Blue Sky World Woodcraft

WOODCRAFT ORGANISATIONS

Each of the symbols below link to specific Woodcraft organisations around the world. Click on each to learn more.

ABOUT BLUE SKY WORLD WOODCRAFT

Blue Sky World Woodcraft is not a formal organisation.  It comprises of people and organisations inspired by Ernest Thompson Seton’s principles of Woodcraft.

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NEWS

The U.K., the Forest School Camps : Staying creative despite the lockdown

Simon Gough-Brown, a member of the Forest School Camps, has replied to our inquiry about the Woodcrafters who stay creative in spite of having been locked down for many months. Simon has been making lovely handmade paddles and  sent us a couple of pictures showing the process. Here is what he says about his paddles:… The U.K., the Forest School Camps : Staying creative despite the lockdown

Czechia: We have been creative during the lockdown. How about you?

The pandemic of the Covid disease has lasted for one year. Vast majority of our activities have been suspended. In fact, the main woodcraft activities – weekly gatherings, walking and camping trips have been paralyzed. We have been locked down due to the risk of spreading the virus. Our Woodcraft League of the Czech Republic… Czechia: We have been creative during the lockdown. How about you?

Katherine Pringle, the OWC, England: Light up a fire!

In the face of the Covid 19 pandemic and cancellation of camps, I´ve been struck this year by the fact that so many of us have set aside time to put up tents in our gardens and light up a fire occasionally – it´s been really lovely to see the OWC members posts on Facebook,… Katherine Pringle, the OWC, England: Light up a fire!

Los Angeles, California, USA: What´s up with Woodcraft Rangers?

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Woodcraft Rangers (WR) in Los Angeles, California remains at the forefront of out-of-school time learning opportunities in the Greater Los Angeles area. Prior to the pandemic, our programs were reaching more than 14,000 participants annually in 73 school- and park-based programs. As soon as schools closed, WR leadership quickly identified, addressed,… Los Angeles, California, USA: What´s up with Woodcraft Rangers?

Dr. Julie A. Seton: Woodcraft Way Themes Across the Past Century

I have the honor and the privilege to have in my possession notes and documents from three generations of Woodcraft developers spanning across more than 120 years. My grandfather’s work from its inception before 1900; my grandmother’s work to keep her husband’s ideals alive in the late 1940s through the late 1960s; my mother’s work… Dr. Julie A. Seton: Woodcraft Way Themes Across the Past Century

Contemplation: The Core of Woodcraft

Having been locked down for a long time gives us a chance to contemplate. It is an opportunity for reflection and retrospection. Some time ago Julie Seton asked me for consultation when she was preparing her lectures. Consequently, we spent a few hours on skype discussing the question of what we regard as the most… Contemplation: The Core of Woodcraft

Ernest Thompson Seton Institute, Inc.

In the US, the Ernest Thompson Seton Institute, Inc. has been re-established to promote Seton’s legacy in the areas he influenced worldwide.  It is a formal  501(c)3 non-profit organization.