Teenagers aged 13 – 15
9.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Leisure time programme with educational activities and volunteering in the social field.

Activities focused on the development of participatory citizenship skills, intercultural learning, solidarity and attention to others through volunteering  mentoring in different social areas of activity embraced by the Community Centre.


Human Rights and young people
Youth participation
We and the others (intercultural learning)

Participant Testimonials

“I really enjoyed it, I never thought it would be so great and that I would enjoy it as much as I did…”

“The project is fantastic…”

“I learned many new things thanks to this programme… if I could, I would repeat the experience…”

“I loved it, I wish it was longer… everything was amazing…”
“I learned that a small gesture can make everything better…”

“I learned how to deal better with the elderly and I also learned many things by listening to their stories.”

“I learned to be more patient…”

“I learned that we must be more caring towards one another and help those in need.”

“I learned that volunteering can be fun and I had no idea that I would grow so much as a human being.”

“I really enjoyed what I did because I helped people and it was life changing…”


Preregistrations are submitted by filling in an online form, which will be made available on this webpage. Residents in Carcavelos must register between the 1st and 15th June; from the 16th June, registrations are open to the whole community.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Email: adescoberta.centrocomunitario@gmail.com
Phone: 214 578 952

Limited number of participants

Participation fee set per capita

– There are 3 levels
– The maximum cost per week is €20.
– Lunch not included.

To establish payment level, the following documents are required:

– Participant’s citizen card;
– IRS declaration of the participant’s parents/guardians submitted in 2018, including the participant’s NIF (tax identification number) (for tax-exempt income, a “zero” IRS declaration or a declaration emitted by the Finanças – (Tax Office) – is required).

Application for “À Descoberta” is closed
If you are interested in being on the waiting list send your request to adescoberta.centrocomunitario@gmail.com