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Autumn Camp 2021 - Sign up now!

Thursday, 23 September 2021

We will be bringing together Pioneers and Venturers (aged 10-15) from across the country. We hope the camp will involve existing members but also potentially welcoming new young people to join in with Woodcraft Folk activities. Whether you are new to Woodcraft Folk or a long standing member we want to welcome young people from all areas and all backgrounds to join us for a half term weekend filled with fun, adventure and making new friends.

How would you like to celebrate the centenary of Woodcraft Folk?

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

In 2025 Woodcraft Folk will be celebrating 100 years of groups, camps & campaigns! This a huge milestone for the organisation to celebrate 100 years of Woodcraft folk experiences for young people across the UK. 

There is a small group of volunteers who have taken on the task of co-ordinating a range of activities, events & publications. These will look back on the past 100 years and also forward to the next century of the organisation promoting education for social change and empowering young people.

Common Ground Update

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Common Ground is finally fast-approaching!

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

Friday, 10 September 2021

Woodcraft Folk will soon be hosting two more full-time volunteers from the EU, based in London for twelve months from Autumn 2021. We are now seeking volunteer mentors. Mentors role will be 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.

New online store launched

Friday, 3 September 2021

Woodcraft Folk is proud to launch our new online shop, in partnership with Teemill.

Classic designs - like our iconic hoodies - are joined by a range of new t-shirts, tote bags and stickers. As well as exciting new colours, we've improved the ethical credentials of our clothing, with 100% organic cotton across all sizes, plastic-free packaging and a supply chain powered by renewable energy.

AGM voting & elections

Thursday, 2 September 2021

The final agenda for Woodcraft Folk's Annual General Meeting has now been published together with the candidates nomination booklet. We have received nominations from:

 

  • Edmund Moriarty (General Council 16-24 years category)
  • Sapna Agarwal (General Council lay category)
  • Jeni Dixon (General Council lay category)
  • Jeremy Hudson (General Council lay category)
  • Tamsin Pearce (General Council lay category)
  • Wilf Lamonth (Standing Orders)
  • Ralph Sleigh (Standing Orders)
  • Ash Taylor (Standing Orders)

 

After so long, having fun in the sun at Biblins Summer Camps 2021

Thursday, 2 September 2021

After pretty much two years without camping Woodcraft’s summer camps were back this August for pioneers and venturers at Biblins Campsite! Pioneers aged 10-12 had a jam-packed week commencing on Monday 2nd of August 2021 until Saturday 7th of August 2021.

Annual Gathering 2021, final agenda

Monday, 23 August 2021

Woodcraft Folk's Annual General Meeting will take place online on Sunday 26th September at 11am. All members are welcome to attend and those Group & District Contacts with formal voting rights will be contacted shortly to confirm who will act as voting delegates during the meeting.

Centre Admin vacancy

Friday, 13 August 2021

Woodcraft Folk is recruiting a new Centres Administrator. This will be an really important role supporting our centre teams at Heightgate, Cudham, Lockerbrook & Biblins.

 

The Londoner

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

 

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