Young Trainers Residential

Event date: 
18 November 2011 - 6:00pm - 20 November 2011 - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Manchester YHA

·        Think you’ve got what it takes to become a trainer in the Woodcraft Folk?   

·        Interested in helping other people learn and achieve their potential?     

·        Not sure how to stay in touch now you’re no longer a DF?     

Train to Train Mentors Day

Event date: 
11 June 2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Folk Office, 83 Crampton Street, London

Learn how to train mentors using the new Mentors Training Course developed in partnership with the Co-operative College.  The day will provide a detailed briefing on the course plus an introduction to the key elements of mentoring in general and our scheme in particular


Woodcraft Folk have developed a Mentoring Scheme to offer support to people, especially young members, as we encourage them to take up a wide range of volunteering opportunities.

Woodcraft Training Camp

Event date: 
7 May 2011 - 12:00pm - 8 May 2011 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Woodcraft Park Farm, Lurgashall, West Sussex

For the 22nd year in a row Boveney District will be running their Training Camp at the Woodcraft Folk's own site, Woodcraft Park Farm in West Sussex. The camp will look at child protection, health and safety and general skills of camping with a Woodcraft basis.

Feedback over the years has been very positive and we would like to extend the invite to anyone interested. Information and booking forms are in the attached letter. If you have any questions or queries, contact Danny ( 

Midlands Skill Sharing Weekend

Event date: 
4 March 2011 (All day) - 6 March 2011 (All day)
Event location: 
Blackwell Advenutre, Bromsgrove, near Birmingham

A weekend for Woodcrafters of all ages in the Midlands to come together to share their skills at a scout centre near Birmingham.

DFs at 'Bored Meeting' course

Solomon and Susie, two DFs at the 'Bored Meeting' course held at the 2009 Development Conference in Manchester.

New content added to the site

Mike and Ralph (and others) reviewing the content they added to the website during the training session

Training at the website launch

Jon introducing group leaders to the new online membership database at the website launch

Exploring the new website

Jake, a London Venturer, exploring the new website with Claire (Leicester) and Tracy (Bromley) at the launch

Adding to the website

Venturers and young kinsfolk adding their own content to the new website at the launch

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