Potential Schedule (Debate Beginners)

Monday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Ice breaker / games
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Seminar: Introduction to Canadian Parliamentary Debate
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Activity: How to construct an argument
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Practicing impromptu persuasive speeches
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Serminar: How to use evidence to support claims in an argumentative essay
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Debate round
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Tuesday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Public Speaking warm-up game
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Seminar: How to refute your opponent in a Debate
10:30 am - 11:45 pm
Activity : Thesis Writing
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Practicing impromptu persuasive speeches
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Fundamentals of democracy: What is it and why is it important?
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Debate round
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Wednesday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Public speaking warm-up game
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Seminar: Role fulfillment in debate
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Activities: Identifying logical fallacies
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Seminar: Research Skills
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Identifying burden in debate
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Debate round
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Thursday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00am - 9:15 am
Public speaking warm-up game
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Seminar: Asking the tough questions: Point of information (POI)
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Activities: Paraphrasing and note taking strategies
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Practicing impromptu persuasive speeches
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Globalization: The role of international organizations
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Debate round
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Friday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Public Speaking warm-up game
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Seminar: How to Structure your speech
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Seminar: Recap of debate/ How to prepare for a round
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Debate Round
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Coexisting in Society: Social Contract Theory
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Debate round
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief