Applications open for the HOOPS and BADGES Skills C.A.M.P.

Program hosted through the Norman Police Department


The Norman Police Hoops and Badges Skills C.A.M.P. in partnership with the Young Family Athletic Center (YFAC) is accepting applications from students entering the 6th, 7th & 8th grade.

The purpose of Hoops and Badges Skills C.A.M.P. is to foster relationships that will bridge the gaps between law enforcement and youth while also exposing them to mentors, athletics and concepts of teamwork and accountability. The goal of the program is to motivate young people to be outstanding citizens and to empower them to act as a positive influence in our community.

The two-day experience blends various basketball skills, and fitness, while providing young people to interaction with police, and numerous community partners. Hoops and Badges Skills C.A.M.P. meets Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students will be expected to be on time each day and should be picked up no later than 12:15 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Students may bring snack each day. There are a limited number of openings. To be considered, all forms must be complete and include signed releases and waivers, and a short answer to the question. Priority is given to applicants residing within the City of Norman.

Access and download a program application here. The deadline to apply is August 2, 2024.

Completed application packets can be returned to: Norman Police Department School Resource Section, c/o Lt. Ali Jaffery, 112 West Daws Street, Norman, OK 73069. They may also be emailed to