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Lockerbrook Celebrates 50th

Thursday, 3 July 2014


Hello one and all,

Youth Empowerment Forever

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Last month Woodcraft Folk pilotted the New Group Journey - a new online training resource for new groups and new volunteer leaders. The resource is the first step in creating an accessible training format for our thousands of volunteers.

Following additional funding from the National Voluntary Organisations in Scotland Fund, Woodcraft Folk are now looking to add to its online training resources by creating two new modules:

Membership Badge Design 2015

Friday, 20 June 2014

The submission deadline for the '2015 Membership Badge Competition' is fast approaching. 

Give as you Live

Friday, 13 June 2014

Give as you Live is an affiliate scheme that Woodcraft Folk has signed up to. It works in much the same way as a price comparison website - a retailer pays a commission for sending people to their website, except that in this case the commission goes to the charity of the customer’s choice.

Bushcraft Camp 2014

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Bushcraft Camp at Woodcraft Park Farm, Lurgashall: 30 May – 1 June 2014 

Members from Harlow, Hornsey, Knaphill, Spelthorne, Waltham Abbey and Walton districts came together for this three day camp and it was the biggest that we have held so far.

Annual Gathering Motions: Final Call

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

The deadline for motions is tomorrow Thursday the 5th of June at 12 noon.

Any last minute ideas from your group/district,motions you forgot to submit, you've still got a few hours to get them in (Send them to: motions@woodcraft.org.uk)

If you miss the deadline it won't be discussed this year

Beat Bullying

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Woodcraft Folk have begun to work with Beat Bullying,  an international bullying prevention charity working and campaigning to make bullying unacceptable, on the ground in the UK and across Europe.

Beat Bullying can provide resources, support and training for all Woodcraft Folk age groups to tackle bullying at a local level - have a look here.

Volunteers Week 1-7 June 2014

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

 This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week and it’s time to celebrate!

During Volunteers Week hundreds of events will be taking place across the country to say thank you to volunteers, recognising the important contribution they make.

Outreach Play & Volunteer Co-ordinator Vacancy

Friday, 30 May 2014

Outreach Play and Volunteer Co-ordinator

  • London(Southwark)
  • 35 days work, part time fixed term contract until 30th November 2014
  • £25,203 (including London weighting) pro rata
  • Home or Office based and in community spaces

Woodcraft Folk is a voluntary organisation for children & young people, designed to develop self confidence and activity in society, with the aim of building a world based on equality, friendship, peace and co-operation.

Keep Volunteering Voluntary

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Woodcraft Folk has joined hundreds of other charities and community organisations backing the Keep Volunteering Voluntary Agreement which says:

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