Visit Schoodic

***Note March 16, 2020: For the health and safety of visitors and staff, the Rockefeller Welcome Center is closed until further notice.

Schoodic Institute is part of a community vision for a revitalized Schoodic Peninsula that includes a focus on the arts, science, and education. When the U.S. Navy closed their Winter Harbor base on Schoodic Point in 2002, they turned the property back to the National Park Service, along with lodging, dining, and recreational facilities that now make up the largest of 18 National Park Service Research Learning Centers.

Visitors can view the Acadia National Park Welcome Center exhibits and gift shop in historic Rockefeller Hall, experience the surf at Schoodic Point, and explore miles of hiking trails and bicycle paths. The National Park Service also offers public programs during the summer months.Please note that an entrance pass is required when visiting Acadia National Park between May and October.

Our completely renovated year-round campus includes classrooms, laboratories, and a modern 124-seat auditorium surrounded by wild, rugged shorelines and thousands of acres of evergreen forest. Campus infrastructure enables us to convene and host public events, and provides an inspirational setting for education and art programs, workshops, and conferences. Schoodic Institute offers the most comprehensive meeting facilities in eastern Maine, attracting individuals and groups from all over the globe.

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May 2020

Acadia Mindfulness Walk with Jen Harry – CANCELLED

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Due to COVID-19, this event has been CANCELLED and may not be rescheduled.  Please continue to check our website calendar…

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June 2020

Acadia Birds by Land and Sea I – CANCELLED

June 12 @ 3:00 pm - June 16 @ 10:00 am

Due to COVID-19, this event has been CANCELLED and may not be rescheduled.  Please continue to check our website calendar…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Practice Mindfulness in Nature – CANCELLED

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Drive
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Due to COVID-19, this event has been CANCELLED and may not be rescheduled.  Please continue to check our website calendar…

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Acadia Mindfulness Walk with Jen Harry – CANCELLED

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Due to COVID-19, this event has been CANCELLED and may not be rescheduled.  Please continue to check our website calendar…

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Acadia Birds by Land and Sea II – CANCELLED

June 19 @ 3:00 pm - June 23 @ 10:00 am

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Puffins of Petit Manan 2020 I – CANCELLED

June 26 @ 5:30 pm - June 27 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
Puffin sitting on water with fish in its beak

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July 2020

Puffins of Petit Manan 2020 II – CANCELLED

July 3 @ 5:30 pm - July 4 @ 5:30 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States

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Puffins of Petit Manan 2020 III – CANCELLED

July 10 @ 5:30 pm - July 11 @ 3:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States

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Abstracting the Landscape: Painting Workshop with Philip Frey

July 15 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm

Plein-Air Painting with Philip Frey With the Schoodic peninsula landscape as our focus, artist Philip Frey will present pivotal lessons…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Why Do We Need Carnivores? – CANCELLED

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wright Hall at Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Coyote pup in grass

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