Venturers

Virtual making optical illusions

Event date: 
2 April 2020 - 5:30pm - 6:15pm
Event location: 
Online

Join us to get crafty! We will be making all sorts of optical illusions. You can bring some paper, a pencil and some sellotape or you can just come along and watch the illusions, 

 

COVID-19: All face-to-face activities suspended

Friday, 13 March 2020

In response to the Government's latest announcement, we are postponing all face-to-face Woodcraft Folk activities scheduled between now and Monday 1 June 2020. This includes all May camps and any residential experiences planned for what remains of the Spring and early Summer terms.

Venturer Adventure Weekend

Event date: 
25 September 2020 - 5:00pm - 27 September 2020 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Biblins Youth Campsite, The Doward Whitchurch HR9 6DX

Activity Weekend for Venturers. 

Cost: £55 pp includes accomodation, food and activities for the weekend. #

Click here for more info. and booking.  

Additional Camping & Residential Guidance

This detailed guidance was created by volunteers in Cambridge District to support volunteers organising camps and residentials. These overviews of roles and responsibilties on camp may provide a helpful starting point for your own camping or hostel trips.

This guidance should be read on conjunction with the policy and practice documents available on our Safeguarding Portal, especially the Code of Conduct for volunteers and the Camp Checklist.

Scottish Gathering 2020

Sunday, 1 March 2020

50 members and young people from Edinburgh, Falkirk, Camelon, Stirling, Glasgow Southside, Glasgow East End and Glasgow Kelvingrove met for our annual Scottish Gathering weekend and AGM at the beginning of February. Crianlarich youth hostel is situated near hills and woodland and was an appropriate backdrop to our camping and outdoor adventures programme theme, ahead of Common Ground International camp and other summer activities this year.

Merrymoot show 2

Merrymoot show, Scottish Gathering, February 2020

Gathering of the Smalls work

Gathering of the Smalls, Scottish Gathering, February 2020

Gathering of the Smalls

Gathering of the Smalls, Scottish Gathering February 2020

WE:CAN - Climate Action Now

Woodcraft Folk is pleased to lauch Woodcraft Folk Everywhere: Climate Action Now - our new toolkit for groups and individuals to explore how we can learn about and respond to the Climate Emergency through practical activities.

This resource has been made possible through the support of YouthLink Scotland, through the National Voluntary Youth Organisations Support Fund.

The resource is divided into four themes:

Death Comes to Dinner

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Newham Venturers joined the Campaign Against the Arms Trade and other organisations to protest outside the ADS dinner -

 an expensive feast at a swanky hotel held annually for those trading in arms, and their supporters.  The theme was Death Comes to Dinner, and Venturers provided an impressive visual presence dressed as Grim Reapers.  Contact us for information about how you can help us with our campaign against the arms trade.

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