Over the weekend of 24 – 26 November young people from across the country came together at Woodcraft Folk’s Lockerbrook Residential Education Centre in the beautiful Peak District. 25 young people from London, Leeds, Manchester, Todmorden, Newcastle, Derby and Sheffield attended, for some this was the first time they had taken part in Woodcraft Folk […]
As chaos is sweeping the planet right now – from climate disasters to war – it is reassuring to know a number of young people in the UK are coming together this summer at a special camp focused on creating a brighter, fairer and greener future. There is hope after all and the next generation […]
Volunteers are coracling and canoeing the Wye River to raise money for youth charity’s Venturer Camp!
Trustee of youth organisation Woodcraft Folk, Huw, will be coracling down the River Wye to the charity’s Venturer Camp hosted at Biblins Youth Campsite. Venturer Camp is a youth camp organised by a team of young volunteers for their younger peers. This summer, 400 young Venturers (the 13-17-year-old group of Woodcraft Folk) will spend a […]
In their spirit of increasing and widening participation, youth organisation Woodcraft Folk are pleased to have secured some funding to offer those in need reduced (and in some cases FREE) places at their Venturer Camp coming up this summer. Venturer Camp is taking place 5th-12th August 2023 for 13-17 year olds at Woodcraft Folk’s Biblins […]
Venturer Camp 2023 will be happening at Biblins Youth Campsite this summer Between 5th and 12th August 2023 and especially for this year, the camp is open to young people between the ages of 13 and 17. Some of the previous venturers didn’t get the chance to participate in a Venturer Camp because of Covid […]
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 […]
The All Change project, funded by the National Association for Environmental Education, aims to educate and empower young people, youth workers and teachers in climate change education The project is in its second year and there are many exciting opportunities for young people coming up over 2022. The next stage of the project is to work […]
Pioneers (age 10-12), Venuturers (age 13-15) and DFs (age 16-20) took over Alexandra Palace ice rink in November for an ice skating adventure.
Since the success of summer camps this year the Membership and Programmes team have been hard at work organising the next camping venture. The Autumn Camp was a pilot event looking to bring together young people who are already part of a Woodcraft Folk group and those who are new to the organisation. The camp […]
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 […]
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 […]
After pretty much two years without camping, Woodcraft’s summer camps were back this August for pioneers and venturers at Biblins Campsite! Pioneers aged 10-12 had a jam-packed week commencing on Monday 2nd of August 2021 until Saturday 7th of August 2021. The week of activities started out with a bang with orienteering led by onsite […]