Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association (HKNGCA)
Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association (HKNGCA), a government-recognized charitable organization, was established in 1974. Since its establishment, we have been devoting to cultivate and promote creative education, science and technology invention, civic education, leadership training and other all-rounded activities in the related fields within the younger generation. Upholding the principle of “Vision, Innovation, Erudition and Responsibility”, we are committed to nurture the population of youth, which yields outstanding experience, and are therefore regarded as one of the most excellent organizations in youth nurturing as well as science and creativity education and promotion.
Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association Science Innovation Centre (HKNGCASIC)
In 2006, the Hong Kong SAR Government supported HKNGCA in setting up the Science Innovation Centre in Sai Kung. This is the first centre of its kind in the city for students and teachers, which aims at promoting science and creative education. Science competitions, talks, workshops, training camps, exhibitions and training programs are organized for students, teachers and parents in the hope to provide a systematic and all-rounded support in the education field.
Adhering to the mission of HKNGCA, we are dedicated to nurture the science elites. Our Centre initiated and organized the first Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition (HKYSTIC) in 1997, which is now the largest science competition in the local academia. The winners of the HKYSTIC may also be nominated to participate in the largest national science competition – China Adolescent Science and Technology Invention Contest. Apart from local and national science competitions, since 2003, we have affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) which is the largest secondary student science competition in the world, to nominate Hong Kong students to participate in the ISEF. The local delegates have achieved great results in the ISEF, with students, namely, Chan Yik-hei (2004), Chan Ka-kin (2007), Lau Tak-shing and Lau Tak-kin (2008), Lam Chun-hei (2010) and Lee On-kee (2010) received the honor of having a small planet named after them. Other outstanding students nurtured by our Centre have also achieved excellent results in other national competitions such as the Awarding Program for Future Scientists. They include Huen Yin-fan and Chu Hoi-ming who were honored the title of “Little Scientists of Tomorrow”. All of them have demonstrated the capability of Hong Kong young people in making a difference in the world stage.
Major competitions include:
a) Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition,
b) China Adolescent Science and Technology Innovation Contest,
c) the Awarding Program for Future Scientists,
d) Intel International Science and Engineering Fair,
e) Hong Kong Youth 3D Animation Competition,
f) Hong Kong Youth Science Fiction Writing Compeition,
g) China Adolescent Robot Contest
Major programmes include:
a) Science Talks,
b) Science and Creativity Workshops,
c) Science Camp,
d) Science and technology tour,
e) Future Inventor Workshop,
f) Mentorship programme,
The Centre is located inside Sai Kung Outdoor Recreation Centre. Facilities includes Science Hall of Fame, Exhibition Hall, Lecture Hall, Library, Destruction Lab and Invention Lab.