With the Closing Ceremony of the 2013 Summer Youth Leadership Camp on Olympism held on 12 July 2013 (today), the Camp was successfully launched on 10 to 12 July 2013 at Tai Tam Scout Centre, Hong Kong. The officiating guests included Mr. Timothy FOK, GBS, JP, President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (the Federation), Mr. Vincent CHIU, Chief Executive Officer (Recreation & Sport) of Home Affairs Bureau, Mr. NG Leung Sing, Director of the BOCHK Charitable Foundation, Mr. PANG Chung, SBS, BBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Federation cum Acting Chairman of Hong Kong Olympic Academy, and three Directors of the Management Company of Olympic House Limited including Ms. Vivien LAU, BBS, JP, Mr. Victor HUI, GBS, JP, and Mr. Ronnie WONG, JP. Representatives from the four schools participating Sports Legacy Scheme also attended the Ceremony to support their students and the Summer Camp.
The Closing Ceremony was commenced with the speech of Mr. Timothy FOK, GBS, JP. The four teams then made their respective presentations through drama or speech to conclude and share with the guests of their understanding about Olympism learnt during the Camp. Finally, in appreciation of the participation of each student and involvement of seven retired athletes, a certificate presentation ceremony was conducted.
Mr. Timothy FOK, GBS, JP mentioned in the Closing Ceremony that it is a good chance to promote Olympism to the youth and the public and he anticipated to organize this kind of camp continuously in future.
Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China
Date: 12 July 2013