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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 […]

Volunteers with a passion for fundraising needed

Do you like fundraising, or do you want to get some advice and support for your fundraising? Youth movement, Woodcraft Folk are re-launching their Fundraising Working Group as a space for volunteers across the country to come together to help with the charities fundraising efforts. If your Woodcraft Folk group has been successful with fundraising […]

December Special Supporters Update

Woodcraft Folk recently hosted a special Supporters Update in December which you can watch here and below. Debs McCahon, Woodcraft Folk’s Chief Executive, and Aggie Taylor, Chair of General Council shared information about the latest news from across the movement including upcoming outdoor adventures and camps planned for 2023. The charity celebrated Common Ground camp […]

November supporters update

The latest Woodcraft Folk Supporters Update took place on Tuesday 8th November attended by supporters from across the regions as well as colleagues from Central Coop.  During the Update, Debs the charity’s CEO and Aggie, Chair of General Council, shared news about new group developments in Glossop, Chesterfield, St Albans and Hastings. Woodcraft Folk continues […]

Call out for new trustees at Woodcraft Folk!

young man in a yellow hoody talking at a meeting

Youth charity Woodcraft Folk is calling on young people to get in touch who would like to play a vital role in making strategic decisions for the organisation and become a trustee. Trustees, known as the General Council, are elected annually, and fill the role for two years. The election process takes place at Woodcraft […]

Woodcraft Folk ESC placement volunteers with Our Second Home charity 

During February half-term, Sandra Kourtsounioti, one of Woodcraft Folk’s ESC volunteers, took the opportunity to volunteer as a youth group leader for the charity Our Second Home (OSH), during their winter camp.  OSH does residentials for young people with refugee status or seeking asylum, with the aim to provide a place where everyone can have […]

Woodcraft Folk welcomes new ESC volunteer!

Eva Chatrain arrived last week from France, she joins Woodcraft Folk in London as an European Solidarity Corps volunteer and will be supporting the youth charity during the next 12 months. Eva will: work with the charity’s communications team, support some local Woodcraft Folk groups, help with the preparation, planning and delivery of youth activities […]

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 […]

Re-ignite Project Funding Success

Woodcraft Folk is delighted to receive grant funding from the Jack Petchey Foundation to support groups to rebuild following COVID disruptions. The 12 month Reignite project will be targeting groups and Districts in the following London Boroughs: Croydon, Hammersmith & Fulham, Merton, Southwark Wandsworth. The project aims to reignite and rebuild Woodcraft Folk groups and […]

A New Volunteer in the Lockerbrook Team

Woodcraft Folk is part of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) volunteering programme. The programme is managed by the European Commission. Woodcraft Folk have hosted many volunteers from the EU over the years and 2021 has seen the organisation host volunteers from Czech Republic, Ireland, Spain and Italy. Find out more about our current ESC volunteers here. […]

Book for Lockerbrook’s volunteer weekend

Lockerbrook Farm is inviting Woodcraft Folk members to join together at Lockerbrook Centre over the weekend of 11-12th December. The Lockerbrook team are planning a winter celebration weekend, to say thank you to everyone who has helped the centre survive the past 18 months. It will also function as a working weekend, with plenty of […]

Volunteer recruitment campaign

group of volunteers and children building a wall

Working with 360 Recruiting Woodcraft Folk has launched a national volunteer recruitment campaign. The campaign aims to increase the number of volunteers supporting our camps, campaigns and local groups. Over the next 6 months we will be sharing adverts and short films encouraging potential volunteers to come forward, connect with like-minded individuals and co-operate to […]

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