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Online Financial Aid Application Available

Click here for the 2013 online financial aid application. Star Island’s confidential financial aid program has set aside a total of $22,000 to support individuals and families who have registered for a 2013 conference. If you are interested in financial aid, please use our online form to apply. More information about financial aid and conference… Read more >

Natural History Conference Releases Posters

The Natural History Conference leadership team recently released their 2013 posters featuring details about their annual gathering on Star Island. This year’s conference about the “Mysterious & Misunderstood World of Mushrooms” will take place from Saturday, June 22 to Saturday, June 29. Dr. Rick Van de Poll of Ecosystem Management Consultants will show NHC participants… Read more >

Program Leader Search

Star Island is seeking two individuals or groups of individuals to coordinate one of two 2013 summer programs on Star Island. These are volunteer positions with room & board on island plus transportation to and from Star Island during the time of the program provided by Star Island. LGBTQ Family and Friends Gathering Star Island… Read more >

February Snowstorm Update

Star Island was, as with much of New England, hit with a recent blizzard. We are still assessing the impact of the storm on the island, but our winter caretakers have reported minor incidents involving roof shingles and a window clapboard. Thank you for your thoughts.

Update: Hurricane Sandy

Thank you to the Shoaler community for your questions and concerns about Star Island and how it fared in the recent storm. Before Hurricane Sandy neared Star Island, all island staff were evacuated to the mainland after battening down the hatches Facilities Superintendent Jack Farrell journeyed out to Star Island today to survey any damage… Read more >