Residential

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.

Transgender Inclusion

Woodcraft Folk's Inclusion Statement on supporting members who identify as Trans, and encouraging groups to challenge gender sterotypes, was adopted by General Council in March 2017 and further supporting documents & guidance were produced in 2019. 

All of the documents listed below contain background information, the law and practical advice for group leaders, covering:

Leader Training - Scotland

Event date: 
26 February 2016 - 7:00pm - 28 February 2016 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Allanton Sanctuary, Auldgirth near Dumfries

Weekend residential

Free leader training

for Woodcraft Folk leaders, parents and helpers

Learn practical, hands-on activities for children and young people!

 

 

Supporting young people with learning and communication difficulties

Event date: 
11 February 2011 - 10:30am - 13 February 2011 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Lockerbrook Outdoor Activities Centre, Sheffield

Members from Chorlton & Whalley Range District approached the General Council to raise an important inclusion issue.

The group of adult members and young people felt Woodcraft Folk events are inclusive in many ways. With issues around racism, sexism and homophobia tackled overtly to ensure all young people feel welcome and supported.

Venturer Leader Training Sheffield

Event date: 
4 February 2011 - 6:00pm - 6 February 2011 - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Lockerbrook Outdoor Activities Centre, Sheffield

Venturer Leader Training Weekend

Bookings now closed alternatively you can attend Venturer Leader Training at Lee Valley on the 28th-30th January.

4th – 6th February 2011 at Lockerbrook, Sheffield

A course for everyone intending to work with 12-15 year olds by leading or helping in a group or supporting them at camps and residentials, on projects or campaigns

Introduction

Venturer Leading Training

Event date: 
28 January 2011 - 6:00pm - 30 January 2011 - 5:00pm
Event location: 
Lee Valley YHA, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Venturer Leader Training Weekend

28th – 30th January 2011
YHA Lee Valley, Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9AJ

A course for everyone intending to work with 12-15 year olds by leading or helping in a group or supporting them at camps and residentials, on projects or campaigns

Bromley residential weekend at Cudham

Event date: 
5 November 2010 - 7:00pm - 7 November 2010 - 3:00pm
Event location: 
Cudham Environmental Activities Cenre
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