News and stories

We've launched #DreamBigAtHome!

Our new lockdown website has hundreds of activities and games to do at home, weekly challenges to try and a regular programme of live workshops and events online, as well as information on how our groups can operate during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Visit www.DreamBigAtHome.uk

Climate Science Training Opportunities

Friday, 14 February 2020

As part of Woodcraft Folk's 'All Change' project we are delighted to be able to offer two new training events:

 

Young Climate Educators wanted

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

 Woodcraft Folk is seeking to recruit 20 young climate educators to support the 'All Change' project.

 

Engineers wanted

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, Woodcraft Folk is looking to support 50 engineers to share engineering solutions to the climate emergency.

Act Now: Climate Emergency

Monday, 3 February 2020

Climate Emergency – Act Now!

Annual Finance Returns....Thank You to the Treasurers

Monday, 3 February 2020

A massive Thank You to our Treasurers who have done a brilliant job getting the Annual Finance Returns for 2019 done with the earlier deadline that we need this year and with a new reporting system. By the deadline on 31st January we had 70 of the 121 needed complete and 19 others almost finished.

All Change - Climate Science Education Project

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Thanks to new funding from the National Association for Environmental Education (NAEE) Woodcraft Folk and partners will be looking to engage young people, teachers and youth workers in a range of opportunities, including:

 

  • New educational resources – Climate Action Now! It's jam packed with activities for children and young people to learn about and take action on the Climate Emergency! To be published in March.

 

Camping Equipment Inventory

Thursday, 30 January 2020

 Right now, we are busy doing an inventory of the equipment owned by our districts and groups.

Queer Easter 2020!

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Queer Easter is an international seminar held (unsurprisingly) for a week over the Easter Weekend at Kurt Lowenstein House, just outside of Berlin.

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.

Nottingham Volunteer Induction January 2020

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Debs McCahon, Woodcraft Folk's Director of Development, met 6 new members from Nottingham Woodcraft Folk on a dark, damp night only a stone’s throw from the Nottingham Forest/City Ground Stadium.

 

Debs began the session by sharing the welcome to Woodcraft Folk resources. https://woodcraft.org.uk/welcome and responded to the volunteers’ burning questions, which included:

 

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