News and stories

Edinburgh Job Vacancy

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

 Woodcraft Folk Development Officer – Edinburgh

Edinburgh District are seeking to appoint a new Development Officer. They are looking for an outgoing and confident individual to help them make the Edinburgh District groups more resilient and sustainable.

 

‘Thumbs up from all’ for Bushcraft Camp at Woodcraft Park Farm

Friday, 13 October 2017

We've been hearing great things about the Bushcraft Camp which took place at the end of September with calls for longer camps and repeat visits! 

New Leader Training Available to Book NOW!!

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Are you new to volunteering with Woodcraft Folk? 

Have you been involved for a while but want to learn more? 

Our New Leader Training weekends are a great way to learn more about Woodcraft Folk, share ideas with new leaders from across the UK, and a gain the skills and confidence to lead engaging activities for children. 

People who come to our training sessions say they feel more confident and more able to lead activities at group. 

Nominate a young person to win the Fields in Trust, "Young Champions" award!!

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

UK charity Fields in Trust, in partnership with Groundwork, is searching for a “Young Champion” to celebrate the amazing work that young people (aged 16-24), are doing to make their communities a greener and happier place to live. 

London Venturer Activity Weekend at Phasels Wood

Monday, 9 October 2017

At the end of September, 80 Venturers from London and surrounding areas had a great weekend at the Phasels Wood Activity Centre near Kings Langley. It was the first time that we used this site which came with the challenge of Venturers (and some of their leaders) sleeping in three different residential buildings. In good Woodcraft fashion we assigned clans to cooking duties and managed to feed everybody well in two locations. The dorms were small with beds for 4 or 6 and most of them had a small en-suite bathroom!

Woodcraft Folk AGM 2017

Friday, 29 September 2017

The Woodcraft Folk AGM 2017 was held on Saturday, 23rd September, at the Birmingham Midland Institute.

The meeting was intended to pass the Annual Report and Financial Statements,

The Londoner

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

 

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

Waveney Valley Woodies enjoy the benefits of volunteering

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Waveney Valley Folk have enjoyed a great summer, adding volunteering into their plan alongside the usual games, crafts and outdoor activities.

Volunteering activities have included visiting and entertaining residents at a local residential home and litter picking on Dunwich beach with equipment supplied by Surfers Against Sewage. Louisa Yallop says,

Exciting DF news and opportunities

Monday, 18 September 2017

Two Exciting pieces of DF news

1) In 2020, Woodcraft is hosting a huge international IFM - SEI camp with people from all over the world! It is organised by a board of people including one DF rep. DFs will be electing someone new each year to fulfil this role. Want it to be you this year (starting October)? Email chair@spanthatworld.com or message Lily McTaggart on Facebook. Elections will be held at Old/New.

DF Newsletter Now Available

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

The District Fellows newsletter is now available to download. It includes news from DF Camp 2017, Althing 2017 and Midlands Thing 2017 and information about a MEST-UP training opportunity in November.

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