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Virginia Debate Academy


Virginia Debate Academy

Coaching Students to Their Highest Debating Potential





Virginia Debate Academy is the area's premier debate coaching service. We offer summer camps and various group/individual packages at affordable rates to help students succeed in competitive debate. VDA has worked with students and coaches from over twenty-five schools in the state of Virginia, including selective magnet high schools and nationally-ranked middle schools. The Virginia Debate Academy's team of nationally-ranked, State champions can coach you to success.



Virginia Debate Academy's team consists of state champions, national champions, and coaches of the best ranked middle school and high schools in the nation. All of our instructors have years of experience coaching middle and high school students, as well as years of debate experience in the region and nation. As debaters who are familiar with local, state, and national circuits, we can help you with any of your debating needs.


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Register for our various coaching services now! Our camps and tutor services are affordable and focused on coaching students to their highest potential.



2019 Summer Debate Camp for Middle and High School Students

Registration for Virginia Debate Academy's (VDA) summer classes is now open. Our organization offers debate classes for Middle and High School students at affordable rates. VDA faculty rivals that of local and national debate camps. VDA has been teaching students from selective magnet schools such as Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and public schools across Northern Virginia and the state of Virginia for five years. VDA alum have won state championships and multiple national awards.

Elementary Debate Camp
Camp Fee: $400
July 8-12

Middle School Camp
Camp Fee: $400
Beginner: July 8-12
Advanced: July 15-19

Public Forum Debate Camp
Camp Fee: $400
July 15-19
July 22-26

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Camp
Camp Fee: $400
July 22-26

Policy Debate Camp
Camp Fee: $400
July 29-August 2

Congress Camp
Camp Fee: $400
July 29-August 2

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Virginia Debate Academy was founded in 2015 and is Virginia's premier debate coaching service. We offer summer camps and various group/individual packages at affordable rates to help students succeed in competitive debate. VDA has worked with students and coaches from over twenty-five schools in the state of Virginia, including selective magnet high schools and nationally-ranked middle schools.

  • VDA faculty has coached over 250 students in Virginia - including now-undergraduate students at prestigious institutions such as Harvard University and Georgetown University - in Middle school and High school debate. Some of our teachers have also taught at national debate camps such as Harvard.

  • VDA teachers attend nationally-ranked schools including Duke University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary, and some of our teachers hold degrees in subject fields pertinent to competitive debate. Our instructors won regional, state, and national championships during their respective High School debate careers.

  • VDA students have won Middle School National championships, High School State championships, Varsity WACFL Metro-Finals, and competed in elimination rounds at prestigious tournaments such as the NSDA and NCFL National championship tournaments, Pennsbury National Invitational, Harvard National Invitational, and more.


If you have any questions, please reach out to the Virginia Debate Academy at virginiadebateco@gmail.com or Jonah Williams at jonah.br.williams@gmail.com






Last update: 02/18/2019