Acadia Institute of Oceanography marine science camp
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Introductory Program Schedule

Sunday
Sunrise: 4:46 AM
Sunset: 8:22 PM
Low Tide: 8:06 AM and 8:22 PM
High Tide: 2:18 PM
Morning Activities:

Students begin arriving at 12:00 Noon

Afternoon Activities:

12:00-5:00PM: Tours, Collect Water, Microscope Lesson, Beach/Hike, Group Dynamics

Evening Activities:

Introductions, Orientation, Fire Drill, Dorm Meetings

Monday
Sunrise: 4:46 AM
Sunset: 8:22 PM
Low Tide: 8:52 AM and 9:11 PM
High Tide: 3:05 PM
Morning Activities:

8:45-10:15: Algae ID, Classification, Plankton, Collect Water

10:30-12:30: Thunder Hole and Games

Afternoon Activities:

1:30: Tank Talk

2:30-5:00: Collect for Tank

Evening Activities:

6:15-7 pm:  Recreation

7:00-8:45:  Natural Phenomena and Squid Dissection

Tuesday
Sunrise: 4:46 AM
Sunset: 8:22 PM
Low Tide: 9:38 AM
High Tide: 3:52 PM
Morning Activities:

8:45-11:00 Fishing trip

11:00-1:00 Cadillac Mtn/Island Tour

Afternoon Activities:

Salt Marsh and Tidal Pools

 

Evening Activities:

Hike South Bubble Mountain or Walk Lower Hadlock Pond

Wednesday
Sunrise: 4:47 AM
Sunset: 8:22 PM
Low Tide: 10:25 AM
High Tide: 4:40 PM
Morning Activities:

8:45-9:30:  Sea Turtles Talk

10-1:00: snorkel/swimming @ Ike's Point

Afternoon Activities:

Sand Beach lesson

Evening Activities:

Hike South Bubble Mountain or walk Lower Hadlock Pond

Thursday
Sunrise: 4:47 AM
Sunset: 8:22 PM
Low Tide: 11:13 AM
High Tide: 5:28 PM
Morning Activities:

8:45-9:30:  Marine Mammals

10:30-1:00:  Lobster Boat trip

Afternoon Activities:

Echo Lake swimming

Evening Activities:

Movie

Friday
Sunrise: 4:47 AM
Sunset: 8:23 PM
Low Tide: 12:02 PM
High Tide: 6:18 PM
Morning Activities:

Cleaning Up and packing

Certificates

 

Afternoon Activities:

Bar Harbor shopping/exploring

Students begin departing

Evening Activities:

5:30-7:00 pm:  Family cookout/students depart