Potential Schedule (Public Speaking for Kids)

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
Activity: Deliver an impromptu self-introduction
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Seminar: How to prepare impromptu speeches
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Public speaking games
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Speech writing skills
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Practicing impromptu speeches
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Tuesday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Warm-up games
9:15 am - 10:30 am
Activity: Conducting an interview with a famous person
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Seminar: Informative writing skills
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Public Speaking games
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Editing your work
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Practicing impromptu speeches
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Wednesday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Warm-up games
9:15 am - 10:30 am
Activity: Agree or Disgree
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Seminar: Introduction to persuasive writing
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Public Speaking games
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Nonverbal Communication Skills (e.g., eye contact, poise, speech anxiety)
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Practicing persuasive speeches
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Thursday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Warm-up games
9:15 am - 10:30 am
Activity: Evaluating and Using Sources, Real versus Fake news
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Seminar: Constructing argument
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Public Speaking games
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Activities: Note-taking strategies
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Pro & Con Informal Debate
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief

Friday

Time Activities
8:45 am - 9:00 am
Camper arrival
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Warm-up games
9:15 am - 10:30 am
Practicing persuasive speeches
10:30am - 11:30 am
Seminar: Writing critical summary
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Writing Conference (Feedback)
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & games
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seminar: Rights and obligations of citizens in a demoncracy
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Pro & Con Informal Debate
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Debrief