Public Speaking Camp

How does a student develop the self-confidence necessary to make a speech in public or at school? Simple! By spending some time this vacation in the Ustar Public Speaking Camp, you can discover the skills necessary to overcome your natural fears of speaking in front of a group by participating in a series of speech activities and drills designed to develop your talents as a dynamic communicator while having fun in our safe and supportive online classroom! Good oral communication is the one skill that teachers agree is the most important academic and social ability students can have in today’s world, and this is the best place and time to discover it!

Debate Camp

How can you argue without becoming argumentative? With so many important issues facing students these days, learning how to advocate for your own position is becoming a vital academic and life skill! In Ustar’s Debate Camp, students can learn how to express an opinion or take a stance on an issue that is important to them while elevating their public speaking skills by practicing debating skills and making claims based on logical reasoning in a fun, yet challenging atmosphere of teamwork and friendship. Students will participate in training debates employing the fundamentals of constructing arguments and defending positions in both competitive debate formats including Spontaneous Debates (SPAR) and in real-world classroom and social discussions.