New England Heritage 2022

August 28 to August 31 or September 3

2022 Star Island Update

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Meet characters from New England’s past; hear their stories and engage them in convivial conversation. Experience various eras through the eyes of those that lived them. Be drawn into the world of historical persona, both famous and little known. In the tradition of the Chautauqua movement, enjoy speakers and specialists who thrive on entertaining education through reviving the past. Discover what goes on behind the scenes for talented historians and actors portraying historical figures. Learn how they gain the knowledge and obtain the materials to bring history alive. Join this spirited adventure in the entertaining and intellectual pursuit of bygone New England with talks, demonstrations, workshops and activities. Spend summer days on beautiful, historic Star Island at the Isles of Shoals at the enlightening summer camp for adults known as the New England Heritage program.

Youth Programming

Although there is no separate children’s programming, the New England Heritage program welcomes children of all ages under the supervision of their parents/guardians.

Minister of the Week

Reverend Gail Avery, Canon for Transition and Community Engagement in The Episcopal Church of New Hampshire

Program Fee

Full conference, 6-nights: $125 per person (age 12 and above); 3-night session: $90 per person (age 12 and above.)

Room & Board

NEH Standard Shared Standard Single Motel Shared Motel Single
6-night $937 $1,268 $1,155 $1,688
3-night $509 $680 $625 $933

Boat Schedule

Depart Portsmouth: 8/28: 2:25 pm

Depart Star: 8/31: 2:15 pm (3-night), 9/3: 11:45 am (6-night)


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