Group Leaders

Widening Participation - Webinar Series

Monday, 12 November 2018

This autumn, Woodcraft Folk's development team are running a series of webinars to share good practice from around our movement, and give volunteers the knowledge and resources to make our vision of Widening Participation a reality.

Sessions in this series include:

Increasing and Widening Participation Webinar Series

See below a series of webinars based on the 2018-2025 strategic plan "Increasing and Widening Participation". The series is still taking place from October to December 2018 and you can find upcoming webinars listed in the calender. Click the title of previous webinars below to begin watching.

Using JustGiving for your District fundraising

A number of our Districts use JustGiving to raise money and you can do the same too!! 

Widening Participation

Woodcraft Folk is committed to widening participation in our movement.

Annual Gathering 2016 argreed:

“That Woodcraft Folk will proactively support vulnerable communities by targeting children from these communities for recruitment. This contributed to our commitment in our Bigger and Better plan to ‘reach out to new communities’.

A warm welcome from our new Chair Pip Sayers

Tuesday, 16 October 2018


Hello! My name is Pip Sayers, I’m 22 and I’m a music teacher and performer. At the start of this month I was elected Chair of General Council, potentially making me the youngest chair of a trustee board in the country. I started my Woodcraft life as an Elfin in Bradford. One of my earliest memories of Woodcraft is being encouraged by my Elfin leader to perform on saxophone at the Christmas Merrymoot, a skill which has gone on to shape my education and now career. Woodcraft has offered me countless valuable and character defining experiences from Elfins right through to DFs, and now as a Venturer leader in

Woodcraft Folk Scotland event; Winning Winter Woodcraft sessions

Event date: 
17 November 2018 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Falkirk

 Winning Winter Woodcraft Sessions

Saturday 17th November 11:00 – 16:00

Falkirk, Ettrick Dochart Community Hall

Join with Woodies from across Scotland in a practical session full of ideas for fun indoor group night sessions to get us through the long dark Scottish winter.  This is an open event for all, members and non-members, with something for all age groups. 

Venturer Camp 2019 Update

Thursday, 11 October 2018

There’s now just 10 months to go until Venturer Camp 2019 and the team and Venturer Committee have been working very hard to make it the best yet! The camp is going to be at Biblins from the 3rd - 10th of August, with precamp at the same site from the 28th-30th of June.

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