Camp information

  • Grades: Boys and girls in upcoming grades 7-12 for the 2021-2022 school year.
  • Location: Online
  • Dates: July 26 - July 30
  • Time: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • Staff: Director: Mike Jackson, M.A. Curriculum, Instruction and Supervision; Community Middle School Social Studies/U.S. History Teacher, Rider University Practicum in Education Mentor Teacher, Former World History Teacher & Lead Pilot Teacher of the 8th Grade Global Challenge -- awarded “Best Practice in Education” at the United Nations; Published Co-Author of “They’re Doing it in Social Studies ...Because They Have a Voice” on Teaching Controversial issues via Switch-Side Debate & Democratic Discussion: WW-P District Strategic Planning Team; Trenton Times & Trentonian “Coach of the Year”; Creator of SuperSPORTS Multi-sports Olympic Camp = the competitive model for Debate Camp.  
  • Fee: $150
  • Residency: No residency restrictions.


Democracy Debate 4.0 - Global Problem Solvers will combine aspects of Future Problem Solvers, Model Congress, and Model United Nations in Democracy Debates MOST-ADVANCED-level debate/diplomacy experience. Global Problem Solvers will feature Trade simulations that teach some of the basics of Economics such as the role of Tariffs, Sanctions, Subsidies, and the differences between Restricted-Trade, Free-Trade, and Fair Trade. Global problem solvers will grapple with real-world problems aimed at generating sustainable solutions to International Trade Wars and the Climate Change Crisis. Small-group delegation teams representing different NATIONS will be judged not only on how well they compete to be the best problem-solvers but also how well they collaborate with other INTERNATIONAL DELEGATES to merge GLOBAL solutions and recruit support for their resolutions -- just like they are supposed to do in the UNITED NATIONS and Paris Climate Summit! Our young GLOBAL-citizen-leaders will be learning how to solve problems and create/pass UN RESOLUTIONS related to current, red-hot topics/pressing questions such as, "How can global powers balance Fair trade with Capitalism? How should the UN respond to the pandemic and climate change crises? 

There will be a 15 minute snack break between 10:30-10:45 am every day. *Program will take place via Zoom & Google Classroom, instructor will email links prior to the first day of camp.

Staff to camper ratio: 1 to 8

If you are applying for financial assistance you cannot register online. Please come to the office or call 609-799-0909 ext. 1719 for more information.

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