Hong Kong Adventure Corps

We're more than just a famous name, say colonial diehards

Colonial British rule may be fading into the pages of Hong Kong history, but for one group of local military enthusiasts, allegiance to the crown remains and is marching in strange tune with former members of the People's Liberation Army.

Sunday, 8 May, 2011, 12:00am

Youth groups told to find new sponsors

Uniformed youth groups subsidised by the government have been told to seek alternative funding instead of relying solely on government handouts, which averaged HK$299.70 for each member. The groups include the Hong Kong Adventure Corps, the Road Safety Association and the Hong Kong Award for Young People.

11 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Boy, 16, dies after collapsing during hike

A 16-year-old boy died after he collapsed while hiking in Sai Kung yesterday.

The teenager, surnamed Yiu, was hiking with more than 50 cadets and instructors of the Hong Kong Adventure Corps near the High Island Reservoir in Sai Kung Country Park.

27 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Screen adventure

Screen adventure The charity premiere of the film The Truman Show was held to raise funds for the Hong Kong Adventure Corps, and a high-profile group of guests turned up to see Jim Carey's latest offering. The Corps is a voluntary youth group set up in 1995 to succeed the Junior Leaders Corps of the Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers).

19 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Youths tough it out at adventure camp

The successor to the Junior Leaders Corps of the Royal Hong Kong Regiment (The Volunteers) held its first recruitment session at High Island Training Camp.

Known as the Hong Kong Adventure Corps (HKAC), it also will be organised along military lines.

There are squadrons and troops of cadets led by adult instructors.

1 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Air cadets seek potential high-flyers

Youths aged between 13 and 18 who wish to become high flyers can join the Recruit Training Course organised by the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC) next month.

The course will include various subjects such as elementary aviation knowledge, footdrills, leadership exercises and field training.

Trainees who pass the course will then become basic cadets.

14 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

HK Air Cadet Corps seeking high-flyers

The Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC) will begin its 1996 Officer Cadet Training Scheme in May.

Candidates are required to attend a six-month training course which takes in basic knowledge of the HKACC, aviation subjects, customs and courtesy, discipline and foot drills.

There will also be leadership exercises, field training and instructional techniques.

28 Mar 1996 - 12:00am