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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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What goals to set yourself during your ‘gap’ out of education

You’ve done it! You’ve made the decision to take some time out of education, but what next? Taking a ‘gap’ whether that’s a whole year or a few months, can be great for developing skills and experiencing new things, but there is always a risk of wasting your time if you don’t plan ahead. Setting yourself some goals during your time out of education is a great way to ensure that you are getting the most out of your ‘gap’....

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Reported by on 03rd September 2019

A new direction for Camps International

A new direction for Camps International

We have an important announcement to make about our gap year programmes.  Over the past 17 years we have hosted several thousand Gap Year and independent travellers in our camps throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America. All of whom have helped to make a very real, significant and lasting impact on the local communities, wildlife and environment in those regions. As Camps continues to grow across the world, we are seeing rapidly increasing growth in our school expeditions and are...

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