Woodcraft Folk is always keen to expand into new communities — if you would like to be part of setting up a new group in your area we’d love to hear from you.

Woodcraft Folk’s membership team can support you to connect with other potential volunteers, access training and plan the launch of your group.

Complete the form below to register your interest, or email [email protected] to find out more.

If you do not have a group nearby, there’s still plenty you can get involved with. Visit #DreamBigAtHome for details of our online programme and other ways to explore Woodcraft Folk activities from home.

What's Involved?

Find out more about what you need to do to get a new Woodcraft Folk group off the ground in your community

Get Started

Complete our simple online form to tell us about your plans to start a new group in your local area

Training & Support

Browse our archive of training webinars, workshop session plans and downloadable factsheets to build your knowledge and skills

Resources for New Groups:

Type of resource
New Group Journey — Introduction
Introduction to resources The New Group Journey aims to support you set up and run...
The people you need
“I want to set up a new group” A new group may start with one...
Working Together
Any group of people that get together for a common purpose needs to get to...
Publicity and Outreach
Initial publicity Word of mouth can be very effective at the beginning, but don’t stop...
Finance
Open group bank account As soon as two of your group have completed the membership...
Programme planning
Your programme distinguishes a Woodcraft Folk group from a drop in youth club, and is...
Being part of the Folk
All Woodcraft Folk groups work slightly differently, but we share strong values that help us...
Staying safe
Staying safe is an important part of ensuring our young people get the most out...
New Parents FAQ
Your questions about joining a group answered
New Groups Webinar
This webinar takes you through the steps needed to start a new group, showing you where to find the resources and guidance you'll need.

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