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Reported by Rachael on 29th November 2019

Grace is a planning machine for her fundraising!

Grace is a planning machine for her fundraising!

Grace is off to an amazing start with her fundraising, not only has she successfully raised her first amounts, but she has also got lots planned already! After hearing about this expedition, I initially thought: Wow, what an experience! Knowing full well, if I didn’t take it, I would immediately regret it.  It was the first time anyone had given me the chance to do something so life-changing with such amazing voluntary work and adventure linked together. As soon as...

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Reported by on 24th October 2019

What kind of gap year traveller are you?

What kind of gap year traveller are you?

With hundreds of thousands of people heading overseas to travel each year, there are many different types of traveller to be found. Here are just a few. Do you recognise yourself in one of these? The first-time traveller These types of travellers are yet to experience the joys of exploring the world. Usually just out of school or college, they fancy an adventure into the unknown, perhaps wanting to broaden their minds before the start of their next chapter. During...

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Camps International wins ‘Best Sustainable Organisation’ at the Global Youth Travel Awards

We’re absolutely delighted to announce that Camps has been selected as the winner of ‘Best Sustainable Organisation’ at this year’s Global Youth Travel Awards. This is a fantastic recognition of our commitment to sustainability at every level of our organisation and our dedication and innovation in following eco-friendly practices and making responsible contributions to local communities. Sustainability has become a global hot topic over the past year, in this era of climate crisis, Greta Thunberg and environmental activism. It is...

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Reported by Rachael on 20th September 2019

Anna has nearly finished fundraising – for next year!

Anna has nearly finished fundraising – for next year!

Anna is totally winning at fundraising...sponsored walk, babysitting, school events and making use of her dad's contacts!! Immediately after hearing about the trip to Tanzania which Camps International was offering, I sprung to my feet and almost immediately started brainstorming ideas to fundraise. I told my parents that I was going with no doubt about it!  There was no way I would let anything get in the way of me going on this trip. As soon as we’d paid the...

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Camps International has joined the UN Global Compact Initative

Camps International is delighted to announce that we have joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation and disclosure of responsible business practices. What’s it all about? Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world. It is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and...

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Reported by on 19th September 2019

Katie’s fundraising challenge

Katie’s fundraising challenge

Here at Camps, we like to explore different ways of fundraising. This year, we have challenged our newest members of the Camps Crew to get involved and fundraise as much money as they can for the Camps Foundation. Here is how Katie got on: I decided that one way I am going to raise money for the Camps Foundation is to sing in local nursing homes. So, I spent some time deciding on my song list and creating a script...

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Reported by Rachael on 13th September 2019

£6500 in a year – fab effort by Kate!

£6500 in a year – fab effort by Kate!

Kate raised all her funds for her expedition and has just come back from Ecuador too!!  Check out what she did to get herself there... I first heard about the trip through my school in an assembly. When I first heard what the assembly was about, I was very interested and curious to find out more about it as I have always wanted to help people and recently have been very concerned about the state of the environment. After the...

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Grace has discovered that seasonal fundraising opportunities are the prime time for fundraising!

Seasons are constant - which is a perfect opportunity to theme your fundraising like Grace has done! Christmas, Easter or Summer - perfect opportunities for fundraising! When I first heard about Camps International I was really excited to help others and have an impact on the natural world as well. I was unsure of how I was going to raise enough money, but my expedition leader helped everyone to come up with some fantastic fundraising ideas. First of all I...

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