|Unlike artefact collectors' grabfests, |
in not all charity rallies do the participants
count on going home with valuable objects.
All proceeds will go to Camps International. They raise money to send students to work in less developed countries to help them to develop their own social skills in teamwork but also to aid the countries build much needed hospitals and schools etc. While at the same time learning and teaching about conservation.Except its not a charity is it? "Camps International are a multi award-winning expedition company with over 12 years experience running Volunteer Gap Years and School Expeditions around the world" they are run from Headlands Business Park, Salisbury Road, Ringwood BH24 3NX, just up the road from detectorist John Howland. How on earth can you "learn and teach on conservation" when your funding comes from commercial collection-driven exploitation of archaeological sites? The very idea! I'm not even going to bother to say that this, too, is something the PAS should be saying, because we all know they will not. Seventeen million pounds of will not lift a finger, let alone wag it