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Vodafone Foundation raises awareness about risky behavior on Portuguese beaches

June 20, 2018
“Verão de Campeão” campaign aimed at children and young people

Carcavelos beach was the scene chosen for the launch of a further edition of the Vodafone Portugal Foundation’s “Verão de Campeão” campaign, in which around 800 children took part. The campaign, which began on 18 June, is organised in partnership with the Directorate-General of the Maritime Authority and the Portuguese Lifeboat Institution, and will raise awareness among children and young people in the areas of safety, environment, accessibility and health on Portuguese beaches throughout Portugal until 9 August.

In order to capture the interest of young people, various activities are being organised such as games illustrating the risks caused by carelessness on the beaches, and information is also given about how to stay safe on beaches through simple and fun educational activities.

In the last 12 years, these awareness campaigns have directly reached approximately 300,000 children and young people.

This year, the campaign will visit Oeiras, Costa da Caparica, Fonte da Telha, Caldas da Rainha, Matosinhos and the Algarve, among other beaches.

Complete schedule

18 June: Praia de Carcavelos

19 June: Praia da Torre

20 June: Praia da Fonte da Telha

21 June: Praia da Figueirinha

25 June: Praia da Sereia

26 June: Praia da Morena

27 June: Praia do Rei

2 July: Praia da Cabana do Pescador

3 July: Praia do Castelo

4 July: Praia da Rainha

5 July: Praia da Mata

9 July: Praia da Foz do Arelho

10 July: Praia da Saúde

11 July: Praia do Paraíso

12 July: Praia da Riviera

16 July: Praia de Sesimbra

17 July: Praia da Princesa

18 July: Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras

23 July: Praia do Canidelo

24 July: Praia de Matosinhos

25 July: Praia Miramar

26 July: Praia da Aguda

27 July: Praia da Barra

3 August: Praia de Monte Gordo

4 August: Praia da Manta Rota

5 August: Praia de Altura

6 August: Praia da Quarteira

7 August: Praia de Albufeira – Pescadores

8 August: Praia da Rocha – Alvor

9 August: Praia da Rocha

Contacts

Para esclarecimentos adicionais, por favor consulte a Direcção de Estratégia e Comunicação Externa da Vodafone Portugal, através do formulário de contactos institucionais