Communications and Public Affairs Branch is responsible for the formulation of public relations strategies in alignment with the development of Hong Kong Scouting. It is also responsible for the enhancement of the relationship between the Association and its members; the promotion of the mission, aim, methods and services of the Association; coordination of Scout service to the general public and enhancement of the Scout image.
|Monday to Friday:||9:00am to 6:30pm|
|Saturday:||9:00am to 5:00pm|
|(Lunch Hour: 1:00pm to 2:00pm)|
|Sunday and Public Holiday:||Closed|
“Scout of the Year” Selection
"Scout of the Year" Selection was first held in 1987. It aims at giving formal recognition to the Scout members who have made prominent achievements in different areas as youth members. The awardees set an example to their peers and the recognition lets the public aware of their fine character. The awardees will have an opportunity to participate in promotional activities and exchange programmes to broaden their horizons.
From 1987 to 2021, a total of 202 Scout members were awarded the "Scout of the Year".
The Scout of the Year Association was established on 20 March 2010 which aims at providing an opportunity for all current and past Scouts of the Years to connect with one another and the Association to keep contributing to the Hong Kong Scout Movement and society. The chairperson and vice-chairperson of the 11th Executive Committee are LI Hoi-kuen (Scout of the Year 2014) and SZETO Cheuk-nok (Scout of the Year 2014) respectively.
A number of promotional materials, for example, pull-up banner, poster and leaflet, are available for all Scout units to collect or borrow from Public Relations Branch. Branches may approach Public Relations Branch whereas Districts and Groups may approach their Regions for borrowing the pull-up banner.
Hong Kong Scout Band
Hong Kong Scout Band has been established since 1967. The band participates and performs in various activities and international events every year to promote Hong Kong Scouting through music.