Five College Consortium

Five College Community-Based Learning (CBL)

Spring Holyoke Bound 2016

Date: February 20,2016 

There will be NO snow date.

Peck Full Service Community School

1916 Northampton Street Holyoke, Ma 01040

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 18, 2016

Registration Links:

Community Partners register here:

Faculty Registration here:

Student Registration here:

Bus Pick Up begins promptly at Haigis Mall, University of Massachusetss Amherst

UMass Amherst                    8:20 a.m. (Haigis)

Amherst College                   8:30 a.m. (Main Bus Stop near Route 9)

Hampshire College               8:40 a.m. (Main Bus Stop Library Circle)

Mt. Holyoke College             9:00 a.m. (Blanchard Circle Bus Stop)

Highlights of the Day

A look at the  Industrial, Political and Social History of Holyoke

Puerto Rican Migration to Holyoke  

Traditional Puerto Rican Lunch Provided             

Workshop topics will include: 

  • Youth Empowerment
  • Creative Arts Economy
  • Heli (Holyoke Early Literacy Initiative) 
  • Tutoring and Mentoring
  • Community Assest Mapping

For additional information...

Please contact Maria Cartagena,

View Pictures from Past Events

Spring 2016 Holyoke Bound

Holyoke Bound 2016 was held on February 20 at the Peck Full Service Community School. It featured a performance by the Coquies, a youth community dedicated to preserving traditional Bomba and Plena dance. View Picture Gallery.