News and stories

We've launched #DreamBigAtHome!

Our new lockdown website has hundreds of activities and games to do at home, weekly challenges to try and a regular programme of live workshops and events online, as well as information on how our groups can operate during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Become a #litterhero

Friday, 28 February 2020

The Coop group are supporting the Great British Spring Clean, 20th March – 13th April 2020. Woodcraft Folk groups are urged to join their co-operative colleagues in supporting litter picks in their local area.


The annual campaign run by Keep Britain Tidy aims to encourage people to take to the streets creating cleaner streets, parks and beaches, protecting our wildlife and, ultimately, stopping the tide of plastic that is doing so much damage to our oceans and marine life. Such social action can help to transform our country for the better,

Food at Common Ground

Thursday, 27 February 2020

The Common Ground Team are well aware that food is a very important part of camp. We have created a new page on our website which is all things food! Check it out here - A draft menu will also be published soon which our KP team have been working hard on and consulting members too. 

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!

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