Summer 2023


This year's camp location is at Oakland Hebrew Day School 5500 Redwood Rd Oakland CA.


  1. Session 1 June 26 - July 14 July 4 No camp
  2. Session 2 July 17 - August 3 

Camp Hours 

  • Monday-Fri 9AM-3PM
  • Early Care - From 8 AM $50 Per week $15 Per day 
  • After Care - Till 5:00 PM $80 Per week $20 Per day


Signing up for less than 3 weeks - $500 per week

Signing up for any 3 weeks or more ($50 off per week)

Signing up for the entire camp 6 weeks $2,600 ($400 off)

Prices go up in May by $50 and in June by $100

Lunch and swimming included in prices.

 No Jewish child will be denied a Jewish camp experience due to lack of funds.


Extra Care

Early Care-  $50 per week $15 per day

Early care starts 8:00 AM at 1710 University Ave & includes transportation to camp.

After Care - $80 per week. $20 per day

After care goes till 5:00 PM at 1710 University Ave  includes transportation from camp. *No after care on Fridays.



  • Referrals: Returning families are eligible for a New Family Referral Discount of $50 off camp tuition, for each new family that they refer to Camp Gan Israel

  • 10% off 3rd Child  15% off 4th Child

  • Before Jan 31st $100 off (per family)

  • New Camper Voucher (With minimum 2 week sign up) Apply Here 

  • For more tuition assistance please email us. No Jewish child will be denied a Jewish camp experience due to lack of funds.


Cancellation Policy

  • Before a month to camp - Full refund (beside the non refundable $30 application fee)

  • Within a month to camp - $100 Fee

  • A week before camp - $100 fee for each week signed up to camp



  • Mini Gan Izzy 4-5 Year Olds | Staff Ratio 2:12 
  • Gan Izzy  6-11 Groups are divided by age. Staff Ratio | 2:12


Activities and Schedule

Every day at Camp Gan Israel is filled with diverse exciting recreational activities including  swimming, sports, nature, art, crafts, poetry, music, mad science, trips, special events and shows. 

Our full camp activity calendar will be available closer to start of camp. Previous years schedule can be seen with links on this page. 

Here's a sample outline of the daily schedule for ages 4+.

  • 9:15 Line Up
  • 9:30 Circle time in groups with a daily prayer and lesson.
  • 10:00 AM Activity 1 
  • 11:00 AM  Activity 2
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 12:45 Activity 3
  • 1:45 Activity 4
  • 2:30 Line up 


Camp will be providing lunch but not breakfast. Campers should eat breakfast before coming to camp. Please let us know if your child has any food allergies. Please bring 2 large kosher snacks every day, including a drink. Drinking water will be available on camp grounds and campers will be encouraged to hydrate often, especially during outdoor sports and activities.

Menu Sample

  • Monday: Hotdogs and tofu pups, tater tots and veggie sticks
  • Tuesday: Falafel, wth pita and techina and Israeli salad, rice
  • Wednesday: Spaghetti and meatballs. Garlic bread and salad.
  • Thursday: Pizza and fries, veggie sticks.
  • Friday: Chicken nuggets, potato kugel and veggie sticks.


 New Camper Voucher and Scholorships are partially sponsored by: 

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