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May 2017
FREE

Schoodic’s Returning Songbirds: Identify by sight and song!

May 23 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Frazer Point Picnic Area, Moore Rd
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Schoodic’s songbirds are returning! Register today for this free program! May is the premier month to witness the return of warblers and other songbirds.  Frazer Point in Acadia National Park will be the meeting place, and is often the best place for birds, whether they are passing through or settling in to nest. Schoodic Institute invites the public to join Bird Ecology Program Director, Seth Benz as he leads two hour outings focusing on identification of returning migrants. Learn to recognize…

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June 2017
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SOLO Wilderness First Aid

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 3 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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SOLO’s Wilderness First Aid is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines. Minimum age 14. $195. Commuter rate includes two bag lunches $275. Resident rate includes two bag lunches, one dinner, overnight accommodations, one breakfast. Print registration HERE. Call 207-288-1356 for more information. These prices include Maine’s Food and Lodging tax.

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Brown Bag: Supporting and Sustaining Clamming Communities

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Join us for our next Brown Bag lunch, June 8, 2017.  Please note: date change to the second Thursday of the month. How do we support and help sustain coastal clamming communities? This presentation shares insights from a four-year ethnographic research project to understand and support sustainability efforts in Maine’s clamming communities. Clamming as a livelihood and culture has been integral to Downeast coastal communities for centuries. However, the longterm survivability of this way of life is threatened by a…

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$460.00

Venture Outside – Active wellness retreat

June 9 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Physical fitness, yoga and music in a secluded setting on the rocky coast of Maine…can it get much better than that? Venture Outside is pleased to offer this unique and special holistic wellness retreat experience at the perfect location for recharging your body, mind, and spirit. The Schoodic Peninsula is the “quiet” corner of Acadia National Park, known for its pounding surf, incredible sunsets, and soft spruce-fir cloaked landscape. With miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, a rugged shoreline…

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Mountains to Sea I (Sold Out)

June 10 @ 8:00 am - June 14 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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These two 5-day, 4-night tours feature the northern forest during the height of songbird singing as well as the raucous seabird breeding islands along the downeast coast of Maine. The scenery on this adventure is spectacular and equal to the variety of birds to be found.  Birds of note: American Three-toed and Black-backed Woodpeckers, Spruce Grouse, Boreal Chickadees, a variety of warblers and flycatchers, Atlantic puffin, Razorbill, Arctic Tern and pelagic species. Lodging is at Big Moose Inn and Schoodic Institute at…

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$1,347

Summer Acadia Artist Retreat 2017

June 18 @ 8:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Join other artists for a creative adventure at the rocky shores and rich maritime forests of Schoodic Point at Acadia National Park.  Four Master Artists and several ranger/naturalists will be your program leaders for a week of inspiration focusing on the maritime forest and coastal ecology in this quiet yet spectacular area of the coast near Winter Harbor, Maine.   We invite you to enjoy this unique opportunity to learn more about the ecology of the natural subjects you paint, to gain inspiration from associating…

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Mountains to Sea II (Sold Out)

June 24 @ 8:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm

These two 5-day, 4-night tours feature the northern forest during the height of songbird singing as well as the raucous seabird breeding islands along the downeast coast of Maine. The scenery on this adventure is spectacular and equal to the variety of birds to be found.  Birds of note: American Three-toed and Black-backed Woodpeckers, Spruce Grouse, Boreal Chickadees, a variety of warblers and flycatchers, Atlantic puffin, Razorbill, Arctic Tern and pelagic species. Lodging is at Big Moose Inn and Schoodic Institute at…

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July 2017
$3,600

OceansWide Scuba Science Summer Camp

July 9 @ 8:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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OceansWide is accepting applicants for the 2017 program. Students will spend eight days on the coast of Maine nurturing a love and understanding of the ocean and science through hands-on learning and research. More information at www.oceanswide.org. Who: 14 years of age and older. Where: Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Maine When: July 9 – 21, 2017 Cost: $3,600 per student inclusive of programming, meals and lodging. Transportation not included. To Register: Contact buzz@oceanswide.org Or register online at www.oceanswide.org. Activities: • PADI…

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$4,000

OceansWide Mountains to the Sea Ornithology Camp (Sold Out)

July 9 @ 8:00 am - July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Schoodic Institute, 9 Atterbury Circle
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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This program is currently FULL OceansWide is accepting applicants for the 2017 program. Students will spend eight days exploring Maine nurturing a love and understanding of the birds and wildlife, forests and the ocean through hands-on learning and research. More information at www.oceanswide.org. Who: Grades 8 - 12 Where: Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Maine / Northern Maine (Baxter SP) Offshore Maine Islands When: July 9 – 21, 2017 Cost: $4,000 per student inclusive of programming, meals and lodging.  To Register: Contact…

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Gaining Perspective with Lighthawk

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Moore Auditorium, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Acadia Dr.
Winter Harbor, ME 04693 United States
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Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation Thursday, July 13, 2017 presented by Jonathan Milne, Eastern Program Manager, Lighthawk. The perspective gained from a small plane reveals the connections between landscapes and watersheds. Since 1979 Lighthawk has been at the forefront of utilizing the aerial view to inform management and change hearts and minds. Come along on this visual journey and learn what is seen on a Lighthawk flight.  No registration required.

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