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More Interactive Than Camps Typically Are…
The intense focus on drills and practice rounds was very helpful.
— Ari Azbel, Lake Highland School
A Camp Experience Like No Other…
SJDI's welcoming atmosphere and skilled staff combine to produce a camp experience like none other...
— Kavin Kumaravel, Dougherty Valley H.S.
Caliber Of Instructor Quality…
Having been to camp two times previously, I can guarantee your other options as a student won’t have the same caliber of instructor quality.
— Srivatsav Pyda, Harker School
Immediate Improvement After A Few Days…
The SJDI instructors genuinely care about helping you grow as a debater...
— George Chen, Chadwick School
Drilling Was Especially Helpful…
Drilling was especially helpful compared to other camps...
— Nirmal Balachundar, Lexington H.S.

We pride ourselves on our highly individualized curricular model, featuring a 4:1 student-to-staff ratio with the nation’s best coaches. At SJDI, students will improve every aspect of their debating in just a few weeks.

Personalized Environment

SJDI’s philosophy is that the curriculum should always fit the students. Our instructors devote individual attention to each student—which many camps reserve for top students—to build their strengths and address their weaknesses.

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Quality Instructors

SJDI hand-picks the best instructors in the nation, ensuring that even novices receive only the top-quality instruction. At SJDI, you are guaranteed to work with the most talented Lincoln-Douglas coaches in the country.

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Hands-On Curriculum

At SJDI, students immediately implement the skills, arguments, and strategies they learn. During camp, students will participate in twenty practice debates and countless more structured exercises.

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