Jun
25
to Jul 3

Road-To-College Tour

Moving into junior year, this class explores colleges and campuses in California and the cities that they may call home after high school. The College Tour provides an opportunity for our Leaders to begin thinking about what choices to make after high school and to begin to map a path for their future.

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Jun
28
to Jul 6

Bridges Leadership Challenge (session 2)

The Bridges Trek is all about building upon the experience of the previous year at Camp Paintrock, learning hard skills of outdoor living, and taking more ownership of their experience. As a group they make decisions about different aspects of the trip and how to apply leadership skills.

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Jul
30
to Aug 6

ACT Now Summit

The fourth and final summer experience as participants, now going into senior year. This component provides an opportunity to address access to higher education in their community. During this time participants also practice independent living skills and experience some of the life of a college student as they prepare to enter their last year of high school before applying to college.

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Mar
24
8:00 AM08:00

Cultural Experience (Class 2020)

  • California African American Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

C5 class of 2020 Hammers explore an important cultural center of Los Angeles. It should be a fun but more importantly, very impactful day.

Pick-up location at Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Recreation Center (8:00a). Those in LA will meet at the museum. E-mail or call the C5LA office to RSVP (323) 686-4214.

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Feb
24
7:45 AM07:45

Community Mapping

Community mapping is designed to build upon understanding of community space and the awareness of C5LA leaders of the multiple aspects of a community. The freshmen class practice identifying these variables, as well as identifying the community stakeholders. Through this exploration and assessment participants will begin to develop an awareness of their own community make-up and begin a dialogue about how to engage in one’s community.

Pick-up locations at Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Recreation Center (7:45a) and Audubon Middle School (8:00a). E-mail or call the C5LA office to RSVP (323) 686-4214

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Feb
17
8:15 AM08:15

Career Exploration and Professional Development

Explore different career paths and further your professional development. In preparation for college and adulthood, C5LA seniors connect to successful individuals in different career fields, n addition to building on the professional skills learned during the ACT Now Summit.

Transportation will not be provided. Meet at the West Coast University location at 8:15a. Call the C5LA office or reply by e-mail to confirm your attendance.

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Feb
10
7:30 AM07:30

College Exploration

  • University of Southern California (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

C5LA sophomores come together to explore the beautiful campus of University of Southern California. In preparation for the next summer experience, the Road To College Tour, the day  is a “mock” college tour day. C5 participants try to get a holistic understanding of the campus and being a college student.

Pick-up locations at Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Recreation Center (7:30a) For those that usually meet at Audubon, meet on-campus at USC (8:15a) (refer to e-mail message for specific location). E-mail or call the C5LA office to RSVP (323) 686-4214.

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Jan
20
7:30 AM07:30

Community Service Day

An opportunity for C5 Leaders to practice being community focused and participate in a service project. This day, we are helping to create a community garden at a neighborhood middle school. In conjunction with the Pasadena Educational Foundation C5LA juniors have a chance to gives back.

Pick-up locations at Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Recreation Center (7:30a) and Audubon Middle School (7:30a). E-mail or call the C5LA office to RSVP (323) 686-4214.

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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

All-Class Year-End Dance Party!

The Hollywood Red Carpet Soirée is here! The once-a-year event for all current C5 participants is for everyone to come together to celebrate the great summer everyone had and have fun as a whole program. There will be awards and recognitions for a wide range of C5ers. If you have not made a nominations for class-only awards clink the link to complete the form. Remember, the theme is Hollywood, so, come ready for an evening on the red carpet and feel like a star!

Call the office to let us know you are coming!

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Nov
18
7:00 AM07:00

Step Into Success Part 1

C5LA Medallions will wrap up college and financial aid applications. Participants will need to come with all paperwork/information needed to complete these application. Participants will also explore connections between college majors and actual jobs and careers. In addition, we will introduce the opportunity to apply for the C.I.T. Program next summer and open up the opportunity for the C5LA Alumni Scholarship.

Lunch will be provided!

Pick-up locations at Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Recreation Center (7:00a) and Audubon Middle School (7:30a). E-mail or call the C5LA office to RSVP (323) 686-4214.

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Nov
4
7:30 AM07:30

Big and Little Service Day

Both Lanterns and Hammers, Classes of 2021 and 2020 are getting together for a day of direct community service. In addition to volunteer activities the two groups of C5 Leaders have another opportunity to interact, have fun and build connections across grade levels.

Pick-up locations at Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Recreation Center (7:30a) and Audubon Middle School (7:45a). E-mail or call the C5LA office to RSVP (323) 686-4214

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