Announcing Summer Speech & Debate Camp for Middle and High School Students this Summer

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Looking for an exciting, competitive, and educational camp for middle and high school students this summer?

Come to the Minnesota Debate and Advocacy Workshop (MDAW) for middle and high school students. Registration and scholarship applications are now open!

MDAW is a collaborative effort between The Minnesota Urban Debate League (a program of Augsburg University) and The University of Minnesota Debate Team. Our goal is to increase access to debate for schools, coaches, and students entering 6th – 12th grade providing a high quality summer camp experience to students in the Twin Cities Metro and the Upper Midwest region.

For our 17th year, we’ve got new camp offerings, see details to find the right camp (or camps) for your student!


Middle School (5 days each, daytime only)

– Middle School Policy Debate Camp
– Middle School Speech Camp
– Middle School Congressional Debate Camp

High School (residential and commuter options available)

– Congressional Debate Camp (1 session)
– Policy Debate Camp (2 sessions)
* Extended – for intermediate and advanced students
* Core – for beginning and intermediate (advanced students may attend as camp leaders)

Learn More about Summer Speech & Debate Camp