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Boost your CV in Borneo on an internship with impact

  You don’t have to choose between kickstarting your career and discovering more of the world – an overseas internship with Camps International gives you the opportunity to do both. Our 4-6 week internship programmes offer the perfect blend between getting real life experience to support your future career and gaining an authentic cultural experience whilst helping to make a difference in some of the poorest countries in the world. Working in partnership with a local organisation in Borneo, we...

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9 reasons why overseas volunteering can help boost your future

There is no doubt, volunteering anywhere, at any time, is an exceptionally valuable activity. The skills, experience and activities you undertake will help to shape you as an individual and your future and provide vital support to those who benefit from the projects you are volunteering on. Overseas volunteering takes you even further, outside of your comfort zone and requires you to test a few more skills. It’s no secret that getting into employment has become increasingly competitive, therefore demonstrating...

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Reported by on 26th June 2017

Discovering Tsavo – Kenya gap team June 2017

Discovering Tsavo – Kenya gap team June 2017

Our Kenya volunteers have had an exciting start to their African adventure. We've been catching up with them about what they've been up to since arriving in Camp Tsavo - check out their blog below.   On arrival at the airport we were introduced to a Camps International team member who led us to the others who had already arrived. We gave our own introductions at the airport and got to know each other whilst waiting for a few more...

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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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