- Academic English Studies (ESL)
- Asian Studies
- Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
- Environmental Studies
- Ethnic Studies
- Exploration and Discovery
- French Studies
- Gender Studies
- German Studies
- Health Professions
- Hispanic Studies
- International Affairs
- Latin American Studies
- Mathematics/Computer Science
- Political Economy
- Political Science
- Religious Studies
- Rhetoric and Media Studies (formerly Communication)
- Sociology and Anthropology
- World Languages
PIONEER DEBATE INSTITUTE FAQ
Where can I register? Go to the registration page and fill out the form provided there!
When is the deadline for registering? We will take registrations up to June 20, 2018. After that date, we will only take registrations to fill up labs that may be partially filled.
Do I need to send a deposit? Yes, we ask for a $200 deposit to be send by May 15, 2018. You can send it to:
Department of Rhetoric and Media Studies
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Road
Portland, OR 97219
Checks should be made out to “Lewis & Clark Forensics”
Credit card options for payment are also available.
Are there scholarships? Partial scholarships will be available on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Documentation of such need will be requested as a part of the scholarship application process.
When and where do I check in? You can begin checking in to the dorm any time from 12-5 pm on July 7. Sorry, no early checkins are available. We will begin instruction after dinner on the 7th. Please let the staff know if you will be arriving after 5 pm.
Can I get some transportation? Yes! We will provide shuttle service to and from PDX from 11 am to 4 pm on the 7th, shuttles will be provided as needed on the 14th and 21st.
How do meals work? Bon Appetit operates our campus meals, and they will run meals for the camp as well. They are all you can eat, and meals are designed with multiple options (with gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options). Meals will begin with dinner on the 7th and will end with breakfast on the 21st. Commuters have lunch and dinner on each day included with their tuition costs.
Can I make special requests on partners or roommates? Yes!
Can I find a more specific schedule? We will have more specific schedules available after curriculum design is completed. There will be a mix of lecture, lab, drills and practice rounds on each day. Two practice tournaments will be held.