YOUrALPS

PILOT SITE 1 - GERMANY, BAVARIAN ALPS (Students’ age: from 11 to 18 years)

GYMNASIUM BERCHTESGADEN

Website:  www.gymbgd.de

GYMNASIUM BERCHTESGADEN is a school concerned with environmental protection and promoting strong ecological awareness among the students. To achieve this goal it cooperates closely with the local National Park.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALPINE SCHOOL MODEL

It organizes field trips during official hiking days. MOE is also implemented in form of a fixed day conducted in cooperation with the National Park. There are also project days at the end of each term that allow further activities.

BERCHTESGADEN NATIONAL PARK

Website: www.nationalpark-berchtesgaden.bayern.de

The National park Berchtesgaden was founded in 1978 as the second National Park in Germany. It is the only German National Park in the Alps and it has a long experience in the field of environmental education.

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALPINE SCHOOL MODEL

Since 2005, activities are organized regularly with children (age 7-16) living around the protected area. 
The Park has a high-level experience in the management and organization of field activities.