News and stories

General Secretary Update

Monday, 16 September 2019

Debs and Sarah, Woodcraft Folk's Joint CEOs are now celebrating 12 months as General Secretary - it has been a busy year, during which time they have:

Lockerbrook Autumn programme

Thursday, 12 September 2019

How your group can come to Lockerbrook this Autumn

There are lots of ways for you to come to Lockerbrook.  You can either book a weekend or a few days midweek during school vacations.  As a WcF group you will get a discounted rate on our prices which include bedding.&nbs

The Londoner

Wednesday, 11 September 2019


Keep up-to-date with the latest news and events from the London region.

Click the image below to read the latest edition of the Londoner!! 

Bury St Edmunds seeking former "Woodies"

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Bury St Edmunds’ Woodcraft Folk Pioneers are looking for former ‘Woodies’ to visit their group night to tell them more about what it was like when they did Woodcraft as children.

Common Ground 2020 seeking medics and AV-support

Friday, 30 August 2019

Are you planning to go to Common Ground 2020 and are you a registered health professional? Or are you someone with experience of lighting, sound and/or stage management?

International opportunity

Thursday, 29 August 2019

For more than 20 years, the education centre of our sister organisation in Germany, SJD-Die Falken, has been a space for international meetings and encounters for members and activists from IFM-SEI (Woodcraft Folk's international umbrella), IUSY and YES (international youth organisations in the socialist family).

A Letter in Support of Trans Inclusion

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Woodcraft Folk have drafted this letter and sought the support of other youth organisations as co-signatories because we are dismayed at how national media outlets are whipping up hatred towards trans children.

All children and young people need access to spaces and activities which provide them with opportunities for personal development, to create connections with peers and to support their wellbeing. This is especially the case for trans and non-binary children and young people.

#EverybodyWelcome at Woodcraft Folk!

Friday, 23 August 2019

As part of our growth project in East Anglia, our team of Development Officers have been delivering outreach sessions at a range of schools in the region. These sessions provide children who are not involved in our groups on a regular basis with an opportunity to benefit from activities structured around our aims and principles. In several locations we’ve been delivering these session in SEN schools - schools for children and young people with special educational needs. 

A Summer of Fun in the Eastern Region!

Thursday, 22 August 2019

Even with the great British weather, when summer comes around it seems like the perfect time to get outdoors and try out those activities which are much less appealing during the winter months. Many of our groups head out on camps and trips to new destinations across the country (or continent) or to favourite sites closer to home. 

V-Camp 2019-Did you forget something?

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Venturer Camp 2019

So you've put your tent back into storage. You can no longer remember why you got upset about someome slicing carrots the wrong way. You are unpacking your rucksack I guess its time you washed that green shirt when you realise you forgot something, you didn't get an embroidered badge to add to your collection. And you know what they say, if you don't have the badge you weren't there!

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