The concept of the "Third Age" views life in 4 stages. The 3rd stage is retirement or the "third age" where an individual participates in activities to fulfill oneself by being engaged educationally, physically, and maintaining healthy social relationships.
First Age - of infancy and dependency.
Second Age - of professional development and care giving.
Third Age/ Lifelong Learning - of personal enrichment and pursuit of intellectual and leisure activities. Check out Whitney Time to discover all that Whitney offers for those in the Third Age.
Lifelong learning is the idea that learning does not end at the completion formal education. Instead, we continually learn through our daily experiences throughout our live
After reading the array of offerings and events available at WSC your next step is to get involved and enjoy the benefits of membership. Some classes, card groups, and clubs are free but we still ask that you sign up for a membership to access all that Whitney has to offer.
Annual Membership: $50 per person*
*City of St. Cloud and other participating communities are offering a resident "buy down" to $10 per person. Ask if your community is participating at time of purchase.
What Comprises the Lifelong Learning Opportunities at the Whitney Senior Center?
WSC is a campus for lifelong learning and conducts its programs with its own unique format and focus. They offer classes, seminars, discussion groups and programs that draw upon the lifetime of experiences and knowledge that participants will continue to explore into their 'Third Age.'
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