The Imagine Peace Juniors Camp in Ancient Olympia

The International Olympic Truce Centre in cooperation with the Youth Sports Training Center Sportcamp, have organized the Experiential and Educational programme IMAGINE PEACE JUNIORS CAMP, from 31st July to 5th August 2022, at the unique premises of the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sport and the Municipality of Ancient Olympia, supported by the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, the Hellenic Winners Association and the International Olympic Academy.

The 6-day programme is addressed to children and teenagers aged 10 to 16 years old, from all over the world, offering them the opportunity to practice ancient Olympic sports, be introduced to the basic principles of Olympism and the concept of Truce through lectures and workshops, visit historic and archaeological sites of Ancient Olympia and participate in many interactive games and team building activities.

Through the use of non-formal educational techniques and the active participation of trainers, athletes and Olympians, acting as role models, who can communicate with children effectively, the Camp aims to familiarize the children, as future Olympic Ambassadors, with notions such as tolerance, equality and non-discrimination and explore how these Values can influence their daily life and behaviour.