Camps International
The Camps Effect: one vision to make a real difference

This time nearly 15 years ago, Stuart Rees Jones, our founder and CEO had an idea, a vision for a company that would help to make a significant and genuine impact on the world. One which would help people in some of the poorest communities in the world and protect vulnerable wildlife and habitats. There was no name for what we do now, back then. In fairness, what we are today still confuses people. As a social enterprise we are...

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Reported by Megan on 19th May 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Elise!

Fundraising Friday Star – Elise!

Check out Elise, she has really got stuck in with her fundraising and is a perfect example of finding alternative ways when the first attempt doesnt go as planned! Have a read through and be inspired just like Elise has.... When I first heard about the expedition to Peru, I immediately knew it was something I had to do. I have always wanted to do volunteer work in another country, and therefore this was the perfect opportunity for me to...

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How you can make a real impact in just 2-4 weeks

Are you looking for something amazing, inspiring and life-changing to do with your summer holiday? Join us for a few weeks on one of our incredible volunteer programmes and help make a real difference to rural communities in Asia, Africa and South America. Our 2 and 4 week programmes offer you the perfect opportunity to get a true taste of local culture whilst making a positive and lasting impact.   Don’t underestimate how much of a difference you can make...

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Reported by on 29th April 2017

Internships with life-changing impacts

Internships with life-changing impacts

At Camps International we carefully select our internship programme to provide the perfect blend of volunteering, shadowing internationally acclaimed companies, gaining hands on experience and appreciating and immersing yourself into a new culture. Partnering with some truly inspirational organisations to deliver these exciting opportunities, we offer internships in conservation, business and agriculture, design and creativity, education, environment and engineering, and law and international studies. Whether you are thinking about joining an internship to gain a true insight into a field...

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Reported by on 28th April 2017

Life at Camp Tinangol, Borneo

Aside from working on incredible projects, exploring beautiful landscapes and meeting inspiring people, a huge part of the Camps International experience is getting to stay at our awesome camps. Built in the traditional style of the area and run by local staff, each of our camps has a distinct personality and will become your home from home during your trip. Last week we shared volunteer Joanna’s experience of life at Camp Mantanani, Borneo (have a read here). Here she shares...

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Reported by Rachael on 28th April 2017

A whirlwind week in Borneo

A whirlwind week in Borneo

The day had finally arrived where 13 excitable teachers and 2 even more excitable Camps staff made their way to Heathrow Airport to travel over to Borneo for the 2016 Teacher Recce. Borneo has always been on my own personal bucket list, so to be able to share this with other like-minded people was amazing. Our itinerary for the week was pretty jam packed but this meant that we were able to see as much of each camp as possible,...

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Reported by on 24th April 2017

Australian School Trip To Cambodia

Team arrived to Siem Reap International Airport safely and got a nice welcome by Camp Cambodia staffs before the pickup to their late dinner. Every one were excited and enjoyed their first local meal. AMOK fish or AMOK chicken is the most succesful dish and never fail to satisfy its customers. The long journey from home gave the team members a jetlack and tired. All rushed to the hotel for a good night sleep. [caption id="attachment_27565" align="alignnone" width="300"] Welcome by...

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Reported by on 24th April 2017

Why travel is the ultimate back up plan

Why travel is the ultimate back up plan

Here’s the situation: Summer is fast approaching, exams are looming, you’re surrounded by a mountain of revision notes and cramming in every last piece of knowledge you can… but you may also be starting to feel a little nervous. What happens if you're results are better than you thought? What could that change? Would you still want to go to the uni you applied for our take that same path? What happens if you don’t get the results you are...

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