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Venturer Camp Update July 2019

Sunday, 14 July 2019

With camp only a few weeks away the VCamp: Voyages team and Venturer Committee have been working very hard to make sure this is the best yet!

Membership Competition 2020!!

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Its that time of year again!! Membership badge Competition 2020!!

Earlier this year we launched the competition to find next year’s membership badge design. Last year was a chance for groups to think about wideninig participation and this year with only a year to go until Common Ground we’d like groups to think aboutt the camps theme of 'International Friendship'!! 

This years competition: 

IFM-SEI Congress 2019

Thursday, 4 July 2019

 The International Falcon Movement - Socialist Educational International (IFM-SEI) is Woodcraft Folk’s umbrella movement of like-minded children’s and youth organisations from around the world. Pip, Tom, Debs, Tamsin and Frankie represented Woodcraft Folk at the IFM-SEI Congress in Tbilisi which takes place every three years. A lot happened in two days but some of the main points were: 

Update on the Stop DSEI Campaign!

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dear Friends,

Woodcraft Peace Kitchen at stopDSEI

Design a bunkhouse

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

This week the Biblins Management Committee have launched a 'design a bunkhouse' competition. They are seeking suggestions and ideas from children and young people to inform their plans for a new build project on site.

#EverybodyWelcome Merchandise

Monday, 17 June 2019

New to Folk Supply-#EverybodyWelcome-T-Shirt, Badges & Stickers

In support of our # EverybodyWelcome Campaign and in the lead up to LGBTQI+ Pride events we have introduced a range of merchandise. We hope you will enjoy wearing it with pride!

Lockerbrook Small Groups Gathering October Half Term!

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Calling all small groups to our new annual Small Groups Gathering at Lockerbrook this October Half term.

We know that it can sometimes be very difficult for smaller groups to afford to come to Lockerbrook.  So we would like to offer you a 'match-making service'!  Why not come to Lockerbrook with another group from another part of the country? That way you will reduce costs, make new friends and support each other to run a residential.

Coming Soon: Taster Sessions Near You!

Monday, 10 June 2019

This month we're inviting our groups across the country to open their doors and host a taster session for new children and young people in their community. Come along and see what Woodcraft Folk is all about!

Volunteers can add the dates for their sessions to www.woodcraft.org.uk/calendar, so take a look and see if there's one coming up near you!

Coop Good Causes Fund

Friday, 7 June 2019

 Woodcraft Folk are encouraging all local groups to apply for the last round of Coop Local Causes Fund. The fund is very flexible and your project must either:

Our Statement on the Climate Emergency

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time. We therefore welcome the Government’s declaration of a climate emergency and eagerly await further action to be taken to address this emergency.

Woodcraft Folk recognises the crucial role played by children and young people in bringing about this declaration. In particular we admire the actions of school strikers across the UK and around the world, and the inspiration that they have drawn from Greta Thunberg.

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