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Helping Hands needed at Annual Gathering 2019-Biblins

Saturday, 11 May 2019

 Helping Hands needed at Annual Gathering 2019-Biblins

 

Are you a budding KP, enjoy running games & activities, have your eye on a site services role at Common Ground, or a seasoned pro at events and would just like to come along to Biblins for the weekend?

Then please get in touch.

We are looking for helpers for Annual Gathering & Conference 2019, taking place at Biblins Camp site on 21st-23rd June 2019.

Young People Take Action For The World They Want To See At Camp

Friday, 10 May 2019

Stopping Plastic Pollution. Votes for Children. Climate Justice. Promoting Peace. Children's Rights. These are the issues that young people at The World We Want To See Camp (4th-6th May) chose to take action on.

Common Ground Staff Recruitment

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Preparations for Common Ground International Camp 2020 are now ramping up to the next phase as the Board seek to recruit a staff team to deliver their vision and ensure everything is in place for August 1st 2020.

 

Building Camp Koodoo

Thursday, 2 May 2019

In 2011 a campaign was launched to create Camp Koodoo in memory of Henry Fair and his call to create a national youth campsite.

Since taking over the Biblins Youth Campsite in 2018, volunteers have been working to make that vision into a reality. Volunteers have toiled to create a semi-permanent camp - a huge thanks go to the volunteers of all ages who have worked during February and April to create the foundations and erect the necessary canvas.

Take Part in an International Project: Youth Without Borders

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

International Opportunity – Youth Without Borders

In partnership with Österreichische Kinderfreunde, Woodcraft Folk are excited to announce an Erasmus+ funded project for four young people aged 14-17 years old (supported by a leader) to participate in an international project.

What's Your Favourite Woodcraft Folk Activity?

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

This summer we will be making some new activity packs to help more children and young people to take part in Woodcraft Folk. We would like your help to decide what goes in them!

Bushcraft and Social Action Day

Sunday, 14 April 2019

On Saturday 6th April, 33 of us gathered at Hinchingbrooke Country Park for a day of bushcraft and social action - part of our project funded by 

KLH international seminars

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

All Woodcraft Folk members are strongly encouraged to engage in a wide range of international opportunities.

Our sister organisation, Kurt Loewensteine House is a socialist education centre. There aim is democratic socialism, Internationalism, equality, antimilitarism, tolerance, ‘civil society’, gender equality, activism, solidarity and freedom. Therefore, they fight against capitalism, patriarchy and all forms of discrimination. Each year they run a series of seminars and training sessions, see below for more information:

6 months of co-operative leadership

Thursday, 4 April 2019

We (Debs McCahon and Sarah Welsh) are celebrating six months together as joint General Secretary and we thought it about time we wrote to all members giving them an insight into our work, the challenges, successes and demands.


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