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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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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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From student traveller to staff member – Immi visits a new location

I have travelled with Camps before when I was a student at school at the age of 16. I had the amazing chance of going to Kenya and making a difference to the communities I stayed with. Ever since then I have loved the idea of sustainable and ethical travel. Since 2016 I have worked for this amazing company, from school to independent travel, I can’t get enough. This year in November, I was able to do a life time...

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A venue may cancel – but you can still raise £1500 with a new location!

Euan and his friends faced a challenge when their venue cancelled on them 2 weeks before their event.....but they solved it completely and raised so much money!! It shows that a little bit of effort means that events can be highly profitable! When I first heard about the expedition I felt very excited and knew immediately that this was something that I wanted to do, to help make a difference to people’s lives. My friend’s sister was part of a...

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The Camps Effect: Transforming Opportunities for Rural Women

In the poorest countries, gender inequality limits the opportunities available for women and girls. At Camps International we develop and run projects that are designed to support the women in these countries and give them the opportunity to provide for themselves and their families. All our camps are located within rural communities where poverty levels are high and gender inequality is prevalent. Through close partnership with community leaders, we develop projects that tackle these issues at the root cause. Rather...

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