Our Chalet welcomes families with lots of great opportunities (and prices!) for all ages. There is no requirement to be members of Guiding/Scouting

Families are very welcome at Our Chalet. Our friendly, international Centre is located in a quiet area in a small Swiss Alps village with plenty of outdoor space. There is lots to do all year round for all the family, whether you choose to take part in one of our packages with activities included, or just book accommodation and plan your own activities.

Below you will find information about our packages including activities. For details of accommodation only click here. Information about activities in the local area can be found here.

SUMMER 2020

In August we will be running two 8-night Swiss Challenge events and one 4-night Mini Swiss Challenge events. These include activities such as Adventure Park, Lake Thun excursion, guided hikes, on-site games, Interlaken day, and a sunrise hike. We offer a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to try new things, meet new people, and practice English.

Age range: To take part in activities participants must be age 12+ and under 18s must be accompanied by an adult. Families with younger children can book our family package, which allows the adults to take turns participating in programme with children age 12+ while the other adult and younger children can organise their own exciting activities in the local area.

Accommodation: Fully catered or self-catering accommodation is available. Our self-catering accommodation is in small Chalets allowing families to have the privacy of a building to themselves.

Price: Package prices start at CHF 235 per person for the 4-night event and CHF 420 per person for the 8-night event, including all activities. Our family package offers a lower price for families with younger children who will not participate in the activities. See our Info Pack for full details.

Good to know: All activities take place in English.

Details: See our Swiss Challenge Info Pack for all the details of these events.

AUTUMN 2020

Our Half Term Break Events in October offer a range of exciting activities suitable for families with children aged 8+. Weeks 1+2 included guided hikes, Lake Thun excursion, Interlaken day, and on-site games and skills sessions. Week 3 is for the more adventurous with kayaking, eisstock, guided hikes, and on-site activities. This week is most suitable for those age 10+.

Age range: In Week 1 and Week 2 the activities are most suitable for children aged 8+, in Week 3 the activities are most suitable for children age 10+. In some cases in may be possible to make an exception, for example if a child is experienced with hiking, to enquire about this please e-mail us at programme@ourchalet.wagggs.org.

Accommodation: This package includes fully catered accommodation in our main buildings.

Price: CHF 620 per person including all meals and activities.

Good to know: All activities take place in English.

Details: See our Half Term Breaks Week 1 + 2 Info Pack and Half Term Breaks Week 3 Info Pack for full details.

Our Mini Break Events in September and October are perfect for several families wishing to travel together. Activities for children of all ages are included in these packages which offer 2 or 3 night breaks in the mountains.

Age range: All ages are welcome and activities can be tailored to suit the age range in your group.

Accommodation: This includes fully catered accommodation in our main buildings.

Price: From CHF 142 per child aged 3-5 and CHF 213 per person aged 6+, including all meals and activities. Infants aged 0-2 stay free.

Good to know: A minimum of 10 participants are required.

Details: See our Mini Breaks Info Pack for full details. Please note: Mini Breaks usually run in Spring but we are additionally running these in September and October for 2020.

WINTER 2020

Winter is the Swiss Alps is a magical experience with something for all the family. Our Ski/Snow packages offer opportunities to make the most of the snow with skiing, snowboarding, sledding, winter hiking, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing or just enjoying the beautiful winter landscape. Packages include ski or snow passes giving access to all the mountain transport systems allowing families to choose their own activities.

In addition our Christmas Ski/Snow takes all the hard work out of Christmas with festive meals and evening activities also included.

Age range: Ski/snow packages are suitable for all ages. Infants age 0-2 stay free.

Accommodation: Packages include half board. Packed lunch can be added for an extra charge. Packages are for 4 or 6 nights, extra nights can be added.

Price: From CHF 370 per child and CHF 450 per adult for 4-night package including 3-day ski pass.

Good to know: The AUDI FIS Ski World Cup takes place in Adelboden 9-10 January 2021. Special 3-night packages including a 2-day ski pass are available for this weekend from CHF 236 per child and CHF 294 per adult.

Details: See our Ski/Snow Packages and Christmas Ski/Snow Info Packs for full details.

Our New Year's Break event is a family-friendly way to ring in the New Year. There's a range of exciting activities for all the family including guided sledding, winter kayaking, snow tubing, eisttock, indoor climbing, and winter games. Additionally, those age 16+ can choose to focus on relaxation instead of adventure and book the adult package with activities including spa day, fondue igloo, Swiss baking class, and chocolate show in place of some of the higher energy activities. Of course, on New Year's Eve there's a party suitable for all ages followed by watching the local fireworks displays from our amazing mountain-side viewing point.

Age range: The majority of the activities are suitable for ages 10+. In some cases it may be possible to allow younger children to take part. See the Info Pack for details.

Accommodation: This package includes fully catered accommodation in our main buildings.

Price: From CHF 515 per child and CHF 535 per adult for 5-night package. From CHF 826 per child and CHF 847 per adult for 7-night package. All meals and activities included.

Good to know: All activities take place in English. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult on all activities.

Details: See our New Year's Break Info Pack for all the details.

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