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1980's
1st Administration Conference for Commissioners

The 1st Administration Conference for Commissioners was held on 25 May 1980 for reviewing Scouting in Hong Kong to plan for the future development of the next decade.

Rainbow Project

In March 1982, an experimental Rainbow Project was started with the establishment of Working Group and control experimental groups at the aim of accepting girl members in the Scout and Cub Scout Sections as well as the children aged below 8. On the basis of the experimental results and the recommendation of the Working Group, the Association formally introduced the Project in October 1984. A new Grasshopper Scout Section was introduced in 1985 for boys and girls aged between 6 and 8. Cub Scout Packs were allowed to admit girls if they met the stipulated requirements. But the experiment in Scout Troops was extended for one more year. photo

Award for An Outstanding Year-long International Youth Year Programme

The Scout Association of Hong Kong has organized a number of activities to echo the International Youth Year in 1985. She was awarded with the "Award for An Outstanding Year-long International Youth Year Programme" at the 30th World Scout Conference held in Munich, Germany in July 1985 for her achievement in community development.

75th Anniversary of Scouting in Hong Kong

To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Scouting in Hong Kong, a group of over 250 new and old Scouts attended the plaque-unveiling ceremony held at the former Chai Wan Campsite in 1986.

Hong Kong Diamond Jubilee Jamboree

Hong Kong Diamond Jubilee Jamboree was held at the Kohima Camp (now Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) from 27 December 1986 to 1 January 1987 with the theme "March On". There were a total of 5,143 campers and overseas contingents from 13 countries.

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Scout of the Year

In 1987, the "Scout of the Year" Selection was firstly launched to give formal recognition to those Scout members who had set good examples to their contemporaries in terms of their scouting achievements, academic performance, community involvement and contribution and family affiliation.


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