Camp Gan Israel of the Rockies,  is a Jewish summer day camp based in North Metro Denver serving families in the 36 corridor and North Metro Denver and beyond, and is part of the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Gan Israel enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter with innovative ideas, creative programs and new activities.






Children from Boulder, Broomfield, Westminster, Arvada, Erie, Thornton, Brighton, Superior, Louisville, Lafayette, and Denver attend our camp.  

Many a child has been known to wait all year to come back to Gan Izzy! Campers enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and vivacious atmosphere.   
Our picturesque camp site, contains 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.


Every morning campers  begin their day with a short prayer and a short class on.The prayers will be sung and their meanings explained to create relevance to the campers. Torah Time is where the campers will learn about the Jewish Theme of the day. The lessons will be brought out through stories, hands on activities and a daily fun activity connected to the the theme. This will bring  bring Judaism to life.

In addition, each week the campers will bake challah in honor of Shabbat and have a Shabbat Party where they will role play the shabbat table with the lighting of the candles, sing Shabbat songs and enjoy yummy Shabbat treats!  

Camp Gan Izzy is all about developing the love of Judaism in a fun interactive way! 


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


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. 

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.   
Activities & Special Events   
Our weekly program is enhanced with choirs, Olympic type games, police and fire demonstrations, drama, ballet, carnivals, dress-up days, overnights, color war, hiking, bunk competition, 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   
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.