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Blog 2017-02-14T07:25:23+00:00

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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Volunteer Day

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wilderness Emergency Medical Responder Course

January 14, 2018 - January 21, 2018

Winter Photo Masters Class

January 26, 2018 - January 29, 2018

Wilderness Emergency Medical Responder Refresher

January 26, 2018 - January 28, 2018

Spring Road Scholar Hiking Week

April 8, 2018 - April 13, 2018

Discovery Camp I

June 11, 2018 - June 16, 2018

Girls in Science Camp

June 11, 2018 - June 16, 2018

Wilderness Adventure Trek I

June 11, 2018 - June 16, 2018

Trout Unlimited

June 18, 2018 - June 23, 2018

Backcountry Ecological Expeditions

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Discovery Camp II

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Wilderness Adventure Trek II

June 25, 2018 - June 30, 2018

Firefly Camp

July 3, 2018 - July 6, 2018

Smoky Mountain Family Camp

July 9, 2018 - July 14, 2018

Discovery Camp III

July 16, 2018 - July 21, 2018

Smokies Science Investigations

July 16, 2018 - July 21, 2018

Teen High Adventure

July 16, 2018 - July 26, 2018

Maryville College Great Smokies Experience

July 23, 2018 - July 29, 2018

Teacher Escape Weekend I

August 25, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Road Scholar Hiking Week – September

September 2, 2018 - September 7, 2018

Teacher Escape Weekend II

September 15, 2018 - September 16, 2018