and engage in practice debate exercises. Spend the second week engaging in guided research on a politically significant topic and discussions on applied philosophical ethics. Finish with an exciting and inclusive debate tournament, with fourteen full-length debates.

In Person Cost: $300 Online Cost: $250

Information Session

Spend an evening learning more about the Lexington Debate Institute. Hear our philosophy for educating your child in person, with significant time reserved for

a Question & Answer session. Decide whether or not the Institute is right for

your child. Both children and parents are welcome!

The first information session will be on Tuesday, September 28, 7:00-8:00pm Eastern. Click below to sign up, or to be notified as future dates become available.

Policies

Our Referral Policy
If you refer a friend to the program, send us an email with their name and we'll give you a $25 discount once they register. Refer another friend for an additional $25 off!

Our Family Policy

After the first child signed up, we will offer 10% off registration for every additional child signed up for the Institute. In total, this comes to 5% off for two children, 7% off for three children, and 8% off for four children.

Financial Aid

Though proceeds from the program go directly to support the high school's debate team, we want to make sure that every student can afford to attend. If your child qualifies for free/reduced lunch, please email us with documentation to discuss our reduced registration cost.

 
 
 

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