News and stories

British Youth Council update (June 2018)

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Woodcraft Folk is a member of the British Youth Council (BYC). You can access the BYC's June-2018 update here

DF Volunteer Link Up

Sunday, 24 June 2018

DFs are trying to get our members more involved in their local groups. We have recently created a page on our own website (spanthatworld.com) where different volunteering opportunities can be posted. If you run/are starting up a Woodcraft Folk group and would like DF volunteers to help please get in touch so we can spread the word. 

Chanctonbury Ring District learn about the NHS

Monday, 11 June 2018

Last week members of the Chanctonbury Ring District attended the Steyning Festival and took part in their procession. The procession's theme was 'Revolution' and the district decided to represent the NHS, celebrating the revolution of British healthcare. 

Elfin trip to Cudham - weekend of the royal wedding

Monday, 11 June 2018

Elfins from Brighton Central and Hove District had a great visit to Cudham from 18 to 20 May. On the Saturday afternoon instead of watching the royal wedding they took part in a Wide Game designed to educate them about the problems of plastic waste and how they can help (see photos).

General Council needs you!

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

General Council (Woodcraft Folk's Board of Trustees) is made up of members like you, elected by members like you. At Annual Gathering (22-24 June), we'll be electing two members of General Council in the 16-24 category and five members of any age. If you'd like to find out more about being on General Council, please email nominations@woodcraft.org.uk and we can put you in touch with a current GC member for a chat.

Update from Scotland - Reaching out in 2018

Friday, 4 May 2018

 In February 56 members of all ages from across Scotland got together at our annual Scottish Gathering.  We congregated at Crianlarich for workshops on Inclusion, Outreach and Publicity, the Woodcraft Folk Scotland AGM and some general networking and socialising.  We want to share this film produced from a series of short films created by young members who took a crash course in film making and editing over the course of the weekend.

Chaos Venturers raise money for local homeless charity

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Last week the members of Caos Venturers (Brighthelmstone District) showed their suppport to the young homeless poeple in Brighton by arranging a 'sleep out' for Clock Tower Sanctuary, a local day centre for the homeless aged 16 -25.

General Secretary to step down in September

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Woodcraft Folk General Secretary, Jon Nott, has today announced that he will step down at the end of September.

The Annual Gathering Early bird booking deadline is fast approaching

Thursday, 19 April 2018

 

Don't forget Thursday 19th April (noon) is the early bird booking deadline for Annual Gathering 2018

Book your summer camp now at Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Is your group looking for somewhere to hold your summer camp? 

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