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Dog treats for fundraising – no joke – it’s become a business

Wow - just wow! What can I say!  In Izzy's fundraising journey so far, she has done a sponsorerd event AND she has found something she loves and created a mini business! When I first heard about the expedition I was utterly terrified!!! I was very daunted by the whole idea. The total amount to be raised seemed impossible. I have done lots of adventurous stuff through my scouting career but this was on another level. My mum pointed out...

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Reported by Rachael on 23rd April 2019

Tony led a whirlwind tour of Peru!

Tony led a whirlwind tour of Peru!

After three flights through Sao Paulo, Lima and arriving in Cusco, we were ready for our week-long Andean adventure.  Nine teachers from all over the UK and two intrepid Camps International employees had landed in the historic capital of the Incan Empire ready to experience all that Peru had to offer, guinea pig and Inca Kola included!  At the airport we were met by ever helpful and knowledgeable Adriana and Pao, the Camps staff in Peru who would be our...

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Reported by Rachael on 19th April 2019

Tasty treats galore for Luisa’s fundraising!

Tasty treats galore for Luisa’s fundraising!

Luisa always knew she wanted to join her school's Kenya expedition as they have been doing it for a long time.  She still had to fundraise though, and selling various tasty treats has helped her on her way.   This is the 10th Kenya trip my school has been on and from starting at the school 5 years ago I have always wanted to go. I’m glad that I now have the opportunity, I feel excited and nervous st the same...

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Siblings fundraising in the same house – a challenge that has been conquered!

Twin sisters, in the same house, fundraising for the same trip at the same time - sounds like a challenge to us!! However it is a challenge that Sophie and Hollie took upon themselves and have totally succeeded in advance of their expedition this summer. When my twin sister and I first heard about this trip we were both excited and nervous!! We knew we both definitely wanted to go but how were we going to raise £8000 between us!!...

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Reported by Rachael on 10th April 2019

Jen remembers her highlights from Kenya

Jen remembers her highlights from Kenya

After visiting Kenya a few years ago on honeymoon and falling completely in love with the beautiful country, I was so excited to be given the opportunity to return to experience life in Kenya away from the tourist trail and to see where Camps first began 16 years ago. One of the highlights of the trip for me was the chance to meet some incredible people and characters along the way. Our first stop was our flagship camp, Camp Tsavo,...

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A levels at the same time as fundraising – Taylor-Jayne has proved it is possible!

Taylor-Jayne has put her handywork skills to good use.  Not only with crafts and cards, but giant wall murals too!  Plus she has been balancing this with her A-levels at the same time.  She has nearly finished raising funds for her entire trip - though by the time you read this she has probably completely finished! When I first heard about the expedition I initially thought that the trip would be an amazing opportunity and experience and I was really...

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Five Successful Saving Strategies

Five Successful Saving Strategies

You have your fundraising events planned and they’re well underway. Perhaps you’re wondering how else can you raise money for your trip? Why don’t you give our top five saving tips a go and see how much you can save before you travel? Start a ‘Travel’ Piggy Bank:  Get hold of your very own piggy bank and fill it up with all the loose change you can find (1ps and 2ps can quickly add up!). Ask your family and friends...

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