About Us

About Us

Camp 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 trend setter with innovative ideas, creative programs and new activities being constantly introduced. We have Thank G-d, grown to become the largest Jewish day camp in the Great Neck with over 600 campers attending annually.

Many a child has been known to wait all year to come back to Gan Israel. From Mini Gan, to Gan Izzy or Teen Camp, campers enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm, loving and vivacious atmosphere.

We look forward to having a wonderful experience with you and your family. This web site will provide you with all the necessary information regarding camp. However if you have any concerns, questions or suggestions, please feel free to call us at: 516-654-6000 or email Info@CampCGI.com.

Drop off and pick up

Camp begins at 9:00am and ends at 3:30 pm (2:30 on Fridays). Please make sure to drop off and pick up your child on time. We do have an option of Bussing available at an extra charge. Please contact the office for more information and to reserve your child a spot on the bus.


The camp in Gan Izzy will be going swimming three times a week. Swimming lessons are available.
Children four years old and younger will be swimming in a splash-pad/wading pool.


We provide hot delicious kosher lunches and snack every day, if your child has special requirements please let us know.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to delight our customers by giving a fun and meaningful Jewish camp experience for children from diverse Jewish backgrounds. We marvel at the opportunity to make kids smile. We are passionate about providing safe, quality programming. We are parents and understand the need to provide a nurturing environment where children learn the importance of sharing, caring and providing for others. We strive to complement our camp work with exceptional customer service through regular communication, being available to parents and an easy to navigate website. We create a culture of happiness and cheer, by forming a team of positive, upbeat role models.

More About Our Camp

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.


Child development is the most significant ingredient in a healthy camp experience. 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 that will last forever! Their love for the children is surpassed only by the children’s love for them. SGI is made from the best staff on earth.


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 all 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.


Gan Israel’s is Non-stop. Our days our filled with an assortment of instrucors or “specialties” such as sports, fitness, music, zumba, Krav maga.

Trips On The Go

Gan Israel’s well known “Trip Days” are geared to the children’s interests and feature excursions to many local attractions.

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