Switzerland, KISC


Based on 10 days, 9 nights coach tour for 36 passengers travelling July 2024. Subject to availability.

An international experience like no other!

1,200m above sea level, nestled in the Swiss Alps, waits a truly international Scouting adventure and a permanent Mini-Jamboree. Welcome to Kandersteg International Scout Centre!

Tens of thousands of Scouts from all around the world visit KISC every year and once you’ve been, it’s easy to see why. The Scout camaraderie and buzz from morning till night, the exceptional array of activities and excursions right on your doorstep, not to mention the truly breath-taking scenery, KISC really does offer that one true international Scouting experience that’s not to be missed!

It’s time to challenge yourself, master new skills, make new friends and have fun with your own tailored itinerary – activity holidays to KISC in Switzerland are calling!

Our top tips for visiting KISC


During the summer months.


In our fully-equipped campsite
or indoor accommodation.


By coach or plane.

Get planning

At least 2 years in advance.

Camping equipment is taken care of...

With Venture Abroad, the logistics are taken care of. Travel during the summer months and you’ll have all the big equipment you need ready and waiting in resort. In our dedicated camping area, you’ll find tents, catering shelters, catering equipment all ready and waiting on your arrival, ensuring you can focus on maximising and enjoying an exceptional week without having to worry about prepping, bringing and setting up your own campsite. What could be better than that?

Activities and Excursions

With over 100 activities and attractions for groups in and around KISC, there is something for every age and ability to enjoy. From hiking to abseiling, high ropes to mountain biking and swimming to river rafting – the hard part is choosing what to squeeze into your time when in Switzerland.

What’s popular with our groups?

Two ways to enjoy KISC in the summer...

Set Departure


How could your trip to KISC look?

It’s important to remember that with our help, you can plan your time in KISC to suit your group. There’s no fixed itinerary, every activity holiday is different. That said, we know it’s helpful to see how your time away could look, so here’s a sample itinerary to get the ideas flowing.

Day 1

Coach and Channel crossing.

Day 2

Arrive at KISC for a tour of the site and then settle in to your campsite (that’s ready and waiting!). Next, spend the rest of the day enjoying some time exploring KISC.

Day 3

It’s time to get the hiking boots on and set off on a 3-hour hike up 1,800m to the Alpine Cheesery. It’ll be worth it for the views alone! Then hike back down to camp and enjoy an afternoon activity. Abseiling is a popular choice! Enjoy a light trail around the grounds of KISC. A great chance to get chatting to other scouts from around the world!

Day 4

Take the gondola from Kandersteg village to Lake Oeschinensee, where you can swim in the shadows of the mountains. Truly spectacular! Also, go mountain biking around Kandersteg or attempt to beat the crate stacking record at camp. After, it’s time for the famous KISC international campfire where hundreds of Scouts and Explorers from around the world share stories and adventures whilst enjoying an evening of food and music.

Day 5

This is a must….visit Jungfraujoch via the highest mountain railway in Europe where you’ll see stunning views. Then, spend the afternoon hiking the Eiger Trail. And after a day of adventure, why not enjoy an evening at leisure at KISC?

Day 6

Travel to the village of Adelboden for a morning hike or cable car ride to the amazing Engstilgen Falls. Visit the Cholerenschlucht Gorge for its impressible waterfall. Return to KISC for a chilled evening by the campfire.

Day 7

Visit the Trummelbach Falls and stand behind the thundering glacier waterfalls. When in Switzerland you can enjoy a traditional Swiss evening of yodelling and fondue.

Day 8

Take the Tschentenalp cable car for spectacular views of the Bernese Oberland. Then, return to Adelboden village and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9 & 10

The time has come to depart by coach and ferry, and to share your adventures with friends and family.

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Curious to see what groups have said about their adventures? Head over to our testimonial page…

David Hobden
David Hobden
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This is now the third time I have used Venture Abroad, we visited Kandersteg in 2016 and Iceland in 2023. Venture Abroad are great to deal with, nothing is too much trouble and her expert help and advice is much valued. I would never consider an international trip without Venture Abroad.
James Ayling
James Ayling
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A brilliant tour operator helping bring Scout Camps alive. Having used Venture Abroad three times I can honestly say how supportive they are in bringing dreams for children alive. Very much recommend using them 🙂
Harriet Wibberley
Harriet Wibberley
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Super happy with service, support and our trip. The VA team were helpful and responsive and we had a bespoke tour that was just what we hoped for. Thank you Katie and all the team for your care, work and help and we look forward to the next trip.


On booking, you will receive a tour confirmation letter which will include notable deadlines for tour arrangements including booking activities.  

On our set departure tours during the summer holidays your coach will not stay with you in resort and travel will be on public transport with tickets purchased in resort. Groups filling their own coach and travelling outside of the summer holidays will keep their coach with them in resort.  

During the summer months, Venture Abroad provide all tents and catering tents and catering equipment for your group.  

Still have questions?

Take a look at our comprehensive list of most Frequently Asked Questions.  

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