Clubs & Camps

Feel confident. Be prepared. Speak effectively.

We make it comfortable and fun to express yourself.

Our camps and clubs are designed to be a gentle introduction to public speaking in a safe, supportive community. In both experiences, students learn multiple styles of communication:

Storytelling | Dramatic Performance | Presentation | Debate

Tuition assistance is available to those with financial need. Apply for a scholarship to receive a promo code. For camps and clubs that meet online, you will receive a Zoom link via email after registering. Online camps and clubs are open to anyone, regardless of where you live, but times are all California PDT time zone.

Summer Camp

Young Speakers Camp (ages 8-10)

Build confidence by practicing public speaking skills in our summer camp! Make friends and practice your choice of: storytelling, debate, or persuasive speeches. Have fun working together and becoming a better speaker! 

  • This program is geared towards students ages 8 to 10
  • Online via Zoom
  • (1) Week, 06/20/22-06/24/22 - $150
  • Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm PDT

Middle School Speakers Camp (ages 11-14)

Join our Middle School Speakers Camp! Learn and practice public speaking, including the choice to do podcasting, speech and debate, or acting and poetry through creative exercises, games, and projects. Students of all experience levels are welcome. 

  • This program is geared towards students ages 11 to 14
  • Online via Zoom
  • (1) Week, 06/27/22-07/01/22 - $150
  • Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm PDT
  • Instructor: Diana Medina (Program Director)

Debate Camp (ages 11-17)

Calling all debaters! This camp is for 11-17 year olds who are interested in getting more practice with debate. Learn how to argue and feel more comfortable speaking off the top of your head. We will practice debating different topics and work together with partners in a fun, supportive environment. Open to students of all experience levels, from totally new to debate, to past camp participants, to varsity members of high school debate teams -- there will be a lab group for every level.

  • This program is geared towards students ages 11 to 17
  • Online via Zoom
  • (2) Weeks, 07/18/22-07/29/22 - $300
  • Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm PDT
  • Instructor: Joel Jacobs (Debate Coach)
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During the School Year

Registration for Spring 2022 Programs has closed.
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Young Speakers Club (ages 8-10)

Build confidence by practicing public speaking skills in our after-school club! Make friends and practice your choice of: storytelling, debate, or persuasive speeches. Have fun working together and becoming a better speaker!

  • This program is geared towards students ages 8 to 10
  • Online via Zoom
  • (8) Weeks - $150

Middle School Speakers Club (ages 11-14)

Do you love being creative and using your imagination? Join our Middle School Speakers Club! Learn and practice storytelling, poetry, and acting through creative exercises, games, projects, and guest speakers. Students of all experience levels are welcome.

  • This program is geared toward students ages 11-14
  • Online via Zoom
  • (8) Weeks - $150

The Practice Space Podcast Club (ages 11-16)

Become part of The Practice Space Podcast, "Youth Aloud"! In this club, you'll learn how to make a podcast and you will record episodes focused on important issues in the world. Members will also get a chance to host episodes, decide the topics we discuss, produce episodes, and publish Season 5 with a focus on young voices on current events!

  • This program is geared toward students ages 11-16.
  • Online via Zoom
  • (8) Weeks - $150

The Practice Space Debate Club (ages 11-16)

Calling all debaters! This club is for 11-16 year olds who are interested in getting more practice with debate. Learn how to argue and feel more comfortable speaking off the top of your head. This club is open to beginners and intermediate students, so whether you already love debate or have always been curious but were too shy, this club is for you! Every week, we practice debating different topics and work together with partners in a fun, supportive environment. Open to students of all experience levels, including past club participants.

  • This program is geared toward students ages 11-16.
  • Online via Zoom
  • (8) Weeks - $150

“I feel like when I first started, I was very shy and didn't know how to express myself, but now I don't feel that way!”

- Middle School Student

Summer: Camp Refund Policy

Up until one week before any camp, we offer full refunds minus a $10 processing fee (to cover our PayPal charges). For cancellation of multiple camps, there is a $10 processing fee per camp. Any cancellations received after this date will not be refunded, due to the need to finalize plans and pay instructors at our non-profit.

If you are able, we welcome families who need to cancel a camp to consider donating the cost of the camp to help cover a scholarship for another participant. Please email us directly to pursue this option.

School Year: Club Refund Policy

Up until one week before any club, we offer full refunds minus a $10 processing fee (to cover our PayPal charges). For cancellation of multiple clubs, there is a $10 processing fee per club. Any cancellations received after this date will not be refunded, due to the need to finalize plans and pay instructors at our non-profit.

If you are able, we welcome families who need to cancel a club to consider donating the cost of the club to help cover a scholarship for another participant. Please email us directly to pursue this option.

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