NOW HIRING: Director of Operations

Do you want to work in the Smokies?  The Director of Operations works closely with the CEO and senior leadership to foster growth and manage year-round planning, execution and quality control of program activities, logistics, organizational administration and communication at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (GSMIT).  The Director of Operations is responsible for [...]

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NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Intern

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?   Summer Community Science Intern 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 [...]

By |2020-01-02T12:33:31-05:00December 13th, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Intern

NOW HIRING: Summer Community Science Educator

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?  Summer Community Science Educator 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 capacity. [...]

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NOW HIRING: Summer Experiential Education Intern

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?   Summer Experiential Education Intern 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 [...]

By |2019-12-13T10:02:05-05:00December 13th, 2019|Announcements, Jobs, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on NOW HIRING: Summer Experiential Education Intern

NOW HIRING: Summer Teacher Naturalist

Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?  SUMMER TEACHER/NATURALIST 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 capacity, as well [...]

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Environmental and Community Leaders Fellowship recognized as UL Innovative Education Award finalist

Tremont Institute is honored to be named a finalist for the UL Innovative Education Award for the Environmental and Community Leaders Fellowship program. This award recognizes the top environmental STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs in North America. The Environmental and Community Leaders Fellowship program is in only its second year since being [...]

By |2019-12-10T12:34:26-05:00December 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Environmental and Community Leaders Fellowship recognized as UL Innovative Education Award finalist

Homecoming raises $20,000+ for youth programs inside national park

Thank you to all who attended and supported our Homecoming Celebration on October 15th! The event was a huge success and brought friends and family together in our special place - Walker Valley. Events would not be possible without the support of participants, volunteers, Tremont board of directors, donors, sponsors, partners and our Tremont staff. Your [...]

By |2017-10-23T06:12:59-04:00October 23rd, 2017|Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Homecoming raises $20,000+ for youth programs inside national park

Walking In Nature Changes Your Brain – Evidence for Experiential Education

One of the most popular activities that we offer is the solo walk. Many Tremont participants have the opportunity to walk alone for 1-2 miles on the trails here in the park. During the walk, participants are spaced out about 2 minutes from one another, and are prompted to pay close attention to their surroundings [...]

By |2017-01-25T23:22:24-05:00January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Walking In Nature Changes Your Brain – Evidence for Experiential Education

Free Your Mind to Wander – Evidence for Experiential Education

In this edition, we're getting creative. Rather, we're highlighting the mental boost in creative, higher-order cognition that results from taking time to immerse in nature. Consider that experiences in nature are popularly associated with words like "peace, "calm," "relaxed" and "serene." A term used by researchers for what these words are describing is "soft fascination," [...]

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Education is Suffering from Narration Sickness – Evidence for Experiential Education

In response to a host of developing societal issues, scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines are studying the human-nature connection and what happens when we spend time in or become disconnected from the natural world. In this series, we'll take a look at research findings and anecdotes from past Tremont participants related to the [...]

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