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DOUG (US) - SUMMER 2010
I'm Doug from Texas! I love water polo, rollerblading and food - I would love to live in a house made of marshmallows.
KRISTINA (SE) - SUMMER 2010
I'm Kristina from Sweden. Before I became a Pinkie I finished 6 years geology studies. The cakes I bake are always very popular.
TIM (UK) - CATERER
Hi! My name is Tim and I am the Caterer from the UK. In my free time I enjoy skiing, climbing and parading around my flat naked.
RAHEL (CH) - SENIOR HOUSE MANAGER
I mind my two House boys whilst cleaning and washing laundry... but I'm not your mum! When I'm off I enjoy lying in the sun because the mountains look better from the bottom.
SARA (IT) - SUMMER 2010
Ciao, I'm Sara! I like sunshine, lollipops and rainbows... no, wait - that''s a song isn't it? My favourite letter of the alphabet is C for Colin.
JACK (UK) - SUMMER 2010
Hi, I'm Jack from London. If I could be an animal I'd be a cat - sleeping and eating constanlty! I love skiing and speaking French.
SALVADOR (NI) - FRONT OFFICE ASSISTANT
Hello world! I’m Salva from Nicaragua, right in the heart of Central America. I enjoy teaching dogs how to sing, go dancing with the girls, and watching Glee.
ELAINA (IE) - SUMMER 2010
Think how awesome it would be to live in a world where chickens could fly high as eagles and gummy bears would have no calories!
JONATAN (SE) - SUMMER 2010
There are 3 things I believe in: 1) Sweden and Stockholm should be respectively renamed Abbaland and Waterloo; 2) IKEA should take over NASA; 3) Swedish wooden horses are wicked.
ELIZA (AU) - SUMMER 2010
G'day! My name's Eliza and I am from Australia. if you want to see the mountains here at KISC you'd better come this Summer - I plan on taking them back with me - they are just amazing!
LUATH (UK) - RECEPTION MANAGER
Hi I’m Luath and I am from sunny Scotland. I like all things animal print, lots and lots of Cola Light and keeping the naughty Programme boys in check!
VINCENT (ZA) - SUMMER 2010
People think I am crazy but I am used to it. Oh, by the way I am from South Africa.
RENÉ (ES) - SUMMER 2010
Hi! I am René, I really love this place... it is so different than Madrid! I like photography and hiking. I am looking forward to meet you around the Campsite.
RIIKKA (FI) - SHOP MANAGER
I'm Riikka from Finland! I am trying to teach the Pinkies to speak Finnish but it is not going so well... none of them are really picking up the new language. In my free time I like eating lactose free yogurt and saying "Oh ohhhhhhhhhh" - that's definitely my favourite line ever!
ANETTE (DK) - SUMMER 2010
Funny and helpful, but can be a pain when too tired!
STEFFI (DE) - SUMMER 2010
As Mark Russell said "the scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage."
WYLIE (HK) - SUMMER 2010
Hi! I'm Wylie from Hong Kong. My Chinese name is Pui Yin which means 'rain in spring'. It's great to work at KISC this Summer! I love Scouting, Switzerland and KISC!
CAZ (IE) - ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR
As Mark's Assistant, I generally walk the dogs, remind him of all the things he has forgotten and try to look important. I also like to hang out in the mountains when he lets me.
GABY (MX) - SUMMER 2010
I love this place! I'm Mexican and my name is Gaby. I feel weird with so many people around speaking English so fast... bla bla bla! I like sunny days and the noise of the water running in the Kander river.
JAKOB (DE) - CAMPSITE ASSISTANT
Although this might surprise some people, there is only one women in my life and that is Olga (my camera).
ANNE (IE) - SUMMER 2010
Loves to hike and be outside. In her spare time she is developing a freeze ray to stop the world.
CECILIA (IT) - SUMMER 2010
JUUSO (FI) - SUMER 2010
I'm the Finnish dude. You can find me telling weird Finnish jokes or doing random outdoor stuff.
ANDREW (AU) - ASSISTANT PROGRAMME DIRECTOR
G´day! Im a vegatarian adrenaline hunter, but crikey! Safety is the most important thing! My favourite food is roast wallaby dipped in kangaroo sauce with a sprinkling of koala.
LOU (IT) - PR & MARKETING ASSISTANT
Nutella is definitely at its best 'on the spoon'.
SLA (FI) - SUMMER 2010
I might be a bit slow, but it is okay since I admit it.
JOE (UK) - SUMMER 2010
Awesome people, awesome place and a life changing experience! I can't wait!
MONIRUL (BD) - SUMMER 2010
Bangladesh is my home, a land of jungles, warriors and snakes living in baskets. Upon request I can teach you the secret Dhaka hand shake.
KASPAR (CH) - ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
Hoi zäme, I’m Kaspar from Aarau. I like to balance a pen on my nose, I like eating lots of cheese and gesticulating conversations.
SARAH (DE) - SUMMER 2010
I'm Sarah from Germany. Whatever the weather I enjoy being outside in the Alps. The raspberry harvest is my favourite time.
SAMUEL (GH) - SUMMER 2010
I wanted to bring "Jama" with me... he's a well behaving hippo but they didn't let him through the metal detector at the airport.
MARK (NL) - DIRECTOR
I'm the boss and part of my duty is to look scary and mysterious. I like walking with my 3 dogs and I love cakes - the sweeter the better! It's always time for Abba, so no surprises if you hear some 'Mamma Mia' coming from my office.
KATHERINE (HK) - SUMMER 2010
I'm Katherine from Hong Kong. I can imagine giving up everything to work in KISC. 'Never regret' that's my motto and enjoy my "active holiday".
CALLUM (UK) - SUMMER 2010
I'm not a dude, I'm a sweet boy, that's all. Although I carry loads of wood and power wash on the Campsite I like teddy bears and ice cream. My favourite song is Beatles' "I want to hold your hand".
CHRIS (MT) - SUMMER 2010
Hi, I'm Chris from Malta. It's already been quite an experience standing up to my knees in the snow! I'm loving' every moment!
KARO (FI) - ECO ADVENTURE ASSISTANT
Terve! I’m Karo from Finland the Eco Adventure Assistant. I love everything outdoors so in my days off I escape to the mountains to hike, climb or just chill. I’m having the time of my life here!
NALAKA (LK) - HOUSE MANAGER
Aubowan, I’m Nalaka from Sri Lanka! I love eating oranges with salt'n'pepper - and no it's not weird. I like hiking and climbing and if it’s bad weather I enjoy sleeping late or cooking spicy food.
MAY (SG) - SUMMER 2010
I'm May from Singapore. I'm majoring in Biomedical Science at university next year. I love travelling, eating and playing with dogs and cats - they make me happy!
KIM (US) - SUMMER 2010
Hey! I'm Kim, I'm 19 years old and back in the USA I'm a student at Univeristy of Tennessee. I love the chocolate and the mountains in Switzerland.
CONNY (NL) - MARKETING MANAGER
I love the wonderful mixture of living in a small Alpine village and working together with the international Staff here at KISC!
LENE (DK) - BOOKKEEPER
Hi, I'm Lene! Although I am Danish I live full time in the Alps - in Brig, not so far from KISC.I really enjoy working with Scouts and in my free time I like badminton and baking.
ELIANE (CH) - CATERING SUPERVISOR
I'm the Catering Supervisor working part-time at the Centre. In the rest of my time I work as a teacher and local politician in the nearby town of Spiez. When I can find the time, I love to go skiing, climbing and have a chat.
MICHAEL (DE) - MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT
Oi!! I’m Michael the Maintenance Dude!! Whatever gets broken I fix it - most of the times.
DANIEL (MY) - SUMMER 2010
Hi, I'm Daniel from Malaysia! Its great to be the first Malysian Pinkie and to be part of this wonderful Summer Staff Team. I love travelling and I enjoy the spectacular view of the Alps - so nice!
JUDITH (UK) - SUMMER 2010
Hey! I am Judith from Northen Ireland. Being a Pinkie at KISC is an amazing opportunity in a completely unique setting. Loving every minute!
ALI (UK) - SUMMER 2010
Hi, I am Ali from the UK. In the future I want to climb Mt. Kilimangiaro. I like playing ultimate frisbee and watch F1.
CIARA (IE) - CAMPSITE MANAGER
Salut, I am Ciara from Ireland. So excited to be here another Summer and working on the Campsite. Fingers crossed for some great weather and looking forward to meeting you all.
DATO (GE) - SUMMER 2010
I will skip the bla bla bla and I'll get to the point: I challenge you to unstack and stack again the pieces of Russian Doll faster than me. They call me the "Matrioska King" back home, I move the pieces so fast it is to difficult for human eyes to follow.
SHeraz (PK) - SUMMER 2010
I'm Sheraz from Pakistan. Scouting is my passion. KISC is enhancing my vision regarding life, youth, harmony at global level, meeting and learning through people makes me feel good... I'm feeling good here!
TOM (UK) - SUMMER 2010
Being a Pinkie is so cool! Doing my favourite activities, meeting new people, hiking and laughing in a gorgeous alpine environment.
MAGDALÉNA (CZ) - GUEST SERVICES DIRECTOR
Ahoj! I'm Magdaléna from Czech Republic. Being the Guest Services Director, I work to ensure that all the guests have great time.
ALEX (CA) - INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP ASSISTANT
I'm Alexander J. Killby from Canada. I love everything English! I couldn't live without my inseparable Queen Elisabeth II tea mug. I like being pedantic, conditioning my hair and playing Jenga. When not busy with Int. Friendship activities I enjoy eating kebab.
EMMY (SE) - SUMMER 2010
Our Swedish High Season Staff enjoys knitting, especially mittens with lamas on. She defines her hair colour as "strawberry blonde".
PETE (UK) - SUMMER 2010
I study zoology at university in Sheffield. I enjoy crafting and eating. Music is a big passion, but James Blunt is not included - sorry mate!
ZACK (US) - SUMMER 2010
Hey, I'm Zack from the USA! I'm so happy to be back at KISC - also because I love pink clothing!
AMANDA (AU) - SUMMER 2010
The level and intesity of 'Wow-ness' depends mainly how long you stay the 'o' - so 'Woow...!' is a intermediate level of surprise/interest/enjoyment.
CHRIS (UK) - GROUNDS ASSISTANT
I love to cut down trees but I will never let any harm get to my Willow!
BIRGITTE (DK) - SUMMER 2010
In my dreams there's always a giant mushroom wanting to catch me with its squishy-squishy hands, so I run fast and hide in my blue Xmas tree alike scout shirt. When not asleep I enjoy trimming my fringe and gossiping.
JENNEKE (NL) - SUMMER 2010
Blondie, Dutch and High Season Staff. She loves chocolate sprinkles on toast and to carve wooden fishes.
CHRIS (UK) - CATERING ASSISTANT
I think I look the best in a striped polo shirt, it gives me a cool Charlie Brown appeal. I enjoy making pancakes and in my free time you can find me sitting in the grass wondering about the universe and the meaning of life.
CARLO (IT) - SUMMER 2010
At his first time in pink, our Sicilian boy is a High Season Staff. He loves hanging out with friends, listening to music and being outdoor. Thanks to his Mediteranean charm he has always a cloud of chicks around - recently an official fan club has been created in his name!
ESTHER (NL) - SUMMER 2010
She enjoys ballet, making plum jam, chain sawing, crochetting little alien monsters and wearing high heels.
JENS (IE) - INTERNAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
In between looking after the Internal Services work (can you figure out what I do?), I try and climb, ski, hike and enjoy the nightlife in Kandersteg.
GEMMA (UK) - CATERING ASSISTANT
I love giggling and drinking tea. I am mainly famous among the Staff for my crazy games which generally involves crashing glasses, sliding crates down the staircase, hiding frogs in the offices and spreading whipped cream everywhere.
PAUL (UK) - SUMMER 2010
You can simply call me "Mr. Unicycle"!
COLIN (CH) - SUMMER 2010
I am a chick magnet - it is not my fault but it is as simple as that. Maybe it is my Chuck Norris hat that makes the difference...
GIDDS (UG) - HOUSE ASSISTANT
I believe in myself. Sometimes luck plays a role in my life but its about taking calculated risks and standing behind great ideas.
ROBERT (DE) - CATERING ASSISTANT
Just as a real Bavarian should be, I like weiss wurst and brez'n for breakfast and yes I have a Maibaum in my garden. In my free time I like to wear my leather shorts, woolen socks and playing air guitar at heavy metal concerts.
TOM (IE) - PROGRAMME DIRECTOR
I work in making sure that we provide the best activities and experiences to our guests; whether that is throwing them into crevasses or exciting games around the Centre. In my free time I like to do things - mainly outdoors and involving mountains!
PHIL (CA) - PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT
No photos, no autographs - thank you. Man, being 'kind of a big deal' is a hard work... all those fans to handle! Oh no - stop those paparazzi overthere!
HANNES (SE) - HIGH ADVENTURE ASSISTANT
I'm running the High Adventure Programme and I make sure our guests get a great time in the mountains. This involves looking good and changing my beanie about 3 times a day.
Rodney (AU) - Summer 2010
Hi, I am Rodney from Canberra, Australia. I am a 19 years old who enjoys watching the Lion King, listening to Phil Collins and 90s boy bands and seeing the mighty Collingwood Magpies (an Australian Football League Team) win. Although I must say that football is not called soccer and I also love Manchester (UK).
"I told them I'm quitting the pageant business but did they listened to me? Did they? No. Jens is still talk about the new dress, fur cut and make up. They are unbelievable, seriously! I know they don't mean it bad but I'm tired of it, not to say about those girly questions at the venues... let's make it clear now: I don't follow any special diet and my love life is fine!"