News and stories

International Camp Theme and Board voted on at Folk Assembly

Friday, 14 April 2017

At Folk Assembly on the 23rd to 25th of June, every woodcrafter will get to vote on the theme of Woodcraft's IFM-SEI international camp 2020. At the first open meeting in February we shortlisted down to 3 ideas:

New London Region Chair!!

Thursday, 16 March 2017

At the most recent London AGM, I was elected chair of London committee. My name is Jack Walker, I am an elfin leader in Newham Watersmeet District. I'm also a member of General Council.

Height Gate - Book Now!!

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

The Height Gate Camping Barn is available to all Woodcraft Folk groups to book!!! 

Supporting Child Refugees

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

 Woodcraft Folk has a noble history of supporting child 

Woodcraft Song Book-Have your say!

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

 Folk Supply are re printing the main Woodcraft Folk song book and would like to take this opportunity to hear your opinions and get as many people contributing to shape the book.

As part of the consultation we are inviting all members to take part in a short survey at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3V5P27C

Venturer Camp 2019 Team Applications

Sunday, 12 March 2017

We are trying to make a more formal process for applying to run venturer camps. 

Below are a series of role descriptions, outlining what different members of the organising team are responsible for as well as a timeline of when certain things should happen, so that when people come forwards to take on roles they know what they are letting themselves in for.

International Camp 2020 open meeting feedback

Saturday, 25 February 2017

The first meeting for International Camp 2020 happened in Birmingham this weekend, here’s what we discussed...

Come along to the Lockerbrook Elfin, Pioneer and Venturer Weekends

Monday, 13 February 2017

Have you wanted to bring some of your group to Lockerbrook but do not have enough people to fill the place?

Scottish Gathering 2017

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Over 50 Scottish members, experienced and new, older and younger came together for our annual Scottish Gathering weekend at the end of January. Members from all our districts; Glasgow West End, Glasgow Southside, Glasgow East End, Glasgow Kelvingrove, Stirling, Falkirk, Edinburgh Portobello, Edinburgh Bruntsfield and Newhaven shared their news and ideas together.

Education for Social Change

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

The Woodcraft Folk is the co-operative social educational movement for young people. Our Aims & Principles state that: “We will work to develop the knowledge, attitudes, values and skills necessary for our members to act to secure their equal participation in the democratic process that will enable them to bring about the changes that they feel are necessary to create a more equal and caring world.” Unfolding global and national events have brought these aims into sharp focus. 

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