The service celebrating Alexine’s life was held at St Thomas on the Bourne on Saturday 26th February at 11:30. Click here to watch a recording of the service is a available on the church’s website.
We are sad to announce the death of Alexine Crawford, Trustee, on 9th December 2021. Alexine and Woodlarks Camp Site were born in the same year: 1930 and as the daughter of its founders, she practically had Woodlarks in herContinue reading… Farewell Alexine
We now use JustGiving as a donation site. Please see our donation page for details.
We’re pleased to announce that the provisional 2022 calendar has been published. We look forward to seeing you!
Virgin Money Giving is closing at the end of November 2021. We will announced our choice of replacement in the next few weeks.
Whilst we have had to shut down the camp site for the season, we are able to welcome small working parties. If you would like to visit, please contact Sarah to arrange dates. Your group will need to appoint aContinue reading… Summer Working Parties
Collect a FREE pack of sunflower seeds at Squire’s in April & donate to charity Pick up a free pack of sunflower seeds and a growing guide from Squire’s Garden Centre Information Desk in Badshot Lea from 1-30 April. OneContinue reading… Free Sunflower Seeds @ Squire’s Garden Centre
Regrettably we have had to cancel the 2021 camping season. This is Sarah’s message to Camp Leaders, Hi all At our last committee meeting on 22nd January, we decided to set up a working group to consider whether weContinue reading… Cancellation of the 2021 Camping Season
Update on the pandemic and Woodlarks At this time (late January 2021) Woodlarks is unfortunately still closed due to the pandemic. It has been good to hear from members of some camps, and we know many are longing to comeContinue reading… Covid Update – January 2021
We have published a provisional list of camp dates for the 2021 season. At present we are totally closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the situation evolves we decide if, and when, it’s safe to open for camps andContinue reading… Camp dates for 2021
Dave Gill, our Treasurer, has posted a new Gift Aid Form and Standing Order which covers multiple donations. If you are eligible for Gift Aid, please complete a form. There are instructions on the Gift Aid page and How YouContinue reading… New Standing Order and Gift Aid Forms.
Hi all , we would like to share something rather lovely with you. One of our long-time campers Rita Sandford has written an amazing account of her life. The book is called “ To Paddle My Feet”. She has mostContinue reading… Rita Sandford’s Autobiography
Covid 19 We are following government guidelines to safeguard the health and wellbeing of everyone involved: Therefore with regret Woodlarks will be closed for all activities until further notice. This is a rapidly developing situation and should the guidelinesContinue reading… Coronavirus Statement 17th March 2020
Coronavirus and Woodlarks. Winter work will continue as usual, to prepare for the summer season. Naturally we hope that all camps will go ahead Please keep away if you have any reason to think that you or others in yourContinue reading… Woodlarks and Coronavirus
After 20 years Alexine Crawford has stepped down as Chair of Woodlarks Camp Site Trust. You can read more here.
The Rotary Club of Farnham presented us with a cheque from the proceeds of the 2018 Pilgrim Marathon. Thanks to all who participated in the Marathon and to The Rotary Club for organising it. Picture L to R: Alexine Crawford,Continue reading… Pilgrim Marathon Grant – Farnham Rotary Club
The 2020 camps dates have been published. The camp dates we publish are those for the “open” camps who encourage new members. We do not publish the dates of camps, such as schools, who cannot accommodate new members. Please emailContinue reading… 2020 Camp Dates Published
The new pump house roof is complete. Please enjoy at the writeup.
Dr James Mennell, a pioneering physiotherapist, treated our founder Colonel Strover for injuries suffered in the First World War. His wife was a Titanic survivor and prominent member of the London Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution. TheContinue reading… Woodlarks Titanic Connection
We’re pleased to announce that the 2019 calendar has been published. We look forward to seeing you!
UK outdoor retailer, Mountain Warehouse, has designed a range of 5 canvas tote bags, where 100% of the profits from each bag sold will go to local charities around their stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland. We atContinue reading… Mountain Warehouse Helps Woodlarks
On 28th July long term supporter Tom Winnifrith and friend Dan Levi have committed to a 30 mile sponsored walk ending at Woodlarks. They aim to raise £20,000. As always we’re very grateful to Tom and Dan and wish themContinue reading… Tom’s Trek
Dave Gill, Woodlarks’ Treasurer, is committed to a sponsored bike ride. For every pound we donate Dave will cycle a mile. You can read all about it on Dave’s Virgin Money page.
Freya Robertson is entering The Big Brutal Swim in Llanberis on August 12th. It’s a 10 km open water swim in a Welsh lake. You can see Freya’s donation page here or hit the button below to go straight to theContinue reading… Freya’s Swim
A good friend of Woodlarks sponsored this video….. In particular we would like to thank Jamie McDonald for his contribution. Find out more about Jamie on his website.
The 2017-8 appeal has now closed. A big thank you to all our supporters. You can read a brief summary here.
Thanks to all of you for contributing so generously. The appeal closes on June 1st, after which we will ask people to donate to Freya’s swim. We will publish a summary of the appeal on June 1st. You can seeContinue reading… Last chance to contribute to the 2017-8 appeal
Steve Wright took these pictures last weekend during the Shefford Scouts working party. Hopefully we can enjoy some milder weather in the next few weeks to let us get the site ready for the camping season. We still have toContinue reading… Winter Grips Woodlarks
We have published the dates for next year’s open camps. Please go to the 2018 Camps page.
The damp weather this year finally got the better of the tent base in one of the big tents during the Pathfinders camp, as you can see, it needed some minor repairs.:-) Thank you to everyone who cleared theContinue reading… The Workind Party Season Starts Early
We always strive to up date our facilities, Nick has put together a list of items that we need including buying a larger tent upgrading the Bradbury Croft plant room new beds for the old dormitory If you would likeContinue reading… Woodlarks Appeal 2017-8
If you thought all our wood arrived ready cut, stacked and died, here’s some photos showing just what a lot of hard work goes into cutting, splitting and stacking wood for the stove.
Attached are the minutes of the 2017 AGM, held on Saturday 25th March 2017 at 11.30 in the Dining Room at the Camp Site
Ali Fox writes “Many thanks to all of you who have been collecting Sainsbury’s schools vouchers. They have now stopped issuing them for this year, so if you haven’t already sent them in, please would you be kind enough toContinue reading… Last Chance for Sainsbury’s Active Kids Voucners
Arthur Peter Osborne (“Oz”) 1936-2017 Arthur Osborne died on March 20th 2017, aged 80. Oz was an enthusiastic supporter of Woodlarks from the 1960s or many years. Oz grew up in Wellington, Shropshire moving to The Royal Aircraft Establishment atContinue reading… Arthur Peter (“Oz”) Osborne
Hi Everyone, Woodlarks are again collecting Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers this year. They are available to collect from all Sainsbury’s stores and when ordering online from today – 25th January until 2nd May for each £10 spent. This year theyContinue reading… Collect Sainsburys Vouchers
Welcome to our new site. We’re trying to effect a few changes to the site, here’s our reasoning The site needed to be refreshed, it had run in its oldform for four years The old theme does not render well onContinue reading… The new web site