Toronto – The Canadian Olympic Committee is now accepting applications for participants to attend the International Olympic Academy’s (IOA) 48th International Session for Young Participants (General Session) in Olympia, Greece. The session will take place June 11 to 25, 2008.

The Session for Young Participants is open only to participants between the ages of 20 and 35 at the time of the Session.

The main topic is ‘Olympism’ and the special topic is ‘Humanism and the Olympic Movement.’ Candidates must have an understanding of Olympism and demonstrate their active involvement in the Olympic movement. General information on the IOA is available here.

To learn more on how to apply, please click here for complete information regarding the application process. Applications must be received at the COC Vancouver office by 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, Feb. 8, 2008.