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Reported by Megan on 24th February 2017

Top Tips when planning a Fundraiser – A students view!

Top Tips when planning a Fundraiser – A students view!

Hey guys!  Here are some fantastic 'top tips' from one of our star Fundraisers from last summer, Alex! Alex has put together these super helpful tips that will definitely come in handy when planning your own fundraising event. Check them out... Don’t be scared to ask as many businesses in your local area as possible to help donate, even if there is more than 1 company the same…they don’t contact each other. If a business offers to give you a voucher to...

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Volunteering at university can transform you and your future

It’s sometimes easy to forget how much impact something as simple as a volunteering trip whilst at uni can have on your future. Choosing, booking and experiencing an overseas volunteering trip has many benefits to you, not only now, but long into your future. Here’s a snapshot of some the top ones. It shows you have initiative The vast majority of students choose and hopefully complete their course. Some get a job whilst at uni. Some undertake placements. Very few...

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Reported by Sarah Brown on 20th February 2017

Volunteering With Camps International in East Africa

Volunteering With Camps International in East Africa

We’ve now been at this Camp Muhaka for two weeks, and despite the sadness we felt when leaving Tsavo Camp, this Camp has made us feel like our home and has opened many more opportunities for our Gap Year expedition. The camp is a 30-minute drive from the beach, which has been perfect and good spot for R&R days. Whilst in Muhaka we’ve experienced the Kenyan night life at Forty Thieves, our favorite bar and restaurant located on the beach...

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Reported by Katie Baxter on 13th February 2017

A week in Peru

A week in Peru

My journey started off with a group of 9 teachers and two staff eager to start their Peruvian adventure on arrival at Heathrow airport. Over 24 hours (and 3 flights!) later, we were greeted with an amazing view over the mountains as we landed into Cusco. I think it was safe to say we all knew we were in for an amazing week! Peru has always been my favourite destination to visit, and having travelled there previously I was really...

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Reported by Camps International on 04th February 2017

Hospital heroes needed

Hospital heroes needed

In the UK we are exceptionally lucky to have an army of exceptional heroes working in our NHS every day. The teams of doctors, nurses and support staff work incredibly hard and deliver care of the highest possible standard 24 hours a day, every day. Last year we put a call out asking for these hospital heroes to join us and travel to Kenya for 2 weeks to work alongside the heroes working in very different and often difficult circumstances....

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Expeditions change lives, yours and theirs – why don’t you join us?

At Camps International we are passionate about enabling real change, here in the UK and across Africa, Asia and South America. We are an award-winning school expedition provider with nearly 15 years experience in delivering amazing life-changing trips for students in schools and colleges. As a social enterprise, making a real difference to the lives of the people we work with in rural communities and the lives of our volunteers is at the heart of what we do. We truly...

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Reported by Megan on 03rd February 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Ben!

Fundraising Friday Star – Ben!

Happy Friday! Check out this weeks Fundraising Star, Ben! Ben is working super hard on his fundraising, his journey has not long begun but he is off to the most fantastic start. Well done Ben, you are an inspiration! Have a read folks... My name is Benjamin Jordan and I am 14 years old… When I first heard about the expedition I was thrilled to be offered to go on this once in a lifetime opportunity to help the community...

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