Scout Trips to Switzerland (KISC)

Alive with Scouting spirit and endless adventure

From £412pp

A sweeping scene of Swiss mountains, glacial waterfalls and never-ending hiking trails, Switzerland is the definition of rural beauty. And where better to experience it all than KISC? As the home of international friendship, this Mini Jamboree is full of Scouting spirit and camp camaraderie. Spend your days hiking, biking and river rafting, then lap up the KISC life at night with Scout groups from around the world at the International Campfire. Ultimately, a Scout trip to Switzerland is as soul-warming as it is adventurous.

Another World Centre to tick off
Great on and off-site activities
Meet Scout groups from all over the world
  • Activities

    KISC offers over 130 varied activities, so your Scout group will be active from morning to night! Here’s a small sample of activities available:

    • Gorge walks
    • Overnight hut hikes
    • Rock climbing
    • River rafting
    • Summer toboggaining
    • Mountain biking
    • Hiking
    • Pioneering
    • High ropes park
    • Canyoning
  • What’s Included

    10 days, 7 nights including:

    • Return coach travel
    • Return Channel crossings
    • Canvas troop tents
    • Self-catering equipment
    • On-site Venture Abroad Representative
    • Full tour and itinerary planning
    • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
    • Luggage labels for the group
    • Travel insurance
    • Price is based on a self-catering option. Full board option available at an extra cost.

    Price based on a minimum of 40 passengers per departure date travelling in July or August 2020.

    Departure dates

    Thursday 23rd July 2020                  £422  SOLD OUT

    Thursday 30th July 2020                  £422  SOLD OUT

    Thursday 6th August 2020               £412  SOLD OUT

    Thursday 13th August 2020              £412

    Thursday 20th August 2020               £422  SOLD OUT

     

     

  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1

    Evening:

    Depart by coach and overnight ferry crossing

    Day 2

    Afternoon:

    Arrive at KISC for a tour of the site and time to explore the surrounding area

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure in KISC

    Day 3

    Morning:

    Set off on a 3-hour hike up 1,800m to the Alpine Cheesery

    Afternoon:

    Descend back down to camp and enjoy an afternoon of abseiling

    Evening:

    Enjoy a light trail around the grounds

    Day 4

    Morning:

    Gondola ride from Kandersteg village to Lake Oeschinensee, where you can swim in the shadows of the mountains

    Afternoon:

    Go mountain biking around Kandersteg or attempt to beat the crate stacking record at camp

    Evening:

    Evening of food and music with Scouts and Explorers from around the world

    Day 5

    Morning:

    Visit Jungfraujoch via the highest mountain railway in Europe for stunning summit views

    Afternoon:

    Spend the afternoon hiking the Eiger Trail

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure at KISC

    Day 6

    Morning:

    Travel to Adelboden for a morning hike or cable car ride to the stunning Engstilgen Falls

    Afternoon:

    Visit the Cholerenschlucht Gorge for its impressible waterfall

    Evening:

    Return to KISC for a chilled evening by the campfire

    Day 7

    Morning:

    Visit the Trummelbach Falls and stand behind the thundering glacier waterfalls

    Evening:

    Traditional Swiss evening of yodelling and fondue

    Day 8

    Morning:

    Take the Tschentenalp cable car for spectacular views of the Bernese Oberland

    Afternoon:

    Return to Adelboden village and spend the rest of the day at leisure

    Day 9 & 10

    Depart by coach and ferry back home

  • Accommodation

    KISC

    Enjoy your exclusive Venture Abroad campsite, with tents up and ready for your arrival and catering equipment provided for you. Indoor accommodation is available at a supplement.

    • Welcoming over 12,000 Scouts from around the world each year
    • All tents and catering equipment provided
    • Everything is set up for your arrival
Feeling adventurous?
Enquire about your Scout trip to Switzerland today!
Star rating

Kandersteg is a must for any scout troop – amazing activities, a historic site and all set within the beautiful backdrop of Switzerland. Mr Mark Urban, 1st Margaret’s Scouts KISC

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