By joining the Islanders you become a part of a growing community of philanthropic leaders and families who share a passion for helping students succeed in school and in life.
Made up of more than 300 members, this loyal and generous network gives Thompson Island Outward Bound $1,000, $10,000, $50,000 and more. Altogether contributing almost $2 million annually, Islanders provide a strong foundation for our work, giving us the freedom to reach new heights.
Through their generosity Islanders provide:
Hands-on science education and leadership adventure to middle school students through partnerships with Boston Public Schools at no cost
Scholarships to Boston Public Schools students to attend summer backpacking and kayaking expeditions
Preservation and maintenance to a pristine island classroom in the Boston Harbor
Islander Membership Levels
Giving all of Boston’s youth opportunities to discover the freedom of possibility requires a dynamic network of champions and leaders. We welcome members at all levels:
$1,000 Expeditioner $2,500 Navigator $5,000 Captain $10,000 Founders Club $15,000 Compass Club $25,000 Presidents Circle $50,000 Explorer
We honor all Islanders with the following benefits and opportunities designed to enhance your experience of the Island and the mission:
Fleece vest to warm your heart and help spread the word
Exclusive invitation to the Annual Islanders Reception
Invitation to educational events to learn more about your impact
A one-day Outward Bound course on Thompson Island where you can experience the impact for yourself
Free access to the Island - please visit anytime!
All Founders Club members & above receive:
Two tickets to our Annual Evening Expedition Gala dinner