Welcome to the Prudence Improvement Association!

PYO Craft Fair July 20, 2024

PYO Craft Fair
Saturday, July 20
9am- to Noon

Fundraiser for the PYO Activities


Vendor Forms available here


For more info contact Stephanie Jenness at 207-329-9918

Chowder and Stuffie Cookoff

The Chowder and Stuffie Cookoff on
July 13th was a great success!


Winners information and photos will be posted soon.


Thank you to all who participated!

It is time to renew your membership or become a new member!!

Membership dues are January 1 thru December 31
$15.00 for an individual – An Individual membership is 1 person 18 years old or older
$25.00 for family membership – 2 adults and their children under 18 years of age.

During these uncertain times the PIA needs member support now more than ever! Membership dues help us pay the bills to keep the PIA running. We are hoping to return our annual events including the Member’s Cruise, Chowder Cook-Off & Stuffies and Game Dinner but are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and know these events may be at risk. Please renew your membership or join the PIA to help us prepare for our annual events and to offer your support in case we are unable to host our annual fundraising events!

Rent the PIA HallWe are now taking applications for Summer 2024 PIA Hall Rental.

Having a party? Members can rent out the PIA hall for the very reasonable price of $100/calendar day. Click here for more information and an application form.

Wednesday Movie Night
July 16th @ 7pm

Super Mario Bros Movie – PG

While working underground to fix a water main, Brooklyn plumbers and brothers Mario and Luigi are transported through a mysterious pipe to a magical new world. But when the siblings are separated, an epic adventure begins.

Wednesday Teen Night

July 17th @ approx 8:00

A game of Manhunt

The rules of Manhunt are simple as it is basically Hide and Seek in reverse, a single person or a small group hides while everyone else seeks, or looks for them. The game goes on until all the hiders (fugitives) have been found and tagged by the seekers (also called cops or hunters).

Happening this Week July 16th

Tuesday starting at 6:45 Ice Cream Sundries can be purchased at the snack shack.

Kids BINGO starts at 7pm, Free but you must be under 18.

The Next PYO meeting will be Wednesday July 17th at 6:00 p.m.

The agenda for the meeting will be:

Voting for board positions

  • If you are interested in a board position please come prepared to state which position you are interested in.
  •  The positions are: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer
  • Please remember the older members should hold the President or Vice President positions

Summer trip:

  • Please come prepared to discuss Summer trip ideas
  • Please come with pricing ideas
  • Please take into consideration the age range or our group which is turning 10 years this calendar year to 16 years.
  • Please also take into consideration the ferry schedule and the transportation distance

Craft Fair:

  • Craft fair is 7/20 This is a big fundraiser for the PYO
  • We need members to provide bake goods to sell
  • We need members to come before the craft fair to set up tables
  • We need members to take tables down after the craft fair
  • We need members to sign up to sell baked goods and coffee


Additional Shifts:

  • Members will be able to sign up for additional work shifts


Are you interested in meeting new friends, participating in fun activities with other kids on the island, or possibly getting some work experience by working in the snack shack? Eligibility is to be turning 10years by January 2025 and under 18 years of age. Parents/ Guardians are also encouraged to contact Kristen at PYO1018@gmail.com to learn about the PYO activities and sign consent forms.

To learn more about how your child age 10-18 can participate in PYO events, please click here.

Scenes from the 2024 Ski Trip to Mt. Cranmore



Save the date!! Saturday July 13th the long-awaited chowder and stuffie cook off is on! Get out your recipes and start perfecting the winning chowder or stuffie recipe. There is no entry fee for this event. Read more.

PYO Trip


The mission of the PYO (Prudence Youth Organization) is to give back to the island community, be involved in PIA functions and to raise money to fund some of our own fun trips and activities! During the summer you can find us behind the snack shack selling food and refreshments at Wednesday Movie Night and Friday bingo. Read more.



Save your Friday nights for BINGO! The season has started. We will begin calling your lucky numbers at 8:00pm. Come early and purchase a delicious dinner from the PYO snack shack. BINGO costs $20.00 for all PIA members over 18 years of age. You must be a member or purchase a one-day membership to play. Due to limited space, only playing patrons will be allowed in the hall during BINGO. Read more.

Help the PIA


The PIA needs your help in many areas. If you think you can help volunteer – even just once a season is a big help. Use our online form, call or email us. Check our wish list to see if you have any items we could use.