News and stories
The Folk Office Challenge 2014
Earlier this year Woodcraft Folk members of staff took on fundraising challenges to support the movement.
Chloe, Debs, Jon, Leanne and Sarah all made a pledge to raise as much money as they could to support the work of our young people and dedicated volunteers and in total they raised:
Read their stories:
Core Roles Meeting – 12th-14th December 2014
Plans are afoot for Venture Camp 2016. From the 6th to 13th August 2016, the Woodcraft Folk will be returning to Drum Hill
Earlier this year we asked our members to submit designs for the 2015 Membership Badge. The badge was to be based around the 90th Anniversary of the Woodcraft Folk.
We were inundated with fantastic designs which were taken to this year’s Annual Conference and members were given the opportunity to vote for their favourite.
The votes were counted on return to Folk Office and the design chosen was:
Here's a new easy way to raise money for Woodcraft Folk that does not involve parting with extra cash.
Celebrating 50 years!
Why not join us on the 21st - 23rd November as we gather together to work, talk and celebrate for what will be a very special annual “Working Weekend” as we celebrate 50 years of Lockerbrook Farm.
We're organising a meeting or phone call for the Woodcraft Folk visa campaign working group.
Bookings for camping at Woodcraft Park Farm in 2015 will be opened from 1st October 2014. Once bookings have been received dates will be alocated, and confirmations will be sent to groups in November 2014.
See below the outcome of the motions & elections at this years Annual Gathering 2014:
Motion 1-Venturer Committee
Annual Gathering (AG) is the annual opportunity to vote on the things which matter most to the Woodcraft Folk. Before AG motions are submitted to and an agenda is made.
Lots of people arrived on the Friday (which I intend to do next year) and I arrived to a circle of tents and a few marquees
Woodcraft Folk Learning about Big Ideas through Fun
Eastern region are hosting a fun day in Ipswich Saturday 27th September from 2.00 to 4.30 at the Co-op Education Centre, 11 Fore St, Ipswich. Car park off Waterworks St – IP4 1JG.
Its a free event for children and parents to get a taste of what Woodcraft Folk has an offer and a oppurtunity to express and interest in getting invovled in setting up a new group in Ipswich.