2009-2010 Activities

#1

 

International Convergence 2009

 

List of Participants

 Name

 School

  Chan Suet Lee

 Canossa College

  Woo Sai Nga

 Canossa College

  Lo Hoi Ying, Louisa

 Canossa College

  Wong Yi Wai

 Canossa College

  Ng Chun Wa Jonathan

 Diocesan Boys' School

  Bart Wong Chun Yip

 Diocesan Boys' School

  Lo Man Ki Arthur

 Diocesan Boys' School

  Ng Ching Ho Justin

 Diocesan Boys' School

  Wong Hoi Ching

 Diocesan Girls' School

  Priscilla Pang Sze Sze

 Diocesan Girls' School

  Christy Wong Ka Yan

 Good Hope School

  Lai Ying Yin

 Heep Yunn School

  Stephanie Chong Wing Yee

 Kowloon True Light Middle School

  Fung Wing Yan

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Tang Chi Keung

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Lo Kwong Yu

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Chan Sze Long

 Kwun Tong Maryknoll College

  Lui Tsz Yin

 Kwun Tong Maryknoll College

  Shiu Ling Fung Bosco

 La Salle College

  Wong Wai Tak Victor

 La Salle College

  Lau Hok Him

 La Salle College

  Jim King To Anthony

 La Salle College

  Au Sui Man Shermen

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Megan Ann Cheung

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Yam Pui Woo, Angela

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Cheryl Lau Tsz Ying

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Wong Lok Yin, Jessie

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Janice Wong

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Ysabel Wong

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Genevieve Yue

 Marymount Secondary School

  Ng Ka Lam Kelly

 Marymount Secondary School

  Li Kai Lam

 Marymount Secondary School

  Christie Wu

 Marymount Secondary School

  Nicole Chan Fong Yuen

 Marymount Secondary School

  Yu Tin Lok

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Cheung Yee

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Pun Ting

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Chu Hiu Man

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Kwok Ka Chun

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Leung Yuen Tung

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Woo Hoi Ting

 NT Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School

  Winnie Shum Wing Yee

 Queen Elizabeth School

  Yip Ching Wan

 Queen Elizabeth School

  Chau Chun Yee

 Queen Elizabeth School

  Chan Weng Cheong - Christopher  

 Queen Elizabeth School

  Li Chun Yin Alex

 Raimondi College

  Leung Chun Yin Arthur

 Raimondi College

  Lam Chong Shing

 Raimondi College

  Lau Chun Hin

 Raimondi College

  Michael Chan Chak Fung

 Raimondi College

  Tong Ka Ho

 Raimondi College

  Lam Lok Fung

 S.K.H. Bishop Mok Sai Tseng Secondary School

  Ma Sin Hang

 S.K.H. Bishop Mok Sai Tseng Secondary School

  Kam On Wing

 S.K.H. Bishop Mok Sai Tseng Secondary School

  Maisie Wong Chiu Wai

 Sacred Heart Canossian College

  Lau Ho Yin

 Sha Tin Government Secondary School

  Chow Chi Fung

 Sha Tin Government Secondary School

  Wong Yiu Shing

 Sha Tin Government Secondary School

  Lee Wai Yu

 Sha Tin Government Secondary School

  Yeung Tsz Kiu

 Sha Tin Government Secondary School

  Ching Yee, Jocelyn

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Mak Ying Fung

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Lam Chi Chung Brian

 St. Mark's School

  Wong Siu Shing

 St. Mark's School

  To Wing Tim

 St. Mark's School

  Chan Kwok Wing Rachel

 St. Mark's School

  Lai Hing Kiu Beatrice

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Yuki Wong

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Flora Lui

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Annie Yu Wai Yan

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Hui Cheuk Yan

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Ng Sunny

 St. Paul's College

  Wu Lok Yi, Laetitia

 St. Paul's Convent School

  Luk Wai Ying Clarissa

 St. Paul's Convent School

  Chan Tsz Hei Sara

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Ho Pui Chi

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Leung Tim Yin Miriam

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Ma Kam Chau

 Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School

  Chan Chuek Yan, Joyce

 Ying Wa Girls' School

  Mak Wing Yan Bonnie

 Ying Wa Girls' School

 

All applicants should have received an email regarding the results of the application. Please email us at info@osa.org.hk with your name and school if you have not received an email.

Parent Consent Form

Influenza Symptoms Declaration Form

Directions to the Venues

 

Introduction

The theme of this year’s International Convergence is ‘Around the World in 30 Days’. The focus of this year’s project is “Cultural Sparks”. Hong Kong is a multi-cultured cosmopolitan city. With various cultures, conflicts sometimes happen due to misunderstandings. However, we believe that a mixture of diverse cultures can create positive sparks and allow different cultures to appreciate each others’ uniqueness. Through looking at a country from a native’s perspective, participants’ understanding of a culture will be deeply fostered. The scheme will last for approximately four weeks, during which the participants will learn about the culture, history, language and current affairs related to an assigned country. They will partake in activities as well as experience the cultural practices of their respective countries to cultivate their interest and to deepen their knowledge. The project will conclude with a day in which participants set up booths to display what they have learnt about culture and their respective countries in the programme. Apart from that, the participants will experience the rituals and daily lives of different cultures in which the participants will demonstrate and exchange their knowledge of their assigned countries with guests who have assisted in the organisation of the project.

 

Countries

Germany, India, Iran, Israel, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Thailand

 

Proposed Programme Schedule

Freshman Day 

Date : 1st November 2009 (Sunday)

Time : 13:30 - 18:00

 

Time       

Programme

13:15

 Registration

13:30

 Welcoming and Introduction

14:00

 Ice Breaking Games

14:20

 Speech by Guest Speaker on “Deciphering culture from media"

15:05

 Mass Game

16:20

 “From Media to Culture”

17:00

  Introduction and Preparation of "Cultural Experience Sessions", "Junior Day",   "Cultural Project Week" and "Senior Day"

17:30

 Debriefing and Evaluation

17:45

 Photo-taking and Dismissal

 

Junior Day 

Date : 14th November 2009 (Saturday)

Time : 14:00 - 18:00

 

Time       

Programme

13:45

 Registration

14:00

 Introduction to the Day’s Events

14:15

 Speech by Guest Speaker on Linguistics

15:00

 Language Learning Session with Exchange Students

16:00

 Mass Game

16:30

 “Cultural Sparks” - Activity on Cultural Diversity by HKU Professors

17:15

 “Reminders for “Cultural Project Week” and “Senior Day”

17:30

 Debriefing and Evaluation

17:45

 Photo-taking and Dismissal

 

Senior Day 

Date : 28th November 2009 (Saturday)

Time : 9:30 - 18:00

 

Time      

Programme

9:30

 Registration

9:45

 Introduction to the Day’s Events

10:00

 Preparation

10:45

 Role Play and Simulation of Rituals

12:15

 Lunch

13:15

 Setting up of Booths

14:00

 Booth Session

15:00

 Consuls visit Booths

16:00

 End of Booth Session Introduction of Consulates Sharing from Consulates

16:30

 Closing Ceremony

17:00

 Sharing Session

17:30

 Cleaning-up of Booths

17:45

 Photo-taking and Dismissal

 

Cultural Experience Sessions

2nd November 2009 – 20th November 2009

 

Cultural Project Week

21st November 2009 – 27th November 2009

 

Acknowledgement

Student Advisors 

Germany: Miss Cornelia BAUER

India: Mr Taha SHAH, Miss Aarti REDDY, and Miss Rea ARA

Iran: Mr. Habibullah Rezai

Israel: Miss Stephanie GOLAN

Mexico: Mr Cristobal MARTINEZ YANES

Spain: Mr Rafael SAIZ GARCIA

South Africa: Miss Angela AMOAKO

Thailand: Mr Bam LEARTPRAPUN 

 

Supporting Consulates in Hong Kong

Mr Achim SCHKADE

Deputy Consul-General

German Consulate General in Hong Kong

 

Mr. Andres PENA

Acting Consul-General

Consulate General of Mexico in Hong Kong

 

Mr L.D. RALTE

Consul-General

Consulate General of India in Hong Kong

 

Mr Juan Luis Flores ARROYUELO

Consul-General

Spanish Consulate General in Hong Kong

 

Mr Abdollah NEKOUNAM

Consul-General

Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of IRAN

 

Miss Tembi TAMBO

Consul-General

South African Consulate-General

 

Mrs Emanuelle AMAR

Consul (Administrative & Consular)

Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong

 

Mr Jitti SUWANNIK 

Consul-General 

Royal Thai Consulate-General, Hong Kong

 

Supporting Cultural Societies and Schools in Hong Kong

Mr. Sven SALZMANN & Ms. Ute RECKZEH

German Speaking Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Hong Kong

 

Mr. Gurmel SINGH

Khalsa Diwan Sikh Temple

 

Kowloon Mosque and Islamic Centre

General Education Unit, University of Hong Kong

 

School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Hong Kong

 

Mr. Rabbi Sinai BURNS & Miss Pauline NGAN

Ohel Leah Synagogue

 

The United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong Wat Bhavana Hong Kong,The Dhammakaya International Society of Hong Kong Ltd.

Carmel School of Hong Kong

 

Other Supporting Parties

German Swiss International School

Renaissance College

Wah Yan College, Kowloon

Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong

#2

 

Hong Kong Youth Summit 2010

 

Introduction

Acting as a platform for the youth to exchange views on socio-economic issues, the Hong Kong Youth Summit aims to inspire participants to develop critical thinking skills as well as political standpoints. This will be achieved through a series of meetings and discussions held during the programme. To gain a more comprehensive understanding of current issues, participants will also attend talks delivered by government officials or experts, plus interviewing professionals and experienced politicians. Thus, students will be able to tackle current issues from different perspectives and put forward resolutions. Past speakers at the Hong Kong Youth Summit include Mrs. Rita Fan Hsu Li-tai, Mr. Michael Suen Ming-yeung, Professor Arthur Kwok Cheung Li and the Honorary Audrey Eu Yuet-mee.

With a well-established reputation as a world-class cosmopolitan city, Hong Kong faces the inevitable question of sustainability and continual progression of her present status. Bearing the theme “Beyond Boundaries, Project Prosperity – the Six Industries”, investigating the six industries as proposed in the Policy Address 2009-2010. As Hong Kong faces an increasing competition with neighbouring regions such as Shanghai, Singapore and Taipei, alternatives have to be arrived at in the development of Hong Kong, propelling her towards a knowledge-based economy and increasing her competitiveness. The emphasis of this year’s Youth Summit will be on the possibilities and potentials of these six industries as an alternative to the traditional industries in the development of Hong Kong, as well as the prospects in specific fields, such as education services, innovation and technology and cultural and creative industries.

 

Participants will be divided into several Leadership Groups which represent different social groups in our society. Participants will discuss current issues during commission meetings and voice out the views of their assigned social group. The proposed resolutions will be debated and voted on in the Final Summit, which is a simulation of a Legislative Council meeting.

 

 

Objectives

- To enhance participants’ awareness of social issues

- To inspire participants to think critically and analytically

- To encourage the exchange of ideas among participants

- To provide a channel for them to express their ideas in public

- To develop a sense of belonging to Hong Kong

- To develop the creative potentials of participants through providing solutions to existing problems

 

 

Target Group

120 Secondary 4 and Secondary 6 students in Hong Kong

 

The participants should:

- Display an interest in current affairs

- Be able to think critically

- Be outspoken

- Have an active engagement in school activities and volunteering services

- Be conversationally fluent in Cantonese and English

 

 

Details of the Summit

Leadership Groups

•  Low-income Group

•  Middle-income Group

•  Small and Medium Enterprises in Hong Kong

•  Big Companies

•  Professional

•  Environmental Activists

•  Foreign Companies in Hong Kong

•  Government 1 (Land Use)

•  Government 2 (Education, Health & Home Affairs)

•  Youth

 

Commission Groups

•  Education Services

•  Medical Services

•  Testing and Certification Services

•  Environmental Services

•  Innovation and Technology

•  Cultural and Creative Industries

 

Interviews and Excursions

Participants will visit or interview organisations or guests that are related to their Leadership Groups. Dates for these visits or interviews will be confirmed at a later date.

 

Working Language

All discussions will be conducted in either English or Cantonese, and all written documents will be in English.

 

Resolutions

All the resolutions passed will be followed up by our Association to ensure that the voice of the youths is heard and that responses may be given. As our past practice, the resolutions will be sent to the relevant government departments, the Legislative Council and the press.

 

 

Tentative Programme Rundown

Orientation Day 

Date: 30th January 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 13:30 - 18:00

 

 

 Time

 Programme

13:00 – 13:30     

 Registration

13:30 – 13:35

 Welcoming by the President of the Hong Kong Outstanding  Students'  Association

13:35 – 13:45

 Introduction of Hong Kong Youth Summit 2010

13:45 – 14:00

 Ice-breaking Game

14:00 – 14:45

 Workshop on Public Speaking and Debating

14:45 – 16:00

 Mass Game

16:00 – 16:05

 Introduction of Organising Committee, Faculty Advisors and Commission Leaders

16:05 – 17:05

 Introduction of Commissions by Commission Leader

17:05 – 17:20

 Introduction of Programme details by Project Chairpersons

17:20 – 18:00

 Leadership Group Meeting 1

 

Day 1

Date: 31st January 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 09:30 - 18:00

 

 

 Time

 Programme

09:30 – 10:00     

 Registration

10:05 – 10:15

 Briefing on Hong Kong Youth Summit 2009 by Project Chairpersons

10:15 – 11:15

 Opening Address by Guest of Honour

11:15 – 12:00

 Leadership Group Meeting 2

12:00 – 13:00

 Lunch

13:00 – 14:00

 Kenote Speech “Hong Kong’s Economic Competitiveness”

14:00 – 14:45

 Commission Meeting 1

14:45 – 15:45

 Mass Game

16:00 – 16:45

 Commission Seminar 1 "Envirnomental Services"

16:45 – 18:00

 Commission Meeting 2

 

Day 2 

Date: 6th February 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 09:30 - 18:00

Venue: The University of Hong Kong

 

 

 Time

 Programme

09:30 – 10:00    

 Registration

10:00 – 10:45

 Commission Seminar 2 "Education Services"

10:45 – 11:45

 Commission Meeting 3

11:45 – 12:15

 Leadership Group Meeting 3

12:15 – 13:15

 Lunch

13:15 – 14:00

 Commission Seminar 3 "Innovation and Technology"

14:00 – 15:30

 Commission Meeting 4

15:30 – 16:15

 Commission Seminar 4 "Medical Services"

16:30 – 17:00

 Leadership Group Meeting 4

17:00 – 18:00

 Commission Meeting 5

 

Day 3 

Date: 20th February 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 09:30 - 18:00

 

 

 Time

 Programme

09:30 – 10:00     

 Registration

10:00 – 10:45

 Commission Seminar 5 "Cultural and Creative Services"

10:45 – 11:30

 Leadership Group Meeting 5

11:30 – 12:15

 Lunch

12:15 – 12:55

 Commission Seminar 6 "Testing and Certification Services"

12:55 – 14:00 

 Commission Meeting 6

14:00 – 15:30

 Consultation Forum 1

15:30 – 16:30

 Mass Game (Detective Game)

16:40 – 17:30

 Consultation Forum 2

17:30 – 18:00

 Commission Meeting 7

 

Hong Kong Youth Summit 

Date: 28th February 2010 (Sunday)

Time: 09:30 - 21:00

Venue: The University of Hong Kong

 

 

 Time

 Programme

09:30 – 10:00     

 Registration

10:00 – 10:10

 Summit Opening

10:10 – 10:25

 Briefing of Hong Kong Youth Summit by Project Chairpersons

10:25 – 13:00

 The Hong Kong Youth Summit I

13:00 – 14:00

 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

 Keynote Address

15:00 – 18:00

 The Hong Kong Youth Summit II

18:00 – 19:00

 Conclusion by Project Chairpersons and Closing Ceremony

19:00 – 21:00

 Banquet

 

Interviews and Excursions

Dates: 1st February 2010 - 19th February 2010

 

Application Procedures

Application Form 

The application form can be downloaded here.

 

Participation Fee

Participants will be required to pay a participation fee of HK$250 with the banquet fee inclusive. This should be paid in cheque, made cross payable to "The Hong Kong Outstanding Students' Association".

 

Deadline

The deadline for application is 14th January 2010 (Thursday). All applications must be postmarked on or before this date, and must include a completed application form, nomination form and cheque. Applications should be mailed to P.O. Box 38195, Hing Fat Street, Hong Kong. Cheques will be returned to schools should a participant not be accepted.

#3

 

Volunteer Training Scheme 2010

 

List of Participants

 Name

 School

  Kong Chin Ching       

 Canossa College

  Wah Yu Ting

 Carmel Secondary School

  Chung Sui Lam

 CCC Heep Woh College

  Chan Kwan

 Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

  Cheng Yung

 Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

  Au Lok Hin

 Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

  Nip Ching

 Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

  Lau Ching Man

 Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

  Wong Chi Lok

 Christian Alliance S C Chan Memorial College

  Wong Man Hei

 Diocesan Boys' School

  Luk Tsun Wai

 Diocesan Boys' School

  Charmaine Ho

 Diocesan Girls' School

  Chow Lok Yim

 Diocesan Girls' School

  Arthur Wang

 German Swiss International School

  Liao Xian Yao

 German Swiss International School

  A Che Tian Jing

 Heep Yunn School

  Lai Tak Pui

 King's College

  Yu Pui Hei

 King's College

  Mok Yui Hin

 King's College

  Yau Tat Fai

 King's College

  Chan Ho Yin

 King's College

  Man Luon Yan

 King's College

  Cheung King Yiu

 King's College

  Li Hin Long

 King's College

  Liu Kin Heng

 King's College

  Wong Pui San

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Cheung Ka Lun

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Wong Hiu Ting

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Mak Chung Hei

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Wang Wing Nga

 Kwun Tong Government Secondary School

  Cheng Chi Kin

 La Salle College

  Chan Tsz Kin

 La Salle College

  Cheung Chun Hei

 La Salle College

  Erica So

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Kylie Wong

 Maryknoll Convent School (Secondary Section)

  Claudia Choi

 Marymount Secondary School

  Li Kai Lam

 Marymount Secondary School

  Yip Cheuk Yi

 Pope Paul VI College

  Shen Ka Yee

 Pope Paul VI College

  Lam Hoi Yan

 Rosaryhill School (Secondary Section)

  Wing Ki Tsai

 Rosaryhill School (Secondary Section)

  Hung Tac Wang

 Rosaryhill School (Secondary Section)

  To Yi Cheng

 Rosaryhill School (Secondary Section)

  Li Ka Mei

 Rosaryhill School (Secondary Section)

  Fan Nim Ping

 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School

  Yue Lik Shun

 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School

  Ng Chi Yui

 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School

  Lo Yin Wai

 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School

  Yeung Lok Man

 SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tseng Secondary School

  Chui Tsz Fung

 SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School

  Ng Ting Yuk

 SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School

  Chan Wai Yan

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Lai Wai Yin

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Dorothy Choi

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Chan Yuen Ching

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Talia Tanner

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Li Lok Yee

 St. Francis' Canossian College

  Allison Ma

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Karen Kan

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Wong Hiu Yan

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Lao Yin Ling

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Au Yeung

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Emax Cheung

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Jessica Ling

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Heidi Leung

 St. Mary's Canossian College

  Lai Julia Wai Yin

 St. Paul's Co-educational College

  Chan Mei Yan

 St. Paul's Co-educational College

  Cheung Lok Hang

 St. Paul's Co-educational College

  Lee Ka Wai

 St. Paul's Co-educational College

  Chiu Tsun Yee

 St. Paul's Co-educational College

  Wong Monica

 St. Paul's Co-educational College

  Lee Car Kin

 St. Paul's College

  Mak Yuen Lam

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Tang Sin Heng

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Yung Hor Yee

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Sung Sze Wing

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Pang Shan Jing

 St. Stephen's Girls' College

  Law Ka Chi

 Victoria Shanghai Academy

  Hung Tin Hang

 Wa Ying College

  Zhao Wen Long

 Wa Ying College

  Ng Tsz Wai

 Ying Wa College

 

 

All applicants should have received an email regarding the results of the application. Please email us at info@osa.org.hk with your name and school if you have not received an email.

Parent Consent Form

Directions to Venue

Group Service Project and Organisation Visit Schedule

 

Introduction

Bearing the theme ‘EXPLORE: EXPerience the earth, LOve the living, REach to reality’ for this session, our association hope that our activities could inspire teenagers of Hong Kong to devote themselves to serving the community and raising their awareness about global issues. We also hope that students would discover their dreams and aspirations through our projects throughout the year.

Through workshops and service programmes, participants will be provided the opportunity to ‘Experience the earth” by learning about the needy in Hong Kong and serving the community. We hope to instil in our participants “Love for the Living” by assisting them in designing their own service programmes to serve two target groups, elderly and ethnic minority children. Geared with experience, skills and a passion to serve, it is hoped that participants will be able to “Reach to reality” and continue to contribute to social services in the future.

 

Similar to other projects organised by our Association, this scheme will offer educational programmes such as training workshops and seminars to well-equip the participants with practical skills and specific knowledge in dealing with different clients. In addition to these sessions, a four-week Service Project will be held. Participants will focus on two different targets, namely the elderly and ethnic minority children. Half of the participants will be encouraged to interact with young clients of ethnic minority groups. Meanwhile, the other half of the participants will be focusing on serving the elderly.

 

In order to achieve a long-term dedication in our participants, we would like to emphasise the continuity of passion in service in our participants. Most of the service projects offer one-time service sessions and lack continuity. In view of this, we would like to build up the idea of continual service – that their passion should not extinguish after the service programme.In order to achieve this goal, participants will engage in bi-monthly visits after the scheme.

 

Apart from continuity, our hope this year is to cultivate a sense of global citizenship in our participants through INGO visits and experience sharing by international volunteers. Visits will be organised to international organisations serving ethnic minority children and the elderly during the project. Participants can interview volunteers who have engaged in services overseas and learn from their dedication and experience.

 

Lastly, it is our sincerest hope that through the Volunteer Training Scheme 2010, participants will not only recognise their obligation, but also realise their own strengths and weaknesses in the course of interacting with like-minded peers.

 

The theme of this year’s project is ‘Helping Hearts, Linking Lands’. Through the Volunteer Training Scheme 2010, we hope that our participants can traverse both land and culture with their passion to serve. Apart from gaining local experience of service, we would like to give participants a global perspective so that they may apply the experience gained to doing international voluntary work. The principle of continuity will be put into practice.

 

Programme Rundown

Orientation Day

Date: 13th March 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 14.00 – 18.00

 

 

Time

Programme

13.30 - 14.00      

Registration

14.00 - 14.15

Welcoming Speech and introduction of programme

14.15 - 14.45

Ice-Breaking Games and Creation of Group Names

14.45 - 15.30

“Small Steps, Big Dreams” – Seminar by Ms Winnie Ng

15.30 - 16.00

“Volunteering for Life” – Seminar by Mr Ringo Mak

16.00 - 17.15

Station Game

17.15 - 17.30

Introduction of Service Projects Stage 1 and Briefing of Volunteer and Adventure

17.30 - 18.00

Discussion of Service Projects

18.00

Dismissal

 

Service Project (Stage 1)

Date: 14th March 2010 (Sunday) - 26th March 2010 (Friday)

 

Volunteer Day

Date: 20th March 2010 (Saturday) 

Time: 12.00 - 16.15

 

 

Time

Programme

12.00 - 12.30      

Registration

12.30 - 13.00

Mass Game

13.00 - 14.00

Detective Game

14.00 - 15.30

Workshop by Outstanding Volunteers (Mr Henry Ling and Ms Carmen Ho) on planning Service Projects

15.30 - 16.00

Discussion on group service projects

16.00 - 16.15

Briefing on Pledge Day and Adventure Day

16.15

Dismissal

 

Adventure Day

Date: 21st March 2010 (Saturday) 

Time: 08.00 - 18.00

 

Time

Programme

08.00

Gathering at Central Pier No. 5

08.30

Boarding on ferry

10.15

Arrival at Campsite

10.30 - 11.00      

Briefing of Adventure Programme

11.00 - 16.30

Adventure Programme

16.30 - 17.00

Briefing of Pledge Day

17.00 - 18.00

Departure from campsite

18.00

Dismissal

 

Pledge Day

Date: 27th March 2010 (Saturday) 

Time: 14.00 - 17.00

 

Time

Programme

13.30 - 14.00      

Registration

14.00 - 15.15

Proposal Presentation

15.15 - 15.45

Mass Game

15.45 - 16.15

Seminar by Guest Speaker

16.15 - 16.30

Pledge Ceremony

16.30 - 17.00

Briefing of Service Project Day 2 to 4 and Closing ceremony

17.00

Dismissal

 

 

Service Project (Stage 2 to Stage 4)

Date: 2nd April 2010 (Friday) - 24th May April (Saturday)

 

Organisation Visits

Date: 8th April 2010 (Thursday) - 21st April 2010 (Wednesday)

 

Evaluation Meetings 

Date: 25th April 2010 (Sunday) - 7th May 2010 (Friday)

 

Closing Ceremony

Date: 8th May 2010 (Saturday) 

Time: 13.30 - 18.00

 

 

Time

Programme

14.15 - 14.30        

Registration

 14.30 - 14.45

 Address by President and PICs

 14.45 - 15.45

 Sharing sessions by participants

15.45 - 16.00

Video Showing

16.00 - 16.15

"Once a Volunteer, Forever a Volunteer” – Seminar by Ms Dora Hung

16.15 - 16.30

Pledge Ceremony

16.30 - 16.45

Presentation of certificates and souvenirs by Guest

16.45 - 17.15

Sharing Session by OCs

17.15 - 17.30

Photo-taking, back-writing session

17.30

Dismissal

 

Continuity

Around 1 session will be arranged monthly or bi-monthly to maintain the continuity of the projects. Details will be given after the Scheme is completed.

 

Target Group Participants should:

- be Form 2 or Form 3 secondary school students in Hong Kong;

- have a high degree of social awareness;

- demonstrate initiative in taking up social responsibilities;

- have a passion for serving the community; and

- be enthusiastic, responsible and prompt.

 

Application Procedures

Application Form 

Please click on the link below to download the application form. Candidates may choose to complete the form in either Chinese or English. Forms written in any one of these languages will be judged on the same basis. 

Application Form (Chinese)

Application Form (English)

 

Participation Fee

Participants will be required to pay a participation fee of HK$200, including the camp fee on Adventure Day. This should be paid in cheque, made cross payable to "The Hong Kong Outstanding Students' Association".

 

Deadline

The deadline for application is Wednesday, 24th February 2010. All applications must be postmarked on or before this date, and must include a completed application form, nomination form and cheque. Applications should be mailed to P.O. Box 38195, Hing Fat Street, Hong Kong. Cheques will be returned to schools should a participant not be accepted.

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Interflow Camp 2010

 

Introduction 

Entitled “Ecovation”, Interflow Camp 2010 will focus on the theme of sustainable green lifestyle. The term “Ecovation” is the amalgamation of sustainability and a concern for ecological processes. Its inspiration often follows a desire to live a lower impact lifestyle and a higher environmental conscience. The camp will simulate a United Nations Climate Change Conference (Copenhagen 2009), where scientists and climatologists from 8 different countries (here represented by the participants) meet to discuss the roadmap for a sustainable lifestyle, as well as brainstorm new ideas of how the idea of ‘green’ can be incorporated into the lives of people. The ‘conference’ will be chaired by politicians, hereby represented by members of the Executive Committee and the Organising committee, each of whom pursuit different agendas. Amongst them will be some who wishes to promote profit over environment and are hindering the world’s well-being.

 

During the meeting process, the participants, playing the role of youth scientists, will have to perform creative and challenging tasks which require creative thinking, team cooperation, presentation, communication, and other inter-personal skills. One of the key highlights of the camp would be a "Cap and Trade" game, where the widely proposed model of carbon trading is played out with different countries having different levels of production, resources, and thus a difference in carbon production. The theme game aims to inform participants the core of the principles of our climate change development on a global perspective.

It is hoped that through this simulation, participants will be given ample opportunities to let their ideas and imagination soar and potentials to be unleashed. The Camp also aims at helping participants to overcome their self-limitations, develop their original thinking and problem-solving skills. Through enjoyable workshops and educational games, participants will be able to exchange their ideas with and learn from their peers.

 

Target Group

80 Secondary 3 to Secondary 5 students from local secondary schools and international schools

 

Tentative Programme Rundown

Orientation Day

Date: 10th July 2010 (Saturday) 

Time: 13:00 - 17:30

Venue: Kwun Tong Maryknoll College (100 Tsui Ping Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon)

 

Time

Prorgramme

13:00 - 13:30      

 Registration

13:30 - 13:35

 Introduction of Interflow Camp 2010 by Project Chairpersons

13:35 - 13:40

 Introduction of HKOSA by President

13:40 - 14:00

 Mass Game 1

14:00 - 14:10

 Introduction of the Organising Committee

14:10 - 15:30

 Mass Game 2

15:30 - 16:00

 Creation of Group Name and Slogan

16:00 - 16:30

 Presentation of Group Name and Slogan

16:30 - 17:00

 Introduction of Theme Game

17:00 - 17:30

 Briefing on the Arrangements of the Interflow Camp

17:30 - 17:30

 Photo-taking and Dismissal

 

Interflow Camp

Date: 27th July - 29th July 2010 (Tuesday - Thursday)

Venue: Po Leung Kuk Pak Tam Chung Holiday Camp

 

Interflow Camp Day 1

27th July 2010 (Tuesday)

Time

Prorgramme

09:30 - 10:00      

 Registration

10:00 - 10:15

 Briefing on City-tracing

10:15 - 10:30

 Preparation of City-tracing

10:30 - 15:30

 City-tracing

16:00 - 16:30

 Arrival at campsite

16:30 - 17:00

 Introduction of Interflow Camp 2010

17:00 - 18:00

 Mass Game 3

18:00 - 19:00

 Dinner

19:00 - 20:30

 Theme Game A - Presentation of Design Tasks

20:30 - 22:00

 Mass Game 4 - Night Orienteering

22:00 - 22:30

 Briefing on Drama Performance

22:30 - 23:30

 Sharing Time

 

Interflow Camp Day 2

28th July 2010 (Wednesday)

Time

Prorgramme

07:30 - 08:00      

 Morning Call

08:00 - 09:00

 Breakfast

09:00 - 10:00

 Theme Game B - Recycle Game

10:00 - 12:00

 Workshop on Green Lifestyle

12:00 - 13:00

 Lunch

13:00 - 16:00

 Theme Game Part C - Cap and Trade Game

16:00 - 18:00

 Mass Game 5

18:00 - 19:00

 Dinner

19:00 - 22:00

 Theme Game D - Detective Game

20:00 - 22:00

 Concert

22:00 - 23:30

 Sharing Time

 

Interflow Camp Day 3

29th July 2010 (Thursday)

Time

Prorgramme

07:30 - 07:30      

 Morning Call

07:30 - 08:00

 Morning Exercise

08:00 - 09:00

 Breakfast

09:00 - 10:30

 Theme Game E - Drama Performance

10:30 - 11:30

 Theme Game F - Creating of Green Lifestyle

11:30 - 11:45

 Closing Ceremony and Presentation of Certificates

11:45 - 12:00

 Pack-up Time

12:00 - 13:00

 Lunch

13:00 - 13:30

 Group Photos & Back-writing

 

Visitations to Organisations

Date: Between 10th July 2010 and 27th July 2010

Venue: EcoHome and EcoPark

 

All activities stated above are tentative as yet and will be confirmed at a later date.

 

Entrance Requirement and Eligilibity

Participants should:

•  Be Secondary 3 to Secondary 5

•  Be responsible and prompt

•  Be able to think critically 

•  Be active and creative

 

Application Procedures

Application Form

Please click here to download the application form.

 

Participation Fee

Participants will be required to pay a participation fee of HK$360. This should be paid in cheque, made cross payable to “The Hong Kong Outstanding Students’ Association”.

 

Deadline

The deadline for application is Tuesday, 22nd June 2010. All applications must be postmarked on or before this date, and must include a completed application form, nomination form and cheque. Applications should be mailed to P.O. Box 38195, Hing Fat Street, Hong Kong. Cheques will be returned to schools should a participant not be accepted.