THE Youth Commission will next month launch a large-scale campaign to enhance communication with schools which have subscribed to its Charter for Youth. The campaign, including forums and meetings between students and members of the commission, aims to motivate students to commit themselves to the principles and guidelines stated in the charter. Speaking at the opening of a civic education exhibition held recently at Queen's College, Commission chairman Eric Li Ka-cheung said it was time for the subscribers to respond to the charter. ''We are not only interested in looking for subscribers, but also in whether they can follow the principles stated in the charter,'' said Mr Li. ''We have already made the first step by drawing public attention to our charter. And now it is time for us to launch another drive to deepen the subscribers' understanding of the charter and encourage them to work towards aims.'' The seven-page charter was produced by the commission early this year with the aim of setting out principles and ideals to help achieve the ''healthy development'' of young people in the territory. It is not binding but serves as a reference for both youth groups and the Government in planning services and policies. Mr Li said over 300 organisations and 1,000 individuals had subscribed to the charter, among them many were already from schools, including the international schools. ''The response is quite encouraging, showing many people are concerned about youth affairs,'' he said. ''Our next step will be to encourage our subscribers to put the charter into practice and spread it to more people. ''A series of forums and meetings will be held next month in schools which have subscribed to or shown interest in the charter. I, and other members of the commission, will visit them and talk to the students and teachers.'' Mr Li said leaflets promoting the charter would soon be issued to schools. Meetings for subscribers will follow to encourage them to organise activities like the civic education exhibition at Queen's College. The exhibition, organised by the school's Civic Education Committee, was the first activity held by a school subscriber to show support to the charter. ''Our school became a subscriber in July. We believe the exhibition would be a good way for students to learn more about the charter,'' said principal Kong Shiu-chung. Over 50 boards and counters, displaying information and games on the charter, human rights, school rules, drugs, sex and other youth problems were featured in the display. Organising committee chairman Dickens Po and vice-chairmen William Chu and Huey Pang said they learned a lot about the charter through preparing the exhibition. ''Although the school had given us pamphlets earlier, we found the topic boring. But we had to read the whole charter in order to prepare for the exhibition,'' said Dickens. A civic education board design competition was held, attracting 10 Forms One and Two classes, Form 2A won the best board design.