Scouts say a big ‘Thank You’ to volunteers

Sunday 5 June was ‘Thank You Day’ and as part of Volunteers Week we’d like to say a big thank you to the 400 Scout volunteers on the Isle of Wight for giving young people across the Island a brighter future and helping them gain skills for life.  Ali Burt, the...
A Virtual link with New Zealand

A Virtual link with New Zealand

Photos: The 1st Newport leaders, Sam, Steve and Jim, were nominated by Kirikiriroa group leader Chris Gardner, a former member of 1st Wroxall Scout Group. Hiking on the Waitawheta Tramway Track to Waitawheta Hut in the Bay of Plenty. 10km each way. No phone signals!...
Interview with BBC Radio Solent

Interview with BBC Radio Solent

This morning at 7:30 an interview was conducted between Katie Martin from the BBC Radio Solent Breakfast Team and our Media Development Manager Malcolm Cox. The interview was all about this weekend’s events at the National Virtual Wintercamp 2021. More...
Back to virtual scouting and camping

Back to virtual scouting and camping

We don’t know how long we’ll be socially isolating this time round, but we do know that our leaders have proved that they can run a brilliant Scouting program – virtually. 2020 was a memorable year for Isle of Wight Scouting for many reasons, most unexpectedly because...