Dates: April 10-11, 2022

Details: We ask our on campus visitors to wear N95 or equivalent masks, or well-fitting surgical masks, while in shared indoor spaces and congested outdoor spaces. 

Register: RSVP by Tuesday, April 5th by completing this form. We ask our on campus visitors to wear N95 or equivalent masks, or well-fitting surgical masks, while in shared indoor spaces and congested outdoor spaces.

What’s planned

During the Admitted Student Reception there will be campus tours, panels and opportunities to ask questions of current students and faculty, great food, and a chance to get to know other admitted students.

On Sunday, April 10, students will have the opportunity to participate in one of four field trips:

Bar Island Walk

Join COA students on a trek across the Bar Island sand bar. This relatively flat walk has beautiful views of Bar Harbor’s waterfront and with the potential for tidepool exploration. We may also wander to the top of Bar Island, only accessible at low tide. Approximately four miles of walking, round trip.

Beech Hill Farm Tour

Spend a few hours helping our farmers ready COA’s organic vegetable farm for planting. Chores might include doing maintenance work on the perennial garden, making potting soil, or repairing the greenhouses.

Canoe Northeast Creek

Paddle the Northeast Creek estuary with current students and staff. COA will provide the canoes, paddles, and life jackets. Please bring shoes for walking in the cranberry bog. (You may get a bit wet!) We will teach you the basics of canoeing if you are a beginner.

Sand Beach/Great Head Hike

Play frisbee on the beach or take a hike along the Great Head trail to get a better view of the rocky shores and waters of Acadia National Park and the island.

The schedule is tentative and subject to change, but we look forward to seeing you!

Tour COA’s campus from afar: