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Reported by on 23rd June 2017

When is the perfect time to take a gap year?

When is the perfect time to take a gap year?

Whether you choose to take a gap year before or after going to university, or enjoy a gap trip without taking a whole year out, you can be sure it’s going to be a life-changing and extremely rewarding experience. Taking time out of your studies or before starting work is a big decision, and it’s important to think about the time that works best for you. There’s no right or wrong answer and your situation, priorities and feelings will be...

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Reported by Megan on 23rd June 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Sophie

Fundraising Friday Star – Sophie

Happy Friday! Check out Sophie the superstar - she has got stuck into her fundraising from the get go and continues to do wonderfully, prepare to be inspired!  From the beginning I thought the trip looked incredible; we were told all about the projects we'd be getting stuck into while we're over there and I was amazed at the impact it could have on the locals and the children. Of course I was also excited about visiting the orang-utan sanctuary and...

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Reported by Megan on 16th June 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Erin

Fundraising Friday Star – Erin

Happy Friday all, Erin has really got stuck in to her fundraising - check out what she has been up to, be inspired! She's been super successful and even has more events in the pipeline... At school when I first heard about Camp Kenya I thought "no way!". I couldn't believe this opportunity was right in front me – I looked round at my friends in amazement. I just knew I wanted to go. I texted my mum who replied...

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Reported by Megan on 09th June 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Lauren

Fundraising Friday Star – Lauren

Happy Friday guys, check out this awesome student Lauren - she has almost raised the total cost of her expedition and travels in 2018! Next year! We love the effort Lauren has made to get started, and her amazing arts and crafts - check it out!  When I first heard about the expedition, I felt so excited; I couldn't believe that there was such an amazing opportunity being offered to me! After seeing the photos and videos of previous expeditions,...

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The Camps Effect: Our impact on healthcare and sanitation

Access to basic healthcare and hygienic toilets and washing facilities is something many of us take for granted – but it is still a huge problem faced by billions of people in some of the poorest and most remote communities in the world. It is estimated that proper facilities for water, sanitation and hygiene has the potential to prevent at least 9.1% of the global disease burden and 6.3% of all deaths*. We work closely with local communities in Africa,...

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Reported by on 02nd June 2017

Callum’s Trip to Borneo

Callum’s Trip to Borneo

Another year has gone by since my last travel blog; that must mean only one thing…   On 9th May 2017, it was that time of year again that I grab my backpack, and jet off to one of our regions for a whirlwind tour of our camps and projects. This time on the agenda, Camp Borneo and Camp Cambodia.   After the 15-hour flight from London Heathrow, I arrived in Sabah’s capital; Kota Kinabalu, Borneo. The first thing I...

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Reported by Megan on 02nd June 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Daniel!

Fundraising Friday Star – Daniel!

Happy Friday folks, this weeks Fundraising Friday Star is Daniel! Have a read through his inspiring journey so far, its perfect for that extra little nudge you might need. Well done Daniel, you rock! Keep up the good work. My name is Daniel and I am 16 years old… I attend school in Sheffield and when I first heard that our school was taking part in this once in a life time opportunity I was absolutely amazed they chose me....

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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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