Welcome to Camp Gan Israel Louisville, a member 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 being introduced continuously.

Many a child has been known to wait all year to come back to Gan Israel! Our campers enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and spirited atmosphere.

Our camp site at Cong. Anshei Sfard, right next door to the JCC, contain beautiful facilities, well suited to a full program of sports, games, crafts, swim, drama and other enriching camp activities.

Gan Israel is much more than a physical break from the school routine. It’s a comprehensive program designed to strengthen the body and soul. We provide your child with a rich and wholesome summer vacation of fun and excitement along with friendship and meaningful educational experiences.

The real secret to our success lies in our outstanding staff. Our counselors, each of whom has prior camp experience, are chosen from across the globe for their warmth and ability to understand and care for each child. As a positive role model for your child, they’ll cultivate a friendship that lasts forever. Their devotion to the children is reciprocated 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, inaddition to talent shows, Challah baking, Shabbos parties, arts &crafts, and cooking. Combined with group discussions and educational programs, these activities bring to life the beauty and values of our tradition.

Weekly trips feature excursions to children's favorites which include theme parks, zoos, roller and ice skating, museums, bowling, gocarting, miniature golf, boating, rock wall climbing, baseball games, and much more!

At Gan Israel, campers participate in various sports activities, such as baseball, basketball, football, hockey, kickball, soccer, volleyball and more. Our focus on good sportsmanship and self confidence makes everyone a winner! A wide variety of innovative activities keep the campers constantly interested and excited.

I look forward to welcoming your child to our camp!


Rabbi Bourch and Chaya Susman