Quinzhee Hut

CANCELLED: Build a Quinzhee Snow Shelter

Due to lack of snow, this event has been cancelled. Unlike an igloo, which is made from piled blocks of snow, a quinzhee is hollowed out from a mound of snow.  It’s a survival cave, but a cozy one. Join Chuck Whitney on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM and learn the

Build a Quinzhee Hut

Schoodic Institute invites you to join Chuck Whitney, educator and Schoodic Scholar as he teaches the art of making a native snow house called a Quinzhee. Students will coordinate their efforts while learning more about winter camping and outdoor survival. As long as there is snow on the ground, a secure, warm shelter can be constructed

Acadia Winter Festival Registration Open

Find Your Winter! The third annual Acadia Winter Festival presented by Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, February 10 -12, 2017, offers fun, educational and hands-on activities to encourage adults, kids, and the community to connect and explore the natural world in winter. This year’s programs offer something for everyone! The festival kicks off at 2:00