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Reported by Rachael on 26th July 2019

Robyn became a disney princess to fundraise – genius!!

Robyn became a disney princess to fundraise – genius!!

When I first heard about the expedition I SAW A PHOTO OF SLOTHS AND THOUGHT, SIGN ME UP!!!! I started by approaching local businesses for sponsorship. I wrote letters and personally delivered them around town. Luckily a few of them agreed to sponsor me which was a fantastic start to my fundraising journey. I made a t shirt with all my sponsors names on which I'll be taking to Ecuador! I then organised a "Healthy Tuck Shop" for the sixth...

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Reported by on 25th July 2019

Pros and cons of taking a gap year

Pros and cons of taking a gap year

This time of year can be extremely stressful with exam results looming and the pressure of having to make big decisions about your future. With loads of different options available, it can be overwhelming! We’re here to make it a little easier and to give you advice on one of your options – a gap year.   Gap years can be a great way to improve your career prospects and will give you some amazing new experiences. Not all gap...

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Carboots to Bingo, Karaoke to thrill seeking – Kian has varied his fundraising!

When I first heard about this expedition, I knew I had to go, I could imagine myself out there getting involved and this would excite me, I knew it would be a big effort for me and my family to raise the money but I also knew it wasnt impossible! The first big event was held on Saturday and was a night of Bingo and Karaoke, organised by myself and 2 other pupils, I had been to a similar function...

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Reported by on 18th July 2019

Your gap year questions answered

Your gap year questions answered

Earlier this month, we asked you on Instagram if you have any questions about taking a gap year. Here are our answers to some of your top questions! When’s the best time to take a gap year? You can take a gap year at any time, however, the most common time is either before or after university. There are loads of things to consider about the timing of your gap year such as being a year behind your peers, going...

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Jack has used support from family and friends to achieve his fundraising targets!

When I first heard about the expedition I was so excited and immediately thought what a great way for me to give something back to society.  I have Asperger's syndrome and have received so much support from my parents, grandparents and teachers, that I decided that this is a great way for me to develop my social skills and life skills whilst giving something back. Win win! To raise my first amount my mum and dad helped me with ideas,...

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Reported by Rachael on 05th July 2019

Fundraising + exams – Jeska shows how it can be done

Fundraising + exams – Jeska shows how it can be done

Jeska has been trying to juggle exams as well as fundraising - little and often has helped her balance everything perfectly.  A little bit of organisation, a little bit of team work and a little bit of effort COMBINED with all her school work and revision and she is all set to go on her expedition at the end of July. I’d been waiting for what seemed like ages, for my school to announce the Camps expedition opportunity. My sister...

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Reported by on 05th July 2019

Fundraising Friday Star Sarah!

Fundraising Friday Star Sarah!

Having heard of the Borneo expedition a few years ago, Sarah is now set and ready for her expedition in 2020. She has been busy fundraising ever since and is well on her way! Borneo, here you come!  I first heard about Camps International last year when they came to my school for an expedition to Borneo in 2019. I wanted to attend that expedition however due to family issues I was unable to go in the end. When the opportunity came...

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