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VCamp Update May 2019

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

VCamp is only two months away, and the booking deadline is in TWO WEEKS. Make sure you get chatting to your group and booking them in ASAP to guarantee your place at the biggest Woodcraft event this summer!

#10Things To Do With Woodcraft Folk This Summer

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Launching our new resources to support children to take part in Woodcraft Folk activities wherever they live!

Launching Our Latest Campaign - #EverybodyWelcome for #FunAndFriendship

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Woodcraft Folk is a place where everybody is welcome. We have lots of fun and develop life-long friendships. That's the message behind our campaign to support groups of all ages to grow their membership.

Annual Gathering 2019 - Empowering young people

Monday, 13 May 2019

 Young people at the heart of Woodcraft Folk’s democracy

In keeping with Woodcraft Folk’s new strategic plan this year’s Annual Gathering focuses on empowering children and young people. The event has been combined with VCamp pre-camp and the programme has been developed with targeted workshops for Pioneers and Venturers, including sessions led by Venturers.

Sessions include:

Helping Hands needed at Annual Gathering 2019-Biblins

Saturday, 11 May 2019

 Helping Hands needed at Annual Gathering 2019-Biblins

 

Are you a budding KP, enjoy running games & activities, have your eye on a site services role at Common Ground, or a seasoned pro at events and would just like to come along to Biblins for the weekend?

Then please get in touch.

We are looking for helpers for Annual Gathering & Conference 2019, taking place at Biblins Camp site on 21st-23rd June 2019.

Venturer Camp Update April 2019

Saturday, 11 May 2019

VCamp Update April 2019

Millie was at South East Gathering this week, and it was great to meet lots of venturers and venturer leaders and share what

 the team and the region have been up to recently. We’re excited to see the big fish Eastbourne venturers have made, and Sarah and Raquel’s ideas for the Sustainability Centre went down really well!

Young People Take Action For The World They Want To See At Camp

Friday, 10 May 2019

Stopping Plastic Pollution. Votes for Children. Climate Justice. Promoting Peace. Children's Rights. These are the issues that young people at The World We Want To See Camp (4th-6th May) chose to take action on.

Common Ground Staff Recruitment

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Preparations for Common Ground International Camp 2020 are now ramping up to the next phase as the Board seek to recruit a staff team to deliver their vision and ensure everything is in place for August 1st 2020.

 

Building Camp Koodoo

Thursday, 2 May 2019

In 2011 a campaign was launched to create Camp Koodoo in memory of Henry Fair and his call to create a national youth campsite.

Since taking over the Biblins Youth Campsite in 2018, volunteers have been working to make that vision into a reality. Volunteers have toiled to create a semi-permanent camp - a huge thanks go to the volunteers of all ages who have worked during February and April to create the foundations and erect the necessary canvas.

Take Part in an International Project: Youth Without Borders

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

International Opportunity – Youth Without Borders

In partnership with Österreichische Kinderfreunde, Woodcraft Folk are excited to announce an Erasmus+ funded project for four young people aged 14-17 years old (supported by a leader) to participate in an international project.

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