2019 Sandy Island Retreat

Our annual fun and relaxing retreat at Sandy Island in Lake Winnipesaukee is coming up Memorial Day weekend May 25–27. The cost this year is $200 for adults/teens; $100 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.

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

Where: Sandy Island, a small isle on Lake Winnipesaukee (N.H.) containing only the camp. GPS address: Northwoods Camp Road, Tuftenboro, NH

When: Memorial Day weekend (Sat. May 25 – Mon. May 27)

How: Drive 2 ½ hrs. to just beyond Wolfeboro NH, park your car, take 10 min. boat ride to the 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 cabins have in-house shared full bathrooms)

Food: Shared dining-hall meals (to suit many dietary needs) provided by Sandy staff. 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 Denise Bousquet, Our Sandy Island Coordinator, at denise4@rcn.com