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Our Country

Switzerland is a small country in the heart of Europe. It is known for beautiful mountains, cows and chocolate. Amongst scouts and guides, Switzerland is mostly known for the two world scout and guide centres in Kandersteg and Adelboden. Here you can find interesting facts and figures about Switzerland

Page General facts
On this page you can find a summary of the general facts about Switzerland to help you get an overview about the country - and of course, also some fun facts which not many know.
Page International Scouting and Guiding Centres
In Switzerland you can find two International Scouting and Guiding Centres: Kandersteg International Scout Centre (WOSM) and Our Chalet (WAGGGS)
Page History
Learn more on the history of Switzerland with this short summary of the history of the country and Scouting and Guiding in Switzerland.
Page Events
Members and delegations of the Swiss Scout and Guide Movement take part at the events listed on this page.
Page Culinary Specialities
Swiss cuisine combines influences from the German, French and North Italian cuisine. However, it varies greatly from region to region with many very local specialities. Here we have listed some delicious recipes from different parts of Switzerland. Have fun trying them out.
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Swiss Guide and Scout Movement

Speichergasse 31
3011 Bern

Tel. +41 31 328 05 45

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Pfadibewegung Schweiz (PBS)
Speichergasse 31
CH-3011 Bern

Tel.: +41 31 328 05 45  (phone numbers of the staff at the general secretariat)
Fax: +41 31 328 05 49

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