Institutes and Field Schools
Curriculum-based classroom activities and hands-on field experience offer an invaluable learning experience in a unique setting. Situated on the rugged coast of Maine, the campus is accessible to shoreline, wetland, and forest ecosystems and provides a rich educational environment for students.
SERC’s education mission is to make natural and cultural resource research and data more accessible to students of all ages through placed based and STEM activities. SERC is the Research Learning Center representing studies throughout 14 national park sites in the Northeast and along the Appalachian Trail. Teacher workshops, field trips, and residential education programs are available for grade levels Pre-K through college as well as in-service teacher training in science, math, and art.
Schoodic Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the Schoodic Education and Research Center in Acadia National Park. Schoodic Institute provides fundraising and logistical support for research activities and educational programs offered by Acadia National Park.