Educator Trek: Got Elk?

  • 3:30pm Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:00pm Sunday, October 30, 2016

Join us as we search for the majestic elk, reintroduced to the Smokies after an absence of more than 200 years. Sample activities used to document the biodiversity of the park. Discover how you can bring the excitement of field research into your classroom.

Credit: 20 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Registration Form
Complete, print and mail this form to register for Educator Treks. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and/or mailed receipt. Workshop details will be sent via email one to two weeks prior to the workshop.

*The cost of this Trek is reduced due to a generous gift through the Friends of the Smokies. Due to this reduction of costs, Friends of the Museum discounts are unavailable.


  • Fee: $85* (includes lodging, some meals)
  • Requirements: For educators only (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification)
  • Program Instructor: Melissa Dowland
  • Activity Level: Moderate
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October 28 @ 3:30 pm
October 30 @ 6:00 pm
$85* (includes lodging, some meals)


In the Field

Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Melissa Dowland