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Our house is on fire!

Thursday, 27 February 2020

This month saw the first anniversary of school strikes in the UK. As a youth organisation committed to the rights of the child and sustainable development we have been inspired by the school strikers and Greta Thunberg. Our young members recognise that the climate emergency is one of the most important issues of our time and warmly welcomed the Government’s declaration of a climate emergency in May 2019. We eagerly await action.

 

Park Farm May Bushcraft Camp

Saturday, 22 February 2020

 Bushcraft Camp @Woodcraft Park Farm 7–10 May 2020

Open to all Woodcraft Folk groups, including Elfins, Pioneers, Venturers and DFs,

Mentors Wanted for ESC Volunteers

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Woodcraft Folk will soon be hosting four full-time volunteers from the EU, two at Biblins and two in London.

European Solidarity Corps

Friday, 14 February 2020

 Spanning the World with Friendship

 

Woodcraft Folk has been dedicated to the cause of internationalism throughout our 95 year existence. Our groups work to promote a global outlook, and welcome young people and their families from across the world. New Erasmus+ funding will enable to welcome 4 European Solidarity Corps volunteers. The ESC volunteers will take place in full-time placements supporting:

Climate Science Training Opportunities

Friday, 14 February 2020

As part of Woodcraft Folk's 'All Change' project we are delighted to be able to offer two new training events:

 

Young Climate Educators wanted

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

 Woodcraft Folk is seeking to recruit 20 young climate educators to support the 'All Change' project.

 

Engineers wanted

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, Woodcraft Folk is looking to support 50 engineers to share engineering solutions to the climate emergency.

Act Now: Climate Emergency

Monday, 3 February 2020

Climate Emergency – Act Now!

Annual Finance Returns....Thank You to the Treasurers

Monday, 3 February 2020

A massive Thank You to our Treasurers who have done a brilliant job getting the Annual Finance Returns for 2019 done with the earlier deadline that we need this year and with a new reporting system. By the deadline on 31st January we had 70 of the 121 needed complete and 19 others almost finished.

All Change - Climate Science Education Project

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Thanks to new funding from the National Association for Environmental Education (NAEE) Woodcraft Folk and partners will be looking to engage young people, teachers and youth workers in a range of opportunities, including:

 

  • New educational resources – Climate Action Now! It's jam packed with activities for children and young people to learn about and take action on the Climate Emergency! To be published in March.

 

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