Camp Alpine is a fantastic Nationally accredited summer camp for Scouts, nestled in the heart of the Swiss Alps at the Kandersteg International Scout Center, Switzerland. Camp Alpine takes advantage of the amazing location and offers a program focusing on the outdoors, nature and exploration. Being based at the World Center of Scouting, Scouts also get the opportunity to meet others from around the world, have great experience, build amazing memories and international friendships.
Camp Alpine’s program is carefully crafted to suit scouts at different stages of their scouting career. The program is suited towards participants of the Scout portion of the Boy Scouts America. We offer 3 core programs for scouts coming to spend the week with us:
Our Base Camp program is the perfect first step for new Scouts and a great start to their summer camp experience. Scouts learn all their essential Scout skills until 1st Class, Firem’n and Totin’ Chit, earn a couple merit badges but most importantly have fun.
Geared for the next step in a Scout’s career, the Ascent program is merit badge focused, with large blocks for better interaction. New badges on offer include Metalworking, Chess, Archery, Cooking and Communications.
Our specialty adventure program filled with outdoor adventure for older, more experienced Scouts. 3 main directions are available: Hiking, Water Sports, and Climbing. We are looking into final option to actually summit a mountain, may include glacial hikes.
If Webelos Cub Scouts have completed their Arrow of Light, reached the age requirement and are registered with a Troop, they are welcome to attend camp Alpine with that Troop.
Do you think that you’ve done it all, having ventured your way through Base Camp, Ascent and Summit?
Well, the next big step is ahead of you: Become part of the Camp Alpine Staff. See the sections below
We are offering 2 sessions in the 2019 season. Units will be able to register for Camp Alpine 2019 in early January 2019.
Alongside the decision of the BSA to allow girls access to the Cub Scout and Scouts program, we are super excited to be welcoming female-orientated Troops to participate in Camp Alpine 2019.
Session 1: 30th June – 6th July
Session 2: 7th July – 13th July
Below are the cost for Youth Participants (Base Camp Ascent), Adult Leader and Summit Participants (Youth Adult)
Base Camp: $ 420
Ascent: $ 420
Summit: $ 535 ( option cost)
Adult Leader: $ 330
Adult Summit participant: $ 535 ( option cost)
A full payment plan is listed in the Leader’s Guide, which will be released on January 1st, 2019.
Staff Opportunities 2019
We are looking for staff to come and
join us for the 2019 season.
See the information packet below:
Complete an application and send to firstname.lastname@example.org:
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