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    Acadia

    National Park Maine

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  • Temporary Road Closure

    A section of the Western Mtn Road in Southwest Harbor will be closed until 8/18 while park crews replace a culvert with a new fish-friendly open bottom culvert. For more information and a map visit our Getting Around Page. More »

  • Trail Closure: Gorge Path weekdays, 7 am - 4 pm

    The section of the Gorge Path between the Hemlock Path intersection and the A. Murray Young Trail intersection is closed until rehabilitation work is completed. The closure will be in effect Mondays through Fridays only, from 7 am to 4 pm.

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.

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Did You Know?

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The Guide's Guide to Acadia National Park, originally created to share important information about the park's facilities and natural and cultural resources with commercial guides, is available to the public on this website. The guide contains everything you would want to know about the park. More...