Registration Now Open for Chevron Fun Physical Science Camps

West Hills College Coalinga is now accepting applications for its annual Chevron Fun Physical Science Camp. Three camps will be held: one in Coalinga, one in Huron and one in Mendota. Applications for all three camps must be received by May 3.

The free camps are geared toward elementary school students. They will focus on hands-on physical science with the goal of encouraging the students to explore STEM fields: science, technology, engineering and math. 


The Coalinga camp will be held on the West Hills College Coalinga campus and feature three sessions from June 24 to July 12.

Camp 1: 6th and 7th graders. June 24 to June 28. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Camp 2: 4th and 5th graders. July 1-July 5. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Camp 3: 2nd and 3rd graders. July 8-July 12. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Seats are limited so parents are urged to sign students up now. Students will be selected by drawing and only 20 students will be accepted for each camp.

Applications for the Coalinga camps are available at West Hills College Coalinga in Room G2. For more information about the Coalinga Chevron Fun Physical Science Camp, contact Zach Soto at (559) 934-2762 or or Celena Watson at (559) 934-2342 or

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A camp will also be held in Huron this year. It will feature two sessions.

Camp 1: 4th and 5th graders. June 10-June 14 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Camp 2: 6th and 7th graders. June 17-June 21. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 

This camp will also be limited to 20 students per session. Applications are due May 3. An application can be picked up at the Huron Middle School office. For more information, contact Principal Javier Gonzalez at (559) 945-2926 or

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Finally, a camp will be held in Mendota.

Camp 1: 2nd and 3rd graders. June 10-June 14. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Camp 2: 4th and 5th graders. June 17-June 21. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Camp 3: 6th and 7th graders. June 24-June 28. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Applications are available at the Mendota Unified School District Office at 115 McCabe Ave. in Mendota. Please contact Administrative Assistant Tabitha Plascencia at 559-655-2503 or or drop by the Mendota Unified School District Office.

Only 20 spots will be offered and campers will be selected by lottery. 

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