17 workshops, 69 people, 53.5 limericks

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Woodcraft Folk leaders of all ages came from all directions to Training for Leaders Old and New, from February 22nd - 24th. It was one of the biggest training events in recent Woodcraft history, comprising 69 people, a three-strand programme of workshops and a brilliant range of volunteers and staff from all over England. Needless to say, a great time was had by all.

Facilitation skills training

Alex from Practical Participation runs a workshop on facilitation skills for new leaders in Woodcraft Folk, at Training for Leaders Old and New, Feb 2013.

Paid Recruitment Research

Friday, 21 December 2012

Woodcraft Folk is working with Change Agents UK to support 10 Districts to explore how to most effectively recruit new members.

This project builds on work completed in Oxford, Brighton, Nottingham, Manchester, London and Birmingham during the summer term of 2012.

Do you have the energy and passion to work with a local District to:

Woodcraft Folk Expense Claim Form

Below you can download Woodcraft Folk's expense claim form, which should be used to claim reimbursement for any expenses you've incurred at national Woodcraft activities, where you know reimbursement is available. 

Case studies: Volunteer recruitment

How do you recruit new volunteers to work with your Woodcraft Folk group? Would you like some more ideas on what works and what doesn't? Woodcraft Folk and Change Agents UK have looked at how several different Woodcraft Folk Districts recruit new volunteers, and compiled their stories into 4 useful case studies which you can download below.

Energised by Conference

Friday, 16 November 2012

As the leaves fell from the trees, the sun shone on 55 Woodcraft members who met in Bristol for Development Conference and Bored Meeting.

Pavla's EVS

Pavla, who recently completed a year's volunteering with Woodcraft Folk as part of the European Voluntary Service scheme, compiled her favourite memories of the year in a calendar, which put to use her newly-developed creative and computer skills.

Join Woodcraft's Friendship Festival!

Event date: 
27 October 2012 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Dulwich South London Scout Centre

An afternoon of fun activities for volunteers to join in the collaborative and co-operative games and crafts which are the fundamental activities of Woodcraft Folk. 2-5pm on Saturday 27th October at Dulwich South London Scout Centre.

"All change" at Darsham station

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Darsham Country Centre has been undergoing some changes... thanks to some funding and a lot of dedicated volunteer time. Download the full story below to read about the beautiful new garden and improvements inside the lovely old station building too.

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