District Co-ordinator

Standingstone Summer Camp 2016 - Woodcraft Folk Scotland

Event date: 
2 July 2016 - 12:00pm - 9 July 2016 - 12:00pm
Event location: 
Southwest coast of Scotland, at Standingstone Farm, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland, DG7 1RF

Groups from all across Scotland will be gathering for our summer camp in a new location in Dumfires and Galloway - Standingstone Farm. We have lots planned including beach activities, countryside walks, helping on the farm, wide games - full programme to come soon.

We will camp in one village with communal cooking facilities. Groups can help with loans of sleeping tents and bags.
The camp will be open to all Scotland Woodcraft Folk members and space is limited so book early.

DBS Online

From March 2016 Woodcraft Folk will be processing DBS application forms online!!

Member/Applicant

If you're a new member or are an existing member whose current DBS certificate has now lapsed, you can now go on to the online system to create and complete an application.

Playing outdoors safely

Being outdoors and enjoying the natural environment is a key part of Woodcraft Folk but we need to do it safely and look after everybody's wellbeing. This web area has been set up to help Woodcraft Folk groups do outdoor activities safely.

Northern Camp Lite

Event date: 
17 August 2016 - 10:00am - 21 August 2016 - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Dunham Massey Scout camp, Altrincham, WA14 4SP near Manchester

The site is very near the M6, M56 and M25, and is also not far from the metrolink, which

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities for Districts & Groups


Districts and Groups generally have two sources of funding, local fundraising and grants.
Local fundraising may include:

Leader Training - Scotland

Event date: 
26 February 2016 - 7:00pm - 28 February 2016 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Allanton Sanctuary, Auldgirth near Dumfries

Weekend residential

Free leader training

for Woodcraft Folk leaders, parents and helpers

Learn practical, hands-on activities for children and young people!

 

 

Opening a Co-op Bank Account

We advise all our groups to open Co-op bank accounts. To open an account you can either go to your local Co-operative bank or download a 'Community Directplus' bank application form for their website.

Height Gate New Leader Training Weekend

Event date: 
11 March 2016 - 6:00pm - 13 March 2016 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Height Gate, near Hebden Bridge, off the A646 towards Todmorden, West Yorkshire (grid reference 972252)

A weekend training residential for new leaders, or those wanting a chance to brush up their skills. 

Woodcraft Folk ends 90th year with record growth, thanks to support from Youth United

Monday, 14 December 2015

 

From its beginnings in 1925 to today, Woodcraft Folk has always been dedicated to growing the confidence and social awareness of young people. Support from the Youth United Foundation’s Social Action Fund has enabled Woodcraft Folk’s most ambitious programme of growth for a generation, making 2015 not just a year for reflecting on the organisation’s past, but also looking forward to its future.

 

Bitesize Training: Working Together and Promoting Positive Behaviour

Event date: 
23 January 2016 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Event location: 
Kirkgate Centre, 39a Kirkgate, Shipley, BD18 3EH

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