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.


Proposed meeting of Woodcraft Folk visa campaign working group

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

We're organising a meeting or phone call for the Woodcraft Folk visa campaign working group.

My 1st Annual Gathering!!

Monday, 29 September 2014

Annual Gathering (AG) is the annual opportunity to vote on the things which matter most to the Woodcraft Folk. Before AG motions are submitted to and an agenda is made.

Lots of people arrived on the Friday (which I intend to do next year) and I arrived to a circle of tents and a few marquees

Fun day in Ipswich

Friday, 5 September 2014

Woodcraft Folk Learning about Big Ideas through Fun

Eastern region are hosting a fun day in Ipswich Saturday 27th September from 2.00 to 4.30 at the Co-op Education Centre, 11 Fore St, Ipswich. Car park off Waterworks St – IP4 1JG.

Its a free event for children and parents to get a taste of what Woodcraft Folk has an offer and a oppurtunity to express and interest in getting invovled in setting up a new group in Ipswich.

Bushcraft Camp 11th - 12th Oct 2014

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Bookings for Bushcraft camp are now open!! 



This camp is open to Pioneers and above and participation will be limited to 60 people, the maximum ratio of children to adults will be 5 to 1. Leaders who have younger children may bring them to this camp provided the ratio is not exceeded.

London Camp 2014 – a brilliant Camp!

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

London Region of the Woodcraft Folk held its regional camp at Lyons Copse near Southampton in the first week of the school holidays, from 26th of July until 2nd August. With well over 600 participants it was over twice the size than the camps held in 2005 and 2010 and 17 of the 26 London districts took part. They were joined by two German delegations as well as delegations from France and Catalonia. The dry weather helped to make it the best ever camp for many.

Celtic Camp: a Myths & Legends tale

Sunday, 17 August 2014

150 Woodcraft Folk friends from Scotland and Wales met for a hugely successful Celtic Camp 2014 this August. The competitive nature of the preceding Commonwealth Games was a marked contrast to the co-operative nature of the camp. As one Edinburgh Elfin succinctly put it "It was good".

Little Otter Express

Monday, 11 August 2014

The Little Otter Express is the newsletter created by Camden and Hackney Districts for their village at London Camp, you can download it below to discover all the excting things we got up to!

Largest Growth Project Launched

Friday, 8 August 2014

Following recent funding success, Woodcraft Folk will be launching its largest new group project ever!

The Cabinet Office funding will enable Woodcraft Folk to employ a small team of New Group Support workers to reach out to new communities across West Yorkshire. The 19-month project will:

penwythnos Co-op Op weekend

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Ganwyd 3 menter gydweithredol ar benwythnos CO-OP OP ar Orffennaf y 6ed:

Dyfrdwy Gwerin y Coed Peace Camp

Friday, 18 July 2014

Dyfrdwy Gwerin y Coed Peace Camp July 2014 Llanfihangel GM

Dyfrdwy District (and delegation from Eryri) had a wonderful weekend camp at the Crown Inn in Llanfihangel GM, Denbighshire. The site was a strip of grass between woods and river which had to be reached by driving over or walking through a ford. It was a fantastic place to camp even though there was not enough space for the traditional circle of tents. A full moon shone over the camp on Friday night while we cooked vegetable soup and toast over the fire.

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