The Swedish Islands are open from June 1st to Sept. 30th, and you can submit your application here. Just don't ask what the weather is like. Don't do it.
And yes, while it's totally 100 percent free (save your transportation costs), Härén does hope you'll make a donation to one of his favorite charities, no matter how little.
Sophie-Claire Hoeller is Thrillist's über-efficient German associate travel editor, and she's really, really, really creative, and would really, really, really like to stay on a private island. Follow her @Sohostyle