February 9, 2016

Imagine Peace Summer Camp in Greece 2016

If you're aged 17 to 25, eager to help make a change to other people's lives and believe in the importance of the Olympic values, we invite you to take part in our Imagine Peace Summer Camp and become a member of a community of emerging leaders from around the globe!
In partnership with the International Olympic Truce Centre (IOTC) Opens in a new tab or window. and under the auspices of the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) Opens in a new tab or window., we are organising the second Imagine Peace Summer Camp.

Fifty participants from more than fifteen countries from around the world with different cultural and political backgrounds will come together for one week for the Summer Camp which will take place in International Olympic Academy Facilities in Ancient Olympia, Greece, from 24 July until 31 July 2016.

Participants will be divided into groups of up to seventeen people, which will be balanced in terms of gender and reflect the diversity of participants’ communities. A team of experienced facilitators, volunteers and Olympic champions will facilitate the programme. The overall aim of the Imagine Peace Summer Camp is to engage young people in interactive workshops and sport activities that promote the Olympic Values (Respect, Excellence and Friendship) as well as peace, intercultural dialogue and respect in diversity. 

  • Be between the ages of 17 and 25;
  • Able to communicate in English;
  • Available and fully committed to taking part in the Imagine Peace Summer Camp;
  • Involved in youth or community projects in their own community and be motivated to implement youth initiatives for peace building following the even;
  • Curious, open-minded and appreciative of diversity.
The assisted places scheme covers all programme costs within Greece including accommodation, meals and transport between Athens and Ancient Olympia. Participants are expected to cover their own international travel costs to and from Athens and any related personal expenses.

How to Apply?
Complete the online application form here. Application deadline: until Tuesday, 01 March 2016, 23:59.

Read more on the official website.

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