Thank you for your interest in Experience Your Smokies

The application period is currently closed but please check back. The applications period for the class of 2019 will open January 1st, 2019.  

Please note that your selection as a class member in Experience Your Smokies requires a commitment to attend all of the program’s classes (from August through December) and to participate in a class stewardship project in the National Park.  The sessions require all participants to be physically active, including walking across uneven and steep terrain for up to ½ mile, standing for extended periods of time, and participating during moderately inclement weather.  It also requires a registration fee of $150 due upon acceptance.  

Questions regarding the program may be directed to Angie Luckie, EYS Nominating Committee Chair, at
(865) 273-3504.