Camps International
A few weeks can change hundreds of lives, forever

Camps International, with the help of hundreds of inspirational volunteers, have helped to positively impact on the lives of over 35,000 people to date, in 8 countries and across 3 continents. We deliver sustainable projects that enhance the lives of the communities we work with.   Our unique approach of building relationships within these rural communities helps us to focus on projects that will have the greatest impact and improve the greatest number of poeple.  At any one time there can be over 100 humanitarian, environmental...

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Reported by on 29th July 2016

Trips with impact: Ecuador snapshot

Trips with impact: Ecuador snapshot

Ecuador is a nature lover's paradise, the perfect mix of spectacular snow-capped volcanoes, vibrant dense tropical rainforest and palm-fringed beaches. Here's a snapshot of some of our favourite images which capture why Ecuador is a firm favourite. Stunning scenery Experience the wonders of the Amazon rainforest, windswept highlands, snow capped mountains and palm fringed beaches, all within a day’s drive of the capital, Quito! Meeting amazing people You won't feel like a tourist, you'll feel like a local. Living alongside...

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Reported by Megan on 29th July 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Millie!

Fundraising Friday Star – Millie!

Wow! Millie is super excited about her trip to Borneo in 2017! Here is what she has been up to, check it out! Full of fun including cakes, babysitting and feeding cats! (what a great combo by the way) A nice mixture of little events and a big event thrown in for good measure is always a winner, Millie proved it! Be inspired folks.... I first heard about the amazing trip to Borneo in June last year and immediately wanted...

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Reported by on 27th July 2016

Enhancing lives in Ecuador

Enhancing lives in Ecuador

At Camps International we have been working to enhance lives in some of the poorest communities in Ecuador for over 5 years. During this time we have built classrooms in schools, planted hundreds of trees to help combat deforestation and supported wildlife conservation projects. Our unique approach As a social enterprise, our philanthropic approach means we focus on ensuring that everyone benefits from the projects we run. Local communities benefit by us working collaboratively with them to tackle the challenges they...

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Reported by James West on 27th July 2016

Team Wayra – We really dig Peru

Team Wayra – We really dig Peru

We have had this blog sent over from Peru! Enjoy reading about Team Wayra!  After 3 seamless flights, we find ourselves in Cusco in preparation for our first Camp, Maras. Sat high in the sacred valley, this is the newest camp in Peru. Looking over a small community and school, the location is unbelievable. Surrounded by ice capped peaks, the clear azure sky and the blazing sun making days lovely and warm and nights frosty. The projects we are working on...

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Reported by on 22nd July 2016

Gap programmes with real impact

Gap programmes with real impact

Every one of our Gap programmes offers a real and authentic cultural experience. Living in camps alongside local people you will immerse yourself in rural village life. We operate across 3 continents, in 6 countries and on over 100 humanitarian projects at any one time. Our promise is to commit long term to being a part of the community. Every project we start, we finish, without compromise. As a social enterprise we have philanthropic objectives at our heart. We tackle problems...

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Reported by Megan on 22nd July 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Olly!

Fundraising Friday Star – Olly!

Oh my goodness! Check out Olly! He knows how useful it is to have a regular fundraising event and bring a steady flow of money in...He's climbing a mountain! How awesome?! A sponsored event is ALWAYS a winner! That reminds me, check out our Facebook page, I have a sponsored event planned for next week myself!! Anyway, back to Olly, he is super organised and has figured out his way of attacking his fundraising targets and making it fit in with...

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Reported by on 21st July 2016

Take on the world with Camps

Take on the world with Camps

Taking a gap year is becoming a more and more popular option - even Presidential daughters are taking up the trend. It’s an opportunity to travel, see the world, be part of a different community and have a real impact on the lives of those in need. Whether you take a month or a year, what you do in your gap can help to shape your future. We all know people around the world are currently facing huge and varied challenges....

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