• 2020 Summer Programs

    Camps & Championships

    Summer Camps

    Beijing, July 7-15, 2020

    Shanghai, July 17 -July 25, 2020
    Beijing, July 30 -August 7, 2020

     

    At camp, students receive direct instruction and comprehensive participate in several practice rounds. Camp teachers include NHSDLC league directors and university debaters from our partner U.S. debate societies. Students who attend camp see a dramatic improvement in their debate, public speaking, critical thinking, and research abilities.

    National Championships

    Middle School Division, Shanghai, July 26-27.

    Open Division, Beijing, August 8-10.

     

    The NHSDLC season concludes with the National Championship, the largest high school debate tournament in Asia, which is held every summer in Beijing. Teams that finish in the Top 16 of a regional tournament and debators who participated in NHSDLC camps are qualified to compete at Nationals. Outstanding debators can also apply to participate seperately. Comprising of two divisions - a middle school and open division - the National Championship is the most competitive debate tournament of the year, and the highlight of the NHSDLC season.

  • Winter 2021 Programs

    in China and Online

    China Camps

    Beijing, Dec 26 - Jan 1

    Shanghai, Jan 30 - Feb 5
    Beijing, Feb 18 - Feb 25

    At camp, students receive more than 20 hours of direct instruction and participate in several practice rounds. Camp teachers include NHSDLC league directors and university debaters from our partner U.S. debate societies. Students who attend camp see a dramatic improvement in their debate, public speaking, critical thinking, and research abilities.

    Domestic Invitational

    Beijing, Jan 2-3

    Sahnghai, Feb 6-7

    The NHSDLC Domestic Invitational is one of the largest high school debate tournament in China, which is held every winter in Beijing. Comprising of two divisions - middle school and high school division - the NHSDLC Domestic Invitational is the most competitive debate tournament in winter, and the highlight of the NHSDLC fall season.

    U.S. Tournaments (Online)

    Stanford Invitational, Feb 6-8

    Harvard Invitational, Feb 9-15

    Every February, the NHSDLC accompanies top-performing Chinese debate teams to the Stanford and Harvard high school tournaments. Students who join us will receive rigorous coaching from the NHSDLC league directors at the tournament. In 2017, NHSDLC students won the international divisions of both tournaments, and repeated at Stanford in 2018.