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Reported by Rachael on 29th June 2018

Charlotte fundraised the entire amount and flies this week!!

Charlotte fundraised the entire amount and flies this week!!

Charlotte has worked extremely hard and her dedication and work has paid off! Her flight to Borneo is this week and she has fundraised the full amount - great effort! When I first heard about the expedition to Borneo, I knew that I wanted to grab this once in a lifetime opportunity with both hands and help make a difference to people's lives. I was so excited by the sound of the trip and couldn't wait to see amazing wildlife,...

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Reported by on 25th June 2018

Lyndsea’s Plastic-Free Road Trip

Lyndsea’s Plastic-Free Road Trip

Lyndsea from our School Support Team recently undertook the mammoth road trip from Uluru to Melbourne and her dedication to reducing her use of single-plastic is awesome. If she can do it in the middle of the Australian Outback – anyone can do it!   I’ve been working for Camps International for a few months, and love that we can make a difference in the world. So when I first heard about our ‘Camps Plastic-Free Challenge’, I knew I needed...

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My 5 favourite things about travelling with Camps International

Lauren, one of our Camps Ambassador crew, recounts her favourite things about her trip to Africa with Camps International. Check out her top 5 below.   After having the experience of a lifetime in Kenya and Tanzania with Camps International in 2015, I’d like to share my top 5 favourite things about the trip and travelling with Camps in general:   ONE: Getting to see first hand the ways that your money helps, and getting to work with the people themselves...

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Reported by Rachael on 22nd June 2018

Ross is fundraising for his second expedition!!

Ross is fundraising for his second expedition!!

Now this is a success story - not only has Ross been through his fundraising journey once and completed his expedition in 2017 - but he has signed up again for their next expedition and is nearly at the £3000 mark after only joining in November! This will be my second expedition to Camp Kenya! I traveled to Kenya with my school in 2017 which I absolutely loved! When it was announced that they would be running a second expedition...

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Reported by Rachael on 15th June 2018

Victoria’s fundraising so far…..

Victoria’s fundraising so far…..

Victoria has worked hard since signing up and has raised over £1500 to date.  Plus she has ensured that she has time to revise and do her GCSE exams.  Some great ideas if you are juggling school and fundraising at the same time! Take a 2 minute break from whatever you are doing and have a read! Well, as soon as I heard about the expedition, I was so excited, I couldn't wait to tell my parents – although I...

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Reported by on 12th June 2018

A housewarming celebration in Borneo

A housewarming celebration in Borneo

The Malaysian Harvest Festival, celebrated each year in the region of Sabah, Borneo, is always a happy occasion - a chance for the community to come together and share a feast of traditional dishes. This month’s celebration in the small community of Bongkud was particularly special though. As well as the harvest, the attendees – made up of local community members and gap year volunteers - were celebrating the housewarming of local man Julin, at his brand-new home purpose built...

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Reported by Rachael on 08th June 2018

Sam – Cycled his way to fundrasing succes!

Sam – Cycled his way to fundrasing succes!

Sam is not travelling until the summer of 2019 but he has already started his fundraising with a bang!! Have a quick read so see how he got started..... approximately 6 months in and he has already raised £2655!! Read on to find out how he has done this..... When I first heard about the expedition I felt excited about the thought of an adventure in a new country where I could earn about a new culture and also help...

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“My gap year with Camps was the best experience of my life”

Making the decision to take a year out from your studies or career is a big move, and for most people it’s a step into the unknown, taking on completely new experiences. At Camps, we’ve helped thousands of students start their gap year journeys over the years, so we know all about the concerns, questions and trepidations about making the leap. But we also get to hear countless stories from volunteers who return home feeling revived, inspired, empowered and ready to take...

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