Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

9275 Tremont Rd., Townsend, TN
Phone: 865-448-6709

Kids will have the adventure of a lifetime in Great Smoky Mountains National Park during summer camp at Tremont! Imagine splashing around in an icy cold mountain stream, climbing ridges to an unbelievable view, or choosing from a variety of activities to discover nature through hands-on explorations, day hikes, and crafts.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont offers an in-depth summer learning experience that fosters an understanding of the beautiful Smoky Mountains and encourages a lifelong appreciation and stewardship of the environment. Campers will live, play, and learn inside the national park - a one-of-a-kind summer experience!

From backpacking in the wilderness to learning about the secret haunts of salamanders, Tremont offers a variety of opportunities to serve different interests, abilities, and age groups. From Firefly Family Camp (age 4 and up), to Girls in Science Camp (age 12-15), to our multi-day backcountry adventure hikes for teens, there’s something for everyone! Parents can even become campers themselves in our Smoky Mountain Family Camp!

Find the program that is just right for the young adventurer in your life. Register online at