We have a deep commitment to the well-being of each child. Together we have more than 30 years of camping & education experience and knowledge of children.

hotty (2).jpg Grunie Uminer
Camp Director
617-738-6966 - grunie@campgan.org

Grunie Uminer is the Program Director at the Chabad of Chestnut Hill. Her year round programs include Chabad Hebrew School, Chai 5, Mommy & Me, Friendship Circle and Jewish Women’s Circle to name just a few. She has been involved in Jewish education for the past 11 years. A qualified and licensed educator for both children and adults, Grunie has camping experience from camps in Belgium, South Africa, Hong Kong, Arizona and Upstate New York. She lives in Chestnut Hill with her husband Mendy and 8 children.

Gail & her Girls Susan Blanchard
Program Director


Susan, a vibrant member of the local Jewish community (whose kids graduated from Schechter & Gann Academy) comes to us with years of educational experience, Susan has filled the role of; Kindergarten classroom teacher, First Grade classroom teacher, Summer School teacher, Mentor teacher, Teacher in charge, Language Arts Committee and Reading summer curriculum development, among many other educational roles. Susan is already well accomplished in the field of education and we look forward to her bringing her know how and kid-friendly-appropriate-practices to Camp Gan Israel at Chestnut Hill.