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The DAV is a non-profit association which exists to promote debate. It is the peak debating body in Victoria and runs large competitions for adults and for schools across Victoria. It provides training and resources for debaters, teachers and adjudicators.

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(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Debate Camp - 2021 (Registration Open)

Running in the Summer, Easter and Winter school holidays, the non-residental camp promises to be bigger and better than ever before! 2021 will have an online Summer camp in January. In person debate camps will return for Easter Debate Camp in the Term 1 school holidays. Making it the biggest debate camp year ever! The camps will consist of matter sessions on recurring debating themes, workshops to improve debating and public speaking skills and offer students the chance to participate in multiple debates and to receive feedback from experienced adjudicators.

Summer Debate Camp 2021 is now open for registration.

We are offering flexible registration. There will be one information session and two debates per day. You can register for individual sessions ($25), whole days ($60) or the whole program ($100).

Please note that there are a limited number of spaces available and students are encouraged to register early to guarantee their place. If you would like to be added to our mailing list and be notified as soon as registration opens please e-mail debater@dav.com.au

Upon registering you will receive confirmation and an invoice within 48 hours. All payments should be finalised within a week of registration

Year 7-8 Summer Debate Camp - An introductory camp for Year 7 and 8s to teach them the basics of debating. Students will benefit from a training session focused on the basics of debating. They will then put these skills into practice in debates against fellow attendees.

The cost to attend will be $60 per student for the 1 day summer program.

When: Monday 18th January

Where: Online

Who: Students in Years 7-8

Register here.

Registration will close on Monday 11th January

For further information, contact Kim Hitchcock, by emailing debater@dav.com.au.

Year 9-10 Summer Debate Camp - A camp for Year 9-10s to help prepare them for D and C Grades. Students will benefit from attending sessions focused on improving their debating skills. They will then put these skills into practice in debates against fellow attendees.

The cost to attend will be $100 per student for the 2 day summer program.

When: Tuesday 19th January and Wednesday 20th January

Where: Online

Who: Students in Years 9-10

Register here.

Registration will close on Monday 11th January

For further information, contact Kim Hitchcock, by emailing debater@dav.com.au.

Year 11-12 Summer Debate Camp - A camp for Year 11-12s to help prepare them for B and A Grades. Students will benefit from attending sessions focused on improving their debating skills. They will then put these skills into practice in debates against fellow attendees.

The cost to attend will be $100 per student for the 2 day summer program, inclusive of lunch.

When: Thursday 14th and Friday 1th January

Where: Online.

Who: Students in Years 11-12

Register here.

Registration will close on Monday 11th January

For further information, contact Kim Hitchcock, by emailing debater@dav.com.au.

 

Please register using the above google forms, any issues please email the office at debater.com.au