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Biblins open for household camping and working week

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

A socially Distanced Working Week

The relaxing of the lockdown restrictions means’ we are once again able to welcome campers to Biblins. This summer, from 8th July - 1st September we’re opening to family and household groups.

The guidance allows for 2 families to stay overnight, so why not bring a friend a share a pitch. Weekends are booking up fast but there are more options for a mid week break. The burrow, our wonderful hobbit like building built into the hillside is also available for families.

Update from General Council

Monday, 13 July 2020

During lockdown General Council have been meeting to discuss all things Woodcraft. They've put together this great video to introduce themselves to you and update you on what is happening within the movement and the road map to re-opening after the covid-19 lockdown. 

General council's main responsibilities are to help set and fulfill the main objectives of the organisation, make sure we've enough money to do what we want, set policies, employ staff and ensure we met all our legal obligations as a registered charity.

Lockerbrook is open from 18 July for family bookings!

Friday, 10 July 2020

We are so excited to be able to re-open Lockerbrook from 18 July to single household/family bubbles. Come and stay with us and support  one of the oldest Woodcraft Centres in the Peak District.  

Park Farm Open for Bubble Camping

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Welcome to our "Bubble camp" at Park Farm Lurgashall

Would you like to get away for a small break with your household or small group of friends after July 10th?

Here at Park Farm we are offering a chance to stay at our beautiful 43 acre site near the village of Lurgashall in West Sussex situated in the South Downs National Park for either three or four nights at a time or longer if you want.

Member Update - July 1st

Monday, 6 July 2020

We would like to thank all of our members, volunteers and staff for the fantastic resilience and efforts they have made over the past few months as we have all responded to the Covid-19 crisis. It has been fantastic to see so many groups develop creative ways of continuing to engage and inspire children and young people. We would particularly like to thank the #DreamBigAtHome team and everyone who has shared practice to help the movement learn and respond.

Coop Good Causes - deadline extended

Friday, 3 July 2020

Woodcraft Folk encourages all groups to apply to the Coop Local Community Fund. The deadline has been extended until midnight 12th July.

#DBAH Steering Group

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

The #DreamBigAtHome volunteers are looking for some people to help develop the #DBAH activities and explore how we can continue to deliver remote and online programme activities as lockdown continues and even in a post Covid-19 world.

Online Common Ground - August 1st-11th

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

It was unfortunate but needed that we had to postpone our international camp Common Ground from August 2020 until August 2022. We have all had to make adjustments during this time and Common Ground is no different. 

We want for as many people as possible to still be able to be involved and share common ground THIS summer, therefore we are moving our camp and activities online! 

There will be a programme across the 10 days that our camp would have been. There were due to be 10 centres at Common Ground including:

Mid Year Financial Returns 2020

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

This year, for the first time, we’re asking Districts to provide a Mid-year Financial Return, covering the period from 1 January 2020 to 30 June 2020. We expect to email Treasurers their District’s Mid-year Return on 13 July 2020, along with guidance on completing the Return. We’re asking Districts to complete the Return by 31 July 2020.

Support for Schools to become Net Zero

Monday, 29 June 2020

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