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2015 Summer Youth Leadership Camp on Olympism

24.07.2015

The 2015 Summer Youth Leadership Camp on Olympism was held on 22 - 24 July 2015 at Tai Tam Scout Centre.  The officiating guests of the Opening Ceremony included Mr. TONG Wai Lun, MH, JP, Vice-President of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC) cum Member of Management Committee of Olympic House and Mr. Vincent CHIU, Chief Executive Officer (Recreation & Sport) of Home Affairs Bureau.

In this year, 45 students were nominated from 18 participatory schools of the School Education on Olympism Programme to participate in this Camp.  The core value of Olympism “Excellence, Friendship and Respect” and leadership skill were developed and experienced among the participants throughout their participation of sports exercises, teambuilding activities, and seminars.

The Closing Ceremony of the Camp was held on 24 July 2015 (today).  The officiating guests included Mr. Timothy FOK, GBS, JP, President of the SF&OC, Mr. Vincent CHIU, Chief Executive Officer (Recreation & Sport) of Home Affairs Bureau, Prof. Frank H.K. FU, MH, JP, Chairman of Hong Kong Olympic Academy and Member of the Hong Kong Olympic Academy Dr. Julian CHANG, BBS.  The Closing Ceremony was commenced with the speech of President FOK, GBS, JP.  In appreciation of the participation of each student and involvement of four elite athletes, a certificate presentation ceremony was conducted.

Event Brief:

The 2015 Summer Youth Leadership Camp on Olympism is held from 22 July to 24 July 2015 at Tai Tam Scout Centre, Hong Kong.  A total of 45 secondary school students under the leadership of four athletes to experience sports exercises, teambuilding activities, and seminars to understand the importance of Olympism and team spirit.

Issued by: Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China

Date: 24 July 2015