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.

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.

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

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Adventurous Nepal Expedition

An action packed trip with fun filled adventures including hiking, rock climbing, canyoning and white water rafting. You will explore World Heritage sites and immerse yourself in rural Nepal while taking part in cultural interaction at a local school.

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Explore the city of Bhaktapur a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Abseil alongside waterfalls in Kanglang Canyon
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Adventurous Thailand Expedition

Scale limestone rock faces while learning to climb, go deep into the heart of an ancient cave and learn what life is like for the rural hill tribes of northern Thailand as you get stuck into some fun project work.

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Challenge yourself as you learn to rock climb
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Learn from Ban Pong village elders about their traditional cultural products and handicrafts and the role these currently play in their society.
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Take part in an “Amazing Race” style challenge learning about the history & significance of the sights you discover.
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Borneo Impact Expedition: Community and Orangutans

The incredible Bornean jungle is the perfect setting for a true back-to-nature experience. Live and work alongside a rural community in the spectacular Sabah region of Borneo. Get up close and personal with orangutans and sun bears during a visit to Sepilok.

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Watch and participate in cultural dance performances
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Hitch up a hammock and sleep under the canopy of an ancient rainforest
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See orangutans and sun bears up close
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Borneo Scuba & Marine Conservation

This action-packed expedition will take you from exploring life under the sea to getting up close and personal with orangutans and sun bears.

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Discover why coral reefs are so important
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Complete your PADI Open Water Scuba Course
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See orangutans and sun bears up close
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Cambodia Impact Expedition: Community and History

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 enjoy traditional Cambodian entertainment at the Apsara dance show.

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

Explore Morocco Expedition

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

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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
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Explore Nepal Expedition

Discover Nepal's amazing landscape and get stuck into some thrilling physical challenges, from mountain biking to white water rafting. This exciting expedition will be one to remember.

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Learn about Himalayan culture as you hike through spectacular scenery
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Experience the thrill of white water rafting
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Visit the famous Monkey Temple

Explore Sri Lanka Expedition

This exciting and educational expedition gives you an opportunity to explore the diversity of Sri Lanka. You will work with the teams who monitor and protect endangered sea turtles.

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Experience the thrill of white water rafting
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Help with vital sea turtle conservation projects
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Visit the sacred temple of the tooth “Dalada Maligawa"
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Explore Thailand Expedition

Experience authentic Thailand as you trek, cycle and raft through the stunning landscapes that surround the beautiful city of Chiang Mai. Taste local cuisine as you explore this food lovers’ paradise and get up close and personal with some magnificent Asian elephants.

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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Learn about Asian elephants
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Cycle along the Ping River and discover rural Thailand

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.

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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

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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Kenya Impact Expedition: Community and Safari

Experience the magic of rural Kenya on this rewarding expedition. You’ll work hand in hand with local women and families, becoming immersed in the local culture. You'll also have the chance to spot the Big 5 of the animal kingdom when you head out on safari.

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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 on safari
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Practise some Swahili phrases with the locals
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Kenya Impact Expedition: Community, Marine and Safari

This exciting expedition will take you from the rural community of Muhaka to the spectacular white sandy beaches of Diani. You’ll also have the chance to spot the Big 5 of the animal kingdom when you head out on safari.

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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Explore environmental conservation at the sacred Kaya forest
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Learn about the importance of the oceans, waste management and sustainability
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Kenya International Award Gold Expedition

Adventure through the Kenyan bush on this 8 day expedition designed to develop your key skills enabling you to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Gold International Award. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a safari in the spectacular Tsavo East National Park where you might get to spot one or all of the Big 5

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Meet and interact with local people along your trek
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Soak up the stunning views over the Himalayan ice-capped mountains
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Explore the chaotic and charming city of Kathmandu
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Kenya International Award Silver Expedition

Experience life in the Kenyan bush on this exciting 8 day expedition. As you trek through some of the most amazing landscapes you will work on many of the key skills required to complete your Silver Adventurous Journey.

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Enjoy panoramic views of the African plains
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Enjoy a 3 day trek through the Kenyan bush
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 on safari
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Kenya Scuba Expedition

Become PADI certified as you explore the underwater world of the Indian Ocean. Alongside learning about Kenyan culture as you work side-by-side with our locally employed craftsmen on community improvement projects.

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Scuba dive in warm tropical waters
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Visit the stunning Wasini Island
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects

Morocco International Gold Award Expedition

Discover the wonders of the Moroccan landscape as you trek through the remote areas of the High Atlas Mountains,  while developing your key skills enabling you to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Gold International Award.

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Trek through the High Atlas mountains.
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Develop your key skills to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Gold International Award.
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Experience the charms of Marrakech

Morocco International Silver Award Expedition

Discover the wonders of the Moroccan landscape as you trek through the remote areas of the High Atlas Mountains,  while developing your key skills enabling you to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Silver International Award.

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Trek through the High Atlas mountains.
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Develop your key skills to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Silver International Award.
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Experience the charms of Marrakech

Nepal International Award Gold Expedition

Trek through dense forest against the beautiful mountainous backdrop of Nepal and set-up camp in traditional Nepalese villages. This 7 day itinerary is designed to develop your key skills enabling you to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Gold International Award.

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Explore the chaotic and charming city of Kathmandu
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Soak up the stunning views over the Himalayan ice-capped mountains
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Meet and interact with local people along your trek

Nepal International Award Silver Expedition

Hiking alongside the stunning landscape of Nepal this 5 day itinerary is designed to develop your key skills enabling you to complete the Adventurous Journey section of the Silver International Award.

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Explore the chaotic and charming city of Kathmandu
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Meet and interact with local people along your trek
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Trek through stunning pine forests
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Tanzania Impact Expedition: Community and Safari

Experience the magic of safari, visit the stunning Marangu waterfalls and learn about true Tanzanian culture, living alongside communities in our authentic African banda camps.

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Explore the waterfalls of Marangu
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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Keep an eye out for the Big 5 on safari

Tanzania Kilimanjaro Expedition

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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Climb to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain
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Explore and learn about the varied landscapes of Mount Kilimanjaro
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Learn about your porters lives in Tanzania
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Uganda Impact Expedition: Community and Chimps

From vast mountain ranges to incredible waterfalls, Uganda really is the ‘Pearl of Africa’. You’ll have the privilege of working alongside the local community on a number of projects before before heading to Ngamba Island to spend time with some loveable chimpanzees.

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Work alongside the local community on vital projects
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Get up close and personal with Chimpanzees
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Enjoy views over Lake Victoria while on a boat ride