The cost of entry into the Scout area is 90 francs. Is
The opening sign for the largest Scout Confederate camp in history has fallen. About 30,000 young people stay in the tent city for two weeks. For visitors, however, calling can be costly.
The largest Scout Confederate camp ever opened in Upper Wallace on Sunday. About 30,000 young people from all over Switzerland have traveled to attend this excellent meeting, which lasts for two weeks until 6 August.
Visitors are also welcome in Bula. On day one of the visit, relatives, friends and acquaintances of the participants can visit the Scout groups, get to know the Tent City and have lunch with them. Interested parties were able to register for this last winter.
Apart from this, there will be experience days from 26 July to 4 August. Tickets for this are offered online. However, as “Walliser Botte” reports, those interested will have to dig deep into their pockets: entry or no discount costs around 90 francs for those with a half-fare travelcard. Individuals with GA must pay 50 francs. Only children under the age of six can visit the camp for free.
According to the report, there have been negative reactions regarding the ticket price recently. Organizers are aware that ticket prices have been set too high. However, there is much more involved than just admission. The package includes a trip to Switzerland by public transport, a gift bag, an audio tour of the site, and small meals.
According to people responsible for the media, several additional trains are needed for the expected rush of spectators. The cost of arranging the means of transport and the staff of the train is very high. So tourists around Gomes also have to pay the stated price. Personal arrival by car is not possible. Only residents of the communities of Gomes and Obergoms are allowed free access to Scout Town.
VBS supplies materials and personnel
The federal scout camp’s total budget is approximately 25 million Swiss francs. The Federal Office of Sport (Baspo) supports the Youth + Sport (J+S) camp with several million Swiss francs.
The event can also rely on support in the form of human and material resources. The army lent over 200 tons of material to youth and provided 300 to Wallace soldiers. Citizen protection for settlement.
For “Largest Scout Camp ever in Switzerland”The Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) uses 2,768 days of service by members of the military, approximately 2,500 days by the Civil Defense and 35,000 special hiking maps from Swissstopo.
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