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Fund vital youth work by signing up as a Friend of the Folk today!

As we find ourselves in the midst of a financial crisis, charities are needing support more than ever to ensure their vital work can continue. Charity Woodcraft Folk are reminding people about their Friend of the Folk scheme which is made up of regular donors who help fund their crucial work with young people. The […]

Venturer logo competition now open!

Venturer Camp is an youth camp which is run every three years by youth organisation Woodcraft Folk. The camp last took place in 2019 but was unable to happen in 2022 because Common Ground was taking place (a much bigger international IFM-SEI camp hosted by Woodcraft Folk). During August 2023, young people from around the country […]

Woodcraft Folk launches Kids got Rights! toolkit

Kids Got Rights! is a two-year project led by IFM-SEI and funded by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2022).  The project brings together young people from seven organisations across Europe including Woodcraft Folk. Partner organisations in the project are Nuorten Kotkien Keskusliitto (NKK, Finland),  Arciragazzi (Italy),  Esplais Catalans (ESPLAC, Spain), University of […]

Membership badge competition open!

Each year, youth led charity Woodcraft Folk run a competition to let their young members influence the design of the membership badge for the year. The search for the design for Woodcraft Folk’s 2023 membership badge is on! The theme for designs this year is “Unity” Woodcraft Folk’s Development Officer Lauren Karstadt says: “2022 has […]

Green Influencers heads to Marsden & recently secures £5,000 grant!

As part of Woodcraft Folk’s Green Influencers project – which focuses on encouraging young people to engage in youth social and climate action and connect with the outdoors – Elaine (the charity’s Green Mentor), took a youth group on a very special day trip to the Pennines over the Easter break. 20 young people from […]

Woodcraft Folk secure carbon literacy funding

Woodcraft Folk are delighted to have been successful in their recent funding application to the Royal Society of Chemistry. It is the first time that the RSC has supported Woodcraft Folk activities and the charity are looking forward to future collaborations. The outreach grant will enable Woodcraft Folk to develop partnership work with the Future […]

Pledgers needed for impactful programme fundraiser

Youth organisation Woodcraft Folk, is on the search for pledgers to enable them to run an engaging and impactful programme! The charity has been given the amazing opportunity to receive match funding from the Childhood Trust to deliver Play Out days across London Boroughs throughout summer 2022. However, to access the match funding, Woodcraft Folk […]

Members attend international PeaceCommunicators conference

As the tragic war in Ukraine unfolded, selected Woodcraft Folk members Iolo Walker and Robyn Brown attended the international PeaceCommunicators programme seminar in Belgium along with member Bethan Manton-Roseblade supporting the training team.  The programme is centred around peace education and provides a space for young people aged 16-30 years to develop the skills, attitudes, […]

Woodcraft Folk reflects on successful international ESC programme

Woodcraft Folk is a charity committed to international solidarity and spanning the world with friendship. One of the charity’s strong principles is that it promotes the importance of an understanding of the wider world; with its international links providing opportunities for Woodcraft Folk’s young members to meet peers from around the world to help them develop […]

Leaves for Life

Young people from Woodcraft Folk groups in Kelvingrove, Glasgow, are been busy preparing for the COP26 environmental conference arriving in their city next month. As part of their preparations they have joined the Leaves for Life campaign — a mass action of solidarity by the people of Scotland with indigenous communities in Colombia, on the […]

Membership Badge Competition

The search for the design for Woodcraft Folk’s 2022 membership badge is on! The theme for your designs this year is “One World Recovery” 2021 has seen communities come together despite lockdowns to stand up against poverty, racism, inequality and climate change. Woodcraft Folk young members will come together in Glasgow for the COP26 conference […]

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