Community Resources and Organizations

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

From day trips to teacher community to summer camps, the GSMIT has an outdoor, experiential learning experience for everyone!

Be sure to check out their opportunities at

GSMIT has launched a new online program aimed at engaging families in exploring nature connections wherever they are - it's called Weekly Wonder and here's a preview!

Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education

Oak Ridge Institute for Science Education (ORISE) is a local asset of the US DOE @ENERGY. ORISE offers K-12 STEM programs, STEM internships and fellowships, and workforce development.

Check out their STEM opportunities!