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"You just pay, wear your most comfortable clothes, leave your inhibitions and prejudices at home, bring your curiosity, and show up — It's like recess but no monkey bars."

LIFE Academy participant

LIFE Academy

At NMC's life academy, "Learning is forever"
Lifelong learning for age 50 and better, no papers or exams — just excellent discussions and activities. Most Life Academy classes are short — one to five sessions. Participants rave about the stimulating and challenging experiences, with the added benefit of meeting others with similar interests.

something for everyone

The choices are many, and new topics are added frequently. There are always several classes about to begin. Call (231) 995-1700 to enroll in a course. Ask about our LIFE Discount for Grand Traverse county residents age 62 and over.

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