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.


Membership Badge Competition 2022

Thursday, 14 October 2021

This year we’re reflecting on the theme of ‘One world recovery’. This period of lockdown has brought communities together.

 in solidarity standing up against poverty, racism, inequality and climate change. With the recent launch of our Green Influencers project we want our groups to think about:

Hello, Common Ground calling!

Tuesday, 12 October 2021


Anonymous number calling? Pick up, District Coordinator - it could be us from Common Ground! We are currently contacting districts to see if we can help with anything and listen to your ideas about camp.

COP26 statement

Monday, 11 October 2021

Woodcraft Folk supports children and young people to learn about themselves, others and the wider world exploring social justice, sustainability and equality issues.

Leaves for life

Friday, 1 October 2021
Woodcraft Folk groups in Kelvingrove have been busy preparing for COP26. They have joined the Leaves for Life campaign.
Giant leaf flags are being created by groups across Scotland and the world to add to the growing canopy of leaves for life to be installed at Intermedia CCA and the Briggait WASPS

Autumn Camp 2021 - Sign up now!

Thursday, 23 September 2021

We will be bringing together Pioneers and Venturers (aged 10-15) from across the country. We hope the camp will involve existing members but also potentially welcoming new young people to join in with Woodcraft Folk activities. Whether you are new to Woodcraft Folk or a long standing member we want to welcome young people from all areas and all backgrounds to join us for a half term weekend filled with fun, adventure and making new friends.

How would you like to celebrate the centenary of Woodcraft Folk?

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

In 2025 Woodcraft Folk will be celebrating 100 years of groups, camps & campaigns! This a huge milestone for the organisation to celebrate 100 years of Woodcraft folk experiences for young people across the UK. 

There is a small group of volunteers who have taken on the task of co-ordinating a range of activities, events & publications. These will look back on the past 100 years and also forward to the next century of the organisation promoting education for social change and empowering young people.

Common Ground Update

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Common Ground is finally fast-approaching!

Span the World - mentor a European young person in London!

Friday, 10 September 2021

Woodcraft Folk will soon be hosting two more full-time volunteers from the EU, based in London for twelve months from Autumn 2021. We are now seeking volunteer mentors. Mentors role will be to help the volunteer settle into life in the UK. The volunteer will have daily supervision from WcF staff on their tasks. But the mentor is valuable as:
1) An unbiased sounding board
2) A friendly person with local knowledge
3) Someone to encourage self-reflection.

New online store launched

Friday, 3 September 2021

Woodcraft Folk is proud to launch our new online shop, in partnership with Teemill.

Classic designs - like our iconic hoodies - are joined by a range of new t-shirts, tote bags and stickers. As well as exciting new colours, we've improved the ethical credentials of our clothing, with 100% organic cotton across all sizes, plastic-free packaging and a supply chain powered by renewable energy.

AGM voting & elections

Thursday, 2 September 2021

The final agenda for Woodcraft Folk's Annual General Meeting has now been published together with the candidates nomination booklet. We have received nominations from:


  • Edmund Moriarty (General Council 16-24 years category)
  • Sapna Agarwal (General Council lay category)
  • Jeni Dixon (General Council lay category)
  • Jeremy Hudson (General Council lay category)
  • Tamsin Pearce (General Council lay category)
  • Wilf Lamonth (Standing Orders)
  • Ralph Sleigh (Standing Orders)
  • Ash Taylor (Standing Orders)


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