Camp Gan Israel is the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Brooklyn Jewish Camp/ Gan Israel Chamah 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 Brooklyn Jewish Camp! campers enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and nurturing atmosphere.
Brooklyn Jewish Camp was established in the year 1999. and has been providing a great camping experience to Jewish boys and girls ever since. We are located at 60 West End Avenue in the Brighton beach area, thus our children breath the cool ocean breeze in the hot summer when they are outdoors, and enjoy the spacious air conditioned rooms when indoors.
Our camp caters for Jewish boys and girls ages 4 - 12 The children are guided in organized activity, play & social skills by loving, patient and caring staff.
Our camp gives your child a full program of sports, games, crafts, dramatics and other enriching camp activities. In addition, we will have this year proffessional instruction in Karate, Gymnastics, Soccer, and Basketball. 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 call.
The Camp Directors,
Rabbi Efraim and Chanie Zaltzman
More About our Brooklyn Jewish Camp
“No one puts more care into the care of your child.”
Brooklyn Jewish Camp 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.
Child 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 and ability 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.
Brooklyn Jewish Camp 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 Brooklyn Jewish Camp experience. Combined with group discussions and educational programs, these events bring to life the beauty and values of our tradition.
Activities & Special Events
Our weekly program is enhanced with swimming, sports and games in beautiful parks choirs, drama, , carnivals, dress-up days, Shabbos 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 Judaica projects.
Trips On The Go
In addition to trips to the parks, etc. there is a major trip every week.