OLLI at BCC is a membership-led organization designed especially by and for people 50 years old or better in the Berkshires, who want to learn, explore, and make new friends in a welcoming environment. OLLI offers courses, trips & special events year-round. There are no educational requirements to join, just a love of learning! Courses offered at BCC locations in Pittsfield & Great Barrington, Berkshire Music School/Pittsfield, Berkshire Museum/Pittsfield, Triplex Cinema/Great Barrington.
OLLI also offers Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) which provide an opportunity to meet with like-minded people and activity groups that are free and exclusively for OLLI at BCC members. For more information on or to join any of the Shared Interest Groups listed below, contact the OLLI Office. For those interested in starting their own Shared Interest Group (SIG), contact the OLLI Office at 413-236-2190 or OLLI@berkshirecc.edu.
Annual Membership Fee: $60 per person. Membership allows you to take OLLI courses at very affordable prices during winter, spring, summer and fall semesters; attend special events, trips and talks at a discounted price; participate in the annual OLLI Art Show, and gives you discounts at many cultural organizations around the Berkshires. Summer memberships are available for individuals who will only be here during the summer. Summer Membership Fee: $30 per person, and it is valid only for June 1 through August 31 in the year your payment is received. If finances are a problem call 413-236-2192 to learn more about scholarships.
As a volunteer-run organization, OLLI offers opportunities to participate in its day-to-day runninng.
Course catalog available on-line or by mail.
Last formal Update: 1/2020