Summer 2020 Details: Summer after summer, kids at Junior Gan Israel love being part of the unforgettable fun, excitement, Jewish pride and spirit of Junior Gan Israel Day Camp. And this year, the good times continue to roll! We are thrilled to announce Junior Gan Israel "Out-of-the-Box Camp!"

What is Junior Gan Israel Out-of-the-Box Camp? This is an innovative, one-of-a-kind virtual camp experience that is way more than your usual Zoom sessions. Junior Gan Israel is partnering with CKids International to bring our campers this unique program. Activities are age-appropriate, and include an exciting array of Jewish entertainment and unique activities, ranging from quiet and contemplative to active and noisy. Features include incredible shows with performers from around the world, exciting games and challenges, fun crafts, and more.   
All activities are introduced and led by a carefully-selected group of leaders who are talented, engaging, and skilled at seeing to it that every camper is having a blast. Be prepared to hear happy sounds throughout the morning!

Who is this camp for?
Children ages 4 through 10! 
Children ages 4 through 6 are in our Junior Division; children 7 through 10 are in our Senior Division.

Please click here for full details and to register for Summer 2020.

Please read below for information about our classic JGI experience, we'll see our adorable campers in 2021!

The ideal summer experience for young children!

Junior Gan Israel Day Camp is a warm and welcoming home away from home for all Jewish children and their families. All are respected, regardless of background, affiliation or level of observance. Our camp is built on the hallmarks of safety and fun. Each of our summer programs is tailored to be age-appropriate and flexible, and your child will receive individualized attention and care in a loving, Jewish environment. No matter which enrollment option you choose, your child will encounter new adventures and excitement every day.

About our Programs: 

Expanding Horizons
This is the classic Junior Gan Israel experience for children ages 2 ½ to 6 years old. Click to read more.

Afternoon Enrichment
An afternoon enrichment option until 3:30 p.m. is available for all campers. It includes snacks, professionally instructed gymnastics, music appreciation, and other enrichment activities. Click to read more.

Bright Beginnings
This option is JGI designed specifically for our younger campers, ages 2-3. It also offers more flexibility in scheduling. Click to read more.

Tots Club
Your toddler will attend with a parent or caregiver. Designed to provide your toddler with challenges and opportunities that foster feelings of competence. Click to read more.

Keshet Inclusive Day Camp Program
Junior Gan Israel is proud to partner with Keshet - the premier provider of inclusive programming for Jewish individuals with disabilities. Please click here for more information.

Before- and After-care
Before- and after-care could be available by specific arrangement. Click here to contact Mrs. Posner and discuss your options.

Click here to read the Parent Info handbook,

For More Information
Please call Camp Director Mrs. Zeesy Posner at 847-677-1770x1 or your child's division head with any questions or comments.

Junior Gan Israel is for children up to age six. Visit www.GanIsraelChicago.com for children over six years old.

To register your child in Junior Gan Israel Day Camp, click here.