District Co-ordinator

New Leader Training - Eastern Region

Event date: 
11 November 2017 - 11:03am - 12 November 2017 - 12:00am
Event location: 
Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre

We're hosting 'New leader training'at Thorpe Woodlands Adventure centre. 

Members are welcome to come along and take part in a weekend of different workshops focused on supporting our children and young people in the movement. 

Before proceeding please ensure you have the following information for all your participants: 

Vote for your favourite Membership Badge design for 2018

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Earlier this year we asked our members to take part in this year’s Membership Badge competition. The theme was ‘Be inspired by local action'. 

Last year was the 80th anniversary of the 'Battle of Cable Street' and in honour of this great collective achievement we wanted our members to research local action in their communities and design a badge which illustrated what happened.

Vote at 16

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

On November 3rd, Jim McMahon is presenting his private member’s bill asking MPs to give votes to 16 year olds. In support we've produced the following video highlighting the importance of giving 16 year olds the right to vote in general elections and referenda.  

Update from the recent General Council meeting

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Last weekend new and existing members of GC met for the first time at our Cudham Centre to discuss all things Woodcraft. This was their first meeting since our AGM so part of the main business was to elect a Chair and other keys roles within GC.

Available now the updated Volunteers Policy!!

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

This year General Council approved the updated volunteers policy which is now available for to download from our website. 

The volunteers policy seeks to:

New Leader Training Available to Book NOW!!

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Are you new to volunteering with Woodcraft Folk? 

Have you been involved for a while but want to learn more? 

Our New Leader Training weekends are a great way to learn more about Woodcraft Folk, share ideas with new leaders from across the UK, and a gain the skills and confidence to lead engaging activities for children. 

People who come to our training sessions say they feel more confident and more able to lead activities at group. 

Bushcraft Camp @ Woodcraft Park Farm 30 Sept – 1 Oct 2017

Friday, 18 August 2017

Bookings for this years Bushcraft camp are open, spaces are limited so get in quickly, the maximum ratio of children to adults will be 5 to 1. It is hoped that an advance working party will arrive on site on the Friday and if you can join us you're very welcome. Leaders who have younger children may bring them to this camp provided the ratio is not exceeded.

News from General Council

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Members of General Council discussed the Strategic Plan, promotion to Gathering and passed the budget for International Camp 2020 at their July meeting.

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