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 [...]

July 26th, 2017|Announcements, News|

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 [...]

July 20th, 2017|Announcements, News|

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 [...]

July 12th, 2017|Announcements, News|
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