Kandersteg International Scout Centre (KISC) - Switzerland

Kandersteg International Scout Centre provides a place for Scouts from all over the world to join together to combine international friendship and fun and once you've been it's easy to see why everybody falls in love with this place. Set in the outstanding natural surroundings of the Bernese Oberland, KISC is surrounded by natural wonders including the Jungfrau and the Eiger mountains the Rhone Glacier and the Trümmelbach Glacier Waterfalls. Our resident Venture Abroad representative will be updating you on all that happens both on-site and off!

Venture Abroad Find out more about trips to Kandersteg International Scout Centre

It’s time for adventure

24 Mar 17

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Kandersteg is what Scouting dreams are made of. Where mornings are spent in rock climbing reverie, mountain biking heaven and walking wonderment and afternoons are spent seeking out glacial waterfalls, swimming in crystal clear lakes and exlploring the awe-inspiring Alps, your group will truly get their fix of outdoor activity in this adventurer’s paradise!

When the day is done, join Scout groups from all over the world at the International Campfire and soak up the KISC camp-life!

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5 Reasons to love The Berner Oberland, Switzerland

27 Jan 17


Where mountains stretch as far as the eye can see, beckoning hikers to their summits, The Berner Oberland (home to the famous-among-Scouts Kandersteg Centre), is a place where beautiful valleys line crystal clear lakes and charming Swiss towns are tucked between lofty mountain peaks.

While each adventurer will have their own reasons for wanting to explore this beautiful region, we’ve put together our top 5 reasons why Switzerland is oh so appealing:

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The end…

30 Aug 16

So we have had the most fantastic weather for our final group, Warrington East, staying in the Old Chalet! It has been another super busy week filled with adventure and activities. Returning to Kandersteg for the 4th time, for some of the leaders, really shows what an amazing place this is to have a permanent mini Jamboree.


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All camped out

23 Aug 16

So we have to say goodbye to our final campers of the season, and what a way to end! The groups have been on hike and climbs in the Ueschinen valley, they’ve travelled to the Top of Europe, made loads of new international friends and have hopefully made some lifelong memories.


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Alpine Adventures!

12 Aug 16

 A great week so far with the Whitley Bay and Royal Tunbridge Wells Scouts. Both groups have been super busy hiking in the Alps and enjoying Kandersteg’s delights. We had perfect weather for the Rodelbahn and swimming in the lake – a little chilly to start, but everyone had a great time.


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Clear skies at the Top of Europe

8 Aug 16

Wow – today the 1st Heysham Guides were greeted with the most perfect views from the Top of Europe! We had clear skies as far as the eye could see. After a perfect train journey the group explored the attractions before another beautiful train journey home! image image image