Summer 2024


Emerson Elementary - 2800 Forest Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705


Session 1: June 24 - July 12 (July 4 No camp)

Session 2: July 15 - August 4

Sign up for individual weeks allowed.

Camp Hours 

  • Monday-Friday  9:00AM-3:00PM
  • Early Care-  $100 per week $20 per day | Early care starts 8:00 AM

    After Care - $80 per week. $20 per day | After care goes till 5:00 PM *No after care on Fridays.


Full Summer- 6 Weeks $2,700 (save $300) | 3 Weeks- $1,400 (save $150) | 1 Week- $500

Lunch and swimming included in prices.

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

For financial assistance please fill out this form

The deadline to submit all Scholarship Assistance requests is May 19.


  • 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 March $100 off (per family)

  • $250 OFF - FIRST TIME CAMPER VOUCHER In partnership with Birthright Judaism, Camp Gan Israel is excited to offer a new camper discount of $250 for the 2024 Camp Gan Israel Summer Program for all new campers!   No income verification needed! Quick Registration Process!    Open to any Jewish child entering kindergarten through 12th grade, who has not attended any of the Bay Area's Jewish day camp in the last 2 years (2022-2023). Must be attending at least two weeks of camp. Apply Here 

  • For scholarship assistance please fill out this form

Cancellation Policy

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

  • Within a month to camp - $100 Deposit Fee & $50 per week.

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



  • Gan Izzy Tots Ages 2-3 Staff Ratio 3:8
  • Gan Izzy 4-11 Staff Ratio | 2:12 Groups are divided by age.

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. 

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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