OUTDOOR EDUCATION IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS
OFFERS ADVENTURE AND EXPLORATION OPPORTUNITIES
There are a number of outdoor educational programs offered in the Smoky Mountains. Tremont Institute offers photography workshops for adults, family adventure and summer camps, and hiking weeks and backpacking expeditions for adults. During the summer, there are youth camps and summer adventure weeks. For students and educators, overnight field trips are offered.
Nature lovers, hikers and outdoors enthusiasts enjoy Wilderness Wildlife Week™ in Pigeon Forge. May 9-13, 2017.
From educational programs designed specifically for the youngsters to guided hikes into the Great Smoky Mountains for the more adventurous folks, Wilderness Wildlife Week offers a variety of programs for all ages and interests.
Wilderness Wildlife Week™ is free and open to the public. Seminars and workshops are offered daily at the LeConte Center.
The annual Spring WIldflower Pilgrimage provides workshops and guided tours as well.
On a more informal level of outdoor education, ziplining in the Smokies is an educational adventure as you zip over mountain terrains and take in the beauty and formations of the Smoky Mountains.
Environmental Education Programs