Georgetown Debate Seminar

The Georgetown Debate Seminar is an elite debate summer workshop for high school students with a passion for argumentation. We offer programs in both policy debate and public speaking. The seminar offers an unparalleled experience with top-tier faculty, a well-crafted curriculum, and an unbeatable location in the nation’s capital!

Applications for the 2024 camp open on December 22nd, 2023!

Application decisions will be announced on a rolling basis starting March 1st, 2024.

Accepted students will receive an email with important information regarding logistics, labs, payment links, etc. If you are an accepted student who has not received this link, please email

GDDI Fellows (7 Weeks)

June 16th-August 3rd, 2024

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Georgetown Policy Debate Seminar (3 Weeks)

June 16th-July 6th, 2024

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Public Speaking and Argumentation

June 16th – June 29th, 2024

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