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Members Update March 2021

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Spring is definitely upon us and we are all feeling hopeful as our groups and centres plan to reopen once more.


Green Influencers Launch Event - A Turtle Success

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

On Monday (1st March) we had our online launch event for the Green Influencers Scheme on 

General Council meeting February 2021

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

General Council, Woodcraft Folk's Trustee Board, met on Saturday 27th February 2021 to discuss finances, centres and the ongoing impact of COVID-19.

General Council reviewed the financial position of 2020 and the 2021 budget. There is currently a £34k deficit budget forecast, which we hope we can improve on as our centres reopen.

Recent Training Webinars

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

The past year has seen a lot of online programme, some groups have been meeting with their young members since March last year whilst some are newer to the world of online group nights.

Biblins Bimble

Monday, 1 March 2021

As our centres plan to reopen Biblins encourage you to put your boots on to complete the Biblins Bimble.

Biblins is nestled along the River Wye and hosts part of the Wye Valley Walk. As COVID restrictions are lifted we encourage you to walk, swim or cycle the equivalent length of the Wye Valley Walk from 29th March to 31st May 2021. The Biblins Bimble challenge is in two parts, you can either:

 

1. Swim, walk or cycle 146 miles (the length of the Wye Valley Walk) over 9 weeks in your local area

#OutdoorAdventures

Saturday, 27 February 2021

Woodcraft Folk centres and campsites are preparing to reopen following 12 months of COVID restrictions.

 

Coop Young Members

Friday, 26 February 2021

The Coop Group are looking for fresh thinkers to join their Co-op Young Members’ Group. Applications are welcome from 16-25 year olds today. If would be great for DFs and Young Kinsfolk to be represented.

ESC funding success

Friday, 26 February 2021

Woodcraft Folk are pleased to announce recent funding success - SIX successful European Solidarity Corps volunteer placements. The scheme is funded by Erasmus+ and will support the following placement:

Jack Petchey Intern

Friday, 26 February 2021

Woodcraft Folk is delighted to be able to host a full-time intern during 2021/22. The post has been funded by The Jack Petchey Foundation and will provide an opportunity for someone to develop their skills in youth work.

The intern will work across London supporting young people, volunteers, groups and the wider community both in person and online.


Never More Needed

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Woodcraft Folk joined over 1,000 organisations adding their name to an open letter to Number 10. The letter demands greater support to the voluntary or community sector as we support communities to recover from COVID.

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