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

Good Friends at Tremont

Photographer Val Weston talks about her trip to Tremont this past Spring! Val attended Tremont's 2017 Spring Photography Workshop. "It was such a comfort to see familiar faces and share our love of Tremont. More heartening still was seeing the newcomers embrace it and want to return as well, even with the challenges thrown at them for [...]

By | May 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

My First Nights At Tremont

I am Marketing Manager at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont so I spend a lot of time encouraging others to step outside with our naturalists and spend a few days living and learning at Tremont Institute. I post hundreds of pictures taken by participants during our programs, and I share about the benefits of [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Design, News|0 Comments

Tremont as an Idea

By: Jen Jones, PhD, Tremont President & CEO We have a big ‘classroom’ here in the Smokies—500,000 acres of forests, streams, meadows, mountaintops, and more. As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial anniversary, we are thankful for this park, a place that inspires, educates, and conserves our natural and cultural landscapes. Nurturing a ‘sense [...]

By | November 3rd, 2014|News, World|0 Comments

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By | November 3rd, 2014|Design, News|0 Comments
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