Posts Categorized: 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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Boat Changes for Programs Through June 23

Due to river traffic limitations over the next several weeks, some Star Island programs will be going to and from Rye Harbor instead of using our normal operations out of Portsmouth aboard the M/V Thomas Laighton. The following groups will travel aboard the M/V Granite State out of Rye Harbor: Yearly Adult’s Conference 4-Night –… Read more >

Historic Star Flyers Released

Visit Queen Victoria this summer on Star Island during the Historic Star Conference! Program leaders for HSC, taking place from Saturday, August 24 to Saturday, August 31, recently released a flyer with upcoming highlights for this year’s gathering. Beyond the royal visit, guests will delve into the Victorian era on the Isles of Shoals and… Read more >

Star Gathering Newsletters

The Star Gathering UCC Family Conferences shared their most recent monthly newsletters with us. We hope you enjoy perusing through these publications. Click on the pictures below to view the full document. Visit for more information about the Star Gathering UCC Family Conferences. Star Gathering 1 takes place from Saturday, June 27 to Saturday,… Read more >

Online Registration Update

Our 2013 Programs and Events Booklet should be arriving in your mailbox starting today. When this publication went to print early last month, our belief was online registration would not be available until April. However, due to the hard work of several individuals in our office, the online registration system will be up and operational… Read more >

Save 30% on Historic Star: Mystery and Mayhem

Star Island offers discount for 7-Day Historic Star Conference Star Island Corporation is pleased to announce a 30% discount on room and board for the 7-night Historic Star Conference on the Isles of Shoals from Saturday, August 25 to Saturday, September 1. This 7-night event will entertain people with speakers, workshops, and activities focused on… Read more >