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Shoaler Voices

Frequent Traveler Returns Every Year

by Betty Olivolo, Natural History Week Why do I keep coming back to Star Island year after year? Why is it my favorite place on Earth? Great question, and I first have to say that I love to travel—I’ve been to all the continents except Antarctica! And if you had asked me a dozen or… Read more >

Conference Updates

2014 Program Calendar – Early Release

If you are anything like us, you’re probably already looking forward to summer 2014. But when should you visit Star Island next summer? Here’s the answer: all the time. Okay, so maybe you have your traditional week or two for visiting and you’d like to know when those are? Easy. Here are the dates for… Read more >

Conference Updates

September Midweek Programs Offer Relaxation

As September’s cool, brisk air navigates the transition between summer and autumn, Star Island plays host to mid-week gatherings with an unstructured design. Geared towards a grown-up crowd with a penchant for relaxing, or simply needing a break from the bustle of mainland life, Midweek 1 and Midweek 2 provide just that. Rocking chairs on… Read more >

Conference Updates

Historic Star to Meet Queen Victoria

Meet Queen Victoria on Star Island during the Historic Star Conference, taking place from August 24 to August 31 at the Isles of Shoals. As part of the living history programs offered, historian Sally Mummey will portray her royal highness in full regalia, drawing on the monarch’s letters and diaries for conversation. As participants explore… Read more >

Conference Updates

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 >

Conference Updates

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 >

Star Island Corporation

Star Island in Christian Century

Check out the new Star Island ad in the May 1, 2013 issue of Christian Century. Our ad promoting United Church of Christ themed programs, is located on page 36. Star Island’s summer 2013 UCC themed programs included Star Gathering UCC 1, Star Gathering UCC 2, and Laity Family Weekend. All three of these programs… Read more >

Conference Updates

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 >


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 >