The 101st Silver Award Presentation was successfully held on 3 April. It is honoured to have the Guest of Honour, The Hon. Mr. Chan Kwok Ki, GBS, IDSM, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, to officiate our presentation. Mr. Andy Kwok Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council, Mr. Victor Pang Wing Seng, MH, Vice-Chairman of Award Council, Award Council Members and guests also came to witness the meaningful moments of our awardees. 3 of our Silver Award Recipients also performed on their skills session stage to share their Silver Award Journey. Through AYP’s activities, they can identify their career goals and interests, and broaden their horizons. Finally, they encourage the recipients to continue their journey towards the Gold Award. Photo Album>>
Supported by the Home and Youth Affairs Bureau and organised by the AYP, the closing ceremony of the Aerospace programme – “Mission S” was successfully held on 19 March 2023. We were honoured to have Ms. Alice MAK Mei Kuen, SBS, JP, the Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, and Mr. Andy KWOK Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council, to be our honourable guest to present certificates to our participants and officiate the Water Rocket Launching session. Dr Kenny Ma, Representative from the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy, and Award Council Members also came and support our participants. The 3-month programme has 3 themes including Space, Sky and Star which aim to inspire the interest in aerospace technology of the youth. Activities include visiting the restricted area facilities of the Hong Kong International Airport, attending a space seminar at the university, visiting Lee Kum Kee to learn about “space sauce”, participating in Virtual Space Programme which is combined with the STEM elements, stargazing at night camp and making water rockets, etc.
Spring Reception 2023 was held at The Cityview on 2 February. We are glad to have Mr. Clarence LEUNG Wang Ching, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Dr. YU Sheng Gao, Inspector for Department of Youth Affairs of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, Mr. SIU Chak Yee, PDSM, PMSM, Commissioner of Police, The Hon Kenneth LEUNG Yuk Wai, JP, Legislative Council Member and Vice-Chairman of Youth Development Commission, and Dr. Irene TANG, MH, Sponsor of Dr. Irene Tang International Exchange Programme Fund, to attend our Spring Reception. Mr. Andy KWOK Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council, Mr. Victor PANG Wing Seng, MH, Vice-Chairman of Award Council and Dr. Philip MA Ching Yeung, Honorary Treasurer of Award Council also shared the joy of Chinese New Year with 150 guests and AYP supporters. Special thanks to the Lion Dance Team from Yuen Long Merchants Association Secondary School for celebrating the New Year with AYP again. The performing students are AYP participants too. AYP will continue to collaborate with the government and different authorities in 2023 to inspire young people to unleash their potentials.
The Gold Award Presentation 2022 was successfully held at the Government House on 10 December 2022. We were honoured to have The Honourable Mr John LEE Ka Chiu, GBM, SBS, PDSM, PMSM, Chief Executive of the HKSAR, to be our Guest of Honour and presented certificates to 34 Gold Award Recipients and 8 10 years’ Long Service Volunteers. This year, 3 Gold Awardees shared their Award Journeys on the stage and encouraged other Awardees to pass on the AYP spirit to the next generation. We look forward to having you walk along with us and utilise your strengths to inspire more young people. Photo Album>> Gold Award Presentation Memorial Book>>
Organised by HKAYP, sponsored by BOC Life, HKAYP BOC Life Rogaine Charity Race 2022 was successfully held on 13 November. This year, Rogaine is an accredited event celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, with a record high participation of young people. Mr. Clarence Leung Wang Ching, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs, Mr. Andy Kwok Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council, Mr. Victor Pang Wing Seng, MH, Vice-Chairman of Award Council, Mr. Wilson Tang Chee Ping, Chief Executive of BOC Group Life Assurance Company Limited, with other guests and Award Council Members attended the kick-off ceremony to encourage our participants in the race on stage. Participants enjoyed carnival games and new-emerged sports at HKAYP Jockey Club Duke of Edinburgh Training Camp after the race. They all spent a cheerful weekend with us.
Organised by AYP, sponsored by Tai Sang Land Development Limited and supported by The Hong Kong Girl Guides Association, “Adventure Gold – Gold Level Canoe Adventurous Journey Training Course” was successfully held this summer. The participants went through their assessment journey by canoeing to the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark from 1st to 4th October after 3-month training. We were honoured to have Dr. LOUIE Hung Tak, Lobo, Senior Lecturer of Department of Health and Physical Education, The Education University of Hong Kong to support our participants. He also set off with the participants and paddled with them for a distance. During the 4-day-3-night journey, they travelled and explored many natural attractions like Yan Chau Tong, Lai Chi Wo, and Kat O, admiring the beauty of the natural features. The participants completed the journey successfully and it would surely be a memorable experience for them.
The 100th Silver Award Presentation was successfully held on 19th September 2022 (Monday) at Cotton Spinners Association Secondary School. We are honoured to have The Hon. Mr. Chan Kwok Ki, GBS, IDSM, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration to be our Guest of Honour, and delivered an encouraging speech to our awardees. Mr. Andy Kwok Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council; Mr. Victor Pang Wing Seng, MH, Vice-Chairman of Award Council, and all guests witnessed the wonderful moments of our awardees. In response to the epidemic situation, the presentation was specially designed in small groups with Anti-COVID measures. Recipients were divided into different locations and maintained social distancing throughout the event. Photo Album>>
Sponsored by Dr. Irene Tang International Exchange Programme Fund and InnoTier, “Dr. Irene Tang AYP Residential Project Camp – Feel Your Heart” was held successfully on 16 to 20 August. At the closing ceremony of the camp, Mr. Jason Joseph Lee Kwong Yee, Award Council Member and Chairman of Co-ordinating Committee; Dr. Irene Tang Mo Lin, MH, Sponsor of Dr. Irene Tang AYP International Exchange Programme Fund; Ms. Juliana Lam, Award Council Member and the Founder & President of our Green Clothing Sponsor – InnoTier, and other guests also attended the Ceremony. The camp included a varied range of art workshops, games and group activities that embrace the elements of “Downshifting”, “Nature” and “Art”. Participants experienced sand and circle painting to let off their steam, reflecting on the relationship between nature and humans. They also took part in Mindfulness Theatre and Contemporary Dance, expressing their feelings through their gestures.
With the generous support from Grace Yu Ho Wun Youth Development Fund, AYP co-organised Fly My Way Aviation Summer Camp 2022 Closing Ceremony with Sham Shui Po District Office on 16 August at Hong Kong International Aviation Academy. We are honoured to have Mr Clarence LEUNG Wang Ching, BBS, JP, Under Secretary for Home and Youth Affairs; Mr Paul WONG Yan Yin, JP, District Officer (Sham Shui Po); Mr Andy KWOK Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council; Ms Grace YU Ho Wun, Sponsor of Grace Yu Ho Wun Youth Development Fund; Mr Benson LUK Hon Man, Legislative Council Member and Ir Simon Li, BBS, President of Hong Kong International Aviation Academy, to attend and witness students’ achievements. The summer camp enables 100 students studying in Sham Shui Po’s secondary schools to acquire fundamental knowledge of the aviation industry, understand industry prospects and enhance themselves for future development through sharing of aviation industry experts and onsite visits.
In order to align with this year’s theme “ConNat You and Me” and stay connected with our stakeholders, AYP ConNat You and Me Dinner Gathering was successfully held on 13th June. We are honoured to have Mr. Siu Chak Yee, PDSM, PMSM, Commissioner of Police; Mr. Wong Kwok Hing, CSDSM, Commissioner of Correctional Services; Our AYP Team, including Mr. Andy Kwok Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council, Mr. Victor Pang Wing Seng, MH, Vice-Chairman of Award Council, Dr. Philip Ma Ching Yeung, Hon. Treasurer of Award Council, together with Honorary Advisers, Award Council Members, Committee Members, and 2017-2022 Retired Council Members attended to gather and look into AYP’s future plans together. With this gathering opportunity, Mr. Andy Kwok Wing Leung, JP, Chairman of Award Council presented the Certificate of Appreciation to Retired Council Members of 2020-2022, for showing gratitude to their effort during the pandemic. A Cheque Presentation Ceremony was also held to show appreciation to Ms. Grace Yu Ho Wun, for establishing Grace Yu Ho Wun Youth Development Fund, to help young people expand their horizons and prepare for future career planning.