Application for Camp Tutors

Roles and Responsibilities of Camp Tutors

  1. You will work with other HKU students in small teams to plan, prepare and lead at least one of the below camp activities:
    • Warm-up and ice-breaking activities;
    • Workshop with games on English vocabularies and sharing about HKU and HKU student life;
    • Campus Tour, and
    • Collaborative projects on making DIY toys in small groups.
  2. You will lead and accompany the children to enjoy the camp on two Saturdays in HKU.
  3. You will serve as role models and provide positive influences and aspirations for the children.

 
Requirements
Full-time HKU students who:

  1. Can design, lead and organise interesting learning activities in English to engage children;
  2. Are capable of teamwork and can spend time to meet and discuss with team members on preparation and organisation of camp activity;
  3. Responsible, committed and can complete all the activities listed under the below Programme Schedule; and
  4. Can contribute time, knowledge and skills to empower the children

 
Programme Schedule (2021-22 Secoond Semester Round)
Camp Tutors are expected to complete the activities as shown below.
(Format and dates of the activities are subject to changes in response to pandemic and social situations, weather conditions and any other unexpected factors.)

Part A

Briefing Session
(either one session)

Date: 27 Jan (Thu) or 28 Jan, 2022 (Fri)
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: HKU
Part B

Training Workshops

*Workshops 3 to 5 are organised in collaboration with the Centre for Applied English Studies (CAES) of HKU and camp tutors must choose to join two of the 3 workshops.

Workshop 1: Team Building and Skills on Leading Activities for Children (Compulsory)
Date: 9 Feb, 2022 (Wed)
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
 
Workshop 2: Drill on Leading Camp Activities for Children (Compulsory)
Date: 19 Feb, 2022 (Sat)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
 
Workshop 3: Understanding Children’s Needs and Leading Activities in English*
Date: 8 Mar, 2022 (Tue)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
 
Workshop 4: Using English to Facilitate and Moderate Small Group Learning of Children*
Date: 9 Mar, 2022 (Wed)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
 
Workshop 5: Tips on Interacting with them, Classroom Management and Collecting Children’s Learning Feedback*
Date: 9 Mar, 2022 (Wed)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Part C

Team Work on Preparation and Rehearsal of Camp Activity
(include meetings and discussion with team members, writing up team proposal, preparation and rehearsal for the responsible camp activity)

Feb to Apr 2022, which include but not limited to:

    1. Proposal submission on or before 25 Feb, 2022 (Fri)
    2. Rehearsal:
      Date: 18 March (Fri)
      Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
      Venue: HKU
Part D

Language Enrichment Camp for Children

Date: 19 Mar and 26 Mar, 2022 (Sat)
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Venue: HKU
Part E

Feedback on Learning

Submit before 23 Apr, 2022 (Fri)

 

How to Apply

Please apply at: Application for Camp Tutor on or before 12 noon, 21 January 2022 (Fri). Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview on 24 January (Mon) or 25 January (Tue). All selected Camp Tutors MUST attend:

  • (1) Briefing Session: 27 Jan (Thu), 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm or 28 Jan (Fri), 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • (2) Training workshops: Workshops 1 and 2 are compulsory, plus any two workshops on 8 March or 9 March 2022
  • (3) Rehearsal: 18 March (Fri) 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

 

Rewards
Camp Tutors with satisfactory performance and attendance will receive the following rewards:

  1. An honorarium of HK$1,000 with 100% attendance of all activities;
  2. A certificate of participation with 80% attendance of all activities; and
  3. CEDARS reward points.