Join us as we search for the majestic elk, reintroduced to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after an absence of over 200 years. Sample activities used to document the biodiversity of the park. Discover how you can bring the excitement of field research into your teaching.
**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 will be unavailable.
Participants receive a certificate for CEUs and credit for North Carolina's Environmental Education Certification Program .
Get signed up!
Educator Trek Registration Form  (PDF) – 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.
*This program is restricted to educators: classroom teachers and assistants (any grade/subject), administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators such as park and nature center staff & volunteers; anyone working on their NC Environmental Education certification.
Looking for other opportunities?
For more information about teacher education programs, contact Melissa Dowland  at 919.707.9898.