PUBLIC EDUCATION: Adult and Family Education


Shoals will not be offering family programs during 2014; stay tuned for updates regarding 2015 and beyond!

QUESTIONS? Contact Shoals!

All are welcome! Our Adult and Family Education programs offer participants a chance to experience the exciting world of marine science in a remote and unique, island setting. Shoals alumni are encouraged to join us for any and all of these programs -- it's a great way to get back to Appledore Island!

Adult and Family Education (AFED) Programs have NO prerequisites; they are open to the general public, and ideal for COUPLES and friends as all dorms are set-up as double occupancy.

For anyone over the age of 18 years of age:
Shoals will not be offering family programs during summer 2014; stay tuned here for updates regarding Summer 2015 and beyond!

For families with children from 5-18 years of age (all children must be accompanied by an adult):
Shoals will not be offering family programs during summer 2014; stay tuned here for updates regarding Summer 2015 and beyond!
Check out the photos from our 2012 program, thanks to Barry and Tracy Kane of fairyhouses.com


REGISTRATION
A Confirmation Letter will be sent to you electronically after your registration is received.

PAYMENT
See program pages for details. Payment is required WITH your registration; see registration form for details.
Program fees are all inclusive; room, board (shared rooms/2 or 4 to a room), all field trips, and transportation to and from Appledore Island are included in the total per person cost of each program.

CONFIRMATION PACKET MATERIALS: All participants will receive instructions electronically from shoals-lab@cornell.edu; PDFs and links are available below just in case you misplace the email or the attachments! QUESTIONS? Contact us: shoals-lab@cornell.edu

FORMS TO COMPLETE BEFORE YOUR PROGRAM BEGINS:
Confirmation Packet for ALL Adult and Family PARTICIPANTS: carefully follow the instructions sent to you via email regarding which forms to complete. QUESTIONS? Contact us: shoals-lab@cornell.edu

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOUR PROGRAM BEGINS:
Getting to Shoals for all participants in all Shoals programs - includes air, bus, taxi, parking* information.
Packing Instructions for participants in all Shoals programs - includes what to bring, how to dress, etc. PLEASE BE SURE THAT EACH OF YOUR PIECES OF LUGGAGE (duffels, packs, etc.) WEIGHS LESS than 50LBS.! Bags over 50lbs. may be delayed in getting out to Appledore Island.
The Appledore Island Handbook for participants in all Shoals programs - please read our to prepare for Shoals!
Life on Appledore Island: Take a virtual tour, find out meal times, etc.






*SHOALS DOES NOT PROVIDE PARKING AT ANY DOCK LOCATIONS IN PORTSMOUTH;
*SHOALS DOES NOT PROVIDE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO/FROM ANY DOCK LOCATIONS IN PORTSMOUTH;
*PLEASE GO TO THE DOCK IN PORTSMOUTH FIRST TO DROP OFF YOUR LUGGAGE!

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