Sandy Island Retreat, Memorial Day Weekend

Our annual fun and relaxing retreat at Sandy Island in Lake Winnepesauke is coming up Memorial Day weekend May 26–28. The cost this year is $200 for adults/teens; $90 for ages 2-12; under 2 free. Some confidential financial aid is available; please email Sandy Island coordinator Denise Bousquet (denise4@rcn.com) to arrange.

Download the application form.


See basic info about Sandy Island below; more details to follow in coming weeks!

Map of Sandy Island: https://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~thomases/simap.pdf
GPS address:
Northwoods Camp Road, Tuftenboro, NH

What: FUUSN’s annual retreat to Sandy Island Camp (a YMCA family camp)

Where: Sandy Island, a small isle in Lake Winnepesauke (N.H.) containing only the camp

When: Memorial Day weekend (Sat. May 26 – Mon. May 28)

How: Drive 2 ½ hrs. to just beyond Wolfeboro NH, park your car, take 10 min. boat ride to island. Boats leave the mainland Sat. at 10:30a, 11:15a, 12:00p & 2:00p. Leave the island Monday at 9:30a, 10:30a, 1:30p, 2:30p.

Why: Fun and relaxing weekend to build connections within FUUSN

Who: FUUSNites of all ages—singles, couples, families/significant others (no pets), usually about 150 campers

Housing: Rustic cabins, walk to shared bathhouses (a few exceptions have in-house shared full bathrooms)

Food: Shared dining-hall meals (to suit many dietary needs) provided by Sandystaff. If you need to bring special food items, a few shelves of easily-accessible refrigerator space are available in the serving area. You can make special dietary requests (vegan, low-carb, gluten-free, etc.) on the registration form.

Activities: Sports, crafts, discussion groups, music, swimming, boating, fishing, yoga, art, nature walks, photography, happy hour, bonfire, talent show, dancing, lounging, etc. Watch for messages from our Activities Coordinator requesting activities & leaders.

If you have questions, please email me at denise4@rcn.com or call/text 617-458-6927.

Denise Bousquet
Sandy Island Coordinator

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