"Passing on the Torch" National Education Activity Series

Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau Student Exchange Summer Camp (2017)

Date : 18 April 2017


The “Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau Student Exchange Summer Camp (2017)” (the Summer Camp) is jointly organised by the Beijing Municipal Education Commission, the Education Bureau (EDB) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region.  The Summer Camp aims to provide exchange opportunities for students of Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau, and to strengthen their understanding of the history and development of the three places.


The 7-day Summer Camp will be held in Beijing from 21 to 27 July 2017 with the participation of approximately 200 secondary school students and teachers from Beijing and Macau.  Hong Kong has a quota of 140 students and 14 teachers.  The Summer Camp  consists of thematic talks, visits to universities, historic monuments and cultural heritage in Beijing.  Each school can nominate at most five Secondary 5 students and three school teachers for the Summer Camp.  Schools having both student and teacher nominations will have their students given higher priority in the selection process.  Schools can encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programme before to join the Summer Camp, and all participation is on a voluntary basis.  Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 5  in the Circular Memorandum (Chinese version only). 


Interested Schools are requested to return the completed application form(s) (Annex 4 for students and Annex 5 for teachers  in the Circular Memorandum, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB at 934, 9/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai on or before 15 May 2017 (Monday).  Late submission will not be accepted.



For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section, Education Bureau at 2892 5936 or 2892 6472.


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 71/2017. [download]