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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Carriage Roads Closed

    All park carriage roads are closed until further notice to prevent damage during the spring thaw. For more information: (207) 288-3338

  • Trail Closures: Peregrine Falcon Nesting

    Precipice Cliff and Valley Cove areas are closed to all public entry until further notice for peregrine falcon nesting season. More »

  • Blackwoods Campground is open

    Blackwoods Campground is open and is sites are available by self-registration at the campground. More »

  • 2014 Season Openings

    Park Loop Rd & Cadillac Mountain Rd are currently closed due to icy conditions. Hulls Cove Visitor Center is open. Call (207) 288-3338 or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AcadiaNPS) for more information More »

Education interns help children learn about the park

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Date: February 10, 2012

 

The park is currently accepting applications for internships in the education department. Interns gain hands-on experience teaching 3rd - 8th grade school groups, in classrooms and in Acadia.They work with park staff in preparing and presenting curriculum-based programs that focus on natural science or human history. Spring positions run from April 2 - June 8. Fall positions take place in September through October. Longer fall internships are also available with Acadia's residential program at the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC). Qualified applicants should relate well to children, have a sense of curiosity, and enjoy the physical and mental demands of teaching outdoors. Benefits include two weeks of training, free housing, a $100 weekly stipend (32 hours), a uniform allowance, and bookstore discount. Learn more about Acadia's internships or apply by contacting Cynthia Ocel at 207-288-8812 or cynthia_ocel@nps.gov.

About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 395 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.

Did You Know?

CCC members take a break from their work to admire the view along the ocean.

The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.