Backwoods Workshop - KISC

Activity overview

Put your Scouting skills to the test in this workshop and learn some new techniques for surviving in the wilderness.

This back to basics workshop is the perfect introduction to fire making, shelter building and how to survive outdoors. This activity is suitable for all ages and gets you one step closer to achieving our Eco badge!


In summer this activity runs every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 09:00, and every Wednesday and Saturday at 14:30.

  • Price adult: CHF 3.00
  • Price child: CHF 3.00

Price includes a KISC guide and the materials for the workshop.

Guest cancellation:

  • Less than 7 days before activity: fee of 50% of the price per person.
  • Less than 48 hours in advance: non-refundable.
Important information 
  • This activity is not available om Mondays.
  • Availability of this activity might be limited from September until July, but we will do our best to organise it for you.
  • A leader or responsible person over 18 years old must be present as part of the group.
Awards & Badges 

You can get closer to achieving the following awards and badges, by completing this activity:

  • Eco Award
  • KISC Challenge Award

More information about the awards and badges can be found here.


Autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov)
Spring (Mar, Apr, May)
Summer (Jun, Jul, Aug)
Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Guided by KISC
Kandersteg surroundings
Duration 2 - 4 hours
Price adult 
CHF 3.00
Price youth 
CHF 3.00
Price child 
CHF 3.00
Programme theme 
Eco Adventure
COVID Secure
Group size 4 - 15
Minimum age limit 
No age limit