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 UK: Thoughts on the legacy of statues and ‘playing indians’, by Charlotte Jones

It’s funny how coincidences come along to provoke thought. While searching for the Smoke Tribe camp record, I found a published article I had kept from 2015 which told of the newly installed statues honouring the Salter family of Bermondsey. Alfred and Ada  Salter campaigned for free healthcare and for better living conditions. Alfred was… the UK: Thoughts on the legacy of statues and ‘playing indians’, by Charlotte Jones

the Czech Republic: Czech Woodcrafters in the time of coronavirus epidemic

The coronavirus pandemic, which quickly spread from China to the whole world,  forced the Czech government to impose a state of emergency on the whole society in the middle of March. Schools and universities were closed, people were asked to stay at home and only allowed to go shopping, have a short walk, or travel… the Czech Republic: Czech Woodcrafters in the time of coronavirus epidemic

the UK: OWC in the time of coronavirus pandemic

John Pringle jr. from the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry (OWC) shared a few photographs in his e-mail shortly after Easter holidays and wrote: „You’ll be pleased to know that a few members refused to give up camping and put tents up in their gardens!  A few photos attached.“ Some OWC members couldn´t resist putting up… the UK: OWC in the time of coronavirus pandemic

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA: Ernest Thompson Seton Institute, Inc (ETSI) holds Board Retreat and Annual Meeting

The Directors of the ETSI met in Santa Fe to review our mission and by-laws. Our Directors are Joe Trindal, Julie Seton, Ron Edmonds, and Howard Prager. The meeting was supported by Woodcraft Rangers’ Julee Brooks and Celina Salinas. We began with a tour of the Academy for the Love of Learning and the Seton… Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA: Ernest Thompson Seton Institute, Inc (ETSI) holds Board Retreat and Annual Meeting

Los Angeles, California, USA: First Winter Camp

2020 is already a year of new opportunities and growth at Woodcraft Rangers! Earlier this month, our agency held its first ever Winter Camp at a new partner site, Aspire Gateway Academy. Our staff brought the same level of expertise and enthusiasm to Winter Camp that is present in all our programs, resulting in a… Los Angeles, California, USA: First Winter Camp

Michalovy Hory, the Czech Republic: New base of the Czech Woodcraft League opens

  Liga lesní moudrosti has a new home in the small village of Michalovy Hory, near Planá u Mariánských lázní, west of the Czech Republic. The project to renovate the vicarage (“Fara” in Czech) into the new center took 15 years.  It includes a dormitory, garden, and classrooms – indoor and outdoor, and a large… Michalovy Hory, the Czech Republic: New base of the Czech Woodcraft League opens

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.