Activities and groups are formed according to resident interest and are led by resident volunteers, with staff support from the Resident Programming Department at (239) 454-8244. See Shell Point Life magazine, the Weekly Reminder, and SPTV Channel 11 for times and meeting places.
Official group with Lee County Adopt-A- Road program. Shell Point residents gather monthly during season to “walk” Shell Point Boulevard and pick up trash.
Volunteers share their expertise and enthusiasm to serve as representatives to facilitate growth and implement programs in the following areas: The Academy of Lifelong Learning, Fine and Performing Arts, LifeQuest, Programs, Marina, Health Connections and Technology.
Helping & serving our residents in various areas in the Arbor, Kings Crown, The Springs and Connected Living assisted living communities here at Shell Point. HIPPA training required.
Various duties in butterfly gardening, as well as butterfly conservation efforts, includes a garden,” bed & breakfast” area and greenhouse for plant propagation.
This group recycles used cards and gives them a new life by turning them into inspirational greeting cards. The cards are given to residents in the Pavilion to celebrate special occasions. Works with Rose Garden to make sure a rose from the garden accompanies the card.
Support various retail duties at our offsite Shell Point Community Thrift Store such as sorting, pricing, cashier, floor sales and maintanence.
Shop for personal items to stock country stores and to meet the needs of assisted living residents. This service is extremely appreciated by those who would otherwise have a difficult time navigating their own personal shopping.
Court volunteers are appointed by court representatives. Volunteers assist the residents within their court with various projects, events and social functions while providing a welcoming environment to new residents.
Assists guest to find a seat at Shell Point Fine & Performing Arts concerts.
Share Shell Point information at concerts.
Retail operation of goods made by Shell Point residents. Volunteers needed as sales persons as well as on committees for operations.
Welcome and assist golfers to play in accordance with Shell Point guidelines. Volunteers must know how to operate a golf cart and love working outdoors.
Hospice volunteers in the Larsen Pavilion and private residences on campus. Must complete Shell Point Auxiliary Orientation & Training as well as Hospice class.
This encompasses all who are willing to help volunteer if a hurricane threatens Shell Point. Assist in the evacuation and return of pavilion and assisted living residents. Volunteers needed to help during the storm in The Arbor (must stay there throughout storm) with our healthcare residents as well as childcare for our employees children who are working through the storm.
In partnership with The Village Church. Everything they make is donated to charitable organizations.
Staffed entirely with volunteers including the main Shell Point library in the Island Commons, The Arbor, Kings Crown, The Woodlands and the Geneology library in The Woodlands. The main library also provides a monthly book talk.
Give input to Shell Point Dock Master regarding Shell Point Marina.
Residents deliver lunch meals 7 days a week to designated recipients off Island only.
This group is passionate about the care of orchids housed in the Shell Point Orchid House.
Opportunities to help & serve residents in a skilled care setting by serving on one of 14 different committees. Orientation & Training classes required yearly.
Help preserve the population of Purple Martins. Join in the care of the magnificent colony of bird houses near our beach for these glorious birds.
This group tends a rose garden on property. Roses are cut & taken to the Pavilion on the resident’s birthday’s along with a card from the Card Crusaders.
Volunteers assist staff with various clerical and salon-related tasks which range from greeting guest to sending out cards to new residents.
Conducts annual fund drive and then this group directs the purchase of school supplies for employee children.
Prepare stamps by cutting and sorting them for resale to stamp collectors. All proceeds go to purchase Sunday school material use by churches in South America.
This group of residents supports the Captain as First Mates and Narrators.
Residents who are passionate about model railroads keep the Shell Point model railroad room in operation.
Pack & ship packages in this authorized United Parcel Shipping Center.
The new hub where Shell Point residents can stop by and get information on all of the volunteer opportunities available as well as resident group activities. Cheerful, welcoming and friendly people are encouraged to volunteer.
Fellowship and sharing experiences, strength and hope.
To provide support and information for those with COPD.
This group offers caregivers and care partners with dementia an opportunity to build authentic friendships while promoting a culture of wellness, communtuy involvment and a postive life experience for couples.
These therepeutic groups are aimed at helping residents deal with issues of being a caregiver for someone with memory disorder, whether the resident is cared for at the independent living, assisted living or skilled nursing level of care.
To provide support and information for those with diabetes.
For those dealing with mental health issues, “Living Grace” is a support group for people living issues such as anxiety or depression. “Family Grace” is a support group for the spouse or family member of someone with a mental health issue.
To provide support and encouragement for those that have experienced a recent loss.
This group seeks to help residents cope with hearing loss, share information, learn about services that may help, and offer support to each other.
This group provides support and education information to individuals living with heart disease. Members can share their experiences, fears and solutions with everyone from the newly diagnosed to those managing heart disease for many years.
This group provides education and support to residents who have some type of memory disorder.
This group provides support and education to those affected by Parkinson’s disease.
This wellness-focused group aims to provide support for individuals experiencing stress through educational opportunites and discussion with peers who experiencing similar emotions and situations.
This group provides educational opportunities and support for those individuals dealing with low vision. Monthly meetings topics may include learning new techniques, exploring low-vision aids or finding out more about the conditions that cause low vision among mature adults.
Women who come together to study God’s Word and to have fellowship with one another. We believe that we learn about our faith in Jesus Christ by being diligent students of the Word. We walk with each other in love and compassion thus fulfilling the purpose of the Village Church to become a people of forgiveness, purpose and hope in Jesus Christ.
Bible Studies for men
Bible Studies held at the Arbor
Bible Studies held at the Springs
Bible Studies that meet at the Arbor.
Catholic residents meet for fellowship.
Give spiritual help to residents in the Pavilion, Assisted Living and Independent Living.
The choir, more than 90 voices strong, shares in the ministry of song during weekly and holiday worship services.
Our church library contains a treasure trove of reference books, study books, biographies, fictional books, DVD’s and audio books.
Welcome guest during the week, when they visit The Village Church.
Answer telephone, miscellaneous office work.
This is a remote core group that will be the satellite group for Tuesday class at First Church of the Nazarene.
A monthly opportunity to raise your voice to praise God. Held in the Island Commons.
Bible study about the life of Joseph.
Group of mentors for Crossroads Prison Fellowship.
Sanibel Community Church women who meet at Shell Point for Bible study.
Gathering of residents from the Village Church for monthly fellowship / dinner.
Gathering of Jewish residents for fellowship.
Help distribute food to local families in need at Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church
Bible Study using video for study.
A bi-annual show featuring 2 D artwork made by residents.
Annual event showcasing all forms of art work and crafts created by residents.
Annual digital show featuring photos taken by residents.
A bi-annual show featuring quilts made or owned by residents.
Group with a common interest in aviation. Speakers and field trips.
Weekly billiards play in the Island Commons.
Residents meet monthly in The Grand Cypress Room to play BINGO and have the chance to win prizes.
Weekly Bocce play at the Woodlands outdoor court.
Book review followed by discussion, hosted by various residents.
Offsite non-league bowlers play at Beach Bowl.
Duplicate bridge group at the Woodlands Commons.
Mixed, progressive bridge at the Woodlands Commons.
Residents meet monthly to discuss topics regarding the use of their computer.
Creative folks meet for crafting and camaraderie at the Woodlands Commons.
This group meets at the Island’s croquet lawn at Serenity Cove during season and enjoys non-competitive games.
Weekly discussions about newsworthy topics.
This group plans dances for resident enjoyment.
Democrats meet to discuss current issues.
Work with employees to improve their speaking and understanding of English.
Discussions and guest speakers all about fishing.
A Variety of board games are played every Friday night in the Island Commons.
Garden plots are available to residents at the Island or Woodlands.
Genealogy Library located in the Woodlands. This group meets monthly to enjoy guest speakers and members assist with genealogy research.
The glass studio is open to glass enthusiasts who enjoy working on their own.
This group meets seasonally to discuss a book chosen and read by the group.
Discussion centered around international topics.
Residents who are passionate about environmental issues meet to discuss issues, view movies or hear guest speakers.
Monthly get-together in a Shell Point dining venue sharing information about healthy eating while enjoying a healthy meal.
A group for all levels, from beginners to those who have been pulling rabbits out of hats for years. A place to share tricks and tips, learn new illusion effects and polish presentation skills. The group may also offer members opportunities to perform in the community.
Weekly indoor Bocce play inside the Island Fitness Center.
This group meets weekly to inquire and discuss topics, concerns, problems and issues.
This group meets to design concepts of invention to help poor countries.
A weekly jazz jam session in the Woodlands Commons. Bring your instrument, listen or sing along.
A group of residents who entertain Shell Point residents with hand bells.
This group is for all that love knitting.
This women’s group organizes weekly golf matches at the Shell Point Golf Course.
This group dances to choreographed music at the Island Fitness Center.
A relaxed group of paddlers who gather weekly on the Island to enjoy the surrounding nature in kayaks.
Players gather weekly at the Island and Woodlands Commons.
Assist staff with various duties at Shell Point Marina.
Assists Marketing with duties at Marketing Concierge desk.
This men’s group organizes weekly golf matches at the Shell Point Golf Course.
This volunteer chooses classic movies to show and hosts the event.
This volunteer chooses classic movies to show and hosts the event.
This volunteer chooses current movies to show and hosts the event.
The Musicians Guild is a group of residents who are interested in the future Music Studios at the Tribby Arts Center. Guild membership is open to all Shell Point residents interested in using the Tribby Music Studios for music practice and learning either as individuals or in an ensemble. There is no musical skill level requirement. Monthly group meetings will begin with reports on the status of the music studios and ongoing projects to enhance those spaces, followed by a discussion of ideas for programs of interest to musicians. Following the meetings, there will be an opportunity to socialize with fellow musicians.
This group meets weekly to canoe and kayak along the shoreline and river.
Artist of all levels meet and work with all types of painting media, offers classes, trips, and workshops.
All aspects of photography is shared, yearly show and contest sponsored.
Play at Center Court at the Woodlands & Island Pickle Ball court.
Weekly pinochle games
To learn and explore a plant based diet, while joining for fellowship.
The Pottery Studio provides assistance to new potters and support to experienced ones.
Residents advise program staff with comments and suggestion on activities, events and trips.
Avid quilters meet weekly and exhibit their creations every two years.
Help fellow residents with computer challenges in fully functional computer lab.
Help fellow residents with computer challenges in fully functional computer lab located in the Woodlands Commons.
Residents who gather weekly to play Samba in the Island Commons.
This group meets to recycle used cards and scrapbooking materials to create personalized keepsakes.
Weekly regattas at the Woodlands with RC Victoria model sailboats.
This un-auditioned secular chorus practices once a week and performs musical programs twice a year for the enjoyment of residents.
Residents who play string instruments and perform for groups on and off Shell Point campus.
Encourages Shell Point Residents to produce original writings to include essarys, poetry, short stories, etc.
The ping pong table is located in the Tarpon Room on the Island and Oak Room at the Woodlands for social play several times a week.
Matches are scheduled weekly at the Woodlands Center Court
Matches are scheduled weekly at the Woodlands Center Court
Republicans meet to hear speakers and enjoy fellowship.
This group practices hand chimes weekly on the Island and performs throughout the year in our health care venues.
Resident Veterans meet monthly for fellowship and support. Hosts special events around national holidays.
This group meets monthly to walk different trails around SW Florida.
Weekly water volley ball matches at the LifeQuest Aquatic Center.
Watercolors painters meet to paint and share tips and techniques.
Woodworking with all the necessary tools in the Creativity Tunnel on the Island
For dock and kayak slips, please contact Capt. Russell Spence at (239) 308-8242 for details. There is no fee for dock or kayak slips.