Schoodic Institute

Cruising Along the Milky Way

This presentation, beginning indoors, will help you to understand the dimensions of our galaxy, how it was formed, and our location in it. You will learn how recognize several prominent constellation and to find spectacular Milk Way objects—star cluster, glowing nebulae, and more–with binoculars or a modest telescope. If the weather is dry and clear

Brown Bag: Blueberries and Bees

Both native and honey bees are critical for wild blueberry production. On Thursday, August 16, 2019 at 12 noon, Lily Calderwood, PhD, Extension Wild Blueberry Specialist and Assistant Professor of Horticulture, University of Maine will talk about the role of pollinators in the wild blueberry ecosystem. Learn how to distinguish a honey bee from a

Creating a Healthy and Humane Future

To successfully address the challenges we face in the world, we must raise a generation of solutionaries, people with the knowledge, skills, and motivation to strategically and systemically solve problems in ways that do the most good and least harm to people, other species, and the environment. On August 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM, join

Artist Retreat: Sea & Sky at Schoodic with Carol Douglas

Join artist Carol Douglas for this retreat on the Schoodic Peninsula. All mediums are welcome! REGISTER HERE. Far from the hustle and bustle of Bar Harbor, Schoodic Peninsula has dramatic rock formations, windblown pines, pounding surf and stunning mountain views that draw visitors from around the world. You might look up from your easel to

Puffins of Petit Manan

Atlantic puffins are nesting just a short boat cruise from Schoodic Institute.  We are offering a special guided program package that includes dinner and breakfast, an after dinner slide presentation, an optional morning bird walk, and a 3 hour cruise to see puffins and their neighboring nesting birds at Petit Manan Island. Join Seth Benz, Schoodic Institute’s