The Swiss Alps, High Adventure 2022
Kandersteg International Scout Center, Switzerland
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
Adventure in the Swiss Alps!!
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
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
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.