Building Confidence Through Speech and Debate

Cogito Debate online debate summer camp teaches students the foundational skills of debate. Our qualified and experienced Debate Coaches teach the class and students will meet online. Zoom is used as it is the best platform to facilitate debate learning activities.

Classes are designed to introduce students to critical thinking and formats for communicating those thoughts in an organized manner. Students become confident speakers who learn to use effective delivery skills.

Critical Thinking

Learn the art of communicating.

Improve Confidence

Be prepared for any topic.

Why Cogito Debate?


We have developed a research-based curriculum for critical thinking and communication that aligns with California Common Core Standards.

Coaching Staff

Our instructors have competitive speech and debate experience and receive ongoing professional development to ensure that student learning outcomes are achieved.


We offer more tournament opportunities than any other program! We believe these experiences help students learn the value of healthy competition.

"Fiona raved about her Cogito Debate summer camp instructors and the staff. In fact, she loved the summer camp so much that upon completion she enrolled in the fall session. While Fiona is truly enjoying debate, if you ask her, she'll tell you she loves everything about Cogito Debate -- from the students, to the classes, to the new skills that she learning and applying to other aspects of her life."

Helena H. (Irvine, CA)

The Cogito Promise


Improve Students Communication Skills


Enable Students to Confidently Express Themselves.


Prepare Students for Personal and Educational Success .

Join Cogito Debate Summer Camp 2020

At Cogito Debate we believe that by practicing the skills of speech and Debate students become more proficient which leads to self-confidence.