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Category: Events and Opportunities

GSMNP high school interns learn about Park, explore NPS career opportunities

August 15, 2019

GSMNP high school interns 2019

Sixteen high school students from schools in North Carolina and Tennessee were GSMNP interns this summer. For six weeks, the interns worked with rangers, Teachers in the Parks and volunteers on projects in the park to learn more about GSMNP…

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Friends Across the Mountains Telethon, Wednesday, Aug. 14

August 8, 2019

by Julie Dodd Friends of the Smokies is hosting the Friends Across the Mountains Telethon on Wednesday, August 14, to raise funds for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The telethon will be broadcast live on WBIR Channel 10 in…

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Teacher in Parks program helps teachers learn about GSMNP resources and expand their teaching skills

July 21, 2019

GSMNP mapping elk locations

by Julie Dodd The Teacher in Parks (TiP) program offers teachers the opportunity to learn about the natural and cultural resources of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The teachers can take knowledge and incorporate it into their lesson plans and…

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