Tremont partners with Cornell Lab of Ornithology for educator training

Birdsleuth Educator Workshop Tremont Institute recently partnered with Cornell Lab of Ornithology to co-host an educator workshop focused on student-driven experiential education. Cornell Lab is world-renowned for their citizen science programs, bird education and their experiential education philosophy. Twenty-two educators from Tennessee and North Carolina participated in Birdsleuth Workshop this month. They learned about local birds, their habitat [...]

By | 2018-02-14T10:25:07+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Announcements, Articles, News|0 Comments

Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks

      Tremont Institute recently launched its first Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks workshop in partnership with Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 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 collaborations among select national parks, local environmental science [...]

By | 2018-02-05T09:12:44+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Announcements, News|0 Comments

Decomposition…In Your Schoolyard!

Did you know that “a forest produces about a pound of dead leaves and wood per square yard every year?" (Brooke Friesen, Walking Mountains Science Center) The world around us is constantly decaying and regenerating, whether we see it or not. As investigators, you and your students can dive into the life cycle of your schoolyard to [...]

By | 2018-01-24T12:20:32+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Announcements, News, Teacher Resources|0 Comments

Live & Learn with Tremont Institute in the Smokies

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont invites you to explore nature and to participate in a program this year. Tremont Institute hosts a range of outdoor programs designed for all ages to live and learn in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. “I’ve had the privilege of experiencing firsthand the unique educational programs provided by Tremont. [...]

By | 2018-01-09T08:05:35+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Live & Learn with Tremont Institute in the Smokies

Tremont Institute receives donation for outdoor youth programs

More underserved kids will have the opportunity to attend Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont’s educational programs thanks to a $7,500 donation from SmartBank. The donation is part of SmartBank’s Park Partners Program which supports Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its partners. SmartBank’s Sevier County Market Executive, Bobby Castle and SmartBank’s Regional Branch Administrator [...]

By | 2017-12-27T06:08:58+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Tremont Institute receives donation for outdoor youth programs

5 reasons to go outside this winter

Happy holidays from our Tremont family to yours! As the days grow colder and the holiday season reaches its peak, it's easy to limit ourselves (and our family) to indoor activities. Don't let the season keep you indoors! We encourage you to take time away from your phone, television, video games, and other gadgets you may [...]

By | 2017-12-21T06:16:50+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Announcements, Articles, News|Comments Off on 5 reasons to go outside this winter

Tremont Scavenger Hunt — Cancelled

Hats off to all scavenger hunters! After 10 wild years, over 700 questions, tasks, photos, and challenges, and 100's of scavenger hunters scouring Great Smoky Mountains National Park in search of answers and adventure, it is a bittersweet announcement that Tremont Institute will no longer be hosting our park-wide scavenger hunt.  For a program that was [...]

By | 2017-12-06T05:41:47+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Tremont Scavenger Hunt — Cancelled

CLOSED: Summer Teacher Naturalist

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION. THANK YOU.  This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Individuals will work extensively with a variety of summer youth programs in a leadership camp counselor capacity, as well as [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:32:16+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CLOSED: Summer Teacher Naturalist

CLOSED: Summer Experiential Education Intern

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION. THANK YOU. This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Especially appropriate for someone who would like to gain entry-level experience in experiential education, teaching techniques, natural history and science [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:33:15+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CLOSED: Summer Experiential Education Intern

CLOSED: Citizen Science Educator

WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION. THANK YOU. Come spend the summer doing field research and environmental education in the Smokies!  This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential environmental education institute in Great Smoky Mountains National Park while contributing to a Citizen Science program aimed at [...]

By | 2018-02-12T09:34:16+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CLOSED: Citizen Science Educator
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