stage img

Swiss Challenge -2- 2023 including visit of the Congress of the Swiss Abroad

16 days in Switzerland.

The Swiss Challenge is the ideal camp for young people who want to discover their home country in all its diversity, going on the road in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and surrounded by other young people from all over the world.  

24 young Swiss Abroad will discover different Swiss cities as well as rural areas and the mountains, learn what it means to be in a country where four languages meet and get to know Swiss culture. Sporting acivities will also be part of the Swiss Challenge.

On the last weekend, they will attend the 99th Congress of the Swiss Abroad in St. Gallen, which will feature a number of interesting events.

Date From Saturday 5th August 2023 to Sunday 20th August 2023
Place All of Switzerland
Age group 15 to 17 years old
Number of participants Max. 24
Accommodation Youth hostels, camping and group accommodation
Price CHF 1,590.00 (incl. accommodation, meals, travel expenses, activities)
Registration from Tuesday 10th January 2023, 14:00 (Swiss time) until Wednesday 15th March 2023
Please note The participants will meet at Zurich main station and start their journey through Switzerland. Details will be communicated after registration.

General Terms and conditions: Please read our general terms and conditions carefully.


I hereby register myself, resp. my child for the "Swiss Challenge 2 2023" camp from Saturday 5th August 2023 to Sunday 20th August 2023. Any registrations made by submitting the registration form are binding. Our General Terms and Conditions apply. Please note our rule on cancellation fees.

The registration form will be available here when registration opens on 10th January 2023 at 14:00 (Swiss time).

Reduction of fees

The Youth Service has funding to provide need-based support to participants. The application form can be found on the web page Reduction of fees.

Become a leader

We are looking for motivated leaders for our camps for young Swiss Abroad. All information is available on the web page Become a leader.

Point of contact:

Fabienne Stocker

Fabienne Stocker

Collaborator Youth Department (Head of Youth Service ad interim)
+41 31 356 61 25