- Best of Acadia Retreat
- Courses for Adult Learners
- Family Nature Camp
- Conferences and Events
- Summer Field Institute for High School Students
- Summer Field Studies for Children
2015 TUITION RATES
Two-week course: $1390
One-week course option: $695 (permission of instructor required)
2015 ROOM AND BOARD RATES
Single Room/Board: Shared Room/Board:
Two weeks — $990 Two weeks — $790
One week — $495* One week — $395*
*One week options are based on availability and with permission of the instructor.
All rooms have shared bathrooms, and participants provide their own bed linens. We have a limited number of single rooms — if a single room is essential, please let us know as soon as possible.
The cost of meals is included in the room and board fee. Meals are served from Sunday night dinner through Friday night dinner.
Participants are welcome to bring along their spouses or partners, as long as there are beds/rooms available. Shared room and board rates would apply to both the participant and their roommate.
Commuter Meal Plans**
**Commuters are required to book lunches or may opt to purchase the full meal plan.
Full meal plan — $434 for two-weeks or $217/for one week
Lunch only — $140 for two weeks or $70 for one week.
Lab Fee: Each course has a lab fee of $100. This fee covers instructor supplies and field/boat trips.
Application Fee: There is a $25/student application fee to help cover the cost of processing your registration.
Unless otherwise noted, textbooks should be purchased prior to arrival. Feel free to contact your instructor with questions about supplies, textbooks, and required readings
Summer 2015 Courses
Click here for secure online course registration. Payment may be made via check, credit card, or purchase order.
Bring Your Family!
While you're in class your family members can enjoy exploring Acadia National Park with our expert naturalist guides!
COA's popular Family Nature Camp offers four week-long sessions from July 5 - August 1, 2015.
Our Summer Field Studies day camp for children offers one- and two-week sessions for children in grades 1–9.
College of the Atlantic
105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609