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Owen has raised the full amount – and is now raising for his kit list!

Owen has had some great successes with sponsored walks and bag packing and has raised the full amount for his expedition this summer already.  He is now planning a giant board game (read on for more) to raise funds for his kit! At first I was really nervous, usually I'm not too good with situations that I'm uncommon with, but as time has gone on and I've raised more and more money it's become really exciting! Im really looking forward...

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Reported by on 27th March 2019

Top tips for fundraising fast!

Top tips for fundraising fast!

Looking for some top tips on how to fundraise fast? Then look no further. We interviewed Immi, our Fundraising Advisor, who was lucky enough to also go on a school expedition and, like most of you, fundraised the lot to get her there.  Plan ahead:  Starting by planning everything she liked to do, Immi succeeded in turning her hobbies into fundraising ideas. The first idea that popped into her head was a sure winner, cake sales! Because who doesn’t love...

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Reported by Rachael on 25th March 2019

Borneo Highlights – Lia from our UK office went exploring!

Borneo Highlights – Lia from our UK office went exploring!

Even though I have been to Malaysia before, I really didn’t know what to expect from Borneo. We arrived in the late evening but straight away felt at ease as excitement took over our tired bodies as we got an insight into the culture and business of Borneo. From my week in Borneo, my favourite camp had to be our flagship camp – Bongkud. It was even more amazing than I had pictured it to be. After our long but...

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Reported by Rachael on 22nd March 2019

5th December to 10th January – Jack has raised £2000

5th December to 10th January – Jack has raised £2000

Jack sent us this story in the middle of January, so we are sure that his fundraising has continued from strength to strength!!  He even got his first company to sponsor him 5 days after Camps International did their presentation! When I first heard that my school would be partnering with Camps International to go to Kenya I thought this would change my life. I did have to ask myself if I was prepared to complete my GCSE's and Duke...

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Reported by on 21st March 2019

5 animals you might see on expedition in Africa

5 animals you might see on expedition in Africa

Known for its amazing safari experiences, Africa has some of the most spectacular wildlife in the world. It’s an incredibly biodiverse continent, however, its wildlife is under threat due to habitat loss and human wildlife conflict. In Africa, the population is increasing meaning people are forced to migrate to rural areas. This means humans and wildlife are competing for limited resources such as space, food and water causing wildlife to be killed in retaliation for livestock being lost or to...

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Reported by Rachael on 15th March 2019

Catherine’s mini business has raised the entire amount!

Catherine’s mini business has raised the entire amount!

Now this is dedication - already raised the entire amount and that is as a result of setting up her own mini business!! At first I felt really excited at the prospect of such an awesome experience with a very well organised company. It will be the first time away from home for four weeks and a real test of how I will cope independently. I am aiming to become a vet and really loved the concept of de -worming...

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5 reasons to choose a mountain trek for your next school expedition

Every school expedition with Camps International offers a unique opportunity for student development and team bonding. Our mountain treks are some of our most challenging expeditions, but also some of the most rewarding. We asked our resident mountain experts to ask why a mountain expedition with Camps should be top of every teacher’s bucket list. 1. The team building is second to none Whilst being on expedition is a team bonding experience in itself, once you take your team up...

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Advertise Your Fundraising Event Like a Pro in Four Easy Steps

Now that you’ve had a chance to use our event planner from last month’s blog, you have an amazing event planned. Follow this guide to advertising your fundraising event like a pro and see how many people come along! One - Get creative with promotional materials: Create promotional material to advertise your event such as posters, flyers, bunting and banners. Include pictures (check out our social media pages) to catch people’s eyes as they pass by and make sure you...

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