Activities & Special Events
Our weekly program is enhanced with choirs, Olympic type games, police and fire demonstrations, drama, ballet, carnivals, dress-up days, overnights, color war, 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 wonderful Judaica projects.
At our summer day camp, we offer campers the opportunity to express themselves creatively through a variety of outlets. Many of these arts are directed at educational and Judaic themes.
Gan Israel art programs include:
Score big at Gan Israel with our fabulous round of sports and athletics. Our professional and highly acclaimed instructors encourage all campers to participate and improve- each on their level. A variety of sports awaits the campers, including baseball, basketball, football, hockey, kickball, football, hockey, kickball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics and more. Our focus is on good sportsmanship and self-confidence- and that makes everyone a winner!
Trips On The Go:
Gan Israel’s “Trip Days”, which are well known, are geared to the children’s interests, are scheduled once a week to theme parks, roller skating, museums, bowling, boating and more.
Can you guess the cost of a Flamingo? How about a Grand Talent show? Wanna go on a bean hunt? All this and far more await a lively bunch of ever-more-fun-wanting little boys and girls at Gan Israel. Specialties and surprises and a mainstay of being in camp and rest assured- we have lots of them in store!
Recreational swimming and water sports, with great emphasis on swimming instruction in full sized swimming pools, are a delightful element of the camp schedule. All aquatic activities are under constant careful supervision of trained, experienced and certified Red Cross Lifeguards. Safety is our primary concern.
On trip days and the 9-day mourning period there will be no swimming.
Camp Gan Israel is proud to introduce our newest partners, YMCA of Randolph. YMCA is famous for their individual attention, quality and experienced staff. The Kiddie Division (kids from 3-5) will be swimming at YMCA of Randolph on Dover Chester Rd. Swimming takes place Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. All other days the Kiddie division will be having water sports in the Pre-school playground behind the school building.
Children will be swimming at the County College of Morris. Camp Gan Israel strives to maintain small manageable classes, individual attention and highly trained instructors. Lifeguards will be on duty during the class to monitor the area for the safety of each individual student.