Schoodic Institute

The Schoodic Institute is a 501c3 nonprofit organization advancing ecosystem science and learning for all ages through a unique partnership with Acadia National Park.

Schoodic Institute supports science and education throughout the Park and the region and manages the Schoodic Education and Research Center campus. The Institute expands the traditional role of a national park as a vacation destination into a regional and community catalyst for ecosystem research and education, linked to Acadia's unique natural laboratory and powerful opportunity to reach millions of visitors. The Schoodic Education and Research Center is one of 19 Research Learning Centers established by the National Park Service across the country.