Prémio Infante D. Henrique
The Prémio Infante D. Henrique is the Portuguese version of 'The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award', its Founder and President of Honor in Portugal being HRH the Duke of Bragança.
The award is an international program of personal and social development, with voluntary and non-competitive activities, which is aimed at all young people from the age of 14 to 24. It encourages them to grow as active citizens, making a positive contribution to society and preparing them with life experiences to make a difference to themselves, their communities and the world.
By participating in community service and learning to provide a service to others, students are encouraged to support others; by practicing a sport, they acquire physical and sporting habits; by developing or discovering a new talent they can acquire work experience; for the adventure section, considered a survival test, activities are carried out in groups which highlight leadership qualities, responsibility, maturity. There are three levels: Bronze, Silver and Gold.
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