AGBU Discover Armenia Program is a unique opportunity for Armenian youth from the diaspora to reconnect with their ancestral homeland during a three-week adventure including visits to ancient Armenian monuments, cultural events, as well as humanitarian and community service activities.
This educational tour for 15-18-year-olds instills pride in Armenian youth and appreciation for their rich heritage and the wonders of Armenia and Artsakh. The young participants benefit from a well-rounded program that goes beyond sightseeing and gives them a chance to engage in community service projects ranging from construction to working with children and the elderly. Collaborating on such assignments with peers from all over the world allows participants to create a stronger bond with their motherland and with one another.
- Tours: Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Tsitsernakaberd Memorial, Khor Virap, the Matenadaran Museum of Ancient Armenian Manuscripts, the medieval monastic complex of Gandzasar and more!
- Community Service: Whether it is building homes for disadvantaged families, visiting local orphanages or serving hot meals at the AGBU Senior Centers, the participants develop a deep sense of engagement with the country.
- Day Trips: Garni, Geghard, Sardarapat, Noravank, Mount Aragats, Lake Sevan, as well as a visit to the ruins of Ani, and more!