Imagine Peace Summer Camp, British Council, Greece

Publish Date: Feb 05, 2016

Deadline: Mar 01, 2016

Event Dates: from Jul 24, 2016 12:00 to Jul 31, 2016 12:00

Imagine Peace Summer Camp 

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 from 24 to 31 July 2016 in Ancient Olympia to take part in a series of educational workshops and sports activities that aim to promote equality and peace, and explore the role of sport in the peaceful resolution of conflict.

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.

Participant profile

Participants should 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 event
  • curious, open-minded and appreciative of diversity.

Assisted places scheme

The assisted places scheme covers all programme costs within Greece including accommodation, meals and transport between Athens and Ancient Olympia.

Deadline for applications: 1 March 2016 (23.59)

Participants are expected to cover their own international travel costs to and from Athens and any related personal expenses.

How to apply

To take part in the Summer Camp, complete the online application formOpens in a new tab or window..


For further information, please contact:

Eleni Senta
17 Kolonaki Square
106 73 Athens
Telephone +30 210 369 2342

Tania Vitsou
International Olympic Truce Centre
1A Lykavitou Street
106 72 Athens
Telephone +30 210 361 1023


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