Entering into its 10th year, the “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme held a series of activities to promote legal knowledge to the youngsters.
Day Camp in Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village
The highlight of the Mentorship Programme was the day camp held in Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village on 6 July, where 60 student mentees and teachers from 13 schools and 26 lawyer mentors joined the event.
The day camp started with the welcome remark and opening address by President Melissa Pang and Mr Philip Wong, Chairman of the Community Relations Committee. A series of activities were conducted after the speeches, including some ice-breaking activities, checkpoints game and group discussions on the criteria of being a “Legal Pioneer”. A one-hour legal talk on the topic of “Legal issues related to becoming a KOL” was held during the camp, where Mr Henry Chang and Mr Alan Chiu shared their insights with the participants. A prize presentation ceremony was also arranged, and three teams won the “The Best Legal Knowledge Team” award scoring full marks in the Basic Law quiz during the “Legal Pioneer” checkpoints game. The day camp was rounded up by Mr Nathan Wong, then Chairman of the “Legal Pioneer” Mentorship Programme Working Group (“WG”), with a closing remark.
Visits to Legal Organisations
Apart from the day camp, a number of organisation visits were organised for the participants of the Mentorship Programme from May to July, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal and Sha Tsui Correctional Institution. More than 100 student mentees, teachers and lawyer mentors joined the visits.
President Melissa Pang, CRC Chairman Philip Wong, then WG Chairman Nathan Wong and all participants took a photo before the checkpoints game.
CRC Chairman Philip Wong and the students were having fun in the checkpoint game.
Participants visited the Sha Tsui Correctional Institution on 22 July