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Dr.Rosanna Wong, DBE, JP

The Great Outdoors -Playground and Classroom

Sports and outdoor activities play a unique role in the development of an individual and form a vital counterbalance to academic pursuits. Achievement in team sports in particular can teach people of all ages the rewards of cooperation. The Federation's conviction in this regard is reflected in its camps and outdoor activities centres at Sai Kung, Lamma Island, Tai Mei Tuk and Stanley. Here, we can introduce young people to the concept of the outdoor classroom and offer tailor made programmes of adventure-based training to groups from all walks of life.

The Jockey Club Sai Kung Outdoor Training Camp is the Federation's newest camp, with excellent recreational facilities for large residential groups. The camp is very well equipped with multi-media meeting rooms to back up the facilities and natural resources available out of doors. At all the centers and camps except Lamma a range of water sports such as dinghy sailing, rafting and kayaking are available as well as land-based activities. The Lamma Youth Camp, by contrast, concentrates on ecology and wildlife study whereas water sports feature prominently at both the Tai Mei Tuk and Stanley centres.

Sai Kung's comprehensive facilities including outdoor swimming pool, rock-climbing wall, mini-theatre, training, karaoke and table-tennis rooms are all open to the general public and make it an ideal venue for staff development training and corporate team building. The Federation provides custom-built programmes on request for public and private bodies, both commercial organizations and government departments, and we have held leadership training programmes for students, corporate executives and professionals alike.

With your collaboration we can further upgrade the services at our outdoor centres and camps, motivating young people to excel in physical pursuits and nurturing their self esteem and self discipline. We need your donations to improve camp facilities while your sponsorship will permit those from less advantaged backgrounds to experience the challenge and fulfilment of adventure-based training. Should you need further information about tailor made corporate training courses, please do contact the Camps Unit, tel 23955759, fax 25658345, email For full details on sponsorship and donations for the camps and centres, please contact the Partnership and Resource Development Office at 2123 9598.

Encouraging Young People to Enjoy Sport and the Outdoors
The Federation currently runs four camps and outdoor activity centres which aim to broaden young people's perceptions of learning by encouraging them to take part in adventure-based based training.more


Physical Activity Levels of Children and Young People
The physical activity levels of Hong Kong children is alarmingly low…more

A Thousand Thanks for Your Support
To boost the chances of underprivileged young people in the sports arena, the Federation has joined hands with Oregon Scientific in launching the "Oregon Scientific Youth Sports Scholarship Scheme 2004"…more

Broadening the Political Perspectives of Budding Leaders
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited has kindly sponsored discounted air-tickets for the Federation's, " Youth in LegCo - Study Tour to Queensland Youth Parliament" …more

Introducing the Concept of Life Banking
Many Hong Kong students do very little career planning so the Federation has launched a new initiative this year called the "Life Banking Project"…more

Increase in Drug Abuse among Young People

According to the statistics of the Central Registry of Drug Abuse, the number of young persons who are addicted to drugs increased from 668 in the first quarter of last year to 797 during the same period this yearmore

Establishment of Youth Councils in all 18 Districts

To create a channel for direct dialogue between young people in Hong Kong and the Government, the Commission on Youth plans to establish youth councils in all 18 districts across the territory ...more

Youth Views on Smoking

A survey of the Committee on Youth Smoking Prevention revealed 80% of young people agreed that the Government should extend the statutory smoking ban to all schools …more

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