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:

  • Trans inclusion and the law 
  • Trans inclusion Q&A 
  • Reccommended practice 
  • Use of appropriate inclusive language
  • Supporting adult volunteers who are Trans
  • Running successful camps and residentials
  • Glossary of terms 

Further guidance can be sought through Folk Office, or from the specialist organisations listed on the final page of the document. Also attached is the Department of Educations Trans Inclusion guidance which leaders may find helpful. 

Trans Inclusion, the law & safeguarding 2019.pdf387.29 KB
Transgender Inclusion Statement and leader guidance - March 2018.pdf843.54 KB
Trans Inclusion Infographic696.21 KB
Trans Inclusion Q&A.pdf480.57 KB
Trans Inclusion Glossary 2019.pdf325.83 KB
DofE Trans inclusion guidance for schools.pdf680.35 KB