Join the Kandersteg UK Work Party

Join the Kandersteg UK Work Party

01 November 2018

How would you like to spend a week in the Swiss mountains, trying new things and making new Scouting friends?

If that sounds amazing and you are aged 18 or over, why not apply to be part of Kandersteg's UK Work Party during 27 April - 5 May 2019. 

What to expect

For 3.5 days you will spend your time working on various tasks around the centre. You will then spend the rest of the week as a guest of the centre, enjoying the Alps, doing some hiking, climbing or just grabbing a cake and a drink in the village.

Tick off some award requirements

Participation in the Kandersteg UK Work Party (UKWP) covers requirements for both the Queen’s Scout Award and the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.


The cost of the week is £120 and includes UKWP polo shirt, UKWP hoodie, Sunday & evening activities, a meal out, and a “thank you” host party.

Flights and transfers are not included.

How to apply

You need to be aged 18 or over to apply. If you’re interested, fill out our online application form. If you have any questions, our UK Working Party Coordinator Keyur Patel (Kiwi) can help.

The closing date for applications is 30 November, and you will find out if you were successful by 7 December.

Priority shall be given to those completing the residential element of the Queen’s Scout Award or Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. (Please note that only one person per group, as per rules for residential experience).

Priority will next be given to those who have not been on a Work Party previously.

Apply here