The National Institute for Homeschool Debate Camp is the Official Camp of Stoa Washington!

The National Institute for Homeschool Debate (NIHD) is excited to announce that we are coming to Seattle on July 31st, 2017. NIHD is directed by Attorney and National Champion Coach Griffith William Vertican. Our six day camp will provide students with the best prep possible for the upcoming 2017-18 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 2017-2018 Stoa Resolutions in a fun Christ-centered environment.

When: July 31st - August 5th

Where: New Sound Church
3702 214th Street SW
Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

The location for the Saturday Round-Robbin is TBD.

Camp tuition: $275 for tuition with Early-Bird Discount (if you register by June 30th after that tuition increases by $50). Parent/Coaching track is $100.

Meals: Lunch will be offered each day for $6.50

Tracks: NIHD WA Debate Camp features a "Novice Track" as well as an "Open Track" for both Lincoln-Douglas and Team Policy Debate.

Novice Tracks are designed to meet the needs of students who have never debated before by teaching them the basics in Team Policy or Lincoln-Douglas Debate.
Open Tracks are geared to challenge and stretch even the most experienced debaters with cutting edge training in theory and resolution analysis.

Dress Code: Casual, no tournament attire required.

Schedule The Schedule will be released shortly before the camp. The camp will run from 9:30 AM to 6:30 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.

Early-Bird Registration: closes June 30th, 2017

NIHD is presented by Oak Brook College of Law:

For more information contact the Camp Administrator at

Camp Director: Griffith William Vertican Esq.