This award focuses on exploring our unique alpine environment, along with educating you about current environmental issues. It aims to encourage you to take action and leave the world a little bit better than you found it.

14+ years old
Complete 3 requirements from each area
13 years old and below
Complete 2 requirements from each area
Possible to achieve
in Spring, Summer, Autumn
Awards and Badges Kandersteg International Scout Centre

 

Price 
CHF 3.00
Requirements 

Natural World Requirements:

  1. Take part in the Evolving Alps Hike (Guided by KISC).
  2. Complete a self-guided hike and read the Eco leaflet attached.
  3. Get more than 40 Points in the Eco-I-Spy (Self-guided activity).
  4. Take part in a Centre Guided hike, Snow & Ice activity, Climbing Activity or any Eco activity.
  5. Take part in the Juicinator workshop (Guided by KISC).
  6. Participate in Nature Explorers or do a UNESCO Project (Guided by KISC / Guided externally).

Eco Actions Requirements:

  1. Take part in the Alternative Energy Workshop or Solar Workshop (Guided by KISC).
  2. Go to the Eco room, look at the displays and do one of the unguided activities using the leaflets there.
  3. Explain how you have used the 7 Leave No Trace principles during your stay.
  4. Visit the campsite Recycling Centre and learn how KISC recycles.