The Great Indoors Weekender: All invited to take part

IW Virtual Summer Camp

The Great Indoors Weekender has surprise celebrity guests, cooking, crafts, music and more, young people will get the chance to camp out and have fun, while learning skills for life – all from home

Thursday, 9th July, 2020 10:14am

By Malcolm Cox

Island Scouts to renew their Scout Promise at home during Coronavirus lock down

Adam and Hannah Burt renewing their promise

Isle of Wight scouts will continue to be able to renew their Promise despite the Coronavirus lock down

Friday, 17th April, 2020 10:10am

By Malcolm Cox with one comment

Isle of Wight Scouts fear 1st Wroxall Group’s future in the balance after double break-in

Azwar helping a Scout learn to Kayak

The HQ has been broken into twice, as well as kit the scouts had raised funds to buy being stolen.

Friday, 26th July, 2019 8:58am

By Malcolm Cox

New County Commissioner for Isle of Wight Scouts named

Dave Simpson-Windsor

Dave is really looking forward to his new role in Scouting and is keen to hear from anyone who feels they can help in any way.

Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 6:24pm

By Malcolm Cox

Find out more about Isle of Wight Scouts at their free Open Day

Children and adults at Newtown Creek

Find out what Isle of Wight Scouts have to offer at this free open Day at Corf Campsite later this month.

Friday, 10th May, 2019 7:35am

By Malcolm Cox

Isle of Wight Scouts seen tremendous growth over last decade

Pioneering fun scouts

Isle of Wight Scouts have recorded a 10th successive year of growth. Including adults there are now over 1,700 Scouts on the Island – up from just 1,000 in 2007!

Thursday, 13th April, 2017 2:32pm

By Malcolm Cox with one comment

Find out more about Isle of Wight Scouting at Open Day

corf castle scouts

Isle of Wight Scouts County Commissioner Paul Savill invites people of the Isle of Wight to go along and see Corf, and to help them work to make the site more accessible to the community.

Wednesday, 18th May, 2016 10:56am

By Malcolm Cox

A bumper year of growth for Isle of Wight Scouts

IW Scouts

Since 2007, the number of Scouts on the Isle of Wight has grown from 1,000 to 1,600 thanks to the efforts of the leaders and management teams on the Island.

Thursday, 14th April, 2016 7:34am

By Malcolm Cox

More young people see the benefits of Isle of Wight Scouts


There are over 1,300 young people involved in Isle of Wight Scout groups and Explorer units.

Monday, 9th November, 2015 8:24am

By Malcolm Cox

Danielle Marriott second Scout to gain Young Leader belt

Danielle Marriott - Scout leader belt

Isle of Wight Scout Danielle Marriott has recently been awarded her Young Leader belt, the highest award a Young Leader can achieve.

Monday, 2nd February, 2015 7:41am

By Malcolm Cox

Unique role for unique person on offer with Isle of Wight Scouts

Isle of Wight Scouts - cubs

For the first time on the Island, a paid role to promote Scouting has been created. The role will include helping to recruit more Scouts, Leaders and Helpers.

Monday, 26th January, 2015 7:39am

By Malcolm Cox

New County Commissioner for Isle of Wight Scouting

Paul Savill :

Following on from the five year tenure of Anthony Roberts, Paul Savill, the current Assistant County Commissioner, has been selected to take up Isle of Wight Scouts County Commissioner post from 1st April.

Thursday, 27th March, 2014 11:11am

By Malcolm Cox