The Association for Lifelong Communicators sponsors a variety of events for youth to practice and refine their communication skills.

  • Competition. Students challenge and apply their training in speech and/or debate tournaments and in oratorical contests.

  • Leadership Training. Students learn how to effectively communicate the skills they have mastered through guided teacher training.

  • Community Service. Students learn to give back to their communities by making presentations to community organizations, participating in service projects, and utilizing their communication and leadership skills in their church youth groups, scout troops and other youth organizations.

Association for Lifelong Communicators is dedicated to establishing teams and clubs to promote academic speech and debate activities.

  • Private School Speech and/or Debate Teams

  • Chicago CHARGE Speech and Debate Club

  • Northwest Indiana Speech and Debate Club

  • Eveready Speech and Debate Club

The Association for Lifelong Communicators sponsors communication camps for youth.

  • Young Speakers Camp for students aged 7 - 11 is designed to give youth confidence in their communication skills as they express stories in creative presentations. The camp culminates with a presentation for senior citizens.

  • Summer Debate Institute is designed for middle school and high school students to learn and apply communication skills through academic debate. This intensive camp prepares students to think critically, analyze information by comparing and contrasting ideas, improve their academic research skills and argue more effectively as they prepare for competition.

  • Two and three day speech and/or debate workshops for students and coaches are provided by invitation.

  • Lectures and classes on specific aspects of communication skills are presented by request.


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