The Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is a year-round residential environmental education center in the Smokies which offers summer camps, school programs, family camps, naturalist workshops and programs for kids of all ages.
Summer Youth Programs
Summer youth programs focus on exploring the Smokies, hands-on science and adventure. Three to five day overnight school programs engage students with Tremont’s award winning hands-on curricula which is aligned with grade levels and teaching standards.
Adult and Family Year-round Programs
Programs include first aid, hikes, backpacking, and day programs about plants and wildlife. View the 2018 program schedule at gsmit.org/program/calendar
Naturalist Classes and Certification
The field-based program offers training in southern Appalachian ecology and interpretive techniques. Core classes in naturalist skills and local animals is supplimented with elective offerings.
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