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“Military Summer Camp for Hong Kong Youth” 2017

Date : 1 March 2017

Programme details

The “Military Summer Camp for Hong Kong Youth” (the Summer Camp) is jointly organised by the Concerted Efforts Resource Centre, the Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army and the Education Bureau of HKSARG. Through discipline training and thematic talks, the Camp aims to develop morality and leadership potential among students, and to foster their endurance, self-discipline, compliance and spirit of unity.

 

The 15-day Summer Camp will be held in Gallipoli Lines (Fanling Barracks) from 16 to 30 July 2017. It provides the opportunity for students to experience the daily life of the Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, acquire basic military knowledge and enhance their knowledge on national defence. Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3 in the Circular Memorandum (Chinese version only).

 

Schools can nominate interested male and female Secondary 3 to 5 students to participate in the Summer Camp. There will not be a limit on the maximum number of nominations. The Organising Committee will conduct interviews to recruit eligible students for participation. Students’ participation is on a voluntary basis. Interested schools are requested to return the completed application form(s) (Annex 4 in the Circular Memorandum, Chinese version only) by hand to the Reception Counter, 11/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai on or before 5:00 p.m. of 7 April 2017. Please do not deliver the nomination by post in order to protect personal data. Late submission will not be accepted.

 

Enquiries

For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section at 2892 5726 / 2892 6475 (for enrolment and interview) or the Concerted Efforts Resource Centre at 2544 0077 (for other matters).

 

For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 11/2017. [download].