The Swiss Alps, High Adventure 2022

Kandersteg International Scout Center, Switzerland


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Overview - Kandersteg International Scout Centre (KISC) in Kandersteg, Switzerland. The activity programme offered by the Centre is based on three themes of International Friendship, High Adventure and Eco Adventure, designed to help guests learn, develop and have much fun. Based in the small, traditional Swiss village of Kandersteg (inhabitants approximately 1,200) is situated at 1,200 metres above sea level, 65 kilometres south of Bern, in the canton of Bern.

Crews decide their own adventure package that could include

  • Whitewater rafting

  • Rock climbing

  • Day or overnight hike to the Huts in the Alps

  • Chocolate and cheese tasting

Trip Overview by Mr Hanna

2022 Kandersteg Switzerland Trip for Sept 26th.pdf

Adventure in the Swiss Alps!!

Trip Details

  • Travel

    • Last 2 Weeks in July 2022, estimate 12 days

    • Fly in/out of Zurich or Geneva

    • Swiss Train to Kandersteg Town

  • Cost $2,000 per Scout (not including fundraising)

    • Contingency for airfares, currency rates

    • Airfare & Train transportation

    • Camping and Meals

    • 3-5 Guided High Adventure Activities

    • Loads of Fun

    • Trip Shirt & Patch

  • Overview

    • Troop 4 will tent camp at KISC

    • Meals will be cooked Patrol and Troop style utilizing fresh produce

    • Each crew will create a unique program selected from a myriad of options ranging in duration, effort/difficulty level, cost.

    • Examples - guided or unguided day hikes, overnight swiss hut hikes (day pack only), rafting, cultural activities, skills/challenges, rock climbing, ropes course, canyoning, glacier and many other options to experience the Swiss Alps

    • The Troop will attend a Mini International Jamboree Campfire Program

Awards and other opportunities: See URL for full list

Eco Award

This award focuses on exploring our unique alpine environment, along with educating you about current environmental issues. It aims to encourage you to take action and leave the world a little bit better than you found it.

High Adventure Award

This award takes you high up into the World famous Swiss Alps. Explore the surrounding mountains, learn navigation skills and find out how the Alps were formed. An excellent opportunity to challenge yourself!

International Friendship Award

This award focuses on our Permanent Mini Jamboree feeling. It encourages you to explore and develop your interest in other cultures and ways of life. A great way to meet other Scouts from around the world and create lifelong friendships.

If you have any questions or feedback contact: Mr Stewart Hanna