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Gan Israel
is part of the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Gan Israel enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter with innovative ideas, creative programs and new activities.
 
Many a child has been known to wait all year to come back to Gan Israel! From Kiddie Kamp to our CIT division, campers enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and vivacious atmosphere.
 
Our fast growing Kiddie Kamp offers a wonderful opportunity for youngsters 3-5 to have their first experience in a real summer camp. The children are guided in organized activity, play & social skills by loving, patient and caring staffwho serve all year-round as pre- school teachers. Our kiddies are growing fast, this is the place to be!
 
Our picturesque camp sites in Morristown, New Jersey, serving the boys’ and girls’ divisions, contain beautiful facilities,well suited to a full program of sports, games, crafts, dramatics and other enriching camp activities. Our experienced staffers work to develop skills, confidence and a sense of fair playwithin each child.




 

“No one puts more care into the care of your child.”
 
Gan Israel is much more than a physical break from the school routine and winter activities. It’s a comprehensive program designed to strengthen the body and soul. It provides your child with a rich and wholesome summer vacation of fun and excitement along with friendship and meaningful educational experiences.
 
Staff
 
Child development is the most significant ingredient in a healthy camp experience. This is why our staff is the real secret to our success. Our experienced counselors are known for their personal warmth and ability to care for each child as an individual. Many staff members return year after year, lending experience and continuity to all programs. Each counselor is a role model for our children, promising them friendship which will last forever! Their love for the children is surpassed only by the children’s love for them.


Sports & Athletics
 
At Gan Israel, campers participate in various sports activities, receive expert coaching and enjoy a wide array of recreational activities. Our sports coaches are professional physical education instructors who teach with patience, guidance and encouragement. New for the Summer of 2014 will be unique skill-building instructions in soccer and basketball. Individual and group training will allow each camper to end the summer a better athlete. Our focus on good sportsmanship and selfconfidence makes everyone a winner!
 
Swimming Instructions
 
Swimming training and technique improvement are under the guidance of Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Each camper will be tested at the onset of the summer and placed in training groups for personal and group instruction. Our goal is to utilize the swimming time at camp to improve the campers’ swimming skills and motivate them for greater aquatic ability. Rest assure that safety is priority #1.




 

Culture
 
Gan Israel campers are imbued with a deep sense of pride in their Jewish heritage and a love for the land of Israel. Weekly Judaic themes are taught through exciting activities, stories, songs, games and contests, which are part of the unique Gan Israel experience. Combined with group discussions and educational programs, these events bring to life the beauty and values of our tradition.
 
Activities & Special Events
 
Our weekly program is enhanced with choirs, Olympic type games, police and fire demonstrations, drama, ballet, carnivals, dress-up days, overnights, colorwar, hiking, bunk competition, Shabbos parties, Challah baking, and .. oh... so much more. Under the direction of our experienced crafts director, campers will have the opportunity to design and take home some wounderful Judaica projects.


Trips On The Go
 
Gan Israel’s “Trip Days”, which are well known, are geared to the children’s interests, are scheduled twice a week and feature excursions to attractions such as Sony Imax Theatre, go-carting, roller skating, bowling, boating, amusement parks and visits to some of the finest attractions across the State, into New York and Pennsylvania. Highlight of the camp season is an overnight on a scenic estate in Morris Township.
 
Lunches & Snacks
 
Nutritious lunches are served daily, enhancing the overall camp experience, while easing the burden for you. Healthy and delicious snacks are served in the afternoon prior to departure. This year’s menu will include pizza, pasta, knishes and much more. Lunches are provided for regular camp only —Kiddie Kamp will receive snacks & bring lunch from home.
 
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