Lincoln Douglas Values Debate Camp July 14-18, 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Open Door Baptist Church, Lynnwood, WA $135/student for the week. Host housing available. Download the registration form here. For more information, contact Jill Bell Lincoln Douglas Values is a one-on-one debate style that challenges competitors to apply, compare, prioritize, and defend public and private values. It is excellent for students interested in exploring what makes life meaningful and valuable, and foundations for moral decisions and actions. Students will develop skills in critical thinking, persuasive speaking, organization, critical reading and research, and reasoned decision-making. Instructor Rebecca Nogy has been teaching LD to students for many years, and will inspire both novices and experienced students alike.
Puget Sound Debate Camp (Team Policy Debate) August 18-23, 2014, 9am - 5pm City Calvary Chapel, Shoreline, WA $135/student for the week if you register before August 1. $160 if registering after August 1st. Discount for second sibling.Host housing available. Contact Andrew Bell or visit the website for more details.
Sound Debate Camp
is a great way to jump in and learn the skills
of team policy debate in one action-packed week! Both new and experienced students will
improve their critical thinking, communication, and research skills in a fun and
include informative and entertaining lectures, breakout sessions, practice
drills, and research periods. Experienced
students will be paired with novices for one-on-one training and encouragement,
and then will have the chance to put all their learning together on the last
day to compete in a real tournament!
Parents are welcome to attend lectures. Other experienced debate parents will be on hand to answer any questions you have about homeschool speech and debate, and the amazing skills that students gain from this activity.
Stoa WA Speech CampAugust 11-15, 2014 9:30 am - 4 pm Open Door Baptist Church, Lynnwood, WA Download the registration form here. $125/student for the week. Host housing available. Contact Sue Danielson for more info.
Heggem is the founder of Winsome Speaking (www.winsomespeaking.com) and has
been a teacher and coach for more than 35 years. She began as a junior high and
high school English teacher after earning a B.A. in English Education, magna
cum laude. For the last 15 years she has specialized in training hundreds
of competitive speakers as well as thousands of tweens, teens, and adults in
public speaking. In 2001, Win began directing the CHAT Speech Club where she
has coached scores of state and national speech finalists and champions. She also
worked as a board member for the Clash Debate Club and more recently as a
founder and director of the Impact! Debate Club. For the past four years, she served
as a founding member of the National Rules Committee for the Stoa Speech and
In addition to private coaching, Win
currently teaches public speaking classes, camps, and conferences throughout
the western U.S. Mrs. Heggem is the
author of How to be Heard and Remembered, a public speaking primer.
Win has been married to Rick for 33
years and they have 9 children, all of whom were homeschooled. Other than her devotion to her family, she is
dedicated to helping her students find and strengthen their “voices” as they
impact the next generation with greater confidence, conviction, and clarity. Win's daughter Sheridan will be assistant instructor. She
has grown up in a house of public speakers. She spent years watching her 8
older siblings excel in competitive forensics and then decided to join the fun
herself. At age twelve, Sheridan began speaking competitively and began to receive
national recognition. During her four years of competition, Sheridan's greatest
strengths were in interpretive, theatrical performances. In 2012-2013, all of
her interpretive events earned her top honors in the nation on Speechranks. By
the end of her fourth year she had received twenty-one 1st place awards, and
ultimately closed her final season at NITOC 2013 with second place standings in
Dramatic and Storytelling. Since 2011, Sheridan has been teaching at classes,
camps, and conferences throughout the Western U.S. Her passion is to serve the
Lord by helping others fulfill their speaking potential, while continuing to
grow as a communicator herself.
who has attended a variety of Win Heggem's training sessions, I strongly
recommend her speech instruction to anyone desiring to further their ability to
speak publicly with confidence. Win, herself, is a gifted speaker and
creates a relaxed learning environment through her engaging and entertaining
methods. Her instruction is easily understood, specific, and most
importantly fruitful.” ~Lisa Dunlevie, coach and director for
Apollos Speech Club
Monday – Limited
Preparation Speaking Students learn to
speak “on their feet.” Overview and
Introduction to Apologetics, Extemporaneous Speaking,
Mars Hill Impromptu
Tuesday & Wednesday – Platform Speaking Students learn to use their own words to inform, inspire & persuade Informal Public Speaking (tips for foundational communication strategies) Overview and introduction to Formal Public Platform Speaking: Expository, Original Oratory, Persuasive
Thursday & Friday – Interpretive Speaking Students learn to bring someone else’s words to life Nonverbal Communication & the Art of Using Gestures Overview and introduction to Dramatic Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Open Interpretation, and Storytelling