Grayson Subaru and West Hills Flats and Taps host Pint Night to benefit Tremont Institute

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is partnering with Grayson Subaru and West Hills Flats and Taps for “A Toast to Tremont,” an event benefiting Tremont’s scholarship fund. This free event has live music, a great menu of flatbreads, games of all kinds, and a wide selection of craft beer. Proceeds from the event go [...]

By | 2017-08-01T15:24:44+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Grayson Subaru and West Hills Flats and Taps host Pint Night to benefit Tremont Institute

Why I Give to Tremont Institute by Ron Ellis

Deborah Ann Ellis truly loved Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). She often said she was “never happier” than when on the trail in the Smokies. With the 2005 purchase of our cabin in Townsend, we discovered Tremont and quickly became involved with the Institute. While we hiked in many areas of the park, it [...]

By | 2017-07-26T10:10:23+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Why I Give to Tremont Institute by Ron Ellis

What starts with curiosity and ends with fun?

A big part of our mission is to have a positive impact on teachers and empower them to conduct more and better experiential education during their school year. We now have a new tool to help us get there. We spent some time considering literature on experiential education and analyzing what makes a Tremont experience [...]

By | 2017-07-20T06:50:26+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on What starts with curiosity and ends with fun?

New Opportunity for Teachers!

Tremont envisions a world where… Outdoor experiential education is integrated into all classroom learning; and standards are met through interdisciplinary, student-centered teaching. Teachers foster excitement for learning and actively use citizen science as a tool to improve scientific literacy. Students and teachers co-design high quality research to benefit their community and the national park. Tremont [...]

By | 2017-08-10T08:59:55+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on New Opportunity for Teachers!

The Joy of Discovery by Jen Jones

"When you teach a child something, you take away forever her chance of discovering it for herself." –Jean Piaget It has been a very busy year at Tremont Institute! Tremont was recently selected by the National Park Foundation as one of only three sites in the country to innovate a series of workshops to inspire, [...]

By | 2017-07-03T05:55:53+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on The Joy of Discovery by Jen Jones