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Registration Now Open for 2019 Chevron Fun Physical Science Camps in Coalinga and Huron

West Hills College Coalinga is now accepting applications for its annual Chevron Fun Physical Science Camp. Two camps will be held: one in Coalinga and one in Huron. Applications for both the Huron and Coalinga 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 past 5 summers, Chevron Fun Physical Science Camp has been introducing elementary students from the West Side of our Central Valley an opportunity to learn about Physical Science and engaging students with hands-on STEM activities,” said Zach Soto, Director of MESA at WHCC. “We’re grateful to the generosity of Chevron for continually sponsoring these camps and giving Central Valley students a chance to learn how fun science and technology can be.”

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 will run from June 24 to June 28 and be for 6th and 7th graders. Camp 2 will run from July 1 to July 5 and be for 4th and 5th graders. Camp 3 will run from July 8 to July 12 and be for 2nd and 3rd grade students. All camps will run Monday through Friday from 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

A camp will also be held in Huron this year. It will feature two sessions. A session for 4th and 5th graders will be held from June 10 to June 14 while a session for 6th and 7th graders will be held from June 17 to June 21.

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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