Camp Gan Israel aims to involve the entire family in the wonderful camping experience. We have organized several family events and look forward to your participation.

Please hold the following dates for family programs:

Friday Mornings
Weekly Camp-Wide Shabbat party 8:40am-9:10am

Families are invited to join the camp at our camp-wide weekly Shabbat Parties, led by Oren Kaunfer with singing, stories and great pre-Shabbat spirit.

Tuesday June 28
Family Welcome BBQ 5:00-6:30pm

All families signed up at CGI Summer 2016 are invited to join us for a  BBQ. (Regardless of the weeks your children are at camp.) Enjoy getting to know the camp community in a fun & relaxed environment.  BBG dinner will be served. $5 per person/$25 family maximum

Wednesday July 8
My favorite Guy Day: 8:30-9:30am

Mini Ganners are invited to bring their dad/uncle/grandpa or other "favorite Guy" to join them at drop off for an activity and fun morning at camp. 

Friday July 15

All families are invited to attend our Circus Camp Performance.  Come see the campers perform!

Friday July 29
Family Shabbat at Chabad:

 All families signed up at CGI Summer 2016 are invited to join us at the Chabad at Chestnut Hill 163 Bellingham Road for a Family Shabbat Service and treats. 

Guest Reader

Parents of campers in the Mini Gan (2.5-5 year olds) are invited to sign up as a "guest reader". You will join us on your designated Monday afternoon to read a fun story to your child and their friends. You may also plan an activity. To sign up please email Susan Blanchard at