An activity at Pine Island Camp, a boys summer camp in Maine.

Volunteer Opportunities

A great way to visit Pine Island and pitch in.

Sloan Critchfield Boat Workshop Weekend and Fall Work Week

Pine Island's annual Sloan Critchfield Memorial Boat Maintenace Workshop Weekend is a volunteer event that brings alumni, campers, parents, and friends together to honor the memory of Pine Islander Sloan Critchfield by working to preserve our fleet of wooden boats. Dozens of Pine Islanders have given generously of their time every fall to take part in this event. Everyone who has participated has loved the experience – the sense of accomplishment, the camaraderie, the food, the fall weather, and of course Great Pond.

We are happy to announce that for a full week and the weekend after this year's Sloan Weekend, we will provide food, shelter, transportation, and work for volunteers. The work will be varied and might include: working on our fleet of wooden boats (including rowboats, canoes, and sailboats), light carpentry, painting, cutting firewood, landscaping, and more.

Our plan will give you lots of choices:

We will provide three excellent meals per day and will be sure that you are comfortable in one of the several cabins on Pine Island. Bring a sleeping bag, a towel, some work clothes, and work gloves and join us for some great times in September on Pine Island.