Camp Gan Israel of the Rockies has gotten off to a great start during its first two weeks. There are three weeks to go, and it's not too late to register!

2 Weeks of Fun, 3 More to Come at CGI

The first two weeks of Camp Gan Israel of the Rockies has gotten off to a great start. The spacious camp site located at a private day school in Erie has attracted campers from Boulder County, Westminster, Arvada and Broomfield with a few even traveling everyday from as far away as Ft. Collins. Over the past two weeks the campers have engaged in an array of exciting activities, including whitewater rafting, paintball shooting, horseback riding and swimming at local recreation centers.

Sports coach Gary Ganser – a seasoned coach at Boulder and Niwot High – has added his professional touch at improving the campers’ skills in basketball and soccer.

The camp’s youngest division – Mini Gan Izzy for 2- to 4-year-olds as it is affectionately called – has also had their fair share of excitement including a magic show, a trip to the WOW museum and chalah and cookie baking. Perhaps best of all for the mini campers are the loving counselors and the great kindergarten facilities that include a fully enclosed playground.

In week three (July 4th – 8th) of the five-week day camp, many more exciting activities are in the works, including snorkeling with the sharks at the Denver Aquarium, Elitch Gardens, balloon sculpting  and a wild life program for the Mini Gan Izzy campers.

If your child has missed out on the excitement so far, it’s not too late to enroll them for the remaining three weeks. For online registration and for a full camp schedule visit or call 720.837.3733.  Reduced tuition is available for children from low-income families.


About Rabbi Benjy Brackman

Benjy Brackman is the Rabbi/Executive Director of Chabad of NW Metro Denver in Westminster, Colorado.

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