Youth Matters
Outdoor fun!
Aquatic water sports
Why not get outdoors, stay healthy and spend time with others? You can do this now with the Federation's Jockey Club Community Team Sports programme and with adventure training at outdoor camps.

With aquatic inflatables, canoeing and kayaking all set to welcome you and many other activities on the schedule, this really is the time to get moving and have fun! Read on to find out more.
What's NEW
HSBC Youth Business Award 2016: public voting online till 10 October
Vote online for your favourite finalist in awards that recognize successful young Hong Kong entrepreneurs.
Sole sponsor HSBC Commercial Banking
Organized by HKFYG since 2011
Contenders for awards
Boaz International Education Institute Offers distinctive teaching methods for students with special needs (SEN)
Creote Studio Ltd Delivers digital design services with augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies
Master Archer Provides archery training and adventure with added educational value
Monica Tsang Designs Ltd Combines traditional Chinese art perspectives to ceramic design and sales with a western approach
More PR & Marketing Ltd Conveys effective one-stop marketing & PR services
Find out more
Enquiries Cyron Chan 3956 8003

Join us for canoeing and aquatic adventures with professional sports trainers
HKFYG Jockey Club Community Team Sports Canoe Training Programme
Many sports skills are being developed as well as positive attitude and teamwork in this year's continuing sports programme.
HKFYG Jockey Club Community Team Sports Canoe Training Programme now open for registration.
Dates 23 October and 29 October (2-day training) 27 November (competition)
Venue HKFYG Tai Mei Tuk
Outdoor Activities Centre
Fee HK$200 per person
Enquiries Yan Wong or Kata Chan 3468 8059
Coming Soon
Neil Pryde Ltd Open Bic
Neil Pryde Ltd works with Federation water sports centre to launch skiff sailing designed for active kids
The new season brings exiting Open Bic class sailing with Neil Pryde in Tolo Harbour.
Venue HKFYG Tai Mei Tuk
Outdoor Activities Centre
Suitable for young single handed sailors
More details
Enquiries Mike Fung 2664 4776

HK Student Science Project Competition 2017 sponsored by Innovation and Technology Commission, and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Co-organized by HKFYG, the Education Bureau and the Hong Kong Science Museum
Deadline for project nomination Tuesday 15 November 2016
Initial judging rounds Saturday 18 March 2017
Finals Friday 14 April 2017
Goals promoting youths' interest in science and technology
Target audience secondary school students and exhibition to the general public
More details
Enquiries Kimpton So 2561 6149
Thank YOU partners
Thank you partners
K&K Charity sponsors online youth video production (網絡青年節目計劃)
Goals To produce a 10-episode video series about positive values education in order to raise the level of care about the community among youth.
Organized by HKFYG Media Counselling Centre
Dates October 2016-September 2017
Enquiries Cecilia Ng 2788 3433

Prudential Hong Kong celebrates successful completion of 2nd annual Hope for Success programme in partnership with HKFYG
Now into its third year, Hope for Success gives secondary students a chance to find out about careers with interactive workshops and mentoring before presenting reports on their Summer Career Exploration.
Officiating Guests: 2016 Award Ceremony 26 September HKFYG Building
Mr James Lam Yat-fung, Chairman, Hong Kong Subsidized Secondary Schools Council
Mr Benny Tsoi, Deputy Chief Agency Officer, Prudential Hong Kong Ltd
Participants Students and supporters, including teachers and Prudential mentors
Prizes HK$10,000 each for 20 student winners: Hope for Success (HFS) Award (2016)
HK$50,000 each for 6 secondary school student winners: Life Planning Award (HFS 2015)
More details and

Enquiries Crystal Lau 3113 7999

Lamma Youth Camp gets adventure training funds from the Sir David Trench Fund for Recreation
Goals Fitness, strength and flexibility training outdoors
New equipment Climbing harnesses, helmets, ropes, slings, pulleys, belay devices and other climbing gear for indoor and outdoor adventure activities soon available.
Target all young people
More details
Enquiries Wong Tin-wa 2982 1929
Just published
Youth Hong Kong September 2016
Cyber deviance: Youth Hong Kong September 2016
The dark side of the internet is everywhere and young people are usually more vulnerable than most. Raising awareness of trends and types of cyber deviance, this issue offers some precautions and guidelines for vigilance.
Call 3755 7108 or 3755 7104 to request your copy. Read online at

Survey of challenges faced by ethnic minorities: little contact, poor understanding
Little more than a third (35.4%) of all 520 respondents in this youth survey had any contact with members of ethnic minority groups in the past year. 64.3% said they also had a poor grasp of daily life among ethnic minorities or their culture, rating levels of understanding at 3.3 on a 0-10 scale. Interviews with young ethnic minority people confirmed their difficulties in learning Chinese, finding jobs and making friends with Chinese youngsters.
More details and recommendations Youth I.D.E.A.S. 14th report
Enquiries Christy Wong 3755 7038

Highly stressed students: new survey from HKFYG Media Counselling Centre
The survey, conducted among 4,244 students in primary, secondary or tertiary education from August-September this year, revealed high stress levels in 30% of respondents at the beginning of the school year. 30% said they shared their negative feelings on social media.
More details
Enquiries Cecilia Ng 2788 3433