OCCC ventures to Peru (Kansas) for a fossil dig

Be a paleontologist for a day!

    (Published: 09-13-18)


Do you love fossils? Have you ever wanted to learn more about paleontology? 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. 6, 2018. Both children and adults are welcome. Join OCCC in the field and be a paleontologist for a day!

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. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The drive is approximately three 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.