Arouca Geopark Educational Programs
The education is one of the greatest areas of work of the geoparks, as well as geoconservation (geological heritage conservation) and geotourism, aiming the sustainable development of the territories. The Arouca Geopark was recognized in April 2009 by the European Geoparks Network, and took part of the UNESCO Global Geoparks program in 2015. Every year, it develops programs and educational projects addressed to teachers and students of schools from all over the country and across borders.
Here, you’ll find the Educational Programs of the Arouca Geopark available for the academic year of 2021/2022, drawn up on the basis of the study programs and goals of the Directorate General for Education and all the offers of the territory, which are divided into: (i) The School at Arouca Geopark - Field Trips, promoted by AGA technicians; (ii) The Arouca Geopark at School offering workshops, lectures and other resources, (iii) Educational activities proposed by AGA associates and partners, as well as promotional accommodation and meals for students who carry out educational programs at Arouca Geopark and , finally, the offer of (iv) Museums and interpretative units of the territory.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, throughout the school year, our offer may undergo adjustments according to the rules currently in force, in order to ensure the safety of all!
The Arouca Geopark waits for you!
This promotion is valid for students who participate in the educational programs promoted by the Arouca Geopark (you have to mention this on the reservation of the special offer), and it is subject to availability and previous reservation. Customized budget can be provided.