OCCC offers badge-earning opportunities for local scouts

Badge classes for all!

    (Published: 09-14-18)

Scout learning in a badge class

Calling all scouts! Oklahoma City Community College’s (OCCC) Office of Community Outreach and Education offers select merit badge classes for Boy Scouts, Adventure Badge classes for Webelos and Bears, along with a wide variety of Girl Scout badge classes for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes. Badge classes range from $10 to $15 per scout.

Classes include: Adventures in Science, Earth Rocks, Into the Wild, Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology, Chemistry, Detective, Forensics, and more. We are excited to announce the addition of two Scouts Merit badge classes this year: the Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge and the Chemistry Merit Badge.

Classes are offered on Saturdays throughout the school year. Badge classes are located on the college’s main campus at 7777 S. May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK. There is no additional fee for parents or siblings. Not able to make it to a class? OCCC also teaches private sessions for troops or packs, on campus or on location.

For more information about scheduled classes or to register, visit www.occc.edu/coe. For additional questions or to schedule a private session, 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.