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  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

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    Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is a residential environmental learning center located in the national park. Tremont offers workshops and programs for everyone, from teachers to grade school children to Road Scholar groups. Special programs for teachers, such as Teacher Escape Weekends and Science Teacher Institutes, will help you improve your teaching skills while enjoying the beauty of the park.

    Type:
    Institutes and Field Schools
    Duration:
    From single day programs to youth camps that last five days or more, Tremont serves teachers, students, and nature-lovers of all ages with school programs, workshops, summer youth programs and camps, citizen science projects and naturalist certification classes. If you love the outdoors, chances are we've got something going on that you'd be interested in.
    Subjects:
    Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Astronomy, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Environment, Geology, History, Music, Recreation Ecology, Wildlife Biology
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Smoky Mountain Field School

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    The Smoky Mountain Field School enhances appreciation, understanding, and stewardship of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the natural world while promoting the idea of learning as a joyful and enriching part of life. From indoor workshops to outdoor field adventures, choose from over 80 workshops and programs covering  topics such as wildlife, wildflowers, forests, history, and hiking to name just a few!

    Type:
    Institutes and Field Schools
    Accreditation:
    University of Tennessee
    Subjects:
    Archaeology, Astronomy, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Botany, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Environment, History, Recreation Ecology, Wildlife Biology

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Mailing Address:

107 Park Headquarters Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Phone:

(865) 436-1200
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