WHAT TO BRING
The weather on the
island can vary quite a bit , even in the course of a day. Bring
Bring clothing to
accommodate the sun, wind and even rain and at least two pairs of
Bring a swimsuit
for polar bearing or an afternoon dip on hot days.
Some people like
to dress for the Final Banquet Night, so bring a special outfit if
you are so inclined. Note that there are no laundry facilities on
You will want to
have a jacket, sweater or hat to wear on the boat ride to Star
Island, since even if the weather is sunny and warm on the mainland,
the boat ride can be chilly. Be sure to put these items in
your carry on bag.
There will be both
a musicale and a talent show, so think about bringing costumes,
skits, ideas and musical instruments.
You may also want
to bring some sports equipment (Star Island has bats, balls,
horseshoes, etc.), such as kites, Frisbees, tennis racquets and
balls, baseball mitts, etc.
sun block, prescription medicines (enough to last you a few extra
days, just in case you have to stay longer then planned on Star
Island due to weather conditions), and a flashlight (with extra
batteries) are a good idea. If you need medical equipment
please contact the conference registrar.
fishing gear if you would like to fish off of the rocks.
MasterCard are accepted on Star Island for room & board, at the
gift shop and the book store but not at the snack bar.
Some items you
will need cash for:
one social hour (if you want to have clams/mussels)
Appledore Island (if you choose to go on the trip - usually held
on Tuesday afternoon).
Donations at the
daily social hour - participants need to cover the cost of snacks
and beverages. Please donate to the basket each evening to cover
your consumption of snacks and beverages.
The snack bar.
- There is no ATM on the island.
- You can charge the following
items to your hotel room bill if you would like:
Cost of the lobster dinner for Wednesday night (approximately $20/ea). There is no charge if you plan to eat
meal on lobster night.
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