Sandy Island Registration

Our annual retreat at Sandy Island in Lake Winnepesauke is coming up Memorial Day weekend May 27-29. The cost this year is $190 for adults/teens; $85 for ages 2-12; under 2 free. Some confidential financial aid is available; please email me to arrange.

You can now download the registration form. It should be printed, filled out, and mailed to me (address near bottom of form) along with your check and SASE. Completed forms should be sent to me by Thursday, May 18th; let me know if you have difficulty meeting this deadline.

Ruth Comstock (ruthcomstock1@gmail.com or 617-571-4945) will be our Activities Coordinator again this year. If you want to lead or initiate an activity on Sandy Island, please contact her. Even if you have led the same activity in for years, you should let Ruth know that you intend to lead that activity again this year. Please do not send activity info or questions to Denise.

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

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

What: FUSN’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 27 – Mon. May 29)

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 FUSN

Who: FUSNites 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.

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

Denise Bousquet
Sandy Island Coordinator