Activity overview

Between the 22-24 May 2020 we will open our doors to hundreds of KISC Association members all around the world for our biennial General Assembly.

If you're a member of our assosciation you are invited to attend, participate in and vote at our General Assembly. If you're not a member and would like to be become a part of our assosciation then, you can subscribe on our Support Us page. Once you are a member you will be elligible to join us for what is set to be an exciting and inspiring event.

The General Assembly plays an important role in determining the World Scout Centre's direction for the next two years and keeping Baden Powell's dream alive for future generations. Participation from our members is a key part of Centre operations and a great opportunity to make and get to know new and old friends.

Schedule 

Programme

Our full programme for the weekend will be confirmed soon, but our agenda will reflect on what's been achieved over the past two years as well as looking forward to our centenary in 2023. You will gain an insight into our governance, a chance to review our accounts, recieve any reports and of course, socialise and get to know fellow members of the Association. Additional activities such as tours of the grounds and chalet will also be on offer, as well as a special complimentary lunch on Sunday afternoon.

Elections 

Dominik Roos, our current Treasurer has informed the Committee that he will be stepping down as an individual member at this GA. A vacancy has therefore arisen for the role of treasurer for the remaining two year period. The Committee has found a possible replacement who is currently co-opted to the Committee and is learning the role. However, the role is open to other candidates. Anyone wishing to stand for election should:

  • Be at least 18 years old on 23rd May 2020
  • Have paid membership fees up to and including 2020
  • Accept the job description

If you would like to stand, please submit your candidature in writing or by email along with a CV, short profile and photo to the Director. Written submissions can be sent to the Director at Kandersteg International Scout Centre, Wagetiweg 7, CH- 3718 Kandersteg, Switzerland; the envelope should be marked 'GA 2020 - Confidential'. 

Agenda items

Before the event, you are welcome to propose your own agenda items for consideration. Just email the Director with your suggestions.

We would be grateful if any agenda items and election candidate submissions could be made by 14 March, in time for our next Committee meeting. The absolute deadline is midnight on 13 April 2020.

Pricing 

Our Offer:

The General Assembly will be held on the morning of Sunday 24 May, but you are more than welcome to join us for the whole weekend and bring your friends and family along with you. Free accommodation is available from 22-24 May for our members (excluding Tourist tax), any extra overnights booked outside of these dates will be added to your bill at full price.

Accommodation

  • The Old Chalet: Free*
  • The Tower: Free*
  • The Kanderlodge: First-night free* and 50% off your second night.

To read more about our accommodation and pricing click here.

*All members are entitled to one free overnight annually, this offer is inclusive of that one free overnight.

Registration

To reserve your place and book accommodation for the weekend click here.

Once you have registered for the event you can book your meals here

Activity

Season 
Spring (Mar, Apr, May)
Availability 
24.05.2020 to 24.05.2020
Guidance 
Guided by KISC
Location 
At the Centre
Duration The General Assembly will be held on the morning of 24 May, with a full weekend of programme from 22-24 May
Difficulty 
Price adult 
Free
Price child 
Free
Programme theme 
International Friendship
Category 
Events
Service Project
Workshop
Suitability 
Rovers
Group size no limit
Minimum age limit 
from 16 years