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Welcome Friends!
Tremont is a non-profit residential environmental education center that provides in-depth experiences through education programs that celebrate ecological and cultural diversity, foster stewardship, and nurture appreciation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

We operate year-round serving students and nature-lovers of all ages with school programs, workshops, summer youth programs and camps, citizen science projects and naturalist certification classes. If you love the outdoors, chances are we've got something going on that you'd be interested in.

Contact us to find the program that's right for you.


Tremont Welcomes Jennifer Jones as Chief Executive Officer

Tremont CEO Jennifer JonesThe board of directors for Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (Tremont) has appointed Jennifer Jones, PhD, as CEO. 

“Dr. Jones has the combination of experience, passion, and partnership development that will make her an excellent leader for Tremont.  She has great vision and the ability to inspire staff and visitors alike” said Board Search Committee Chair, Elizabeth Estill.

Jones comes to Tremont from the International Honors Program, part of World Learning based in Brattleboro, VT, where she has been program director since 2011 and a member of the faculty since 2006. Jones managed multi-country college-level experiential programs focused on environmental and social justice at eight sites on four continents

“Relationships are the heart of my leadership for inspiring awe in natural and cultural diversity and for spurring a deep sense of stewardship,” said Jones.  “To preserve and care for our communities, education is a powerful tool to forge relationships between people and place—nature is both our home and classroom.”

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