OCCC ventures to Peru (Kansas) for a fossil dig

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    (Published: 09-12-17)

Seashell fossils

Have you been looking for the perfect opportunity to travel to Peru and find a unique fossil? Now’s your chance! Oklahoma City Community College’s (OCCC) Office of Community Outreach and Education is taking a trip to Peru, Kansas for a fossil dig Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Both children and adults are welcome.

The group will be on site from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and each participant gets to keep what they find in the field. A paleontologist will also be on site to help identify fossils. The cost is $15 per person for both adults and children. The drive is approximately 3 hours from Oklahoma City and transportation is not provided by OCCC.

For more information or to register, visit www.occc.edu/coe. For additional questions or group reservations, contact Kristi Carlucci at 405-682-1611 ext. 7205 or Kristi.l.carlucci@occc.edu.

OCCC enrolls more than 20,000 students and is currently the largest adult basic education provider in the state. OCCC offers a full range of associate degree programs that prepare students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions while other degree and certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment. At OCCC, students receive a quality education with small class sizes, dedicated professors and leadership opportunities. Students can choose from more than 60 major fields of study and participate in any of the 40+ clubs and organizations. For more information about OCCC, visit www.occc.edu.