It’s currently below freezing here in the UK, it has been snowing in parts of the country and all of my Venturer group’s sessions are indoors at this time of year so it feels a bit strange to be thinking about camping next summer… But we’ve just moved one step closer to Common Ground as […]
With less than under 2 years to go we are starting to get our programme team together. For it to be fabulous, we need to start planning – that’s where you come in!
Are you planning to go to Common Ground 2020 and are you a registered health professional? The 2020 Common health care team are looking for registered health professionals to help run the camp’s health services and run workshops focused on health. In this request we are specifically looking for expressions of interest from registered Doctors, […]
Over the last 6 months months board members have been spreading early hype. We’ve been contacting people to share the early information that we have and ask for your input and thoughts for the camp. The ring round… We shared all the Woodcraft districts out between us and have been calling you with questions about […]
Common Ground costs £205, which is a lot. We on the board know it’s a lot, which is why we have reached out to districts for good fundraising ideas, produced a summary of the best ones on our website and are publicising this really early to give districts a chance to prepare. https://www.commonground.camp/fundraising/ Regardless of that, […]
What have we been up to? Over the summer the Common Ground team have been busy, running workshops and outreach at lots of Woodcraft and IFM SEI events. We have been to; IFM SEI International Committee, Participation Island the international camp run by Nuoret Kotkat London Region Camp and Woodcraft Folk’s Annual Gathering. We have […]
By Jack Walker, Programme Team and Newham Woodcraft Folk member. For a while now, Common Ground has been a far away idea for a number of us. There were lots of conversations about how we had ‘loads of time’ and it all felt a bit abstract. This is beginning to change. At our last Board […]
Common Ground 2020 will be the next IFM-SEI International Camp to be hosted by Woodcraft Folk in the UK. The theme for the camp is: international friendship and solidarity. We’re following a long line of brilliant camps hosted in the UK – including Global Village 2006 and CoCamp 2011 most recently.But we want Common Ground to be even bigger […]