The Felix Organization Joins American Graduate Day on PBS!
This year, The Felix Organization has been given the honor of participating in WNET’s popular annual broadcast, American Graduate Day. Since 2012, PBS has aired American Graduate Day, a live broadcast and outreach event dedicated to engaging our country around the high school dropout crisis. Focused on telling stories, creating resources, and building community connections, this annual telecast seeks to successfully guide students along the path to graduation. This year, with
Welcome to Camp Felix Getaway!
For the past twelve summers, The Felix Organization has had the special privilege of hosting Camp Felix for hundreds of children from the NYC foster care system. In that time, 55 former campers have become counselors-in-training, volunteers, or paid staff members. Since the beginning, Camp Felix has given our children the chance to leave behind their difficult circumstances and gain independence, make new friends and explore the natural world at our campus in Putnam Valley, N
Camp Felix's Leaders: Counselors-In-Training
Since the summer of 2006, Camp Felix has been a special place where children in foster care can feel safe, experience new things and discover their passions with the support of their counselors and new friends. Camp Felix was built on a simple motive: to support the 12,000 children in foster care in New York City. They ended up in foster care through no fault of their own, yet they are burdened with higher rates of mental and physical illnesses and more learning disabilities.