5c Experience

The Creative and Cool Community College Camp @ WHC Lemoore


The 17th annual 5c Experience (Creative, Cool, Community, College, Camp) took place on June 17th-June 27th (Monday-Thursday) at West Hills College Lemoore. This two week program is for incoming 6th to 8th graders and aims to help them learn about college through classes, college mentors and engaging them in a dynamic college curriculum. This year’s focus will be on STEM, performing arts, career exploration, academic success skills and wellness. We accept applications each year throughout the months of April and May.

To be considered for selection please complete the student application on this page and then complete the waiver. Our program staff will contact you on June 1st to let you know if we have a spot or a scholarship for you. The cost to attend the 5c Experience is $300. The following spots are available:

  • LIFE ASP Lemoore = 30 students (students selected and sponsored by LIFE ASP)
  • LIFE ASP Avenal = 30 students (students selected and sponsored by LIFE ASP)
  • Tulare County Office of Education Migrant Program = 30 students (students selected and sponsored by TCOE)
  • 20 Full Scholarships (worth $300) for students from Tachi/Yokut
  • 20 Full Scholarships (worth $300)- open to the public. Use the button on the right to apply today!
  • 15 West Hills Community College District Employees 2/3 scholarships (worth $200)- Use the button on the right and be sure to name the employee who you are related to!
  • 15 Open Spots (you pay $300)- Use the button on the right to apply.

WHCL 5c Experience 2016- Week 1

Want to learn more about 5C? Browse this site or visit the links below: 

Check out this article about 5c 2016: Hanford Sentinel Article

The 5c Prezi ... click on link to check it our staff, videos, and activities

Questions about the 5c Experience? Please Contact:

James Preston- VP of Education Services- 559-925-3146 or jamespreston@whccd.edu