Recreation Committee


Lauren Janney


Gil Rivera


Becky Bolduc


Jennifer Bailey


Lindsey Govoni


Marianne Purdy

Recreation Director

Colleen Dove

Ex Officio

Shey Conover


Town of Islesboro Recreation Department was created to provide  recreational programming, facilities, and equipment for Islesboro residents and visitors of all ages. Donations to support the work of the Recreation Committee will be thankfully received and thoughtfully invested.

The Recreation Committee is committed to enriching lives through community activities, teaching life-skills and fun recreational programming for Islesboro residents.  We aim to provide valuable, safe and inclusive recreational opportunities using Islesboro's outdoor resources, in collaboration with Islesboro and outside organizations, to enrich each resident's life.


Donations to support the work of the Recreation Committee will be thankfully received and thoughtfully invested.


We welcome community feedback. Please Lauren Janney with any questions, comments, or programming requests.



We are currently hiring multiple positions. Applications are open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Please mail/email a cover letter, resume, and list of references to:

Town of Islesboro

Attn:  Town Recreation Job Application

PO Box 76, Islesboro, ME 04848



 Current open positions are listed below:

 Recreation Director 

The town of Islesboro is looking to hire a new Recreation Director.  We welcome applications from all enthusiastic individuals with a keen sense of adventure!  Well-paid, part-time position with a supportive committee to work with.  


Islesboro Adventure Camp Director 

As the Camp Director, you will design a curriculum for youth aged 6-12, oversee the day-to-day operations of camp, and supervise counselors working with our campers. The camp director's job involves administrative duties and supervisory responsibility for staff and campers. 


Islesboro Adventure Camp Lead Counselor 

As lead camp counselor, you will spend your days working with youth aged 6-12, primarily in an outdoor setting. In this role, you will have a great opportunity to improve your leadership and outdoor education skills.

Islesboro Adventure Camp Counselor 

We are looking for a camp counselor interested in spending their days outside exploring the beautiful island of islesboro and surrounding communities with kids age 6–12.



Historically, programming has been driven by interest and participation. Programming for each summer varies widely based on demand and the strengths of our Recreation Director and volunteer community.


Islesboro Adventure Camp 2024

Islesboro Adventure Camp is a summer program for children ages 6 to 12, open to all residents and visitors to Islesboro.  The mission is to provide a safe, full time, child centered summer program on Islesboro that will encourage hands-on learning, a sense of adventure and stewardship for the environment, off-set summer learning loss, and cultivate community living skills in the young people of Islesboro. 

Please take the 2024 Camp Survey so we can best serve the island.




Adventure Camp Registration opens 5/8 and closes 5/22




2024 DATES:

June 24 through August 16, 2024

Monday through Friday  8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Camp will be closed July 4th and 5th in observance of Independence Day.

Camp will be held at the Islesboro Community Center this summer.



Maintain Equipment

The recreation department maintains a wealth of sports equipment available to sign out, and all free of charge.  Tennis racquets of all sizes and training tennis balls with various pressure have been popular for family tennis.  There are also baseball/softball mitts, bats, soccer balls and basketballs.  All available upon request.

For more information contact us via email.