Capitol Debate

Ron Bratt, CEO
2100 Palomer Airport Road

Capitol Debate has been running summer camps for middle and high school students for the past 15 years. Debate camp teaches students public speaking, argumentation, and research skills that are vital for college success. With over 20 years of experience enriching the lives of students through debate, Capitol Debate’s mission is to help youth find their voice. The camp is also recommend for students who tend to be shy and want to boost their confidence and self-esteem. The camp offers students the chance to improve their communication skills in a safe and secure environment while having fun!

Capitol Debate’s new location is easily accessible for Chicago students. Loyola University, Chicago is renowned for its educational spirit and they are sure that every student will have a memorable camp experience at this incredible campus.

Their faculty are at the top of their industry – They have coached countless student debaters to national championship wins and helped even the most timid kids become confident leaders with high self-esteem. There is no better investment in your child’s future than giving them the skills of leadership, teamwork and oral advocacy – and no other camp in the nation that provides the experience and successful track record of Capitol Debate. The programs are year-round and throughout the country for students at all levels of experience.

Capitol Debate’s club team has a track record of success, and they are very proud to produce champions. Some recent accomplishments include the 2015 Harvard Policy Tournament of Champions win in Varsity Division, 2014 Tournament of Champions winners in Policy Debate, and three-time middle school National Debate Championships.

To register for programs, please visit