The National Institute for Homeschool Debate Camp is Returning to Washington

The National Institute for Homeschool Debate (NIHD) is excited to announce that we are coming to Seattle on July 30th, 2018. NIHD is directed by Attorney and National Champion Coach Griffith William Vertican. Our five day camp will provide students with the best prep possible for the upcoming 2018-2019 season with in depth training in Team Policy, Lincoln Douglas, and Parliamentary debate. Join Griffith, NITOC Tournament Champion Joseph Abell, IP Champion Michael Tant, and some of Washington's best alumni as they instruct on the 2018-2019 Stoa Resolutions in a fun Christ-centered environment.

Sign up for judging practice rounds by clicking the link! We need your help to give students the chance to apply everything they've learned this week.

When: July 30th - August 3rd

Where: Mill Creek Foursquare Church
1415 164th Street SE, Lynnwood, WA.

Camp tuition: Tuition ranges from only $290 to $390
(full 5 days).

Meals: Lunch will be offered each day for $6.50

Tracks: We offer four unique tracks with class options for
parents and students ages 11-18. New for 2018 - Speech track, which is designed for
students interested in acting, platforms, and limited prep events. Our Novice
Debate track will provide an excellent introduction to competitive debate, while our
open tracks in Team Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, and Parli debate will stretch and
strengthen both intermediate and advance students, and our Parents/Coaches track
will include classes on how to be a better coach.

Dress Code: Casual, no tournament attire required.

Schedule The Schedule will be released shortly before the camp. The camp will run from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM each day.

Eligibility: Students ages 12-18 years of age as per Stoa guidelines.
If a student is 11 years old, but will be competing this coming school year in Stoa, he/she may participate in NIHD.

Defy the Lies the New Case for Moral Excellence – with Griffith Vertican
This is a special optional lecture held at Frye's Home - 19804 52nd Pl West, Lynnwood WA. 98036 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Wednesday, August 1st. Ice Cream Included. We are asking for a $25 donation for students (free for parents). If this is not affordable for you, please come anyway.

Early-Bird Registration: closes May 10th

NIHD is presented by Oak Brook College of Law:

For more information contact the Camp Administrator at

Camp Director: Griffith William Vertican Esq.