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Smoke Free Teens Programme 2017-18

Smoke Free Teens Programme 2017-18

Smoke-free Teens Programme (formerly known as “Smoke-free Youth Ambassador Leadership Training Programme”) was first launched in 2012 by COSH and held annually. Participants are equipped to disseminate the message of smoke-free lifestyle in their community.


Introduction

I. Smoke-free Teens Training Camp
The 2-Day-1-Night Training Camps will be held in the summer holiday. Participants can not only acquire knowledge on smoking hazards and tobacco control, but also be equipped with skills on leadership, creative and critical thinking, communication, problem solving, team building, programme planning, counseling techniques of smoking cessation as well as social media marketing technique through adventures, workshops and group games.

II. Smoke-free Programmes in Schools and Community
During September to December 2017, the trained Smoke-free Teens will take up the role to spread and promote smoke-free messages in their schools and community through organizing smoke-free programmes with their creativity and skills equipped in the training camp. The programmes raise public awareness on smoking hazards and gather their support to public health policies.

To commend the outstanding Smoke-free Teens and schools/ organizations for their efforts on establishing smoke-free culture, an award presentation ceremony will be held in March 2018. The champion team will share their experiences on organizing smoke-free programmes at the ceremony.

Awards and Prizes
Champion: Trophy and book voucher (HK$500)*
1st Runner-up: Trophy and book voucher (HK$300)*
2nd Runner-up: Trophy and book voucher (HK$200)*
Outstanding Team:
Certificate and book voucher (HK$50)*
*for each participant

Certificates will be presented to participants who have completed the programme. Smoke-free Teens with outstanding performance may be offered a summer internship opportunity in COSH to learn and experience about programme planning and promoting tobacco control work.

All participating teams must comply with COSH’s arrangement. In case of any dispute, COSH reserves all right of final decision.

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Remarks

Participating schools/ organizations can register the programme as Education Bureau’s Other Learning Experience (OLE) activities under “Moral and Civic Education” area. Participants who join the programme via schools may count as OLE lesson time.

Organiser

Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health /Co-Organiser: Education Bureau

Date

20/07/2017-21/07/2017; 25/07/2017-26/07/2017; 03/08/2017-04/08/2017; 08/08/2017-09/08/2017

Venue

Jockey Club Sai Kung Outdoor Training Camp (Address: 

DD 256, Tai Mong Tsai Road, Sai Kung

, NT)

Ticket Price

Free of charge

Counter Sale / Enrollment Date

03/04/2017 - 09/06/2017

Application Method

Schools/ organizations are welcome to nominate 4 to 6 students who are secondary 1 to 4 in academic year of 2016-17, or teenagers who are 14 to 18 years old to join the programme. If you are interested, please contact your teachers or staff for enquiry. 

Enquiry Telephone No.

2185 6399

Enquiry Email Address

project@cosh.org.hk

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