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1990's
The New Headquarters Building "Hong Kong Scout Centre"

photoMany celebration activities were held for the 80th Anniversary of Hong Kong Scouting in 1991. The Foundation Stone of the New Headquarters Building "Hong Kong Scout Centre" was laid in the same year. Morse House, the Association Headquarters in Cox's Road was moved to Hong Kong Scout Centre, the new premises in June 1994. Morse House was handed back to the Government in June 1994.

Development Scout Movement

A target was set in 1991 to increase the Scout members from 56,172 in 1991 to 83,000 in 2002.

Continuing education service

In June 1995, Continuing Education Centre was established to provide informal education opportunities to those in need.

85th Anniversary of the Scout Movement in Hong Kong

The year 1996 marked the 85th Anniversary of the Scout Movement in Hong Kong. Scout Association of Hong Kong made use of the opportunity to raise more than one million dollars to provide assistance to youth members to attend World Jamborees.

Mr John HUI, succeeded Dr CHAU Cham-son OBE JP as the Chief Commissioner

Mr John HUI, succeeded Dr CHAU Cham-son OBE JP as the Chief Commissioner on 1 January 1997. Dr Chau led the Association into a new era by having planned and completed the 25-storey Hong Kong Scout Centre. This Centre provides the Association with a meaningful foundation for its development to a financially self-sufficient uniformed service organization. Mr HUI has planned a number of development projects to achieve the target of reaching 83,000 Scout members in 2002.

The 19th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Conference

The 19th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Conference with the theme "Scouting Beyond 2000" was successfully held in 1998 at Hong Kong Scout Centre. This was the first Scout Conference held completely on Scout premises.

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Hong Kong Scout Millennium Jamboree

Hong Kong Scout Millennium Jamboree was held at Wan Tsai Peninsula, Sai Kung West Country Park with the theme "Live the Nature's Way"  from 28 December 1999 to 2 January 2000 to enjoy the historical moment of welcoming the birth of a new century.  There were a total of 3,350 participants.  On 30 December 1999, participants tied 4,500 reef knots together in 5 minutes resulting in a chain measuring a world record 6,858 metres long.

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Scout Association of Hong Kong, Into the 21st Century

In order to further develop the Scout Movement in Hong Kong and to heighten our output quality, "Scout Association of Hong Kong, Into the 21st Century" was published in 1999. A series of development plans included strengthening of internal communication, improvement of management efficiency and effectiveness, support for frontline operational units, projection of good scout image and membership growth were introduced.


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