Dues for the 2014-2015 year will be $30. Also, there will be a charge for most classes; $3 for members and $8 for nonmembers. See the Chair's letter for details.

Grand Hotel Get Away - This three day/two night tour takes you to Mackinac Island for the closing of the Grand Hotel, a true treat. Details are in the book on page 25. The registration deadline is Monday, August 26. Contact Fred Huffman (906-226-6167/  to register.

What is the NCLL?

The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning (NCLL) is an organization that plans and offers informal educational programs and activities to enrich the daily lives of its members and others through mini-courses, regular programs, outdoor activities and social events. Member directed, self-supporting and nonprofit, it is affiliated with Northern Michigan University and the Road Scholar Elderhostel Institute Network.


When and how often are the programs offered?

More than twenty new courses are offered each term - fall, winter, and spring/summer. Both daytime and evening programs are available. For more information, see the following:  Spring/Summer 2014 NCLL book,  Spring 2014 CalendarSummer 2014 Registration Form and Waiver, and Summer 2014 Calendar.  Reminder: new waivers are needed beginning July 1, 2014. Please pay 2014-2015 dues AFTER June 1, 2014.

Please notice that some events require pre-registration and prepayment.


Who is eligible to join or attend programs?

Membership and programs are open to anyone interested in pursuing intellectual, recreational, and/or social activities. More information

What are NCLL interest groups?

Initiated and managed by NCLL members, interest groups function independently of NCLL, but we want to encourage folks to get together around particular activities they enjoy.  On-going interest groups include Astronomy, Geocaching/GPS, Bridge, Lunch Out Together, and Walking/XC-Skiing. Learn more




106: Introductory Photography
Mondays, July 28 and August 25
11 am - 1 pm
416 Cohodas Hall, NMU


107: Iron Ore Heritage Trail Hike in the Middle
Thursday, July 31
Rain date: Thursday, August 7
9 am-1 pm
Meet at Salvation Army in Marquette


108: Round Trip ATV Ride on Iron Ore Heritage trail to Republic
Tuesday, August 5
Rain date: Tuesday, August 19
10 am-2:30 pm
Meet at Shopko Hometown in Ishpeming


109: A Triple Play in Big Bay
Thursday, August 14
10 am-4 pm
Meet at Berry Events Center east side


110: Round Trip ATV Ride on Iron Ore Heritage trail to Republic
Tuesday, August 19
Rain date: Tuesday, August 26
10 am-2:30 pm
Meet at Shopko Hometown in Ishpeming