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Kandersteg International Scout Centre

  1. 1. Kandersteg International Scout Centre World Scout Centre
  2. 2. Come and Live the Dream ...
  3. 3. Baden-Powell's Dream ... … of a “Permanent Mini Jamboree”.
  4. 4. Today it is also a dream of adventure and international friendship … <ul><li>… for 10,000 young people a year, from over 40 countries. </li></ul>
  5. 5. World Scout Centre <ul><li>KISC is a World Scout Centre. </li></ul><ul><li>It is your centre. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Come and Feel the Magic ... <ul><li>Time after time, the magic of Kandersteg has </li></ul><ul><li>exceeded the expectations of those who visit. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Summer <ul><li>Visit KISC in summer and get the chance to take part in many adventurous activities such as hiking, climbing, river rafting and cycling. Join our In Camp activities and meet scouts and guides from all over the world! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Winter <ul><li>Go skiing or snowboarding on Kandersteg’s own slopes! Whether you are a beginner or a pro, KISC has something to offer you. And after a hard day skiing, why not build an igloo or go snow shoeing? </li></ul>
  9. 9. Year Round <ul><li>Visit KISC at any time of the year and take advantage of all the Alps, and Switzerland, has to offer. </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Chalet <ul><li>The Centre has a chalet built to accommodate up to 200 guests. It also has a number of meeting rooms and social areas for groups to use. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Tower The Tower is situated on our campsite and can accommodate 57 guests. It includes catering facilities and is ideal for large groups with self catering.
  12. 12. Campsite accommodation <ul><li>Campsite accommodation is available for another 1500 guests; mainly in summer. All sites have running water nearby, as well as access to shower blocks and toilets. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ueschinenhutte <ul><li>Visit KISC’s mountain hut, at 1890m; your chance to experience a high alpine hut! Many activities are run from the hut and it can accommodate 30 people a night. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Catering / Self-catering <ul><li>You can cook yourself ... or eat in the chalet. Catering and Self catering options are available to guests. At KISC basic food supplies can be ordered via the Centre’s Kitchen. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Programme: International Friendship <ul><li>Scouts from over 40 different countries visit Kandersteg every year. They have a chance to meet other Scouts and Guides, learn about other cultures and make new friends. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Programme: High Adventure A chance to experience the Alps! Scale a peak or try some rock-climbing. Why not stay in an Alpine Mountain Hut? Whatever adventure you seek: find it at KISC.
  17. 17. Programme: Eco-adventure <ul><li>The Kandersteg environment is unique. We are an environmentally friendly Centre and aim to give our guests the greatest Eco experience they can get, learning and being part of the environment. </li></ul>
  18. 18. International Staff <ul><li>KISC is ran by an international group of volunteers. They come and work from 3 months to several years, in a wide variety of jobs. They are always willing to help and have fun! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Kandersteg village <ul><li>It is situated next to the village of Kandersteg, beside the Kander river. Only 2 kilometres from KISC is the village of Kandersteg- with shops, cafes, a swimming poll and much more. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Travel <ul><li>Rail </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kandersteg station is on the main Lötschberg line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 hours by rail from Zurich </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Road </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coach; Minibus; Car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 hours by road from Zurich </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Air </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zurich, Basel, Geneva </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigate low-cost airlines </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. How to book? <ul><li>Contact KISC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by phone, email, online, letter or fax </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>when, where, and how many people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>KISC replies with Provisional Booking </li></ul><ul><li>Confirm Booking with KISC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete and return booking form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay booking fee (SFr 25.- per person) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reserve additional details </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Programme </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. www.kisc.ch <ul><li>Check out our website for information on catering, accommodation, programme and staff … plus much more! You can even make a booking online. So log on now and see what KISC has to offer. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Kandersteg is about... <ul><li>International Friendship </li></ul><ul><li>High Adventure </li></ul><ul><li>Eco Adventure </li></ul><ul><li>Fun!! </li></ul>
  24. 24. Come and Live the Dream... www.kisc.ch