Tremont Institute: Live & Learn in the Smokies

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Spend 3-10 days living and learning in one of the most ecologically diverse parks in the world – Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is located four miles from the Townsend, Tennessee entrance of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is surrounded by miles of trails, a rushing river, a gorgeous waterfall, and a half million acres of mountains and forests. Tremont Institute delivers experiential learning for youth, educators, and adults through programs that promote self-discovery, critical thinking, and effective teaching and leadership.

What interests you? Photography? Hiking? Family Camp? Backpacking? Naturalist Courses? Youth Summer Camps? Teacher Professional Development? Tremont has it all.

Programs are offered year-round and pricing includes instruction, meals, and housing on campus. We invite all ages to step away from their daily routine and join us for an adventure in the Smokies.

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