All the programmes will continue to run as scheduled.
OBHK will strictly follow Government mandates and respond accordingly whether is it appropriate to continue or cancel the programme. If the Government imposes restrictions which do not allow our operations to continue then we will cancel the programme in accordance and make necessary arrangements for all.
We will contact parents individually in the event of any special circumstances arising through new developments with further Government mandates.
Here are some frequently asked questions we have received so far:
1. Are you requiring kids to wear masks during activities?
Masks must be worn by all at the drop-off point where temperature checks and health declarations must be completed.
2. This ensures everyone in the area is protected and more at ease with this enforcement.
However, it will not be practical to require students to wear masks all the time, for example with water activities. On land where reasonable, students will be given the choice to wear masks. If required to take public transportation, wearing masks will be mandatory. Participants are requested to bring extra masks as a precaution.
3. Given the current surge of local Covid-19 cases, is the camping going ahead as scheduled?
Yes, camping will still go ahead. Participant to tent ratio will remain unchanged.
Where possible OBHK will stagger groups for in-base and off-site activities so that dormitories have reduced capacity.
4. Should we pack our own utensils , cup and cutlery?
Not necessary as OBHK will issue a personal set of cutlery and crockery to each participant (that is numbered and recorded) which will be used by themselves only and looked after throughout the entire course duration. These will be sterilised and cleaned thoroughly frequently under field staff supervision.
5. Will the camp be affected by school suspension?
No, the programme will continue to run as scheduled.
6. What is the arrangement when the camp cannot proceed as planned?
OBHK will strictly follow Government mandates and respond accordingly whether is it appropriate to continue or cancel the programme. If the Government imposes restrictions which do not allow our operations to continue then we will cancel the programme in accordance and make necessary arrangements for all. We will contact students and parents individually if alternative arrangements have been made for your course.
We are currently running courses in the summer months. However, as the situation changes rapidly, we will respond accordingly, so please check back periodically and keep in touch to find out the latest situation. If you would like us to contact you directly with the latest plans, please fill out the form below.
To guarantee your spot on one of our courses, we encourage you to complete your booking.
We have created a new cancellation policy that allows everyone to make plans to get outdoors without the fear of losing money. In the event that the public health situation does not permit us to go ahead, then our Covid-related cancellation policy (see below) will kick in to provide refunds or course deferrals.
We would love to assist you in signing up for a course and discussing any questions you might have – please get in touch.
If you have questions about canceling or postponing school courses or corporate courses, please email email@example.com to be connected to our sales team.
If you are concerned about the possibility of future cancellations due to potential COVID-19 related travel restrictions or a COVID-19 illness personally impacting your family, please know that we have updated our cancellation policy to reflect these times:
If your course is cancelled for any of the following reasons, then you will receive a full refund:
If you choose not to attend a course because of personal preference (rather than any of the above) then you will be offered the opportunity to use your deposit for an alternative course within 12 months of the original booking. Postponement must be made within 2 weeks of the course start date.
Outward Bound Hong Kong has always placed a high importance on practicing hygiene on course, and will continue to do so as it is now more important than ever. Hygiene practices include briefing students on health standards and personal responsibility in following them, frequent hand washing, and hygienic meal preparation.
Outward Bound Hong Kong is continuously assessing the situation and updating our policies and procedures to manage the risk of Covid-19 on our courses. As the situation is changing rapidly and there are new developments almost daily, OBHK is continuously updating our safety measures to reflect the current situation and current government recommendations. Please note that the specific safety measures on your course may differ to reflect the current situation.
Our current measures include:
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