Last year we asked our members to submit a design for this year’s membership badge, it was great seeing so many creative designs and it was difficult to come to a decision. We eventually selected a design by:
Anastasia Murphy, Pioneer, Brightlingsea District
We at Woodcraft we believe that all young people who want to should be able to take on leadership roles in a way that best suits them. But what is a leader? A leader comes in all sorts shapes and sizes.
Well that's my festive shopping done, all very relaxing with no queues or cramped tube trains and buses, just a cup of tea, my comfy sofa and Folk Supply online. Now I can simply sit back and wait for my Folk Supply purchases to arrive, before they are wrapped up, placed under the tree and enjoyed on our special day [please imagine 1970s style filmic time passing graphics here]...
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Woodcraft Folk and NCVYS (the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services) are bringing together many youth organisations and colleagues from the co-operative sector for a free day of workshops and discussions on the theme of youth participation. It will be a brilliant chance to find out how other organisations involve young people, and celebrate all the ways Woodcraft Folk and NCVYS empower younger members. As TREE's final big event, we also hope it will be a chance to look back on five years of exciting development work and hand over our learning and resources to Woodcraft Folk's team of highly skilled volunteer Ambassadors of Youth Participation!
UPDATE: Woodcraft NCS is recruiting. Check out the Job Opportunities page.
Are you 16-17?
Deadline for applications: 28th February and 12th March 2014
Woodcraft Folk are a local delivery partner for the National Youth Agency, in the Cabinet Office's National Citizen Service.The NCS programme seeks to engage 16 and 17 year olds in a range of residential and community activities which will lead to a more:
Weekend residential: Venturer Leader Training Weekend
Annual Gathering is the democratic heart of the Woodcraft Folk, but it’s so much more than that. As well as celebrating our achievements over the past year & electing our General Council, we discuss future plans for the movement, share skills & experiences, and enjoy each other’s company in true Woodcraft style.