The Education Bureau (EDB) organises the “National Defense Education Experience Camp” (the Camp) with an aim of developing students’ self-discipline, perserverance and team spirit, strengthening students’ understanding of national defense in the Mainland, as well as enhancing their life skills and planning for the future.  Eight identical 5-day camps will be held in Zhongshan with schedules as follows:


Camp A

20 to 24 November 2017

Camp E

19 to 23 March 2018

Camp B

28 November to 2 December 2017

Camp F

26 to 30 March 2018

Camp C

19 to 23 December 2017

Camp G

9 to 13 April 2018

Camp D

26 to 30 December 2017

Camp H

16 to 20 April 2018


Details and application procedures are attached at Annex 1 to Annex 3 in the Circular Memorandum (Chinese version only).


The Camp mainly caters for students who have positive learning attitude and are active in participating in competitions/services inside/outside the school.  Each school can nominate at mostfour groups of participants (each group consists of 10 Secondary 2 to 5 students and 1 teacher) for the Camp.  Schools can encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join the Camp, and all participation is on a voluntary basis.  Interested schools are required to complete and return the application form (Annex 4 in the Circular Memorandum, Chinese version only) to the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB by fax (3104 0716) on or before 13 October 2017 (Friday) [for participating in Camp A to Camp D] or on or before 31 January 2018 (Wednesday) [for participating in Camp E to Camp H].  Late submissions will not be accepted. 



For enquiries, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section, Education Bureau at 2892 5726 or 2892 6475.


For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 153/2017. [download]