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.


Funding success

Monday, 7 June 2021


Woodcraft Folk is one of 148 youth centres across England to recieve financial support fron Julia Hans Rausing to reopen our centres following COVID closures.

Updated Information for Summer Camps 2021

Thursday, 3 June 2021

Summer is just around the corner, and volunteers and staff are working hard to prepare Woodcraft Folk's campsites and outdoor centres for visits from Pioneer and Venturer groups in August.

These events will be different to our original plans, due to the restrictions on youth activities that we expect to be in force across in England in August, but will still offer opportunities for outdoor adventures inspired by Woodcraft Folk's aims and principles. 

Holiday Activities & Food programme

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Woodcraft Folk are delighted to be working with Let Me Play to delievr holiday activities and food to children and young people across Hammersmith & Fulham.


Kids Got Rights Survey

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Woodcraft Folk is part of a project with our international friends at IFM-SEI called #KidsGotRights. The project will see some of our young members work collaboratively with their international counterparts from across Europe to analyse how their rights as children are recognised, respecting and met in each country to then create a toolkit of activities and resources to help others learn about children's rights.

Come & Join SOC

Monday, 17 May 2021

We are looking to recruit new members to Woodcraft Folk’s Standing Orders Committee.

Your Movement Matters

Friday, 14 May 2021

Eight of the UK’s leading walking, climbing and outdoor leisure organisations have joined forces for a ground-breaking research project examining the demographics of people who go walking and climbing.

Camino to Cop

Friday, 14 May 2021

XR Faith Bridge: Camino to COP
People walking for the planet: a pilgrimage for climate justice

Holiday Activities & Food programme

Tuesday, 4 May 2021

Woodcraft Folk is currently planning to deliver holiday activities in Leeds and Hammersmith & Fulham as part of the Holiday Activities & Food programme.

Members & Supporters Update April 2021

Friday, 30 April 2021

Pip (General Council Chair) and Debs (CEO) hosted a Supporters and Members Update on April 23rd 2021. Since the start of the pandemic Debs and Pip have been hosting quarterly updates for all members and supporters seeking to keep everyone informed of the ongoing impact of COVID and of Woodcraft Folk's recovery plans. The sessions have been a useful way to gather feedback and the pair plan to continue to host the sessions to celebrate the achievements of the movement.


Hello From Our New Youth Engagement Officer!

Friday, 30 April 2021

Hello, my name is Eireny. I have recently joined Woodcraft Folk as the youth engagement intern funded by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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