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Vote for your favourite Membership Badge design for 2018

Thursday, 9 November 2017

Earlier this year we asked our members to take part in this year’s Membership Badge competition. The theme was ‘Be inspired by local action'. 

Last year was the 80th anniversary of the 'Battle of Cable Street' and in honour of this great collective achievement we wanted our members to research local action in their communities and design a badge which illustrated what happened.

Available now the updated Volunteers Policy!!

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

This year General Council approved the updated volunteers policy which is now available for to download from our website. 

The volunteers policy seeks to:

Update from the recent General Council meeting

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

Last weekend new and existing members of GC met for the first time at our Cudham Centre to discuss all things Woodcraft. This was their first meeting since our AGM so part of the main business was to elect a Chair and other keys roles within GC.

Vote at 16

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

On November 3rd, Jim McMahon is presenting his private member’s bill asking MPs to give votes to 16 year olds. In support we've produced the following video highlighting the importance of giving 16 year olds the right to vote in general elections and referenda.  

Woodcraft Folk 2018 Calendar

Monday, 30 October 2017

New to Folk Supply.

 

2018 Calendar.

In line with the theme of the membership badge for 2018, this calendar features 12 beautiful photos from throughout the years inspired by Woodcraft Folk's participation in Social Action. This glossy A3 wall calendar will bring you pleasure all year and motivate you to continue all you do to help build a fairer world for all.

Edinburgh Job Vacancy

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

 Woodcraft Folk Development Officer – Edinburgh

Edinburgh District are seeking to appoint a new Development Officer. They are looking for an outgoing and confident individual to help them make the Edinburgh District groups more resilient and sustainable.

 

‘Thumbs up from all’ for Bushcraft Camp at Woodcraft Park Farm

Friday, 13 October 2017

We've been hearing great things about the Bushcraft Camp which took place at the end of September with calls for longer camps and repeat visits! 

Nominate a young person to win the Fields in Trust, "Young Champions" award!!

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

UK charity Fields in Trust, in partnership with Groundwork, is searching for a “Young Champion” to celebrate the amazing work that young people (aged 16-24), are doing to make their communities a greener and happier place to live. 

New Leader Training Available to Book NOW!!

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Are you new to volunteering with Woodcraft Folk? 

Have you been involved for a while but want to learn more? 

Our New Leader Training weekends are a great way to learn more about Woodcraft Folk, share ideas with new leaders from across the UK, and a gain the skills and confidence to lead engaging activities for children. 

People who come to our training sessions say they feel more confident and more able to lead activities at group. 

London Venturer Activity Weekend at Phasels Wood

Monday, 9 October 2017

At the end of September, 80 Venturers from London and surrounding areas had a great weekend at the Phasels Wood Activity Centre near Kings Langley. It was the first time that we used this site which came with the challenge of Venturers (and some of their leaders) sleeping in three different residential buildings. In good Woodcraft fashion we assigned clans to cooking duties and managed to feed everybody well in two locations. The dorms were small with beds for 4 or 6 and most of them had a small en-suite bathroom!

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