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Reported by on 16th April 2018

How to make your gap year count

How to make your gap year count

At Camps International, we understand that taking a gap year to volunteer overseas is likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime kind of deal. It's important to choose your experiences carefully and feel assured that the projects you work on are meaningful and will make a real impact, not just while you are there but long into the future. When you choose to travel with Camps, you'll be embarking upon a life-changing journey that will not only give you incredible experiences, but...

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Reported by Megan on 13th April 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – George

Fundraising Friday Star – George

Hey guys! Check out this weeks fundraising Friday star, George!  I heard about the expedition through a letter from school, me and some of my friends were interested so we went along to the talk in the evening with our Parents. I was keen to go but knew that it was a lot of money to raise. When my parents said yes I was excited but nervous at the same time. I had to write a passage saying why I...

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Reported by on 07th April 2018

An epic South American gap trip

An epic South American gap trip

Callum travelled with Camps to Ecuador and Peru on his gap year before university, and as a Camps Ambassador, he is now working to inspire other students to start their own adventures and help make a difference around the world. He told us all about his own life-changing journey.   Whenever people ask me about my Camps experience I never know where to start. How about the time I went swimming with the giant sea turtles in the Galapagos, the...

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Reported by Megan on 06th April 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Sasha!

Fundraising Friday Star – Sasha!

Hey guys! Check out this weeks fundraising Friday star, Sasha!  When I first heard about the expedition, my initial thoughts where 'this is an opportunity of a life time' and that I'd hate my self if I didn't at least try, so I pushed past my initial feeling of fear and doubt and bottled up the courage to talk to my parents, then here we are,half way there!!!! My first event was a car boot sale however it has continuted...

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Camps International’s Sharon takes on her biggest challenge yet

Here at Camps we're a travel-loving bunch who love getting outdoors and are always up for new adventures. No-one more so than our Global Operations Manager Sharon, who is never afraid to take on even the toughest of challenges and inspires everyone around her to push the limits of their comfort zone too. Today she jets off to Morocco to take part in the Marathon des Sables, billed as ‘The Toughest Footrace on Earth’, raising money for two charities close to her...

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Reported by on 01st April 2018

What’s it really like to volunteer in Borneo?

What’s it really like to volunteer in Borneo?

Ella's trip to Borneo well and truly established her passion for meaningful travel, inspiring her to become a Camps Ambassador to help even more people start their own adventures. Read on for her account of the highs, the challenges and the amazing sense of achievement volunteering overseas.   I travelled to Borneo 2015 and honestly, it’s the best thing I’ve ever done. Before I arrived, I hadn’t really thought about what the living and eating area would be like in...

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Reported by Rachael on 27th March 2018

The Camps Effect – Influencing my future

The Camps Effect – Influencing my future

This blog has a difference.  I have previously shared successful fundraising stories or what it was like to be on an expedition, but when Alex contacted us we wanted to share this with everyone.  Alex has discovered how his Camps International expedition has influenced his higher education and career choices - giving him a new interest and something that he wants to be involved in in his future.  Read on ... I'm Alex and in 2015 I first found out...

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Reported by on 22nd March 2018

The Camps Effect: Our Impact On Safe Water

The Camps Effect: Our Impact On Safe Water

Access to safe drinking water is a basic survival need, yet even today 2.1 billion people still live without access to safely managed drinking water services. Many of the rural communities we work with in Africa, Asia and South & Central America lack access to running water in their homes, creating significant risk to their health and negatively impacting their livelihoods in many different ways. Health - over 80% of disease in developing countries is related to poor drinking water...

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