Schoodic Institute education programs encourage people to learn, discover, understand, and solve problems on their own by experimenting and evaluating possible solutions. School and community partnerships, residential and experiential learning opportunities, citizen science, and public events provide information of importance to Acadia National Park and the region, and increase public understanding and appreciation of science and nature.
Community Science Education
For the last decade, Schoodic Institute has organized collaborations between teachers, students, and scientists to involve students in real research related to local natural resource problems such as shellfish management and air pollution. Learn More About Community Science Education.
Schoodic Education Adventure
Acadia National Park educators lead this multi-day residential program for middle-school students (4th through 8th grade). Learn more about the Schoodic Education Adventure.
Acadia Teacher Fellowship
Teacher fellows spend several weeks as part of the park’s interpretation and education division and gain capacity to develop tailored, curriculum-based units about natural and cultural heritage and the importance of shared stewardship. Learn more about the Acadia Teacher Fellowship.
School Field Trips
Park Rangers also host single-day curriculum-based field trips on a variety of topics, from ecology to cultural history. Learn more about School Field Trips.
Acadia Ranger Programs
We welcome schools, colleges, universities, workshops, and other education programs to campus. Learn more about Acadia Ranger Programs.
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Mountains to the Sea – a joint adventure of the Maine Birding Trail and Schoodic Institute. Forever Wild Baxter State…Find out more »
New this summer and fall! Eco-Photography workshops in and around the Schoodic Peninsula in Downeast Maine. In collaboration with Schoodic Institute, …Find out more »
This tour will spend two nights at the Schoodic Institute surrounded by the mainland portion of Acadia National Park. From here, day trips will…Find out more »