Stanford National Forensic Institute



High school students choose from the following camps at SNFI: individual events, Lincoln-Douglas debate, parliamentary debate, policy debate and public forum debate. Those choosing the policy debate program have an accelerated camp option, and boys and girls in the policy, public forum and Lincoln-Douglas programs may enroll in a fourth week (other programs last one to three weeks). Programming balances lab time, practice rounds, mandatory lectures and electives.

General Info

Name Stanford National Forensic Institute
Location Palo Alto, CA
Year-round Contacts 650-723-9086
Program Focuses & Features Debate
Grade Range (rising grades) 9-12
Age Range Residential and Day — Coed Ages 14-18
Application Deadline May
Director Rich Boltizar, Executive Director
Residential Fee $1150-4850, 1-4 weeks.
Day Fee $1395-1650, 1-4 weeks.
Sponsor Stanford University
Dates & Sessions July-Aug; 5 sessions, 1-4 weeks long


Rich Boltizar, Executive Director