Deadline: 1 March 2016
Open to: participants between the ages of 17 and 25 years old, linked to youth or community projects in their own community
Venue: 24–31 July 2016 in Ancient Olympia, Greece
The British Council along with the International Olympic Truce Centre and under the auspices of the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace, is organizing the 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.
How to Apply?
In order to apply, register HERE until Tuesday, 01 March 2016, 23:59.
Please find more information on the official website.