Summer 2020 at BCDC. Intellectual Day Camp. Englewood, NJ.

​    Session I  (Ages 11-14): June 25 - July 6. Mon-Fri, 9 business days*. 
     Session II (Ages 11-14): July 9 - July 20.  Mon-Fri, 10 business days.


Daily Program (novice/experienced divisions):

  • Debate and Public Speaking -  New students will learn the skills to become confident public speakers and debaters. Experienced debaters will improve their debating skills and learn new competition formats.  
  • Model United Nations -Discover global issues, world diplomacy, and parliamentary procedure through role-playing. You become the “delegate” of a Model United Nations (UN) to explore ways of solving international crises using critical thinking skills, research, and debate. Gain a global vision of our world by taking part in this simulated UN experience.
  • Entrepreneurship Project Entrepreneurship has fueled innovation and prosperity throughout America since its inception and even in today's society, the most influential leaders of businesses were once entrepreneurs. In order to give the youth an introduction to the basic concepts and giving them exposure to the entrepreneur's spirit of creation, students will pair up with a partner for a week where they will create, develop, and present their idea to an audience just how they would pitch their start-up to investors. Skills like brainstorming, development, and presentation (through activities like writing up their own business plan) will be acquired by students throughout the course as well as in introductory idea to what it really takes to be a true entrepreneur! 
  • "Host Your Own Talk Show!" - Media jobs are on the rise in the 21st century, so get ahead of the curve! Learn how to prepare and conduct Interviews, reach out to guests, and speak off the cuff. Moderate panels or discussion shows on topics such as current events, politics, and much more. Keep cool during live unfiltered shows. Prepare and write material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.
  • Intellectual Games - Middle School Quiz Bowl, "What? Where? When?", "Virtual Country Traveling".
  • Team Building ActivitiesTeam building activities are a fun way to strengthen middle school relationships. They are good icebreakers and build strong bonds as students work together to solve problems. Team building activities create trust and ease conflict between students. They develop communication skills and help students recognize each other’s strengths. Lessons learned during these activities can be applied to real-life situations.


Students will be divided into classes based on age and skills, with the student-to-coach ratio of 4:1.

Camp activities: 9:00-3:00 pm. Extended care/free time: 3:00-4:00 pm. 

Bring your own lunch Mon-Thu. Pizza Fridays. 

*Jul 4th - No camp.

Session I   Tuition: TBD 

Session II  Tuition: TBD 

Non-refundable Tuition Deposit - TBD

To learn more or schedule a placement interview, follow the link below or call us at 201-421-8621.

Summer at BCDC in Englewood, NJ

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Bergen County

Debate Club

Our summer day camp has been a fun learning experience for many local middle schoolers. Camp participants realize the following life long benefits from our summer program:

* Develop and enhance communication skills * Develop critical thinking skills * Develop leadership skills * Learn to research, organize and present information * Learn the fundamentals of business and entrepreneurship * Overcome fears of public speaking * Gain the confidence and motivation to participate in all academic classes

Debate Classes