Students touching sea creatures at water tank at Shoals Marine Lab

Marine Science Classes at Shoals Marine Lab

High school students can earn college credits in the Shoals Marine Lab (SML) intensive marine science courses.

SML is located on Appledore Island, Maine -- off the coast of Portsmouth, NH. The lab is a leader in marine science education, research, and outreach distinguished by our top-notch academic programming and innovative collaborations. SML provides invaluable pre-college experience for motivated high school students!

2020 Dates:

  • July 13 - 27 Marine Environmental Science (Section 1)
  • July 27 - Aug 10 Marine Environmental Science (Section 2)
  • Aug 10 - 17 Introduction to the Biology of Sharks, Skates, and Rays

For more information and the program website: Shoals Marine Laboratory

Travel Information

Marine Science Classes at Shoals Marine Lab

Shoals Marine Lab is located on Appledore Island, one of nine islands in the Isles of Shoals archipelago, located 6 nautical miles off the coast of Seacoast New Hampshire and Maine:

Getting to Shoals


Shoals Marine Lab, Appledore Island