Fundraising for your expedition

Your adventure starts right here

Your adventure starts right here – and fundraising is the first step in your expedition journey. It’ll teach you some important life skills such as money management, problem solving and event planning, that will stand you in good stead for your future. Plus, the satisfaction of knowing that you earned your way to your adventure makes it worth every minute. 

Keeping you motivated and reaching your goals

We understand the thought of raising the full amount for an expedition is daunting, that’s why we have put such a fantastic fundraising support network in place to help you every step of the way. 

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Fundraising guides

You’ll get a Fundraising Get Started Guide and an Ultimate Fundraising Handbook, packed full of advice and practical tips.

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Online resources

24/7 access to fundraising resources on your Traveller Gateway, with hundreds of resources to help maximise your fundraising potential.

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Ideas and inspiration

You’ll receive monthly fundraising newsletters straight to your inbox, with lots of seasonal fundraising ideas.

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Facebook group

Join our awesome community on social media and network with thousands of other students through our dedicated fundraising group – the best place to share ideas and success stories.

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Fundraising stories

Don’t just take it from us, check out our blog for stories from other students just like you, to help get you inspired with some fundraising ideas.

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Personal advice

Our fundraising gurus are super approachable and love talking about ethical travel. Our team is available for personal support and motivation throughout your journey – you can chat to us online, over the phone or on social media.

How they did it

Here’s just a few examples of how some of our travellers fundraised for their expeditions. If they can do it, you can too! 

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Isaac

$4,000 Target

Expedition: Borneo
Amount raised so far: $4,000
Time taken: 5 months
Top tip: “Make sure you use your connections. A lot of our events became possible through our connections with our local community.”

Best earners:

  • Cake stall
  • Barbeques
  • Coffee morning
  • Odd jobs
  • Movie night
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Emma

$3,000 Target

Expedition: Cambodia
Amount raised so far: $1,000
Time taken: 3 months
Top tip: “Never give up! When my first fundraising idea failed, I knew I had to find another plan and in recent months my new fundraising business has gone above and beyond what I thought it would.”

Best earners:

  • Selling handmade scrunchies 
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Janaya

$5,200 Target

Expedition: Cambodia
Amount raised so far: $5,200
Time taken: 3 months
Top tip: “Make sure to look on your Traveller Gateway. We used the promotional materials available to set up our afternoon tea and it all looked great on the table!”

Best earners:

  • Afternoon tea 
  • Raffle 
  • BBQ

Got a great fundraising story?

We love to hear all about our travellers’ fundraising journeys. Send yours to [email protected] and you could be featured on our social media and website and bag yourself some cool Camps merchandise.

Feel free to present it in any way you like, so get creative. A blog, presentation, animation, vlog or any other way that you think best explains your experience. Don’t forget to include your best fundraising pictures too!

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