The 5c Experience 2022….We’re Back!

The Creative and Cool Community College Camp @ WHC Lemoore


The 18th annual 5c Experience (Creative, Cool, Community, College, Camp) took place on June 20th-June 30th (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 project-based classes, connections with college mentors, and engagement in a dynamic college setting. This year’s focus will be on STEM, performing arts, career exploration, academic success skills, and wellness. We will be accepting applications from April 15- May 15, 2022. 

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. We are currently working to identify partners for 5c 2022 so check back soon to see organizations that will be sponsoring students to attend.


Fillable 5C Waiver

5C Mentor Application

Lemoore Union Elementary School District = 30 scholarships                                      (determined by school district)
Hanford Union Elementary School District = 80 scholarships
(determined by school district)
West Hills Community College District Employee Scholars (2/3 scholarships) = 10

WHCL 5c Experience 2016- Week 1


Questions about the 5c Experience? Please Contact:

Sheryl Shortnacy at 559-925-3224 or