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  1. Use the filters below to design your pre-college summer adventure based on your favorite campus, subjects and more. There are three types of academic experiences you can choose from:
    • Summer Enrichment – Choose one morning and one afternoon course offered at the same campus to find out where your true passions lie.
    • Academies – Choose a subject-focused Academy, like Sports Business, Screenwriting and more to spend both academic periods diving deep into that topic.
    • Apply now! Receive your admissions decisions in 1-3 business days.  
  2. Enroll to secure your spot! If you've selected Summer Enrichment, register for your morning and afternoon courses as soon as you've completed your enrollment. 

Summer Discovery Middle School Enrichment Program at Georgetown University

2, 4 Week

Speak Out! The Art of Persuasion

On CampusAge Range 11, 12, 13

Do you struggle to get your point across? Want to learn the best strategies for conveying a winning argument? This course equips students with essential skills in persuasive communication, critical thinking, and effective public speaking. Whether you’re already comfortable in the spotlight, or if you want to build your self-esteem to share your original ideas with an audience, come improve your communication, argumentation, and reasoning skills by engaging in debate and public speaking simulations in topics of interest and controversy. Students will explore the fundamental techniques of debate, verbal and nonverbal communication, delivery styles, audience analysis, speech topic selection, and organizational strategies and methods. This is a helpful course to overcome speech anxieties, learn effective ways to articulate ideas persuasively, and inspire confidence in public speaking (and everyday communication). Join us and captivate your audience with the art of persuasion!

Dates & Tuition
  • Jun 30 - Jul 26: Residential Program - $10,899
  • Jul 1 - Jul 25: Commuter Program - $6,399
  • Jun 30 - Jul 12: Residential Program - $6,999
  • Jul 1 - Jul 11: Commuter Program - $3,899
  • Jul 14 - Jul 26: Residential Program - $6,999
  • Jul 15 - Jul 25: Commuter Program - $3,899
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Join us next summer for a fun-filled adventure in one of our wide range of course options like Sports & Athletics, Technology & Coding, Art & Design, Medicine, Business & Entrepreneurs and many more.

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