Almanac
Morning Activity
9:00-1:00
Afternoon Activity
2:00-5:00
Seminar
5:15-5:45
Evening Activity
7:00-9:00
Sunday
Sunrise: 5:05
Sunset:
8:13
Low Tide: 1:21 PM
High Tide: 7:20 AM
Students Arrive after 12:00 Noon
4:00 Group Dynamics (Introductions, Orientation, Fire Drills, Dorm Meetings)
Monday
Sunrise: 5:05
Sunset: 8:13
Low Tide: 2:20 PM
High Tide: 8:21 AM
Tank Talk:
Characteristics of Phyla
Tank Set-Up
Seal Harbor Beach and Lunch
What to Collect
Collect for Tanks
Cadillac Summit
Biodiversity
Rec Time/
Lecture:
Intro to Oceanography
Tuesday
Sunrise: 5:06
Sunset: 8:12
Low Tide: 3:19 PM
High Tide: 9:21 AM
Algae ID
Hike South Bubble
Tide Pool Ecology
Transect
Parasites
Nightwalk/
Ocean Scavenger Hunt
Wednesday
Sunrise: 5:07
Sunset: 8:10
Low Tide: 4:17 PM
High Tide: 10:18 AM
Lecture: Somes Sound Prep
Hike Lower Hadlock Pond Trail
Transect
Tide Pool Ecology
Things in
the Ocean
that Can
Kill You
Rec Time/
Lecture: Geology of MDI
Thursday
Sunrise: 5:08
Sunset: 8:10
Low Tide: 5:13 PM
High Tide: 11:27 AM
Somes Sound Survey
Geology Field Trip
Snorkel and Ice Cream
or
Ice Cream and Swim
Manatees
Ocean Scavenger Hunt/
Nightwalk
Friday
Sunrise: 5:09
Sunset: 8:10
Low Tide: 5:56 AM/6:09 PM
High Tide: 12:07 PM
Geology Field Trip
Free Time
Somes Sound
Swim at Sand Beach
Survey Sand Beach
Overfishing
Rec Time/
Lecture: Whales
Saturday
Sunrise: 5:10
Sunset: 8:08
Low Tide: 6:49 AM
High Tide: 1 PM
Clean Up AIO
Bar Harbor/Laundry
Red Tide
Revelation
Directions for
Student Presentations
Tank Maintenance
Movie
Sunday
Sunrise: 5:11
Sunset: 8:07
Low Tide: 7:41 AM
High Tide: 1:53 PM
Breakfast
Morning Labs/Church
Depart for Whale Watch
Ice
Ice
Baby
Rec Time/
Lecture: Sea Turtles
Monday
Sunrise: 5:12
Sunset: 8:06
Low Tide: 8:33 AM
High Tide: 2:47 PM
Salt Marsh Bog
or
Floating Classroom
Lecture: Navigation
Ice Cream and Hike at
Beech Mountain
The Galapagos
Rec Time/
Charting
Squid Dissection
Tuesday
Sunrise: 5:14
Sunset: 8:05
Low Tide: 9:26 AM
High Tide: 3:41 PM
Salt Marsh Bog
Lecture: Navigation
Ice Cream and Hike at
Beech Mountain
Venomous Snakes
Student Presentations
Wednesday
Sunrise: 5:15
Sunset: 8:03
Low Tide: 10:21 AM
High Tide: 4:37 PM
Sand Beach Profile
Hike Bee Hive or Great Head
and Swim at Sand Beach
No pre-meal
Rec Time/
Lecture: Ocean Evolution
Thursday
Sunrise: 5:16
Sunset: 8:02
Low Tide: 11:17 AM
High Tide: 5:34 PM
Navigation
Echo Lake
Take down Tanks and Echo Lake
Navigation
Lobsters
Certificates/Awards/Movies
Friday
Sunrise: 5:17
Sunset: 8:01
Low Tide: 12:15 PM
High Tide: 6:08 AM
Clean-up and Pack
Hikes/Beach/Bar Harbor
Family Cook-out/departure (5:30-7pm)
Saturday
Sunrise: 5:18
Sunset: 8:00
Low Tide: 1:14 PM
High Tide: 7:11 AM
Departure for students who needed to stay over for flights by 9 am