We’ve purchased insurance from Unity Insurance that covers you for all activities, cancellation due to ill health, etc.
We’ll be providing a camp T-
You’ll need a normal lightweight ‘hike’ style tent. You may want to pack some strong, ‘nail’ style pegs as the ground can be hard in places.
No. The mountain weather can be changeable so please pack both wet weather clothing and sun protection – we’ve had both snow, hail and sun stroke on previous visits to KISC.
Yes, there is a full laundry in the Kanderlodge – including drying space. It can however be very busy and things have been known to go missing so we recommend you check your clothes regularly. There are also drying rooms on the campsite.
Please do not do this unless you have discussed this with us first – it can cause programme and billing issues.
Kandersteg International Scout Centre
CH – 3718 Kandersteg
Tel. +41 33 675 82 82
Fax. +41 33 675 82 89
It’s firm (we recommend a sleeping mat) and can collect water during heavy rain (so make sure you keep your kit packed in waterproof bags).
Yes, they are safe and run by either experienced Surrey Activity instructors or by local Swiss experts.
Yes, you’ll need to be able to swim 50m. You will be wearing a buoyancy aid during the cruise.
You’ll be doing one low hike and one ‘high’ hike – the hikes are all designed to be suitable for Scouts and will be selected to suit the age and fitness of your group.
Yes you can do this – please check the requirements on the KISC website – you’ll probably need to select your Troop Choice and local day activities carefully to complete the awards.