Posts Categorized: Conference Updates

Star Island 2015

Here it is the middle of the summer, and we’re already looking forward to next year. Set your calendars now for your Star Island trip in 2015. Here are the dates for our 7-night programs in 2015: Star Arts – Saturday, June 20 to Saturday, June 27 Natural History Week – Saturday, June 27 to… Read more >

Weather Update: Tropical Storm Arthur

Star Island staff, in conjucntion with the Isles of Shoals Steamship Company, are currently tracking Tropical Storm Arthur. We believe the storm will not impact travel to and from Star Island, including on Saturday, July 5 when the All Star 1 Conference departs in the morning and the All Star 2 Conference arrives in the… Read more >

Sign Up Soon for These Summer Programs

Registrations keep pouring in through the mail and online. If you want to take part in a Star Island summer program in 2014, register soon. Last year saw historic numbers for several programs, and we’re already ahead of our registration numbers from last year at this time. Sign up now for one of these summer… Read more >

Summer Programs Filling Up

Several of Star Island’s summer programs have already reached their registration capacity and are operating with wait lists. If the program you were hoping to attend is already full, here are some suggestions for other engaging opportunities this summer: If you were thinking about: All Star 1 try… All Star 2 During All Star II,… Read more >

2014 Program Calendar – Early Release

If you are anything like us, you’re probably already looking forward to summer 2014. But when should you visit Star Island next summer? Here’s the answer: all the time. Okay, so maybe you have your traditional week or two for visiting and you’d like to know when those are? Easy. Here are the dates for… Read more >

Star Island Weather Update: Today’s Ocean Conditions Allow for Boat Travel

Yesterday we shared news that this afternoon’s 4:25 PM Thomas Laighton run to Star Island might be cancelled due to ocean conditions; however, after reviewing the situation this morning, leaders from both the Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. (operators of the M/V Thomas Laighton) and Star Island have determined that this afternoon’s ocean conditions will… Read more >

A Look at the Second Half of Summer 2013

As we shared earlier in the summer, there’s a lot happening on Star Island. As the months continued, even more has happened. And while we could inundate you with endless sunset pictures, we have something even better to share: moments of community. Here are some highlights from the latter part of summer 2013: A new… Read more >

September Midweek Programs Offer Relaxation

As September’s cool, brisk air navigates the transition between summer and autumn, Star Island plays host to mid-week gatherings with an unstructured design. Geared towards a grown-up crowd with a penchant for relaxing, or simply needing a break from the bustle of mainland life, Midweek 1 and Midweek 2 provide just that. Rocking chairs on… Read more >

Historic Star to Meet Queen Victoria

Meet Queen Victoria on Star Island during the Historic Star Conference, taking place from August 24 to August 31 at the Isles of Shoals. As part of the living history programs offered, historian Sally Mummey will portray her royal highness in full regalia, drawing on the monarch’s letters and diaries for conversation. As participants explore… Read more >

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 >