Summer 2017 Debate Camps

The Experience Adventurer Jr. Adventurer Jr. attended a seven-day residential LD camp at a small college. Many great debaters came to this camp. He was staying in the same dorm room with a student from his HS. He worked really hard at the camp. The camp was intense according to him and he wasn’t even able to do FaceTime with us. We texted sometimes. The camp competition started on Friday night, continued into Saturday, and it didn’t finish until after 6 … Continue reading >>

2016 – 2017 Debate Season Review

The Experience Adventurer Jr. did LD debate again this year. He needed to participate in eight tournaments to letter, which was two more than last year and it meant that he could only miss three of the scheduled tournaments. He fulfilled the lettering requirement again and got his letter for the second year. After that a BQD opportunity presented itself, and he competed in State Novice BQD for the first time and placed 8th. He also participated in a BQD … Continue reading >>

2016 Summer Debate Camp Review

The Experience We signed Adventurer Jr. up for a weeklong LD debate camp. The drive was about 1 hour one way. That’s 20 hours of driving for the week. Quite a commitment. I got pulled over on Wednesday morning. I told the police that I was on my way to get Adventurer Jr. to a camp and wasn’t familiar with the speed limit in the neighborhood. He gave me a verbal warning after looking at my driver’s license. There was a tournament … Continue reading >>