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Worldwide Activity Holidays for All Members of the Scout Association

Venture Abroad has been operating tailor-made activity holidays for members of The Scout Association since 1970. Our passionate and knowledgeable team has a wealth of experience in working together with group leaders to create their perfect worldwide activity holiday. As a family run business we pride ourselves on offering a competitive reliable and flexible service that can cater for groups of any size!

We are pleased to report that in 2013/14 our average total combined customer rating for service and trip experience was 4.8 out of 5 and 100% of group leaders said that they would recommend Venture Abroad to Scouting friends.

Whether you are looking for a short, close-to-home break or a faraway destination, a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Canada or a fun-filled weekend at Disneyland® Paris, you'll find it all on our website.

New for 2015...

From Monday 24th to Friday 28th August 2015, your group could join other members of The Scout Association and Girlguiding from around the UK on a set departure trip to Iceland. It's the perfect option for small groups! Find out more by cliking on the Iceland Set Departure link on the menu to the left.

Are you a Cub Leader?

Visit our Cub section to see which of our destinations are perfectly suited to younger members.

Find out what the Venture Abroad reps got up to in Adelboden, Kandersteg and De Kluis.

International Sports, Climbing and Solar Fun!

Posted on 25 August 2015, Category: Kandersteg

It’s the final week, can you believe it?!? On Saturday I welcomed my last two groups of the season, 9th Romsey and 1st London Colney. Already they ahve been up to loads of activities! Both groups competed in the International Sports competition on Sunday afternoon. The afternoon ended with a final football match between the...

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Another week over – too quick I say!

Posted on 21 August 2015, Category: Kandersteg

So it’s brightened up over the last few days in camp and what a great last few days it has been for 1st Hawarden Scouts and Explorers, 3rd Gosport Sea Scouts and 1st Candover Valley Scouts. 1st Hawarden had a great time at the Ueschinenhut on Wednesday evening and enjoyed a beautiful sunny hike back...

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Cratestacking – how high can you go?

Posted on 19 August 2015, Category: Kandersteg

So we’re already half way through this week, what have the groups been up to??? Yesterday 1st Hawarden Scouts headed to Brigerbad thermal baths where they enjoyed the beautiful sunny weather that Kandersteg is currently missing out on! Despite the cold (and a little rain) the 1st Candover Valley Scouts enjoyed completing against each other...

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