Looking for a special experience this summer? Come and join Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden‘s Youth Day Camp. You will have the opportunity to take part in conservation projects by working alongside KFBG‘s animal and forest conservation experts. Discover the wonders of nature by walking deep into the forest at night. You will feel and experience nature like never before. Participants will make new friends, bond with nature and gain an understanding of the interconnected relationships between humans, wild animals and the environment.
* Discover animals and their habitats during day time and night time
* Experience animal encounter activities
* Meet and learn from our animal experts
* Participate in forest-restoration activities
* Express creativity freely through nature-art
* Connect with nature to foster respect and appreciation
Target group / No. of Participants:
Youths aged 12 – 14. 20 maximum per camp (at least 1 camp counselor per 5 participants)
Date / Time:
Camp A: 17 – 19 Aug 2017 (Mon to Wed)
Camp B: 7 – 9 Aug 2017 (Mon to Wed)
0930 – 1600 (Day 1 and Day 2)
1430 – 2100 (Day 3)
Place: Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden
Pick-ups and drop-offs at Kowloon Tong MTR station
(Option to dismiss at Tai Po Market MTR station on Day 3)
Price: HKD$2,500 for 3 days (vegetarian lunch/dinner included)
Application: Please submit your online application and payment to KFBG before 7 June, 2017. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
About The Kadoorie Farm: The Farm was established in 1956 to provide agricultural aid to farmers in need of support to help them lead independent lives. Today, reflecting the changing times, KFBG plays an active role in promoting the conservation of biodiversity in Hong Kong and South China, allied with sustainable agriculture and creative nature education.
Their Mission: To harmonise our relationship with the environment.
Their Vision: A world in which people live sustainably with respect for each other and nature.
Appreciating the impact of our actions with regard to current and future generations.
Having awareness of our connection with the environment.
Valuing simple and responsible lifestyles.
Being fair and accountable. Valuing socially equitable systems that protect
the health of the planet, the people and their way of life.
Protect future generations.
Having self-awareness and understanding of the inter-relationship of all things.
Having compassion and respect for all life. Recognising that outer discord
is a reflection of inner discord. Striving for inner silence.
Engaging mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually;
fostering respect for different viewpoints, openness, dialogue and teamwork.
Being a role model of caring, integrity, commitment, professional standards and
best practices for partners, organisations, individuals and communities.
Being adaptive and flexible to changing circumstances. Having a holistic outlook.
Being practical, objective, creative and insightful.
Appreciating that our happiness lies in creating and sharing happiness with others.
Volunteering: Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden’s (KFBG) conservation objectives are to help protect Hong Kong and Mainland China’s biodiversity while motivating people to act to care for our natural environment. If you are interested in devoting some time to environmental education and conservation, or, helping KFBG in various types of education programmes and to, generally assist with outdoor work in KFBG, please check out their volunteer page.
Or go and check it out for yourself. With an entrance fee of only $30 and a shop selling organic fruit and vegetables and eggs from their own farm, Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden is well worth a visit.