In an effort to make Star Island accessible and affordable for everyone, we’re offering a variety of discounts for the 2017 season.

Check out the discount guide to find out which discount you could qualify for, then apply using the links below the guide. 



You're new to Star Island

Welcome! We can't wait to see you on island.

Apply here for 30% off room and board of a targeted conference.

To qualify, you must not have ever attended a conference on Star Island and be affiliated with one of the following groups:
• Congregation/Religious Organization
• Historical Society/Organization
• Arts Group/Organization
• Science/Environmental Organization

Discount Deadline: May 1, 2017

*If you are being referred by a returning Shoaler please see the Returning Shoaler section below for a separate application.

You've been to Star Island, but not in a while

You did come back! Apply here for 30% room and board of a targeted conference.

To qualify, you must not have attended any conference in the past three years (2014, 2015 or 2016).

Discount Deadline: May 1, 2017


Returning Shoaler

If you are returning to Star Island this summer and bring a new Shoaler you will receive either a $50, $100, or $200 room and board credit depending how many people you refer.

1-3 referrals - $50 credit
4-6 referrals - $100 credit
7+ referrals - $200 credit

New Shoalers receives 30% off room & board of one of the targeted conferences when referred by a returning Shoaler.

The new Shoaler must fill out the discount application. Apply hereThe application asks for the name of the person who referred the new Shoaler - SIC staff will credit the returning Shoaler's room and board bill when a name is submitted on the application.

Discount Deadline: May 1, 2017

You're Former Pelican

Star Island welcomes any former employee to come back and attend the full length of any conference at a discounted rate, if you have not attended a conference in the past three years (2014, 2015 or 2016).

This is a two year discount. You will receive 50% off room and board your first year back and 25% off room and board if you return the following year. Apply here

 Discount Deadline: Two weeks prior to the conference you plan to attend.


Discounts for Everyone!

What is better than attending a conference on Star Island? Attending TWO! We're offering a number of multi-conference discounts in 2017 for select conferences. Extend your stay on Star Island this summer!

Experience Week & ANY Conference
Receive 50% off room and board when you attend Experience Week and any other full length conference in 2017. Experience week includes the Meditation Conference and the New England Heritage conference. Apply here.

IRAS & Natural History Week
This year both IRAS and Natural History Week are focusing on the important issue of climate change. Attend both conference for a discounted rate. For more information and to apply contact Mike Bray, Island Registrar at

Star Gathering 1 & Star Gathering 2 
Attend both weeks of the Star Gathering conferences for a discounted rate. For more information and to apply contact Mike Bray, Island Registrar at

Chamber Music & Midweek 1 or 2
Attend one of the Midweek Retreats and the Chamber Music Weekend, and you can register for the Chamber Music weekend at a reduced fee of $70. Visit the Chamber Music website for more information.