About our Programs Junior Gan Israel Day Camp is a warm and welcoming home away from home for all Jewish children and their families. All are respected, regardless of background, affiliation or level of observance. Our camp is built on the hallmarks of safety and fun. Each of our summer programs is tailored to be age-appropriate and flexible, and your child will receive individualized attention and care in a loving, Jewish environment. No matter which enrollment option you choose, your child will encounter new adventures and excitement every day.
This is the classic Junior Gan Israel experience for children ages 2 ½ to 6 years old.
Afternoon Enrichment An afternoon enrichment option until 3:30 p.m. is available for all campers. It includes snacks, professionally instructed gymnastics, music appreciation, and other enrichment activities.
Bright Beginnings This option is JGI designed specifically for our younger campers, ages 2-3. It also offers more flexibility in scheduling.
Tots Club Your toddler will attend with a parent or caregiver. Designed to provide your toddler with challenges and opportunities that foster feelings of competence.
Junior Gan Israel Day Camp is staffed by a full complement of successful early childhood educators who have worked extensively with preschool-age children. Your child will receive individualized attention and care in a loving, Jewish environment.
We are very proud of our Division Heads, each of whom is a dedicated and capable professional educator. All of our Division Heads are certified in emergency health procedures.
Photographs We post pictures of campers on our website and use some pictures of campers each year in our promotional materials. Of course, no names are used. If you object to having your child's image seen in this way, please notify Mrs. Zeesy Posner.
Children need not be toilet-trained to attend.
You will receive a letter with more details, including a camp calendar and a list of campers to facilitate forming a carpool, closer to the summer.
A free camp T-shirt is provided to every camper.
Transportation to and from camp is available from certain areas.