Welcome to Camp Gan Israel of Beachwood!

CGI of Beachwood is part of the largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Our camp 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! From “Kiddie Camp” to “Riding Camp”,  "Winter Camp" or "Cooking Camp" campers will enjoy a wide range of age appropriate, exciting activities in a warm and vivacious Jewish atmosphere.

Camp Gan Israel of Beachwood also known as "Gan Izzy" was started in 2008 to serve the growing needs of the Cleveland Community.  Check out this video covering 10 years of CGI Beachwood!  


WINTER CAMPS are offered during the Fuchs Mizrachi and Hebrew Academy winter vacations. A great opportunity for working parents or just to give the children a taste of summer camp in the winter ;)  Winter camp has the option of registering by the day. Campers enjoy fun and games, field trips, crafts, sports, cooking and much more!  



SUMMER CAMPS run for 10 weeks from mid June - mid August.  Choose to join Trip Weeks, Traditional Day Camp or Specialty Track weeks.  Summer Camps have the option of registering by the week, although a discount is given for multi-week registrations. Children are divided into divisions by grade and activities are age appropriate. 



CKids Club happens on the first Sunday each month from November - May.  Children and their families enjoy themed activities, edible art, trivia's and more! 

Tzivos Hashem Club happens bi-weekly on Sundays from November - May. Children gain an understanding of Chabad Chassidus and lessons from the Lubavitcher Rebbe through projects and games.



Our programs take place at 25400 Fairmount Blvd in Beachwood.

Set up an appointment and tour the facility. See what CGI is all about.
Call Rivky 216 282 CAMP (2267) or email camp@cgibeachwood.com.




Safety and security are the number one concerns. Counselors to camper ratios are structured to maintain the highest levels of supervision. Staff members go through extensive training including CPR and first aid. Buses are well maintained and safety inspections are done daily. 



Staff are handpicked from our local community as well as from the CGI international network of teacher’s colleges, seminaries and high schools throughout the world. From Australia to Israel to London to New York, our highly trained staff bring a unique flavor and lively spirit. Counselors at Gan Israel do more than just supervise activities and maintain order. Through songs, cheers and original games and activities, the counselors form a bond with the campers that often lasts well beyond the summer experience. Click Here to find out about joining the Gan Izzy team!

Interested in being a counselor for Summer 2018? We're interested in having you!  Click Here to fill out a quick form to send in to us and schedule and interview! Grades 8+ ONLY



Camp Gan Israel is a project of Chabad Enrichment Programs run by by Rabbi Shmuli & Rivky Friedman. Other programs include The Jewish Learning Institute, adult educational courses, many of which are accredited for CEU's. The Living Legacy Mitzvah Workshops and Jewish Connections Initiative. All programs are independently run and funded, although affiliated with Chabad House of Greater Cleveland. 



Camp hours are Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Extended care is available from 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. or as needed by request. 
Our 10 weeks of Jewish Summer Fun accommodate boys and girls entering Kindergarten and older. 
Join us from June 17-August 23, 2018 for lots of summer fun! See Camp Options for more details.  

Grades K & 1 - Kiddie Division

Kiddie Camp

Gan Israel’s special program for children entering Kindergarten and 1st grade offers an exceptional early-childhood environment. Emphasis is placed on both indoor and outdoor activities in a specially designed kindergarten setting. Aside from weekly field trips our Kiddie Camp program visits the fire house, police station and library.


Grades 2 & 3  Day Camp Divison


For Boys and Girls entering 2nd and 3rd grades, the program has a focus on Sports, Art & Drama along with all the Dress Up days, camp fun and field trips. The campers feel the step up from Kiddie Camp as they move into our Boys and Girls Divisions. (Note: There are seperate bunks and activities for boys and girls.)


Grade 4 & 5  Boys Division

Kiddie Camp

This program is geared to the advanced interests of boys entering 4th & 5th grade. The program features organized sports, special field trips, overnight camping and reserved privileges. Highlights are Sports Night and Annual CGI Overnight.


Grade 4 & 5 Girls Division


 This program is geared to the advanced interests of girls entering 4th & 5th grade. The program features special field trips, overnight camping and reserved privileges. Highlights are the Girl's Performance and the Annual CGI Overnight.


Sports Camp for Grades 4-7 For Boys and Girls.  New for Summer 2018!

force sports.JPG    Join CGI as we team up with Force Sports to offer a full 5 Week Sports Camp. Grades 4-7, Boys and Girls attend as campers. Learn new skills, become a pro at all sports, team work, and trust exercises! Click Here for more information on Force Sports. Please note, Sports Camp takes place on Force Sports Premises and you will be required to drop off and pick up your camper from the Force Sports Facility on Richmond Rd.   

Grades 6 & 7
~ CIT's  New for Summer 2018!  


CIT's will be part time helpers and part time campers. These Boys and Girls will get to run activities, help out in the art room, kitchen, at sports and create their own CIT activities for the younger campers. CIT's will also have training sessions that teach them skills of delegating, participating, team building and event coordinating.  


Grades 8 & 9 ~  Junior Counselors


Junior Counselors gain hand on-experience and develop unique skills learned from the Senior Counselor and staff training. JC's learn to shoulder responsibility in a responsible setting!  They have one-on-one interactions with camper and older staff members.  Junior Counselors join Senior Counselors in special activities, Nights out, and other staff events. Click here to register.