We are now taking applications for the 2014 Great Smokies Experience!

This summer’s program will run from Friday, July 18 to Sunday, July 27, 2014. Please see our Website at Maryville College for more information and for the free, on-line application.

Tennessee Residents: A dual enrollment scholarship worth $300 off the Great Smokies Experience is available from the state of Tennessee.  The deadline to apply for this grant is May 1, 2014.  Please see the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation’s site for more information and to find out the rules for eligibility.   Please note that applying for this grant does not obligate you to sign up for the Great Smokies Experience, but if your name is not in the State’s system, you will not be eligible for the $300.

The Great Smokies Experience is a one-of-a-kind partnership between Maryville College, The Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, and the Mountain Challenge Program.  It is designed for rising high school juniors and seniors, and successful participants will earn credit for a three-hour college class.  If you would like to learn more about us, be sure to visit our About page.

Meanwhile, this home page is full of useful things, like:

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Thanks for visiting and feel free to email me at doug.sofer[at]maryvillecollege.edu if you have any questions whatsoever about this program.

– Doug and the Great Smokies Experience Team

Students arrive at the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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