News and stories

A month to nominations & motion amendments

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Woodcraft Folk published its preliminary agenda for the Annual General Meeting at the end of June.

 

The agenda includes the usual presentation of accounts and the Trustee's Annual Report. General Council are pleased to announce that despite the pandemic we did manage to perform better than first feared when groups closed in March 2020: launching #DreamBigAtHome, attracting new funding and achieving a near balanced financial outturn.

 

HAF programme launched

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Yesterday Woodcraft Folk facilitated the first session of the Holiday Activities & Food programme in South Park in Hammersmith & Fulham.

 

Woodcraft Folk, together with 25 other organisations, are working with Let Me Play to provide summer activities to school aged children and young people.

 

Our first session included track and trail, food education and a hot meal for all participants.

 

Coop College Trustee Nominations

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Woodcraft Folk is a member of the Co-operative College.

Welcome to our New ESC Volunteer!

Thursday, 22 July 2021

At the beginning of this week we were joined by our newest ESC Volunteer Lauren. Lauren is with us until the January 2022 and will be supporting work at the national camps over the summer as well as working with national events, distanced membership and widening participation over the autumn term. 

A message from Lauren below. I am sure all members will join in welcoming Lauren to our organisation!

 

Hello Everyone,

Celebration of the Life of Catherine McCarthy

Monday, 12 July 2021

Event date:  4 September 2021 - 2:00pm - 11:30pm

Event location:  Cudham Environmental Activities Centre
Please join us at Cudham to celebrate the life of Catherine McCarthy.
 
2pm on 4th September 2021
 
Overnight accommodation is available for people who are travelling.
 
RSVP to cudham@woodcraft.org.uk

Promotional Materials For Groups and Districts

Monday, 12 July 2021

As a school term comes to an end and a new one is approaching, children and their parents will look for new activities to take part in in September. The last year was not the easiest for the recruitment of young people, however, we believe it has been improving and after 18 months of restrictions what better time to introduce new young people and volunteers to the wonderful world of Woodcraft Folk.

FLUX Live event!

Friday, 2 July 2021

FLUX Live: Visual Sound
A Masterclass with The Analema Group
15 July 2021 - 7 pm Zoom
 

Span the World - mentor a European young person in London!

Friday, 2 July 2021

Woodcraft Folk will soon be hosting two more full-time volunteers from the EU, based in London for between five and twelve months from Autumn 2021. We are now seeking volunteer mentors, to help the volunteer settle into life in the UK. The volunteer will have daily supervision from WcF staff on their tasks. But the mentor is valuable as:
1) An unbiased sounding board
2) A friendly person with local knowledge
3) Someone to encourage self-reflection.

Hello From Our New Common Ground Camp Assistant!

Thursday, 1 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Millie will be joining our team as Common Ground Camp Assistant! Please read her welcome below and expect to see/hear a lot from Millie in September! 

 

"Hi everyone,

My name’s Millie and I will be joining the Woodcraft Folk Team in September as Common Ground Camp Assistant!

Members Update June 2021

Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Members Update, June 2021


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