CDE National Debate Institute Summer Camps



CDE operates several debate and public speaking camps on the campus of the University of New Mexico. Each camp features critiqued practice rounds, usually on three different topics. Some camp divisions are open to all age-eligible students; applicants to higher-level divisions must satisfy certain qualifications.

General Info

Name CDE National Debate Institute Summer Camps
Location Albuquerque, NM
Year-round Contacts 866-247-3178
Program Focuses & Features Debate, Public Speaking, Swimming
Grade Range (rising grades) 8-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 13-17
Application Deadline May
Director William H. Bennett, Chair
Residential Fee $1325, 2 weeks.
Day Fee $585, 2 weeks.
Year Established 1979
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 2 weeks long


William H. Bennett, Chair