Sixty Form One to Three students from the mainland, Hong Kong and Japan met in Jiangmen, Guangdong for a summer camp featuring environmental protection and cultural exchange. The 'Love of the Earth' project was organised by the Sha Tin Junior Chamber, Wakayama Junior Chamber and Jiangmen Youth Federation. The aim of the camp was to raise youths' awareness of environmental protection. There were daily interaction and cultural exchange activities in the camp. These provided opportunities for the students to enhance their leadership and interpersonal skills. The highlights of the camp were a forum on environmental protection and the burying of a time capsule. The students made presentations on the suc cesses their cities have achieved in environmental protection. They also exchanged their knowledge and views on how best to protect the environment. The capsule contained the students' essays on their vision and commitment towards environmental protection in five years' time. Students were full of praise for the activities of the camp. They said they had learned a lot about environmental protection. Despite the Japanese language barrier they were able to make new friends. The tearful scenes on their departure on the final day showed how close they had become during the camp. The camp was the last in a series of 2000 Environment Protection projects for the year.