Tel: 732.446.7220 - Fax: 732.536.6571


Gan Israel Day Camp in the heart of Central New Jersey is part of the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. For over 25 years, Gan Israel enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter with innovative ideas, creative programs and new activities.

Many a child has been known to wait all year to come back to Gan Israel! From Tiny Tots to our CIT division, campers enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and vivacious atmosphere.

Our fast growing Tiny Tots Division offers a wonderful opportunity for youngsters 3-5 to have their first experience in a real summer camp. The children are guided in organized activity, play & social skills by loving, patient and caring staff who serve all year-round as pre-school teachers. Our kiddies are growing fast, this is the place to be!

Our picturesque camp site, serving the boys' and girls' divisions, contain beautiful facilities, well suited to a full program of sports, games, crafts, dramatics and other enriching camp activities. Our experienced staffers work to develop skills, confidence and a sense of fair play within each child.

This website will provide you with all necessary information regarding camp. However if you have any concerns, questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us at any time. 732.972.3687


Rabbi Boruch & Tova Chazanow
Rabbi Avraham & Zisi Bernstein

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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. 




fishing.jpgChild development is the most significant ingredient in a healthy camp experience. 

This is why our staff is the real secret to our success.

Our experienced counselors are known for their personal warmth andability 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 which will last forever! Their love for the children is surpassed only by the children's love for them. 



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 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.


Special ACTIVITIES & Events  


Our weekly program is enhanced with our Acclaimed iClub programsWere campers have the opportunity to express their personal preference and creativity by choosing some of electives that he/she would like to do during the iClub time!

in addition to our carnivals & dress-up days, overnights, color war, hiking, bunk competition, Shabbat parties, Challah baking, and ... oh... so much more.

Under the direction of our experienced crafts director, campers will have the opportunity to design and take home some wonderful Judaic projects.




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Gan Israel's “Trip Days”, which are well known, are geared to the children's interests, are scheduled a few times a week and feature excursions to many local attractions as well as across the State.