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IFM-SEI World Congress - join us in Manchester!

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Woodcraft Folk are hosting IFM-SEI’s World Congress in June 2013. The Congress takes place every three years and brings together people from member organisations from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Europe. Woodcraft are honoured to be hosting the event and will be celebrating the six years of dedicated service that Tamsin Pearce, a former Chair of Woodcraft, has brought to IFM-SEI as their Secretary General.

Outreach Play and Volunteer Co-ordinator - Stirling

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

We are recruiting for:

Outreach Play and Volunteer Co-ordinator - Stirling

Terrific Toy Day

Friday, 5 April 2013

Diwrnod Teganau & Choginio ar Dân Awyr Agored

Toy Day & Campfire Cooking


Scottish youth leader training

Friday, 5 April 2013

 Woodcraft Folk Scotland volunteers from 3 districts met for a weekend of youth leader training in Stirling in April. This was for anyone involved with (or soon to be involved with) Pioneer or Venturer groups.

Sign Up for Science Museum Training!

Friday, 29 March 2013

The Science Museum are offering free training to help Woodcraft run science activities and workshops. There will be a few "modules" of training early in the day, followed by activities in the museum itself.

17 workshops, 69 people, 53.5 limericks

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Woodcraft Folk leaders of all ages came from all directions to Training for Leaders Old and New, from February 22nd - 24th. It was one of the biggest training events in recent Woodcraft history, comprising 69 people, a three-strand programme of workshops and a brilliant range of volunteers and staff from all over England. Needless to say, a great time was had by all.

The Co-operative Young Members' Board: join now!

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

The Co-operative Group are just about to launch their first youth board, The Co-operative Young Members' Board. This is a great step towards empowering young members to influence the Co-operative and an opportunity for young Woodcraft Folk to offer ideas and advice to the organisation that has supported so many Woodcraft Folk groups over the years!

Today is International Women's Day

Friday, 8 March 2013

The 8th March is International Women's Day, a time to remember the sacrifices and bravery of women who have fought tirelessly for a better world, whilst also recognising that the fight for liberation is far from over. From the Ford Dagenham strikes in 1968 to the women of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, women have increasingly made steps towards equality and been part of the struggle for a world free from oppression.

Celebrating Hands In and Geocaching

Wednesday, 6 March 2013


Woodcraft couldn’t have picked a better time to get involved in the Geocaching community. As we are placing our first few caches of Hands In 2013, you helped the Geocaching community passed the 2 million active caches milestone.

Woodcraft Folk supports the people in the Western Sahara

Tuesday, 5 March 2013

Woodcraft Folk have a long history of working with young people from the Western Sahara. We therefore strongly condemn Morocco’s unfair and unjust sentence of 24 Saharawi civilians who were tried before a military court on Sunday February 17, 2013.

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