sustainability

CoCamp

Event date: 
30 July 2011 (All day) - 9 August 2011 (All day)
Event location: 
Nottinghamshire

CoCamp will bring together children, young people, and adults from around the world, to live, work, and play as a dynamic co-operative community, sharing a common set of values.

CoCamp will enthuse young people about a co-operative way of life, empower them to act and involve them in ongoing activities. After the camp, members will continue to use the principles, skills and experiences they have gained in their own communities, and to build a peaceful and sustainable future.

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:

Ethical Policy

Below is Woodcraft Folk's Ethical Policy for groups and districts. If you have any queries about this document, please contact the Woodcraft Folk office on 020 7703 4173 or info@woodcraft.org.uk. 

The Powerpod

Delivered by young people for young people, the Edinburgh Woodcraft Folk Powerpod provides an interactive and fun introduction to renewable energy, the climate change challenge and how this links us to the wider world.

Cocoa farmer

Aim: To understand why consumers should pay a fair price for cocoa.
You will need: Props (optional).
Duration: 30 minutes

As a group you will role play two scenarios. One is set in Ghana, the other in the UK. Each group will be performing their scenes at the same time.

Mini mossie net

Aim: To understand how people can be protected from Malaria.
You will need: Empty match boxes, thin wire, scraps of fabric, circular pieces of net, paper clips, string.
Duration: 40 minutes

Make a miniature bed with a mosquito net. Explain that by sleeping under nets, people can protect themselves from being bitten by mosquitoes while they are sleeping. Mosquitoes carry Malaria, which can be a deadly disease.

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