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Swiss Challenge 2022

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

Twenty-four young Swiss Abroad will discover different Swiss cities, learn what it means to be in a country where four languages meet and get to know Swiss culture.

On the last weekend, they will attend the 98th Congress of the Swiss Abroad in Lugano, which will focus on the challenges of democracy and feature a number of interesting speakers.

Date From Saturday 6 August 2022 to Sunday 21 August 2022
Place All of Switzerland
Age group 15 to 18 years old
Number of participants max. 24 participants
Accommodation Youth hostels, camping
Price CHF 1,490.00 (incl. accommodation, meals, Swiss Travel Pass, activities)
Registration from Monday 10 January 2022, 14:00 (Swiss time) until 15 March 2022
Please note The participants will meet at Zurich main station and start their journey through Switzerland. Details will be communicated after registration.


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.

Your point of contact:

Marie Bloch

Marie Bloch

Head of Youth Department
+41 31 356 61 24