Posts Categorized: On the Island

Report from the Nor’easter

Please note: We have an updated report from Sumar—the damage was more widespread than was first evident. Facilities Manager Sumar Maji reports minor damage on the island after today’s nor’easter. Details are still being gathered, but it looks like we escaped without too much harm! Sumar and the two open-up Pels who were on the… Read more >

End-of-Season and Close-Up Pelican Positions Available

Interested in joining the 2007 Pelican community? Star Island Corporation hires nearly 100 seasonal positions each year—people who hold these positions are called “Pelicans.” We are now accepting applications for end-of-season and close-up positions. Towards the end of our conference season, many Pelican positions open up due to staff members with outside obligations (returning to… Read more >

Conference Waitlist Update

Your diligent conference registrars have been submitting their latest registration information to us this week, and we have now updated the Calendar page with some waitlist information. All Star I, All Star II, International Affairs, and Life on a Star I are currently reporting a waitlist. Contact the relevant registrars for details—short waitlists can sometimes… Read more >

The Scoop on Manager’s Cottage

Some conferees have been getting in touch with us to ask questions about Manager’s Cottage, the new housing option for the 2007 season. Manager’s Cottage is a cozy house on the main footpath between the front porch and the chapel. Traditionally it has housed the island manager or other staff. This year we are pleased… Read more >

Natural History Conference Update

NHC has confirmed their boat times—conferees will depart Rye on June 23 at 2:00 p.m. and depart Star on June 30 at 8:15 a.m. (These times supersede those listed in the Blue Book; please confirm all times with your registrar before traveling.) In addition, NHC has extended their application postmark date to May 1, 2007…. Read more >