Tremont Institute named beneficiary of Sugarlands MountainFest

Sugarlands MountainFest names Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont as a nonprofit partner for their inaugural four-day music and outdoor festival held September 28th – October 1st. “Every child, from the youngest to the oldest, needs to experience Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont. It leaves a lasting, positive, and motivating impression on our young people [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Announcements, News|0 Comments

New Teacher Program: Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks

Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont have been selected to participate in a new science education program, Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks. Made possible thanks to a $1 million Veverka Family Foundation donation to the National Park Foundation’s Centennial Campaign for America’s National Parks, this new program supports [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|Announcements, News|0 Comments

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 | July 31st, 2017|Announcements, News|0 Comments

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 | July 12th, 2017|Announcements, News|0 Comments

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 | July 3rd, 2017|Announcements, News|0 Comments

Community Engagement Coordinator – AmeriCorps VISTA

Want to help make happier communities? The Community Engagement Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to collaborate with schools, youth organizations, and other community institutions to build a culture of hands-on STEM education programs, curricula, resources, trainings, and other opportunities. This position will serve as the primary liaison between GSMIT and target low-income communities through [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Announcements, Jobs|0 Comments

Community Development Coordinator – AmeriCorps VISTA

Want to help make happier communities? The Community Development Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to increase community capacity to invest in and leverage hands-on STEM education programs, curricula, resources, trainings, and other opportunities through schools, youth organizations, and other institutions. This position will maintain a regular availability to and collaboration with partner school systems, [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Announcements, Jobs|0 Comments
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