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Bushcraft weekend at Park Farm

Thursday, 19 July 2018

We'll be hosting a Bushcraft camp at Park Farm for leaders and children (10 years plus) on the 22nd - 24th August. The cost to attend is £45 per person. There is limited availbility so we advise that you book as soon as possible.

To book or if you have any questions please email Sally Tyte at sastyte@ntlworld.com

Upcoming Leader Training Weekends

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Upcoming Leader Training Weekends:  

  • 5th - 7th October at Lockerbrook Outdoor Centre, Sheffield 

  • 7th  - 9th September at Cudham Activity Centre, Kent

A free residential training weekend for new and more expereinced volunteers and leaders. 

New volunteers will have the opportunity to learn how to plan and deliver a programme of activities rooted in Woodcraft Folk’s aims & principles, and keep young people safe in our groups.

Mahlangu Venturers join the Together against Trump protest

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

 Mahlangu Venturers from Brighton Central and Hove District join the Trump protest on Friday 13th July 2018

Venturer Weekend 22nd & 23rd September

Monday, 16 July 2018

Announcing the next upcoming adventure weekend for Venturers. Camping at Biblins Youth Centre.  Activities include:

Join our team to reach new communities in the Eastern Region

Saturday, 14 July 2018

The New Groups Project in the Eastern Region was launched in June 2017, and is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. This three-year project will see us grow new groups for young people aged 10-18 in Norwich, Suffolk & Cambridgeshire.

We are now seeking to expand our team for the next phase of this exciting project.  

Case Study: Reaching Out To New Areas

Thursday, 12 July 2018

During the first year of our New Groups Project in the Eastern Region, we’ve set up two new Pioneer groups in areas which didn’t have any current Woodcraft Folk groups.

Pioneer Activity Weekend at Biblins - 6th-7th October

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Announcing our next Pioneer Activity Weekend, taking place on the 6th - 7th October at Biblins Youth Centre. The activities on offer will include: 

DF Camp 2018

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Have you  booked your place to attend this year's DF camp? Time is almost running out so don't delay!! 

DF camp is the main event on the District Fellows calendar so don’t miss out. The camp will be held from the 2nd - 9th August and will be hosted in Cambridgeshire. 

Annual Gathering 2018 - What happened?

Friday, 29 June 2018

This year's Annual Gathering was held at our newest campsite - the wonderful Biblins - in glorious sunshine. Saturday was full of celebration of our achievements over the past year, launching our new strategic plan - which will take us through to our centenary in 2025 - and a wide range of inspiring workshops and skill-sharing sessions.

Four New Groups in the Eastern Region Opened During Year One of Project

Thursday, 28 June 2018

As our DCMS and Big Lottery funded New Groups Project in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire begins its second year of operation, we have four new Pioneer groups successfully up and running in the region with even more Pioneer and Venturer groups to follow soon.

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