LETTER TO PARENTS
This summer your son is invited to join a close-knit group of Jewish teens for an unforgettable, fun, wholesome, two month Jewish camp experience. Our program aims to boost your teen's self-esteem by providing robust sports instruction, exciting trips, and a passion for our rich Jewish heritage.
Located close to home in Northbrook, Illinois, Teen Camp resembles the overnight camp program with exciting bi-weekly "Late Nights" (full day trips followed by dinner), an overnight, and special Shabbat (weekend) programming. Teen Camp will provide your son with memories, friendships, and inspiration that will last a lifetime.
Camp Gan Israel's Teen Camp is founded on 50 years of successful camping principles and experiences and is affiliated with the largest worldwide network of Jewish camping. You can be assured that you are entrusting your son into the care of energetic staff-members hand-picked for their experience, expertise, good social skills and a love and knack for teen development. Each counselor is a role model interested in forming a meaningful relationship and friendship with your son lasting long beyond the summer season.
Teen Camp 2020's flagship activities are highlighted by exciting trips to the Indiana Dunes and Michigan adventures, as well as sports instruction, which combine contemporary American sports with boxing, fishing, and horseback-riding, emphasizing camaraderie, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. Aquatic activities including speed boating and white water rafting supervised by experienced, certified Red Cross lifeguards. Summer 2020 will feature martial arts training under the leadership of professional instructors. Combining all of the above in the context of a caring, non-judgmental environment dedicated to boost your son's self-esteem and spark his Jewish curiosity, pride, and identity makes one awesome summer.
We are pleased to announce dynamic Judaic tutoring as well as personalized Bar-Mitzvah preparation and celebration will also be offered in Teen Camp this summer, 2020.
This summer make an extreme investment in your teen!
Looking forward to a healthy and fun summer,