Red Cross Youth

Red Cross Youth

The Red Cross Youth is a youth organisation for adolescents and young members interested in the organization.


Infobox Organization
name = Singapore Red Cross Youth (RCY)

size = 300px
caption = Singapore Red Cross Youth Logo deletable image-caption
abbreviation = RCY
motto = Serve One Another
formation = 1952
type = Uniformed Group
headquarters = Red Cross House
location = 15 Penang Lane Singapore 238486
leader_title = Director
leader_name = Mr. Lau Hock Soon
affiliations = Singapore Red Cross Society
website =
In Singapore, Red Cross Youth (RCY) is one of the Uniformed Groups for Primary School and Secondary School students. With a membership of 155 Teacher Officers, 1425 Links, 3038 Cadets as of 31 December2007. One of the 3 active divisions besides Adult Volunteer Division (AVD) and Red Cross Humanitarian Network (RCHN) under the Singapore Red Cross, it finances its own operations and activities.

The Red Cross Youth seeks to:

* promote and encourage the participation of children and young persons in the work of the Red Cross.
* incalcate healthy living habits.
* develop a sense of social responsibility.
* strengthen the band of international friendship existing between Red Cross Youth members throughout the world.

Red Cross Promise: We, as members of the Singapore Red Cross Society, promise to serve my country, and to join with others all over the world to help the sick and the suffering.

The Steering Committee(SteerComm) of Red Cross Youth develop and endorse major policies for RCY.

The Districts Committee are accountable to the SteerComm for the effient and effective operations of the respective school units.

There are a total of 4 Districts schools are categorised under:

North District

** Ang Mo Kio Primary School
** Compassvale Primary School
** Mayflower Primary School
** Naval Base Primary School
** Northland Primary School
** Pei Xin Primary School
** Peiying Primary School
** Rivervale Primary School
** Sembawang Primary School

** Admiralty Secondary School
** Ang Mo Kio Secondary School
** Chong Boon Seondary School
** Compassvale Secondary School
** Evergreen Secondary School
** Greendale Secondary School
** Hougang Secondary School
** Marsiling Secondary School
** Nan Chiau High School
** Northbrooks Secondary School
** Punggol Secondary School
** Sembawang Secondary School
** Seng Kang Secondary School
** Serangoon Garden Secondary School
** Serangoon Secondary School
** Woodgrove Secondary School
** Yio Chu Kang Secondary School

South District

** Ai Tong School
** Blangah Rise Primary School
** Bukit Timah Primary School
** Cedar Primary School
** Fairfield Methodist Primary School
** Holy Innocent Primary School
** Jing Shan Primary
** Kheng Cheng School
** Queenstown Primary School
** River Valley Primary School
** South View Primary School

** Bartley Secondary School
** Beatty Secondary School
** Bendemeer Secondary School
** Cedar Girls' Secondary School
** CHIJ Secondary (Toa Payoh)
** CHIJ St. Theresa's Convent
** Crescent Girls' School
** Fairfield Methodist Seconday School
** Guangyang Secondary School
** Queenstown Secondary School
** Raffles Girls' School
** Raffles Institution
** Singapore Chinese Girls' School
** St. Gabriel's Secondary School
** St. Margaret's Secondary School

East District

** Bedok West Primary School
** Casuarina Primary School
** Chongzheng Primary School
** Coral Primary School
** East View Primary School
** Eunos Primary School
** Fengshan Primary School
** Griffith's Primary School
** Haig Girls' School
** Meridian Primary School
** St. Stephen Primary School
** Temasek Primary School
** Xinghua Primary School

** Broadrick Secondary School
** Coral Secondary School
** Dunman Secondary School
** Manjusri Secondary School
** Pasir Ris Secondary School
** Siglap Secondary School
** Tanjong Katong Girls' School
** Tanjong Katong Secondary School
** Victoria School

West District

** Boon Lay Garden Primary School
** Bukit Panjang Primary School
** Concord Primary School
** De La Salle Primary School
** Fuhua Primary School
** Grace Orchard School
** Pei Tong Primary School
** Pioneer Primary School
** Princess Elizabeth Primary School
** St. Anthony's Primary School
** Yuhua Primary School
** Zhenghua Primary School

** Assumption English School
** Commonwealth Secondary School
** Fuhua Secondary School
** Hua Yi Secondary School
** Jurong Secondary School
** Jurong West Secondary School
** Juying Secondary School
** Regent Secondary School
** Shuqun Secondary School
** Unity Secondary School
** Zhenghua Secondary School

There are a total of 5 Focus Committees (FC) which will conduct training and upgrading workshops for all HQ volunteers including Volunteer Instructors (VIs). The relevant FC will also conduct the respective incentive badge accreditation for all HQ volunteers and VIs.

* Leadership Development & Values Focus Committee (LDVFC)
* Life-saving Skills Focus Committee (LSFC)
* Community Service Focus Committee (CSFC)
* Healthy Lifestyle Focus Committee (HLFC)
* International Friendship and the Arts Focus Committee (IFAFC)

Direction of RCY: HQ train VIs, and VIs will in turn, train Cadets.

Hong Kong

Most of the Hong Kong Red Cross Youth units are established in secondary schools, although some are ”open units” that are targeted to adolescents whose school does not have such unit. As of 2006 there are 252 Red Cross Youth units.


The Red Cross Youth is one of the Service of the Red Cross Movement. Every individual whose age ranges from 7 - 25 years old may join this Premiere Humanitarian Organization. In the Philippines where youth are actively taking part in changing the view of others, the Red Cross Youth is one of the medium in changing lives and making a big difference in each and every schools and communities. The Caloocan City Chapter was known to be the most active chapter among the chapters in said country, they were known for their continuous activities, concern to the youth, and effective leaderships. The Red Cross Youth in this country is continuously serving the communities and the most needy. This Voluntary organization is one of the leading youth organization in the Philippines because it is also recommended by the country's Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education that there should be a Red Cross Youth Council in its respective areas. In the Whole country there is one supreme council in which they termed as the National Youth Council, and in every chapter there should be its supreme council in which will lead in every schools and communities and it is termed as the Chapter Youth Council.

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