Posts Categorized: Star Island Corporation

Your Guide to Getting to the Dock

You’ve registered for your stay on Star Island this summer and now it’s time to figure out how to get to the dock in Portsmouth. Your GPS is great, and here are our suggestions for travelling to the Portsmouth, NH area and hopping aboard the M/V Thomas Laighton out to Star. Before we get started… Read more >

Art Groups Invited to Experience Star Island

The Isles of Shoals have been known for centuries as a naturally beautiful haven for creative people. From painters to poets, people have found a uniquely inspiring quality inherent in spending time on these islands, including Star Island. Now is your chance to follow in the footsteps of painter Childe Hassam, novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, and… Read more >

Star Island Seeks Intern for Vaughn Cottage Museum

Star Island, an historic island off the Maine and New Hampshire coast, seeks an intern to assist our seasonal Museum Curator in operating and organizing the Vaughn Cottage Museum and Library during the summer of 2015. Duties may include any of the following: Complete projects relating to record keeping and PastPerfect Transfer paper data to… Read more >

The Family Experience

However your family is made up, Star Island is your summer getaway. Both July and August are full with weeklong programs that you and your family can take advantage of, and are completely open to anyone. Spending a week on Star attending one of these programs can best be compared to your entire family going… Read more >

Youth Programs on Star Island Focus on Personal Growth and Spirituality

The youth programs on Star Island are not your typical summer camp experience, and that’s just fine with us. Three distinct programs provide youth an opportunity to engage with others of a similar age going through an important, and hopefully memorable stage of life. Star Island offers a safe place to learn about leadership, spirituality,… Read more >

On Volunteering: Good Work, Good People

Below is a note from one of our volunteers last year Greetings Linda and Tim, I hope this message will get to each of you so that you can have my thanks and my praise. I was part of the team of volunteer “worker bees” at Star Island last weekend. Every part of the experience… Read more >

Take a Photograph on Star Island, Have a Memory Forever

The photographs you take on Star Island will stay with you forever. Star is a true photographer’s dream with abundant sunlight. The historic structures surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean offer unique perspectives to focus your camera on. With little to block the view on Star Island, you will be amazed at the mesmerizing colors that… Read more >

Summer Writing Programs Provide Creative Outlet in Beautiful Setting

Star Island’s ability to inspire creativity is uncanny. And those seeking to hone their creative writing skills would be hardpressed to find a more picturesque and inviting place for writing workshops than Star Island. About an hour’s boat ride from Portsmouth, NH, Star Island not only plays host to a number of writing programs each… Read more >