Life-enhancing expeditions for schools

Camps International are global leaders in ethical and sustainable travel, offering fully-supported life-enhancing school expeditions across Africa, Asia and Latin America

At Camps, we understand that academic success is just one element of education. That’s why we offer experiences that go beyond the classroom, giving you the opportunity to develop key life skills, cultural understanding and a global perspective for an increasingly international 21st century. We ensure students are fully supported throughout their travels with outstanding staff to student ratios.

Our staffing includes our own team, employed and based locally at every Camp location, experienced and qualified expedition leaders to support every expedition group and teachers.

We offer a variety of expedition types, each offering a real and authentic cultural experience with a specialist focus:

Service Expeditions: Immersive service-learning trips giving students the opportunity to learn about global issues and make a positive impact through community, wildlife and environmental projects.

Real World Studies: Field study programmes aligned to core subject areas and linked to global curriculums including UK, IB, US and Australia.

Adventures by Camps: Adventure-based expeditions developed in line with the principles of adventure psychology, with thrilling itineraries in some of the world’s most spectacular destinations.

Not seeing something that suits the needs of your school? Get in touch and we can discuss a trip that aligns with your school’s vision.

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Borneo Scuba Expedition

Experience the magic of scuba diving, learn about orangutan conservation and work hand in hand with Bornean communities on projects that help improve lives.

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Complete your PADI Open Water Scuba Course
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Get stuck into vital community project work
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Visit the famous Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary

Borneo Trek Expedition

Experience true off-grid living, trekking through the heart of the Bornean jungle and helping to protect orangutan habitats. You’ll discover a totally different way of life, living as part of a rural community and working together to create sustainable change.

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Trek through the heart of the Bornean rainforest
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Get stuck into vital community project work
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Visit the famous Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary
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Cambodia Expedition: 10 Days

Explore the hidden wonders that Cambodia has to offer. Wander through the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, work side by side with the local community and living in our traditional longhouse camps set in the heart of rural Cambodian villages.

This trip has been designed entirely for lower KS3 – Years 7 and 8 students at time of travel.

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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Learn about the history of S21 and the Killing Fields
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Enjoy an evening at the Phare Circus
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Cambodia Scuba Expedition

This expedition is packed full of culture and adventure. Play an active part in important community development work and experience Cambodian culture in its two largest cities, before learning to scuba dive surrounded by tropical marine life.

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Learn to scuba dive on your PADI Open Water Dive Course
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Learn about Cambodia’s turbulent history and rich culture
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Work on projects to help improve the lives of local people
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Cambodia Trek Expedition

Cambodia is a true gem of South East Asia, with its welcoming culture, lush green jungle and mystical temples - it’s truly a fascinating country to explore. Your trek through the vibrant Cambodian jungle will be an adventure you’ll never forget.

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Trek through the beautiful Cambodian jungle
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Learn about Cambodia’s tragic recent history and rich culture
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Costa Rica Scuba Expedition

The beautiful and biodiverse remote rainforest of Costa Rica will become your home on this exciting expedition. Work alongside conservationists to protect the natural environment and discover an array of colourful marine life as you learn to scuba dive.

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Learn to scuba dive in warm tropical waters
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Experience life in the remote rainforest
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Spot amazing wildlife on a guided night walk
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Ecuador Galapagos Expedition

Nature-lovers will be in their element in beautiful Ecuador. Discover the breathtaking Galapagos Islands, get up close and personal with some incredible wildlife and learn about how to protect our important natural environment.

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Swim and snorkel off the Galapagos Islands
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Exploring Quito, Ecuador’s buzzing capital city
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Ecuador Scuba Expedition

Journey through the diverse landscapes of this equatorial country, from windswept highlands to vibrant coastal towns. Live and work alongside local people and master the fundamentals of scuba diving in the Pacific Ocean.

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Undertake your PADI Open Water Dive Qualification
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Spend time living and working alongside the local community
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Explore Quito, Ecuador’s buzzing capital city
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Ecuador Trek Expedition

Ecuador’s jaw-dropping terrain sets the scene for some incredible adventures. Discover the unique local culture living alongside rural communities and embark on the challenge of a lifetime as you trek the volcanic peaks of the Andean mountains.

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Undertake a 5 day trek around 3 peaks
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Get stuck into vital community project work
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Explore ancient Inca ruins during the trek

Explore Morocco Expedition

Discover the wonders of the Moroccan landscape as you trek through the remote areas of the High Atlas Mountains.

This trip has been designed entirely for lower KS3 – Years 7 and 8 students at time of travel.

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Trek through the High Atlas mountains.
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Join local Berber families going about their everyday life in the mountain villages
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Experience the charms of Marrakech

Explore The Azores Expedition

Discover the unspoilt beauty of the Azores, from walking along craters with stunning views of blue and green lakes to feeling the power of nature as you abseil along waterfalls.

This trip has been designed entirely for lower KS3 – Years 7 and 8 students at time of travel.

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Canyoning at Ribeira dos Caldeirões
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Be a marine biologist for a day
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Visit the Monitoring Centre for Volcanology and Geothermal Energy of the Azores

Iceland Adventure Expedition

Iceland is possibly one of the most diverse countries in the world. In a single day, you can be sunning yourself by a serene lake and the next be plunged into a cold inhospitable environment that resembles the surface of the moon. The land of fire, ice and magic really does have it all.

This trip has been designed entirely for lower KS3 – Years 7 and 8 students at time of travel.

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Clip on some crampons as you head up a glacier
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Get a photo in the Blue Lagoon
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Explore the Golden Circle
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Jambo Kenya Expedition: 4 Weeks

Embark on an adventure with real impact on one of East Africa’s most amazing destinations. Live and work alongside local people and get involved in a range of sustainable projects, from community development to environmental conservation.

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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Jump along with the world famous Maasai tribe
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Get stuck in to project work to benefit the local community
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Karibu Tanzania Expedition: 4 Weeks

Visit the stunning Marangu waterfalls, experience the magic of safari and learn about Tanzanian culture and traditions on this immersive expedition. You’ll be working closely with local people to improve infrastructure of rural villages and make a positive impact to the surrounding environment.

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Explore the Marangu Waterfalls in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Kenya and Tanzania Kilimanjaro Trek Expedition

Combine adventure with meaningful travel and take on the ultimate bucket-list challenge of climbing Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. Make no mistake – this expedition is a tough challenge, but the rewards are truly life-changing.

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Take on a 7 day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro
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Work on vital community projects to benefit the local community
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Kenya Expedition: 10 Days

This action-packed and meaningful African adventure will take you from the savannahs of Tsavo, teeming with Kenya’s top wildlife, to the white-sand beaches of Diani.

This trip has been designed entirely for lower KS3 – Years 7 and 8 students at time of travel.

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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 on safari
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Jump along with the world famous Maasai tribe
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Kenya Scuba Expedition

This action-packed and meaningful African adventure will take you from the savannahs of Tsavo, teeming with Kenya’s top wildlife, to the white-sand beaches of Diani where you’ll learn to explore the underwater world.

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Undertake your PADI Open Water Dive Course
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Spend time working on projects to benefit the local community
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Kenya Trek Expedition

From open savannahs and vibrant deserts to rural villages with the friendliest of people – this expedition will immerse you in all that Kenya has to offer and leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

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Summit Mount Kenya – Africa’s second highest mountain
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Work on vital community projects to benefit the local community
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Peru Trek Expedition

Peru’s unique and vibrant culture is unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Immerse yourself in rural village life, learning about how to tackle local challenges, before taking on the ultimate bucket-list challenge – trekking to the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu.

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Take on the Salkantay Trek up to Machu Picchu
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Work with communities on vital project work
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Learn about local life and traditions whilst in camp
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Tanzania Scuba Expedition

Explore the hidden gems beyond the tourist trail and contribute to vital project work on this immersive expedition in rural Tanzania. The crystal-clear waters are the perfect place to take the plunge and learn to scuba dive amongst tropical marine life.

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Undertake your PADI Open Water Dive Course
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Work on vital projects to benefit the local community
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Tanzania Trek Expedition

Explore the hidden gems beyond the tourist trail and contribute to vital project work on this immersive expedition in rural Tanzania. The trek up Mount Meru is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself whilst getting to witness some spectacular views.

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Summit Mount Meru – Tanzania’s second highest mountain
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 whilst on safari
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Work on vital projects to benefit the local community

Uganda Trek Expedition

From vast mountain ranges to incredible waterfalls, Uganda really is the ‘Pearl of Africa’. You’ll have the privilege of working to protect endangered White Rhinos before trekking to the summit of the mighty Mount Elgon.

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Take on a 5 day trek to the summit of Mount Elgon
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Help with conservation projects to help protect White Rhinos
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Work on vital projects to benefit the local community