Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Pels

A Pelican Summer: Music Director

This is my first full season working on Star Island and it’s been amazing so far. I got introduced to the magic of this place through someone I was visiting last summer in 2012, and loved it so much I decided to apply to work here this summer. I was very pleased to be offered… Read more >

Conference Updates

Star Island Experience Week

Star Island welcomes guests to visit in late August to take part in the Star Island Experience Week via one of three special packages. Star Island Experience Full Week — Saturday, August 24 to Saturday, August 31 Star Island Experience Early Week — Saturday, August 24 to Tuesday, August 27 Star Island Experience Late Week… Read more >

Conference Updates

Mindful Health Early Bird Discount

Register for Mindful Health by August 6 to receive 50% off room and board for this new program focused on healthy living at any age. Mindful Health takes place from Sunday, September 8 to Thursday, September 12 and is coordinated by Dr. Lisa Nelson of the Kirpalu Healthy Living Program and Carrie Tyler of Rasamaya… Read more >

The Pels

A Pelican Summer: Bellhop Supervisor

My name is Carrie Pope and I am the Bellhop Supervisor at the Oceanic Hotel on Star Island. What does a bellhop do? It’s hard to list because there is so much! I have a fun and constantly changing job that requires you to move around a lot. Sometimes you use your brain to solve… Read more >

Conference Updates

Let Freedom Ring on Star Island

On Wednesday, August 28, Star Island invites everyone on island — guests and staff — to gather at 3 PM as the chapel bell rings to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Anyone who will be on Star Island at that time is welcome to attend… Read more >

Conference Updates

UCC Congregation Offer

We recently reached out to a number of United Church of Christ congregations in our area with a substantial offer of 50% off room and board to attend Star Gathering 2 UCC Family Week from Saturday, August 3 to Saturday, August 10. If you are interested in attending this program and have never spent a… Read more >

Conference Updates

A Look at the First Half of 2013

Summer on Star Island is about half way over, and we have had a blast so far. Program guests and overnight retreaters have enjoyed their time on Star Island with a great variety of activities, workshops and other bouts of merriment. Starting with the Yearly Adults Conference hosting workshops on making bitters, bread, and fermentation… Read more >

Star Island Corporation

Now Hiring!

If you ever thought it would be great to live on Star Island, now is your chance. Star Island announces the start of the hiring process for End of Season staff, nicknamed Pelicans. Apply today by clicking here. Pelican positions include a variety of crew assignments including waiting on tables in the dining hall, answering… Read more >