Secure your Kid's Spot in our Writing Classes!  Register here!

Public Speaking Camp Curriculum

Public Speaking Camp Details: Overview, Outcome & Schedule

The public speaking curriculum focuses on developing students' confidence, clarity, and effectiveness in oral communication through various speech techniques, presentations, and feedback sessions.


  • Understand the importance of public speaking; discussion of a few famous speeches.

  • Learn the elements of a good speech.

  • Participants start brainstorming a speech topic, outlining, and writing their speeches.

  • As they start writing, they learn about storytelling in speeches, engaging the audience, how to use index cards for talking points, and handling questions.

  • Participants learn about voice modulation, body language, and clarity with words and sentences.

  • They learn how to support their speech with an appropriate visual aid like a poster or a powerpoint presentation.

  • They go through a couple of cycles of practice sessions, feedback, and revision.

  • As they share their ideas, they celebrate each other's achievements, provide appreciation, and learn how to use constructive feedback.

  • End with certificates and celebration.

  • Participants work with topics relevant and appropriate to their grade level.

  • Continuous guidance from the instructors through the process.


  • Boosts Self-Confidence: Improves confidence and self-esteem while reducing public speaking anxiety.

  • Enhances Communication Skills: Develops clarity, delivery, and effective verbal expression.

  • Nurtures Leadership Qualities: Builds public speaking skills which are key strengths for future leaders.

  • Develops Critical Thinking Development: Fosters ability to organize thoughts and ideas coherently.

  • Improves Creativity and Expression: Nurtures imaginative thinking and personal expression through storytelling and presentations.

Comprehensive Curriculum Path

Introduction to Public Speaking

  • Welcome and Ice-Breaking Session

  • Introduction to the camp

  • Understanding Public Speaking

  • Discussing famous speeches

  • Basics of Speech Writing

  • Elements of a good speech

  • Brainstorming topic and outlining

  • Crafting Your Speech - Participants start writing their own speeches

  • Instructors provide individual guidance

Delivery Techniques

  • Participants continue to work on their speeches

  • Learn about voice modulation and clarity

  • Practice body language and stage presence

  • Role-play and exercises for effective body language

  • Participants give and receive feedback on their speech delivery, and make improvements

Work on Visual Aids and Practice

  • Learn about the importance of visual aids, like a prop, could be a poster or a powerpoint presentation.

  • Discover narratives, storytelling techniques, and handling questions.

  • Exercises on thinking on your feet

  • Practice sessions - Participants practice delivering their speeches

  • Incorporating feedback, new techniques, and sharing experiences and insights

Final Presentations and Celebration

  • Last-minute practice and instructor guidance

  • Participants deliver their speeches

  • Constructive feedback from instructors and peers

  • Achievement certificates 

  • Closing remarks

Back to Curriculum List

FREE eBook!

Help your kids fall in love with reading!

Need a list of amazing books to get your kids inspired about writing their own stories?

Our Recommended Reading List

Grab your free copy by completing the form.

We'll email you the ebook!