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Reported by Rachael on 15th February 2019

A month and a half since she started, Hazel already has £1500!

A month and a half since she started, Hazel already has £1500!

I received this in December, but we had lots of other blogs to post, so I expect Hazel has done a lot more since she sent this to us!! She started in October and by mid December she had already had £1500!! When I first heard about the expedition I was immediately gripped about such an amazing opportunity. From a very young age I have been fascinated by orangutans ever since I adopted one, called Koaya as a birthday present....

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Reported by on 13th February 2019

February’s Fundraising Fundamentals

February’s Fundraising Fundamentals

February is full of fundraising potential; with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now’s the time to get planning! Check out our top 5 February fundraising ideas and follow our simple guide to planning and see how much you can raise?! Offer odd jobs for fundraising cash: This month is off to a cold start and many parts of the country have already experienced some snow, so what a great fundraising opportunity it could be to offer to shovel snow,...

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Reported by Rachael on 08th February 2019

Only £500 to go! Go Sarah!!

Only £500 to go! Go Sarah!!

Sarah has been so productive since she started her fundraising that she has only got £500 left to raise - though by the time you read this she may have already raised it all! As soon as I got the first email about going to Borneo I was intrigued, and coming away from the assembly I knew it would be the trip of a lifetime and had to go. After a lot of persuasion my parents finally caved and after...

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Reported by Rachael on 01st February 2019

£1200 left and Grace is nearly ready to go!!!

£1200 left and Grace is nearly ready to go!!!

Grace has been undertaking loads of different activities to ensure that she raises the entire amount she needs - she is nearly there and only has £1200 left to go! When I first heard about the expedition I couldn’t believe that I would get the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica! I was so excited, a little nervous and also daunted by the thought of having to fund raise over £4,000!  My mind immediately started to thing of all the...

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Reported by on 30th January 2019

Cambodia – a beautiful country with a brutal past

Cambodia – a beautiful country with a brutal past

Cambodia is a country steeped in history, that can be traced back to at least the 5th millennium (BCE), it draws tourists from all corners of the globe, wanting to immerse themselves in this ancient land - from visiting the “lost” temples in Siem Reap, to celebrating with locals at Bon Om Touk (annual water festival - a three-day event celebrating the reversal of the flow of the Tonle Sap River signalling the end of the rainy season). However, one...

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Reported by Rachael on 25th January 2019

Callum has applied for grants with great success!

Callum has applied for grants with great success!

Callum has got off to a great start with his fundraising.  Getting involved with some local groups amongst his community is really benefitting him - take a read! When I first heard about the expedition I was super excited. I am always looking for my next challenge and I had just finished a hike in the brecon beacons with my explorer unit when I heard about this at school. I was also doing my duke of Edinburgh at the time...

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Reported by Rachael on 18th January 2019

Nearly £3000 in 5 months…including an 80s disco!

Nearly £3000 in 5 months…including an 80s disco!

Lauren has had a great time so far with her fundraising.  She has done so many things within 5 months that she will soon hit her target! We are loving the determination shown - take a read!  When I first heard about the expedition to Cambodia I automatically said no. The feeling of being away from home scared me aswell as all the different types of bugs out there! I was adamant I wasn’t going to go until I heard...

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Reported by on 17th January 2019

Tim’s Epic Fundraising Adventure

Tim’s Epic Fundraising Adventure

At Camps International we love a challenge and this year, Tim Hunt from our Australian Sales Team stepped up with an epic challenge. Tim and his friend Ben, decided to cycle 2,300km across New Zealand in order to raise money for our Camps Foundation.  They have succeeded in their amazing journey and we managed to catch up with Tim to find out how they got on.   Tell us a bit about the challenge you’ve just completed… We just cycled from...

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