Numbers – up to date on 27/12/19 So far 82 groups have registered onto our booking system. Of these, 40 are Woodcraft Groups/ districts and 42 are International groups. When each of these groups register they give an estimate of how many people they are planning to bring. If you add all of these up […]
Common Ground Board met in Stockport, UK on 23rd November. A lot of progress has been made in production, programme, communication, food and international liaison. See videos below for what was discussed. English Spanish (Castellano)
As Common Ground gets ever closer, we’re looking to fill more important roles that will help make the camp not only happen, but be the magical and unforgettable place we know it can be.
For any group that is thinking of whether to link with an international delegation for Common Ground – the answer has to be yes – it is a lot of work, but like anything that you have put a lot of work into, it is so rewarding. My first experience of an international delegation was […]
Over the last 6 months we’ve been searching out and reading exciting applications from people wanting to run the central theme tents at Common Ground. We’ve encouraged international applications and everyone has explained how they’ll include under tens. They all have particular skills and experiences that make them great choices their centres and we will be announcing more information about each of them over the next year! Exciting!
No VISA’s will be required for EU27 citizens to attend Common Ground regardless of Brexit outcome. While Brexit remains undecided and may well have implications on the lives of the British people and citizens of the EU27, it is very unlikely to impact Common Ground. While UK political parties disagree on freedom for EU27 citizens to live and […]
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. From the middle of May Woodcraft Folk will begin the recruitment process for a Project Manager to prepare […]
We’ve filled a lot of the spaces but there are still a few left. We need more people to make Common Ground a fabluous experience for young people from all over the world. We are still looking for coordinators for the following centres: Hands On In this centre, participants will be able to make things […]
In February, members of the Common Ground board from Woodcraft Folk met for a day meeting in Manchester. It was a good chance to update each other about how the planning is going and we all appreciate having the chance to meet face-to-face although it was a shame not to have our international board members […]
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 […]