Max Woosey on the anniversary of his one year camp out in his tent in his garden in Braunton, Devon - Pictured with mum and dad, Rachael and Mark. A boy who raised nearly £500K by sleeping in his garden for a YEAR has finished his epic camp out. See SWNS story SWPLtent. Max Woosey, 11, began camping in his garden on March 27 last year in memory his friend and neighbour, Rick Abbot, who sadly died in February 2019. Rick, who was 74, had given Max a tent and told him to have an adventure with it, so he decided to camp out in the garden of his family home in Braunton, Devon.