News and stories

Goodbye to TREE

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Woodcraft Folk’s TREE programme has reached the end of its funded period, after 5 years of useful resources, fun activities, diverse training and the active engagement of young leaders. The TREE programme engaged 4,360 young people in a wide range of activities including:

·         Action projects

·         Reporting

·         Right to Refuge campaign

Friendship Festival 2014

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

On Sunday 23rd March, Walton on Thames Folk were joined by members from Knaphill, New Malden, Spelthorne and Tolworth & Kingston districts in what it is hoped will be the first of many future joint activities.

Spring Awakening Booking Open

Monday, 17 March 2014

See the beauty of the countryside, smell the fresh scent of springtime, feel the magic of time spent with friends, listen to the calm of the forest and taste the adventure.

NEW LARGE SCALE EVS OPPORTUNITY FOR WCF MEMBERS!!! Be quick!

Friday, 14 March 2014

Would you like to get new experiences and volunteer in a like-minded child and youth organisation in another country? With the European Voluntary Service project of the International Falcon Movement-Socialist Educational International this is possible!

Woodcraft Folk Communities are here

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

We’re excited to tell you that a new way to communicate with other members is now available through Woodcraft Folk’s website. It’s called Woodcraft Folk Communities, and it’s straightforward and friendly to use.

Forests school badge

Friday, 28 February 2014

FROM TINY ACORNS...

Grow Wild

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Last spring three Woodcraft groups were asked to pilot a new project run by Kew Garden that aimed to encourage 12 to 25 year olds to transform their local area by sowing native wild seeds. Each group was sent a pack to help them to organise their activities. Here is Kat Budd from Sheffield reporting back on her pilot of the pack with the Venturer group:

Woodcraft Folk statement on March 22 actions: for press and public release

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Woodcraft Folk supports March 22nd Actions against Racism and Fascism

March 22nd is UN Anti-Racism Day, which commemorates the 1960 Sharpeville massacre when 69 peaceful demonstrators were shot by police in South Africa.

Dear members: please don't undermine teachers' right to strike

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Dear Member

You may be aware that an article in the press last week revealed that the DfEE have issued new guidance to schools, suggesting that they use volunteers to stay open during the teachers’ strike planned for 26th March. General Council believe that this is an underhand way of undermining the ability of Trade Unions to negotiate on behalf of their members.

Woodcraft Park Farm Camp

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

 

Woodcraft Park Farm

Park Farm want to be able to extend the use of our site this year to enable smaller groups with fewer resources to enjoy the wonderful surroundings and facilities.

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