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Food Ideas for Your Next Adventure in the Smokies

At Tremont Institute, we know a thing or two about adventuring in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and a crucial ingredient to any successful adventure is food. Tremont faculty and staff share their favorite food and snacks for a variety of Smoky Mountain outings, whether the adventure is hiking in the backcountry, enjoying a [...]

By |2020-05-22T17:30:53-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Activities and Resources|0 Comments

Tremont Staff’s Favorite Trails Less Traveled

Great Smoky Mountains National Park begins a phased reopening tomorrow. In celebration of this reopening, we wanted to share some of our favorite "Trails Less Traveled." Some of these you will be able to reach easily tomorrow; some might require a more dedicated overnight trip. But hopefully this week's "Staff Picks" inspires you to [...]

By |2020-05-20T17:05:44-04:00May 8th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Tremont Staff’s Favorite Trails Less Traveled

Tremont Staff’s Favorite Songs and Podcasts

We are sharing our favorite songs and podcasts that help us feel more connected to nature! 🎶 Check out our recommendations and read more about each choice below. Maybe you'll find your new favorite song or podcast! Are there any songs or podcasts that make YOU feel more connected to nature? Share them with [...]

By |2020-05-01T11:54:08-04:00May 1st, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Tremont Staff’s Favorite Songs and Podcasts

Learn about the Lives of Insects with this Insect Tracking Map Activity

Download Printable Insect Tracking Map Activity Sheet Journaling Tips Don't worry about what your map and sketches look like. Spend more time watching your insect and recording your observations and questions. Use different colors for mapping, observations, and questions to create some structure. Use arrows and lines to connect [...]

By |2020-05-20T16:31:31-04:00April 29th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Learn about the Lives of Insects with this Insect Tracking Map Activity

Tremont Institute Coloring Pages

Teacher naturalists at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont have put together coloring pages for you to enjoy at home! To download, click on each thumbnail below and the full page will load in your browser. Print and enjoy! We'd also love to see your colorful creations! Share completed pages on social media and [...]

By |2020-04-27T12:51:08-04:00April 16th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Tremont Institute Coloring Pages

How Tremont Staff Connect with Nature while Following Safer at Home Guidelines

What are your favorite ways to connect with nature while following safer at home guidelines? Tremont Institute faculty and staff share how they are connecting with nature from their homes this spring. Luke Schutzman, Teacher Naturalist Luke Schutzman, Teacher Naturalist Drawing and painting wildlife is how I stay connected [...]

By |2020-04-30T20:51:16-04:00April 13th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on How Tremont Staff Connect with Nature while Following Safer at Home Guidelines

Recipe for Success: Tremont Institute’s Kitchen Team

Written by Emily Stein, Youth Programs CoordinatorI spend a lot of time in the Tremont kitchen. This is partly because, as Youth Programs Coordinator, I communicate information to our chefs about upcoming groups and their dietary needs. Mostly, though, it’s because I know that if I walk into the kitchen I’ll get fed. As I [...]

By |2020-04-27T12:48:06-04:00April 6th, 2020|Activities and Resources, Adult Programs, Articles, Family Programs, Summer Camps|Comments Off on Recipe for Success: Tremont Institute’s Kitchen Team

Create Your Own Nature Journal

Artwork by Luke Schutzman, Teacher Naturalist Tremont family, we encourage you to do some nature journaling from home! As naturalists, we explore the world around us through journals to help us look at nature from different perspectives and to create lasting memories of our experiences. Check back often as we continue to add [...]

By |2020-05-13T10:48:24-04:00April 6th, 2020|Activities and Resources|Comments Off on Create Your Own Nature Journal
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