PUBLIC EDUCATION: Visiting Educational Groups

Shoals Marine Laboratory strives to provide full use of its facilities to SML program participants, however some limited time slots are available for visiting educational groups. Visiting groups are transported to/from SML on an SML vessel. 

Prerequisites: (1) Group leaders MUST have prior experience teaching at SML or experience with bringing a group to Appledore Island in order to bring a group to Shoals in the SPRING; (2) Advance reservations are required for all day and overnight groups, preferably 3 months in advance of the trip; (3) All users are required to sign a written contract, and supply proof of insurance to Shoals Marine Laboratory. All users should check with their administration and/or legal department regarding this issue. CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE LEGAL LETTER (PDF); (4) Visiting groups provide their OWN program and staff unless otherwise arranged with SML.  Group program and/or schedule must be submitted, and approved by SML at least 2 weeks prior to the trip.

FOR DETAILED INFORMATION, CLICK ON THE LINKS OR PDFs BELOW:

  • To see a listing of RATES and FEES: CLICK HERE
  • To learn more about our FACILITIES and VESSELS: CLICK HERE
  • For more information about LIFE ON APPLEDORE: CLICK HERE
  • For our USER INSTRUCTIONS ane FORMS PAGE: CLICK HERE

 

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