Camps International

Reported by on 30th April 2018

Cambodia – You stole my heart!

Cambodia – You stole my heart!

From the moment you land – you feel the hustle and bustle of Cambodian city life as you watch people, cars, bikes and tuktuks weave their way to their destination. Myself and our Country Manager, Bunlay, had a hectic 4 days of being amongst that hustle and bustle as he and the Camps International team showed me what Cambodia is all about! After flying into Siem Reap, we spent the day soaking up the culture, history and local life. We...

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Reported by Megan on 27th April 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Sarah

Fundraising Friday Star – Sarah

Check out this weeks fundraising Friday star - Sarah!  As soon as I heard that Camps International was coming into school and that my year was to be included in the opportunity of volunteering in Kenya, I just felt a rush of adrenaline and I knew I wanted to be involved. I raced home to tell my parents all about it and immediately began to convince them that I was 100% committed not only to going but to raising the...

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Camps International

Reported by Rhian on 26th April 2018

From food to camp life – Rhian explores Cambodia

From food to camp life – Rhian explores Cambodia

In February, I was lucky enough to experience Camp Cambodia for the first time! I met my awesome team at the airport before we set off, everyone had different ideas of what to expect; from the food to camp life. We were greeted in Phnom Penh by two very happy camps representatives who’s smiles reflected the welcome we were receiving from all locals as we made our way through the airport. We headed to the hotel to freshen up before...

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Camps International

Reported by on 21st April 2018

Why I crave more adventures like Borneo

Why I crave more adventures like Borneo

Camps Ambassador Hannah spent a jam-packed month volunteering with Camps International before university. She tells us all about the sensational sunsets, tireless teamwork and hanging out with orangutans in the beautiful island of Borneo.   I am now back to the normality of home life; however, I crave more adventures like Borneo. This month-long experience consisted of five different but beautiful camps with lovely people to support and guide along the way.  It was challenging to accumulate the money needed however, the...

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Reported by Megan on 20th April 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Rohan

Fundraising Friday Star – Rohan

Happy Friday folks! Have a read through Rohan's AWESOME fundraising journey so far and be inspired - well done dude! When I first heard about the expedition to Tanzania in an assembly I knew immediately that I wanted to take part in it. Everything that I heard made me feel that it was the right thing for me to do. I'd never asked my parents to go on any trips prior to this and I was uncertain that we could...

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Camps International

Reported by on 16th April 2018

How to make your gap year count

How to make your gap year count

At Camps International, we understand that taking a gap year to volunteer overseas is likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime kind of deal. It's important to choose your experiences carefully and feel assured that the projects you work on are meaningful and will make a real impact, not just while you are there but long into the future. When you choose to travel with Camps, you'll be embarking upon a life-changing journey that will not only give you incredible experiences, but...

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Reported by Megan on 13th April 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – George

Fundraising Friday Star – George

Hey guys! Check out this weeks fundraising Friday star, George!  I heard about the expedition through a letter from school, me and some of my friends were interested so we went along to the talk in the evening with our Parents. I was keen to go but knew that it was a lot of money to raise. When my parents said yes I was excited but nervous at the same time. I had to write a passage saying why I...

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Camps International

Reported by on 07th April 2018

An epic South American gap trip

An epic South American gap trip

Callum travelled with Camps to Ecuador and Peru on his gap year before university, and as a Camps Ambassador, he is now working to inspire other students to start their own adventures and help make a difference around the world. He told us all about his own life-changing journey.   Whenever people ask me about my Camps experience I never know where to start. How about the time I went swimming with the giant sea turtles in the Galapagos, the...

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