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Day 10 -- Goal Setting


Group 1 Samantha Wong 3S (30)
The weather of the today was sunny and just perfect for an outing, making our visit to the Kustermans Berry Farm a very pleasant experience. The farm is not only the place where berries grow, but also home to animals such as ponies, pigs, sheeps and more. Our visit began with berry-picking. The blueberries were fresh and large. They looked so juicy that we all couldn’t help packing our plastic boxes with berries.  We then headed to play on the swing, zip-line and even tried to ride on a pony! Riding on a pony was the most exciting activity, and also my favourite part of today. I had never ridden a pony before. I was a bit scared at first since I worried that the horse would lose its balance due to the weight and fell. However, it turned out to be a fun experience. I even took some pictures with the pony. All in all, we enjoyed visiting the farm a lot, and we couldn’t wait to taste our very first pack of self-picked blueberries!

Group 2 Cherian Leung 3L (22)
Today was definitely a blast for me. We went swimming in the morning and it was followed by a lesson on goal setting, which was very useful since we often neglect the most efficient way of working towards our goal.
I was beaming with joy when we arrived at the Kustermans Berry Farm. Berries were among my favourite fruits so I was more than fascinated to be able to pick my own berries. We also had so much fun playing on trampolines and riding zip lines. These activities brought back some fond memories of our childhood.
After the completion of our dream collage photo frame we had an activity, called pamper night during which we were allowed to put on nail polish and enjoy movies.
All in all, it was an amazing day and we truly treasure these wonderful memories and keep them in our hearts.

Group 3 Cynthia Chan 3T (2)
It was a day filled with joy and laughter. After lunch, we took the bus to the berry farm. Each of us held an empty plastic box, bent down and picked the blueberries from the bushes. We were bathed with the golden rays of sunlight, making our hearts flare with joy and excitement. “Try those berries!” the counsellors smiled. We tasted the berries, a mixture of sweetness and sourness filled our taste buds - but it’s delicious! We couldn’t wait to try another one. The box was filled quickly, and we were still immersed in the sweetness of berries.
After that we played in the playground. Swings swung high, laughters spread the whole farm. We ran around, taking photos and watching and petting the animals. Surrounded by the nature, we were like as we had been back to our childhood. It was delightful! Embracing the nature with friends is simply wonderful.

Group 4 Ellie Law 3T (22)
Today we had a lesson on goal setting after swimming. We learnt about the definition of a SMART Goal, the importance of a goal to successful leadership and the way to set a good goal. We were able to convert our vague and inefficient goals to goals which are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely (SMART). Goal setting is the fundamental part of achieving success in our lives. We also learnt how to stay motivated and clear about our own paths leading to success.
In the afternoon, we went to the Kustermans Berry Farm. We had a chance to pick fresh and juicy blueberries from the farm by ourselves! Then we enjoyed ourselves riding the zipline, swinging, jumping on trampolines and riding a pony. All these brought back the sweet memories of our childhood. We all had a lot of fun and enjoyed our visit fully.

Group 5 Jennifer Tsim 3P (30)
Time flies. It’s already the tenth day of our tour.
We had a lesson today on goal setting. We learnt that goals allow us to plan for the future and take active steps in achieving our dreams. We also understood that being a leader, it’s important to set goals as it allows team members to be responsible to each other and to keep each other motivated. After the lesson, we were able to reflect on goals setting and ensure that they are attainable and realistic.
Visiting the Kustermans Berry Farm was definitely the highlight of the day. I had been anticipating this outing for a long time already as in Hong Kong we rarely go to the remote berry farms in the New Territories. We used our thumbs to roll the berries from the stem to our palms. We learnt how to pick ripe blueberries today and got the chance to pick blueberries by ourselves in the berry farm. There were also animals, pedal carts, zip-line, etc. which made the outing even more fun. We brought away mouth-watering blueberries and unforgettable memories.
Group 6 Karen Lui 3P (19)
Today we learnt about goal setting, which is very important as it gives us motivation and direction in our work. We used the SMART analysis to set targets which need to be specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. Moreover, the making of a dream collage enabled me to put together things I want to achieve in the future.
In the afternoon, we hopped on the bus and went to Kustermans Berry Farm. We saw all the cute farm animals, like piglets, ostriches and lambs. After that, I experienced my first time picking blueberries. I was impressed by the hard work of the farmers, thus we should not waste any of our precious food.

Group 7 Janice Tang 3A(26)
We went to Kustermans Berry Farm today, spending half of our time picking blueberries. I had the experience of picking strawberries before but not blueberries so it was a refreshing experience for me. The berries tasted definitely fresh and we had much fun there given what the farm has to offer: zipline, trampoline, and swing. They did bring back my childhood memories. We also met a lot of animals, such as ducks and sheep. It was a rewarding day to us.

Group 8 Bernice Cheung 3A (5)
Today was yet another incredible day filled with loads of fun. For starters, we swam at Thompson Recreation Centre in the morning after breakfast. We formed teams and had a friendly relay match. It was definitely a great way to start off our day and left us feeling refreshed. After swimming, we had a lesson about setting SMART goals, meaning that our goals have to be specific, manageable, attainable, realistic and timely.
In the afternoon after a delicious lunch, we went to Kustermans Berry Farm to pick berries. I applied the knowledge learnt in the morning and set a SMART goal of picking a box of berries in 30 minutes, which I successfully accomplished. However, berry picking was not the only activity at the farm. We also went on zip lines, swings, jumped on Jumping Pillows and fed lovely goats, sheep and horses. Everyone had so much fun there. Upon arrival at Brescia, we completed our Dream Collage that we started yesterday.
To make our day even better, we had Pamper Night after a delectable dinner, during which we put on nail polish and watched movies together. It was definitely a great opportunity for us to become even closer and we all had beautiful nail polish at the end of the night. Today was a day like no other. The many photos we took will always remind us of this amazing day.


























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