Benefits of Being a Venturer
Felix Ventures offers a unique environment for HS students to form bonds and create unforgettable memories. Our program is free and gives students opportunities such as networking with alumni and touring college campuses through our activities.
Active Venturers have also been rewarded with some scholarship assistance upon graduating from Workman High School.
How to Join
Every Workman student is welcome to join Felix Ventures! Being a member is free, all you need to do is fill out some forms and participate. The forms you need are:
Code of Conduct
Academic, Attendance and Behavior Release
Authorization to Participate and Release of Liability
Boy Scouts of America Registration
Annual Health/Medical Record (Part A & Part B)
Boy Scout of America Annual Health/Medical Record (Part C) Required for Backpacking / Rock Climbing
HLPUSD Release Form
All of these forms are required to go to any of our outings. You can find these forms in the Felix Ventures Office located in Room L1. Adults interested in participating must fill out separate paperwork.
Are you and adult and interested in becoming part of our program? GREAT. We are always looking for positive, friendly, and active adults to help us with our array of events and outings. See Volunteering Opportunities for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I receive information about upcoming trips?
To receive information and reminders of upcoming events, attend our biweekly meetings on Mondays during Launch and Lunch; food is provided. Students must have a permission slip signed by their teacher to miss Launch. You may also stop by the FV office to sign up in all the upcoming activities you are interested in participating. You can also follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Remind. To get notifications on Remind, text venture16 to 81010.
Do we have to go to every meeting?
No, meetings are not mandatory. However, the more meetings you attend the more information you will receive, which is a benefit. Remember that all activities give you points, meetings do too!
Can we still participate after we graduate?
Yes, Felix Ventures is always welcoming more people to join us on outings. We are also always looking for help, such as with driving. For more information on how to participate as an Adult, see Volunteering Opportunities.
What is the transportation when going on trips?
Private car, school bus, and Airplane (ie East Coast Campus Tours)
Can I use my electronic device when on a Felix Ventures trip?
No. Phones, tablets, or gaming devices are not allowed during trips. Cameras are allowed for pictures but it is your own responsibility. Phones cannot be used as "cameras" or a "watch".
Can family come to trips?
Yes, families are welcome as well. However they must also fill out paperwork, come to training (if applicable) and meet with us prior to trips.
Who takes charge of the planning?
Felix Ventures Officers and Senior Patrol Leaders. For more information, visit About the Officers.
How do I become an officer?
Fill out an application located in the Felix Ventures office and sign up for an interview. Click Here to get your application. Applications for the next school year open in April or May.
Who pays for everything in Felix Ventures?
The Founder and Executive Director, Felix Grossman. However, ventures are responsible for bringing money to pay for food on the road and they are responsible for their lunches, ten essentials, and sometimes buying special personal equipment. Campus Tours generally have a small cost to attendees.