Putnam Daily Voice | Teen Discovers Passion For Children, Career Path At Putnam Valley Camp

Destiny Paradiso discovered important pieces to her personality as a young girl at Camp Felix in Putnam Valley. Now 17 and a volunteer at the camp for foster care children from New York City, she’s hoping to help other young girls do the same. Paradiso has spent part of 10 summers at the Camp Felix, which is hosted by The New York Foundling and The Felix Organization. Nearly 200 campers ages 8-13 visit the facility each year to enjoy swimming, recreation, music, dance, nature exploration and the usual assortment of summer camp activities. Camp Felix is known for helping children in the foster care and child welfare system. READ MORE.

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