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Camp One Clap Day 1: Counselor Campfire Chat with Expository NSDA National Champ Josh Thompson

Rise and Shine, Campers! Welcome to Day 1 of Camp One Clap! Today, we are sharing a cozy campfire chat with 2023 National Champion in Expository Speaking - Camp Counselor Josh Thompson!


Joshua Thompson is a Black Sealed, 4th Year Competitor, and one-time National Champion of Expository Speaking. He is from Cheyenne, Wyoming and competes at Cheyenne East High School. He has competed in Humor, Drama, Duo, Oratory, and Expository, and hopes to branch out for his senior year. Josh is thrilled to be a One Clap Camp Counselor, and he is excited to share his thoughts on Nationals and all things Speech and Debate!

Watch Josh's fabulous Expository Speech about Dad Jokes here (at about the 1:30 mark):


Thanks so much to Camp Counselor Josh Thompson for dropping by Camp One Clap!

Tomorrow, don’t miss all the action at camp: Counselor Alexis Worthen will be sharing tips for Congress folks in Capture the Congress Crown, episode 1. Also, Counselor Adrian Graham’s introduction video to his series Professor Graham and Kevin’s ABCs of Debate will be debuting.


Camp One Clap Social Media Challenge for Day 1 of Camp:

Share your Speech and Debate origin story! Post a video or a written post sharing how you got started in Speech and Debate and what inspired you to become a part of this incredible community.

Remember, each challenge is an opportunity to connect, learn, and grow within the Speech and Debate community. I'll be posting my answers on the One Clap Speech and Debate TikTok channel! Be sure to tag our social media accounts or use the hashtag #CampOneClap23 when you post. If you post for at least 20 days of August, I will send you a holographic Camp One Clap Sticker. If you post for all 31 days of August, I will send you a variety of One Clap and Camp One Clap stickers, a One Clap Speech and Debate coaster, AND a Camp One Clap magnet!


If you want to support the One Clap Speech and Debate Podcast, become a patron here:

Get your cool One Clap Speech and Debate merchandise here (I will be adding Camp One Clap merchandise soon!):

Check out the 2023 August Wyoming Speech and Debate Newsletter from One Clap:


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