Would you like to spend some time with a professional naturalist and wildlife biologist to introduce youngsters, family, or friends to the many wonders of our natural world? Perhaps you would like to learn more about birds, or wildflowers, or the connectedness of nature yourself.
Looking for a field trip for your students or youth group?
If you are a teacher or youth group leader and want to set up a field trip, JGO will work with you to develop a program which will best meet your needs. Do you want to reinforce natural history concepts taught in your classroom or teach new concepts? Just tell us what you need and we’ll create the best program for your group.
Leading interpretive hikes and field trips, giving slide presentations, and conducting teacher training sessions are some of the many ways that JGO helps to educate our children and adults about the great diversity of plants and animals with which we share this earth.
Slide Presentation Topics: (more details HERE)
Amphibians and Reptiles of the Smokies
Introduction to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Elk, Back in the Smokies
Introduction to Birdwatching
Photography for Naturalists
Fall in the Smokies
Salamander Capitol of the World
With our hands-on, gentle approach, JGO will provide a pleasant and engaging
educational experience for you and your group. Through our educational programs
we strive to help both youths and adults gain an appreciation of, respect for
and increased awareness of our natural world. We seek to accomplish this
*Providing a variety of opportunities to Just Get you Outdoors.
We look forward to working with you to create a custom
Here is a
sampling of topics we can
cover for both adults and
Custom Family Reunion Hiking Vacation, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Those who spend time together outdoors learning about the natural world have much to talk about at the end of the day, and perhaps even longer…
Since our week, I'm seeing things on the trail I would have never noticed. I learned more in that week than any semester course. I look forward to seeing you on the trail.
WW, Charlotte, NC - JC Campbell Folk School
Family Program - Interpretive Hike and Outdoor Fun, Smoky Mountains