DIVISIONS & PROGRAM
Our campers are imbued with a deep sense of pride in their religious heritage. Exciting hands-on activities, stories, games, challah baking, contests, and Shabbat parties are all part of the unique Gan Israel experience. There is never a dull moment at Gan Israel. Each new week focuses on a different Judaic theme that is brought to life by art projects and dress-up days
GRAND GAN DIVISION
Entering Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
Get ready for exciting and stimulating activities under the direction of our popular counselors and instructors. Swimming, fun sports, baking, baseball, arts & crafts, nature, painting, dance, and more! Twice-weekly field trips, Weekly Attractions, Jewish Theme, Special Events and Extreme Days totally enhance the camp experience.
Entering 4th Grade - 7th Grade
Pioneers are cool! They deserve the royal treatment and they get it. Pioneers are in for a great surprise! Special activities, cooler trips, overnight, and more make the Gan Israel Pioneer Division an unforgettable experience!
13 - 15 year olds
The Junior Counselor program is for young people who are motivated to make a difference and want to have an awesome summer! These developing leaders are privileged to assist in camp programming while enjoying unique trips, events, and special activities. Limited spots are available.
Trip days feature excursions to children's favorites that include Oaks Park, laser tag, roller skating, museums, bowling, go-karting, nature hikes, Oregon Coast trip, boating and so much more.
Our Water Activities program is an integral part of Gan Israel Day Camp. From swimming twice a week to boating to on-campus water fun, we guarantee a safe, fun and exhilarating time for all.
Our campers are imbued with a deep sense of pride in their religious heritage. Exciting hands-on activities, stories, games, challah baking and contests are all part of the unique Gan Israel experience. There is never a dull moment at Gan Israel. Each new week focuses on a different Judaic theme that is brought to life through art projects, and dress-up and more!
Like everything we offer at Gan Israel Day Camp, our Athletics program encourages campers to get out of their comfort zones and embrace new challenges.
Supervised by our staff through patience and encouragement, children develop sportsmanship, confidence, and the ability to enjoy all sports, including baseball, basketball, football, kickball, soccer and more.
SHOWS, WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL EVENTS
Gan Israel Day Camp's events are an amazing addition to the camp spirit. Wet ‘n Wild Day, Mad Science Show, Mitzvah Carnival, Visiting Petting Zoo, Community BBQ, Theater and Art Show, Friday Shabbat Parties and Talent Shows are traditions that campers look forward to year after year.
No summer is complete without beautiful nature hikes, berry picking, and environmental stewardship. Oregon's natural beauty is unparalleled and we enjoy it to the max!
Anyone who takes part in our incredible Special Activities will come home with new knowledge and skills. Our staff makes sure campers enjoy every moment!
ART & CREATIVE FUN
Art is a fun way to promote creativity in kids. Through using their hands to form objects, this type of instruction allows children to bring their thoughts and ideas into reality.