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#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.

Welcome to Camp Koodoo

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

We are pleased to now be welcoming guests into Camp Koodoo. Volunteers and staff at Biblins have been working hard over the last few months to create a really inviting and functional camp at Biblins.

VCamp Update May 2019

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

VCamp is only two months away, and the booking deadline is in TWO WEEKS. Make sure you get chatting to your group and booking them in ASAP to guarantee your place at the biggest Woodcraft event this summer!

#10Things To Do With Woodcraft Folk This Summer

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Launching our new resources to support children to take part in Woodcraft Folk activities wherever they live!

Launching Our Latest Campaign - #EverybodyWelcome for #FunAndFriendship

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Woodcraft Folk is a place where everybody is welcome. We have lots of fun and develop life-long friendships. That's the message behind our campaign to support groups of all ages to grow their membership.

Annual Gathering 2019 - Empowering young people

Monday, 13 May 2019

 Young people at the heart of Woodcraft Folk’s democracy

In keeping with Woodcraft Folk’s new strategic plan this year’s Annual Gathering focuses on empowering children and young people. The event has been combined with VCamp pre-camp and the programme has been developed with targeted workshops for Pioneers and Venturers, including sessions led by Venturers.

Sessions include:

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