Fire Island Cabin
AMC’s only Cabin in the tri-state area is located on beautiful Fire Island, a barrier island that is also home to the only National Wilderness Area in New York. Enjoy Atlantic Ocean beaches or canoe, kayak, and sail on the Great South Bay. It’s all one hour from New York City. Take the train to Bay Shore, Long Island, where you can pick up a ferry to Atlantique.
AMC Fire Island Cabin 2023 Policies
Please read all sections below as there have been several changes since last year.
The Cabin has two 11-bunk co-ed dorm rooms with mattresses, blankets and pillows. Outdoor air is well-circulated within the cabin at all times via screened windows and ceiling fans. There is a large commercial kitchen and indoor eating area. There are two bathrooms, hot outdoor showers, decks, beach chairs and umbrellas, a hammock, yoga equipment, and a gazebo with a library and board games. For water enthusiasts, there are sailboats (sunfish and sloops), kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddleboards. Guests may use sailboats if authorized in advance through our sailing program or during our instructional sail events.
Reservations (open April 12 at 10 a.m.)
Reservations are made by calling the AMC Contact Service Center at 603-466-2727 Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or booking online. The Contact Service Center will require a credit card and the names of everyone in your party and, if applicable, their AMC membership number(s) to receive the member rate. Guests without an active AMC membership pay the non-member rate. During the July/August peak season you may reserve only one July weekend and one August weekend. Consecutive weekends are prohibited. If you do not get your desired reservation, please try again later in the season; bunks often become available due to cancellations. You can view the 2023 activities schedule below. To reserve online,
Weekends are a 2-night package (arrive Friday, depart Sunday). Memorial and Labor Day weekends are a 3-night package (arrive Friday, depart Monday). Weekdays have no minimum stay requirements: guests can book a single night up to 5 consecutive nights, Sunday through Thursday (departing Friday) or Monday through Thursday after a holiday weekend.
Individuals/parties of 9 or fewer: full refund less $10 per person per night for cancellations made 14 or more days prior to arrival date; no refunds for cancellations made fewer than 14 days prior to arrival date. Parties of 10 or more: full refund less $10 per person per night for cancellations made 30 or more days prior to arrival date; no refunds for cancellations made fewer than 30 days prior to arrival date. View cancellation policy here.
Food Policy & Chores
Weekend meals are communal and provided by volunteer managers who plan and shop for the menus. Guests share in food preparation and clean-up, as needed, under the guidance of managers. Meals include Friday happy hour, Saturday dinner, and self-serve continental breakfasts Saturday and Sunday. The meal schedule may be adjusted by Cabin managers to best align with weekend activities. Sail weekends include lunch, and 3-day holiday weekends include an additional breakfast and dinner. Midweek meals are not provided. Midweek guests provide their own food by transporting it, shopping in nearby communities, or utilizing restaurants. Midweek managers help coordinate cooking and cleaning times in the communal kitchen which is stocked with condiments, spices, dishes and cookware (including a crockpot, rice cooker, food processor, blender, and microwave). There is also an outdoor grill available for overnight guests. Guests are encouraged to prepare simple meals to ensure everyone has kitchen time. There is a guest refrigerator, a small freezer, and cubbies for dry goods. The Cabin has a BYOB policy with alcoholic beverages permitted at happy hour and dinner. Because our Cabin is volunteer-run, all guests help with chores such as sweeping or emptying the dishwasher.
2-night minimum: arrive Friday, depart Sunday
Member $170, Non-member $210 for 2 nights
Memorial & Labor Day Weekends
3-night minimum: arrive Friday, depart Monday
Member $255, Non-member $315 for 3 nights
Memorial Day Weekend is a family event:
Child Member $120, Non-member $144 for 3-nights
*No children under 18 on weekends except during Memorial Day family weekend or as weekend day guests Children age 6-12 must be accompanied by an adult; no children under age 6 permitted Children over 12 pay the adult rate
1-night stay for day guest, when unoccupied bunk is available
Same-day reservation is made on-site with Cabin manager (not Contact Service Center) Member $100, Non-member $120 per weekend night
No minimums: book a single night or up to 5 consecutive nights Sunday-Thursday (depart Friday) Exception: midweek begins on Monday after Memorial and Labor Day weekends
Member $60/night, Non-member $75/night
Child Member $40/night, Child non-member $48/night
Children under age 18 are welcome on all midweek days
Children age 6-12 must be accompanied by an adult; no children under age 6 permitted Children over age 12 pay the adult rate
Midweek walk-ins welcome when unoccupied bunk is available
Same-day reservation can be made on-site with Cabin manager or by calling the Contact Service Center Pricing same as midweek rates above
Member $25, Non-member $30
Day guests are welcome 10 a.m. to sundown, and may call the Cabin in advance or just show up. If you anticipate wanting to stay the night, call the Cabin at 631-583-5366 to determine bunk availability. Day guests can store belongings in the outdoor bayside bins or the day guest shed behind the Cabin.
Overnight guests must bring their own linens or rent a top and bottom bed sheet, pillowcase and towel for $20. Blankets and pillows are provided. A sleeping bag is fine if accompanied by a fitted bottom sheet and pillowcase; without these, linen rental will be required. Check-in 2 p.m., check-out 11 a.m. Guests can store their luggage in outdoor bayside bins and enjoy our property before check-in or after check-out. NOTE: Check-out is the time guests must vacate their bunks. Guests are welcome to stay on the premises after check-out to enjoy the day.
Cabin pillows and blankets must remain in the dorms. Please do not bring blankets to the clothesline, beach, or elsewhere outside of the bunkrooms. Exercise caution if walking through grass, and do a full body tick check afterwards.
Smoking is prohibited on our property. No pets allowed. Cell phone calls can be made or received off-property only. There is free Wi-Fi and a place to charge cell phones.
Getting There, Accommodations, and What to Bring
For details, visit the Fire Island Cabin website.
For questions, not reservations, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. During the season, you can also call the Cabin at 631-583-5366 to speak with a manager Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or leave a message at other times and a manager will get back to you.
AMC Fire Island Cabin Summer 2023 Schedule
To reserve, call AMC Contact Service Center (starting April 12) 603-466-2727 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fri-Mon May 26-29. Memorial Day Family Weekend. Join us for opening weekend at AMC’s scenic Fire Island Cabin. We will kick off the season with a fun family weekend. Meet other families, hike, canoe, kayak and more! Bring your beach toys and enjoy walks along the bay or the ocean. Our Gazebo is stocked with games for day and nighttime activities. Bring kids 6 and older for a fun weekend. Mgrs: Crystal Williams & Akwanza Gleaves
Mon-Fri. May 29-June 2. Springtime at the Cabin Midweek. Watch the trees and flora burst forth! Bring a book and relax, or bring a friend and enjoy our board games. Sit on the beach under an umbrella, walk to the lighthouse, or take a canoe or kayak to enjoy the sounds of the bay. Mgrs: Elizabeth Green & Dan Yafet
Fri-Sun June 2-4. Do Your Own Thing and Free Community First Aid Class. Enjoy the first June weekend with warm days and cool nights. Our Atlantique Homeowners Association is holding an hour-long First Aid class (CPR, AED and Narcan) Saturday in our gazebo. For overnight guests interested in the course, call the Call Service Center and mention Group #649339. Day Guests interested in the course should email Rose Suarez at FICActivities@outdoors.org. Mgrs: Marie Argeris & Zanna Adis
Sun-Fri June 4-9. Hiking Midweek. Venture west with L Matt Dolitsky in a series of group hikes of varying distances, experiencing the beach and bay of each daily destination. Begin with the Fire Island Lighthouse, then Kismet, Saltaire and Fair Harbor. The final hike will venture east to Ocean Beach and Seaview or perhaps to the Sunken Forest. Stroll the towns and take in beautiful views. Enjoy time in nature, breathe fresh air and spot wildlife along the way. Mgrs: Cindy Arlinsky & Barbara Luciano
Fri-Sun June 9-11. Beach Walk & Stretch Yoga Weekend. Enjoy long beach walks, yoga and guided meditation. Bring your journal and comfy clothes for time together and alone in nature. Do as much or as little physical activity as you like. L Dionne C. Monsanto combines 5 yoga certifications to create a yoga experience just right for every body, from newbies to those with an advanced practice. Mgrs: Jody Eckert & Ed Garelick
Sun-Wed June 11-14. Botanical Illustration Midweek. Be inspired, nurtured and supported by L Katherine Arnoldi, our community of artists and the natural beauty surrounding the cabin as we paint beautiful watercolor botanical illustrations. Bring your own set of watercolors and watercolor paper or use those provided by L at no extra charge. All skill levels welcome. Mgrs: Diane Jennings & Bonnie Mairs
Wed-Fri June 14-16. Watercolor Landscape Painting Midweek. Join L Katherine Arnoldi and our supportive community of artists as we paint the natural beauty surrounding the cabin using watercolors. Bring your own set of watercolors and watercolor paper or use those provided by L at no extra charge. All skills levels welcome. Mgrs: Diane Jennings & Bonnie Mairs
Fri-Sun June 16-18. Young Members Weekend. Meet new friends for beach walks to the Fire Island Lighthouse or Sunken Forest, kayaking and sailing on the bay, practicing yoga in our tranquil gazebo, and watching the sunset from our deck. Or just chill on the ocean beach! L Loic Chappoz will take guests out sailing on our sloop. For questions, email email@example.com. Mgrs: Martha Sickles & Lauren Ford
Sun-Fri June 18-23. Yoga Midweek. Join certified Hatha yoga teacher L Richard Barcia for classes designed for the mind, body and heart. Learn new poses and breathing techniques designed for all levels. Yoga mats provided. Mgrs: Richard Barcia & Mark Calderon
Fri-Sun June 23-25. Learn to Sail Weekend. Join L Richard Weinberg & crew for an action-packed weekend of adventure and camaraderie while learning to sail our fleet of boats. No experience necessary. Weekend includes classroom sessions, boats, equipment, and on-water instruction. Mgrs: Beth & Tom Marinis
Sun-Tues June 25-27 Sailing Practice with Optional Authorization Midweek. Receive coaching from our sail instructors while honing your skills. Practice on the sloops and sunfish (weather permitting) as you work toward becoming an authorized FIC sailor. Previous FIC sailing students are encouraged to attend. Call L Richard Weinberg at 914-523-6223 if you plan on participating. Mgrs: Steve Cooper & Blanche Peled
Tues-Wed June 27-28. One Overnight. Come for the day and stay the night! One overnight means two days at our gem on the bay! Mgrs: Steve Cooper & Blanche Peled.
Wed-Fri June 28-30. Pilates Midweek. Find the power of your center with pilates and core strengthening with L Ellie Kusner. Each class delves into the body with imagery; our seaside environment offers many rich metaphors! Classes include a range of foundational exercise movements, traditional pilates exercises and challenging core work. Appropriate for beginners and aficionados. You’ll finish each session feeling focused, stronger, longer and more resilient. Mgrs: Steve Cooper & Blanche Peled.
Fri-Sun June 30-July 2. Pre 4th of July Paddlesports Weekend. Join L Richard Barcia & L Sarah Osborne as they explore the Great South Bay by kayak. Yoga enthusiasts can join L Sara Osborne in the cove’s calm waters for small group Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) yoga instruction, where your yoga mat is the SUP and the bay is your classroom. Guests are invited to bring their own inflatable SUPs or use the Cabin’s hard boards (hard boards not allowed on the ferry; deflated inflatables are permitted). Canoes are also available for water exploration. For a break from the bay, join L Rose Suarez on Cherry Grove Garden Tour; email FICActivities@outdoors.org to register (see next listing). Mgrs: Cindy Arlinsky & Adrienne Hensen
Sat July 1. Cherry Grove Garden Tour. L Rose Suarez will take you on a garden tour in Cherry Grove (rain or shine) sponsored by the Cherry Grove Garden Club. $20 fee payable in cash at start of tour. Meet homeowners who open their gardens to us east of the ferry dock, then have lunch at a local establishment and spend the afternoon exploring gardens west of the dock. Bring water, sunscreen and cash for lunch and ice cream. No pets allowed. Meeting place & time to follow closer to tour date. For questions and to register, email FICActivities@outdoors.org. Accessible by Sayville Ferry: http://www.sayvilleferry.com/”>www.sayvilleferry.com.
Sun-Fri July 2-7. Star Spangled Banner Holiday Midweek. Celebrate Independence Day all week long! During the daytime, meander into town for ice cream, kayak on the bay, trek to the Lighthouse or plant yourself oceanside with a book and listen to the waves crash. After dark, view fireworks across the bay. 4th of July offers a special treat with an optional trip to see the Invasion of the Pines. Mgrs: Alice Rothrock & friend.
Fri-Sun July 7-9 Learn to Sail Weekend. Join L Torben Kuepper and crew for an action-packed weekend of adventure and camaraderie while learning to sail our fleet of boats. No experience necessary. Weekend includes classroom sessions, boats, equipment, and on-water instruction. Mgrs: Teresa Shen & Alice Rothrock
Sun-Fri Jul 9-14. Family Midweek. Meet other families, hike, canoe, kayak and more! Bring your beach toys and enjoy playful times bayside or oceanside. Our Gazebo is stocked with games for day and nighttime activities. Bring kids 6 and older for a fun week. Mgrs: Anne Kimmins & Maria Treglia
Fri-Sun July 14-16. Fire Island Dance Festival Weekend. Attend with your cabin mates the Saturday evening performance of this annual festival where professional dancers perform on a stage built into the bay at a private home in The Pines. We depart from Atlantique’s dock at 4 p.m. Saturday, attend the performance (which includes a cocktail reception), then head back to Atlantique. To learn more about the event and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS visit: https://dradance.org/category/post-event/fire-island-dance-festival/“>https://dradance.org/category/post-event/fire-island-dance-festival/. The $175 event ticket is in addition to the regular weekend cost. To reserve a Dance Festival ticket you must contact L Susan MacDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org. Those interested in the event who are not registered weekend guests may also reserve an event ticket with L. Mgrs: Diane Serlin & Susan MacDonald
Sun July 16 (rain date Sun July 30). Walk. L Frank Bamberger & L Matt Dolitsky will lead a leisurely walk from the Pines (or Cherry Grove) to Ocean Beach with the option to continue to the Cabin at Atlantique for a brief visit and cold drink. Details to follow closer to the day of walk.
Sun-Mon July 16-17. One Overnight. Come for the day and stay the night! One overnight means two days at our gem on the bay! Mgrs: Diane Serlin & Susan MacDonald
Mon-Fri July 17-21. Kids Passport to Adventure Midweek. Private event with L Crystal Williams. No overnight guests. Mgrs: Crystal Williams & Akwanza Gleaves
Fri-Sun July 21-23 BIPOC (Black Indigenous People of Color) & Allies Women’s Weekend. Join L Crystal Williams for WOW (Women Only Weekend) and courageous conversations! This is an intentional weekend. Please be prepared to participate in courageous conversations where you initiate dialogue on issues you would rather avoid – the “undiscussable.” These discussions require courage, speaking candidly and listening openly, and are often the ones that make the biggest impact. If you identify as a BIPOC woman, please RSVP to CWilliams@outdoors.org. Women who identify as Allies reserve through the Contact Service Center. Mgrs: Voyka Soto & Dionne Monsanto
Sun-Wed July 23-26. Yoga Midweek. Join Kripalu certified L Nancy Kelly for a gentle morning practice to awaken the body and mind through a series of postures linking breath and movement. Appropriate for all levels and abilities. Yoga mats are provided. Bring comfortable clothing. Mgrs: Christine Eyre & Martha Sickles
Wed-Fri July 26-28. Scavenger Hunt Midweek. Participate in daily scavenger hunts designed to help guests learn more about the hidden charms of the Cabin and to explore local communities. L Christine Eyre will provide scavenger hunt clues. Or simply do your own thing: relax on the beach, kayak on the bay and unwind. Mgrs: Christine Eyre & Martha Sickles
Fri-Sun July 28-30. Kayaking Instruction & SUP Instruction Weekend. L Terry Ellison leads kayak instruction on the Great South Bay. L Sarah Osborne leads small group (SUP) Stand Up Paddleboard instruction in the calm waters of the cove. Opportunities for exploration of the bay by kayak and SUP available for guests ready to apply their new skills. Guests are invited to bring their own inflatable SUPs or use the Cabin’s hard boards (hard boards not allowed on the ferry; deflated inflatables are permitted). Mgrs: Gerti Geier & David Sacks
Sun-Fri July 30-Aug 4. Kayaking Trips Midweek. For kayakers with experience, paddle the Great South Bay to the Lighthouse, to the islands for birding, or perhaps to the Sunken Forest, with L Richard Barcia. Pack your binoculars. Mgrs: Richard Barcia & Alison Buckser
Fri-Sun Aug 4-6. Sailing Practice with Optional Authorization Weekend. Receive coaching from our sail instructors while honing your skills. Practice on the sloops and sunfish (weather permitting) as you work toward becoming an authorized FIC sailor. Previous FIC sailing students are encouraged to attend. Call L Richard Weinberg at 914-523-6223 if you plan on participating. Mgrs: Rebecca & Marty Turetzky
Sun-Fri Aug 6-11. Yoga Nidra & Asana Midweek. Come out to the Cabin, come home to yourself. Give yourself the gift of slowing down. We will come together for a gentle grounding yoga practice in the mornings, integrating pranayama (breath), asana (movement) and mudra (gesture) in the Kripalu tradition. Certified Kripalu yoga instructor L Sandy Wavrick will help you deepen your relaxation experience. Plenty of time to read, journal, swim, hike, walk the beach, kayak or just be. Mgrs: Jody Eckert & Ed Garelick
Fri-Sun Aug 11-13. Perseid Meteor Shower Weekend: Stargazing, Sloop Trips, & Summer Harvest in the Garden. Watch from a terrific vantage point this annual meteor shower that produces long streaks of light. L Hugo Strubbe will identify various constellations at the beach after dark, including Perseus, the visual origin of the Perseid meteor shower. For a taste of sailing, L Hugo will organize short day trips on a sloop; no prior sail experience needed. You can also join L Misako Yamigishi and L Andrea Klein in our organic garden to tend to the beds, harvest tomatoes, zucchini and greens for meals, and learn how to plant your own home garden (even if home is an apartment). Mgrs: Andrea Klein & Misako Yamigishi
Sun-Fri Aug 13-18. Family Midweek. Meet other families, hike, canoe, kayak and more! Bring your beach toys and enjoy walks along the beach or splashing in the bay. Our Gazebo is stocked with games for day and nighttime activities. Bring kids 6 and older for a fun week. Mgrs: Nicole Chandonnet & Bill Lee
Fri-Sun Aug 18-20. Live Music Weekend. Join L Brian Farren and L Bill Carlsen of the St. Elvis band in making music from folk to rock. The fun begins on the deck at sunset! Come prepared to dance, sing along to your favorite songs or, if you wish, bring your own instrument and jam. Mgrs: Susan MacDonald & Diane Serlin
Sun-Wed. Aug 20-23. Paddling Midweek: Kayak and Canoe. Join experienced kayakers and canoeists L Eileen Yin and L Terry Goodenough for one easy paddling trip per day. Paddling tips are offered; no instruction. Some paddling and swimming experience required. Mgrs: Rhetta Baron & Barbara Batra
Wed-Fri. Aug 23-25. Tai Chi & Qigong Midweek. Join L Gerard McNiff on a journey into awareness through the practices of Tai Chi and Qigong. Together we will cultivate mindfulness through slow, rhythmic movements and regulated breathing patterns. Our daily practice and meditations will help with emotional regulation as well as physical and mental well-being. Mgrs: Rhetta Barron & Barbara Batra
Fri-Sun Aug 25-27. Birding & Kayaking Weekend. Pack your binoculars and join L Miriam Rakowski on a morning walk that’s a birder’s delight. Look for the many bird species that live on or pass through FI. The afternoon brings a kayaking trip to the birding islands for experienced kayakers where L Terry Goodenough will examine the different sediments that form shores and marshes and their impact on protecting Long Island and feeding the local ecosystems. If the skies are clear at night, Terry will lead stargazing. Mgrs: Gina Barros & Betsy Barros
Sun-Wed Aug 27-30. Knitting Circle Midweek. Knitters and crocheters are welcome to share their projects, patterns, tips and techniques with each other. Bring your own supplies and projects. Experienced knitting instructor L Cheryl Westerfeld will answer your questions and provide guidance. Mgrs: Madeleine & Dany Zember
Wed-Fri Aug 30-Sept 1. Beach Volleyball & Chess Midweek. Join L Kevin Hilly for beach volleyball games. Enjoy chess in the evenings or during a beach break. Mgrs: Madeleine & Dany Zember
Fri-Mon Sept 1-4. Celebrate Labor Day Weekend: Get Tropical! Plus Yoga & Qigong. Celebrate Labor Day weekend with a tropical twist! Create wonderful memories as you top off your summer with a festive flare! Enjoy authentic Caribbean/Spanish cuisine prepared by Len Keff and Cheryl Bobe. Kripalu-trained L Martina will offer her ever-popular yoga to calm, strengthen and ground yourself. Practice Qigong breathing and energizing movement sequences as well as yoga poses and flow. Mgrs: Cheryl Bobe & Len Keff.
Mon-Tues Sept 4-5. One Overnight. Come for the day and stay the night! One overnight gives you two days at our gem on the bay! Mgrs: Gina Barros & Jimmy Walker
Tues-Fri Sept 5-8. Acrylic Painting Midweek. L Debra Stelnik will teach any level to paint with acrylics on canvas. Bring your own paint/canvas/brushes or contact L to arrange purchase of materials ($6.00 covers paints, canvas and use of brushes) or to ask questions at Soireepaintingparty@yahoo.com. Mgrs: Gina Barros & Jimmy Walker
Fri-Sun Sept 8-10. Half-Day Kayak Trips Weekend. Set off with L Eileen Yin, L Alison North, and L Sarah Osborne in one of our kayaks to explore the serenity of the birding islands across the bay or the delights of the various communities and their ice cream parlors! Suitable only for guests with reasonable paddling experience. Mgrs: Alice Rothrock & Michaelene Abbott-Cooper
Sun-Fri Sept 10-15. Hiking Midweek. If you missed L Matt Dolitsky’s June hikes or would simply like to come back for more, here’s your chance! Venture west in a series of group hikes of varying distances, experiencing the beach and bay of each daily destination. Begin with the Fire Island Lighthouse, then Kismet, Saltaire and Fair Harbor. The final hike will venture east to Ocean Beach and Seaview or perhaps to the Sunken Forest. Stroll the towns and take in beautiful views. Enjoy time in nature, breathe fresh air and spot wildlife along the way. Mgrs: Elena Nikolaeva, Ed Adomitis & Colette Hughes
Fri-Sun Sept 15-17. International Coastal Cleanup Weekend. Join the AMC NY-NoJ Chapter’s Conservation Committee in their environmental stewardship efforts of our local marine habitat. Saturday, take part in the annual International Coastal Cleanup. L David Hartree will lead litter collection from the bay shoreline. Experienced paddlers can join L Henry Schreiber (canoe) & L Dawn Riley (canoe/kayak) to remove debris at the birding islands. The National Park Service has described the islands as a place where we can make an ecological impact. Participants will record data on collected debris; studies by Ocean Conservancy based on the data produce strategies to combat marine pollution and inform policy makers. Be part of the debris solution! A conservation talk at the Cabin is scheduled for Sunday. Day guest fee is waived for participants in the cleanup event(s). Mgrs: Merri & Rance Fox
Sun-Fri Sept 17-22. Raising Monarch Butterflies & Macro Photography Midweek. Monarch Butterflies may be migrating over the Cabin this week on their way to Mexico! Learn about the life cycle of these beauties and how to raise Monarch and Spicebush Swallowtail in anticipation of next spring. Do you love to photograph close-ups of flowers and insects? Learn tips for getting the best macro photos where the size of the subject is greater than its actual life size. Lens, lighting and tripods will be discussed. Bring your camera (and please know how to use it). L Victoria Foulke will show some of her best macro photos. Mgrs: Sarah Dowson & Victoria Foulke
Fri-Sun Sept 22-24. Adventure Sail Weekend. Join L Jake Lewis & Crew for an extended cruise across the Great South Bay on the Cabin’s sloop or one of our Sunfish. Boaters and non-boaters alike are welcome though prior authorization is required to take out a sailboat solo. Not an instructional weekend. Sunfish sailors must be comfortable with upwind sailing over longer distances. Mgrs: Marie Argeris & Misako Yamagishi
Sun-Wed Sept 24-27. Poetry Writing Midweek. Turn your memories into poetry or short narratives in a supportive, nurturing community of writers. Join Nuyorican Slam Champion and published poet L Katherine Arnoldi as we write from prompts and read our spontaneous poetry aloud. Bring a notebook, pen and your memories. Mgrs: Pauline Nevin & Peggy Wissler
Wed-Fri Sept 27-29. Memoir Writing Midweek. Whether you want to begin a best-selling memoir or write for children, come have fun and be inspired and nurtured by natural beauty, our supportive community, and writer and published author L Katherine Arnoldi as we tell the important stories of our own lives. Bring a notebook, pen and your memories. Mgrs: Pauline Nevin & Peggy Wissler
Fri-Sun Sept 29-Oct 1. Chocolate Lovers Weekend. Join L Cheryl Bobe & L Len Keff in their signature chocolate lovers weekend! Enjoy a host of chocolate-themed activities and interactive games, a scavenger hunt competition and a chocolate tasting. Top off the season’s final weekend with a fabulous chocolate lovers fondue! $10 surcharge payable to leaders. Mgrs: Adrienne Hensen & Len Keff
Sun-Wed Oct 1-4. Ghost Stories Midweek. Prepare for Halloween by learning about some of the spookier parts of Fire Island’s history. Award-winning storyteller and Moth Slam champion L Robin Bady will guide you in telling your own tales of ghostly happenings and frightening experiences and make sure you get a good scare! Bring paper and pencil and your willingness to be terrified/terrifying. Mgrs: TBA
Wed-Fri Oct 4-6. Grand Finale Warm Waters Midweek! Early autumn on Fire Island is absolutely lovely. The crowds have thinned, the surf is wonderful and the waters are still warm this time of year. Enjoy our boats, beaches and sunsets as we wrap up another season at the Cabin. Treat yourself to this last hurrah! Mgrs: TBA