Camps International
5 things every school-leaver should consider on results day

Whatever your results, there are lots of options open to you Whether you don’t do as well as you’d hoped or get better results than you anticipated, there are lots of avenues you can take. With your results in hand, you’re in the best position now to make informed decisions about your next steps – whether that’s looking into clearing, considering an apprenticeship or work or deciding to take some time out to re-consider your options.   You don’t have...

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Reported by on 07th August 2017

Make your gap year count – trips with real impact

Make your gap year count – trips 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 community, wildlife and environmental 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....

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Reported by on 02nd August 2017

Immersing myself in Camp Esmeraldas

Immersing myself in Camp Esmeraldas

Imagine you are on a plane heading to a beach of your choice. You’ve landed and the door of the plane opens. Instantly your hair feels heavier, skin thicker and the hot breeze in your face makes the clothes you’re currently wearing feel inappropriate for the weather that surrounds you. OK, you got me, you're not on a plane nor on a beach, you are in fact getting off a bus full of tools and bags at Camp Esmeraldas. I...

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Reported by on 27th July 2017

Your chance to take on the world

Your chance to take on the world

A gap trip with impact is about more than just a holiday or some fun in the sun – it’s about challenging yourself and stretching your comfort zone, becoming part of a community and learning about a new culture, and most of all it’s about making a real difference to the lives of people 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...

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Reported by on 21st July 2017

The 6 top gap year fears dispelled

The 6 top gap year fears dispelled

If you’re thinking about taking a gap year, it’s only natural to have a few questions about what to expect and how it will impact your future. After all, it’s one of the biggest – if not THE biggest – decision you will have made in your life so far. We’ve taken on 6 of the most common questions asked by gappers and explained how you can make sure you’re prepared for taking on this exciting and truly life-changing adventure....

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Reported by Megan on 19th July 2017

What to do if you’re missing home…

What to do if you’re missing home…

Here is a gentle ease into what you might be feeling in the lead up to your expedition, what you may feel on the way or every now and then throughout your overseas journey. You may be able to relate, you may not, but have a read - and remember to every now and again take a deep breath. 'We don't call it homesick, we call it missing home. Venture outside your comfort zone, the rewards are worth it.' What is homesickness? At...

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Reported by on 13th July 2017

Camps International travel bucket list

Camps International travel bucket list

The travel bucket list – every adventure-seeker has one. It’s that ultimate list of travel experiences we want to achieve in our lifetime. Whatever you’ve got on yours, a trip with Camps International will help you accomplish those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you’ve been dreaming about. Check out the complete Camps International travel bucket list below.   Visit Angkor Wat The mystical, sprawling temples of Angkor Wat are a fascinating place to explore Cambodia’s rich history and culture. Catching the beautiful...

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Trending this year – check out our top 10 programmes

Looking for gap trip inspiration? Take a look at our 10 most popular programmes over the last year. Where will your adventure take you?   Healthcare Volunteering We launched our amazing Healthcare Volunteering programme in Kenya in 2011 and since then over 175 dedicated healthcare professionals have travelled with us, helping to deliver essential medical care to over 27,000 people. We have had so much support for this incredible programme, we’ve launched an additional departure date in 2018. If you...

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