Welcome to Camp Gan Israel - Jan 2010

Sunday, 3 January, 2010 - 5:46 am

January 3, 2010, Tevet 17, 5770

Dear Parents,
Thank you for booking your child/ren into Camp Gan Israel summer program. As usual we have an exciting, fun-filled schedule planned for your child/ren. Below is a camp timetable including the days we are going on outings and swimming.

Please Note: Friday Jan 8 camp will conclude at 1:30pm and Thursday Jan 14 camp will conclude at 5pm. After camp on Thursday the 14th we will hold a special evening program and sausage sizzle to which parents and family are invited to join us and be entertained by the campers who will be putting on a special skit. Campers will remain at camp and the sausage sizzle and skit will be held from 6pm – 7.30pm. The cost for this special evening program will be free for campers and parents and family, who are welcome to join from 6pm will be $5 per person.  For catering purposes please advise if you wish your child to participate and how many of your family members wish to join the sausage sizzle and skit.
If you require transportation please contact Chabad House on 3843 6770 or Rabbi Jaffe on mobile 0419 136451 as early as possible.

Please visit our website at where you will find information about camp and a host of other interesting information and articles. Online registration is also available through the website. 
Camp Schedule
WEEK 1,  Jan 4-8
Drop off and pick up times: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm (Friday: 1:30 pm)
Monday: Swimming
Tuesday: Half-day trip - Bowling and Swimming
Wednesday: Swimming
Thursday: Full-day trip - Southbank
Friday: Challah Baking

WEEK 2,  Jan 11-14
Drop off and pick up times: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm (Friday: 1:30 pm)
Monday: Swimming
Tuesday: Half-day trip - Ice Skating and Swimming
Wednesday: Swimming
Thursday: Full-day trip - Dreamworld
Extra program and sausage sizzle 5:00 - 7:30 pm

For the safety of your child/ children please pick up your child/ children promptly at the conclusion of camp. We cannot be responsible for children after camp is over. 

  • Please send a packed lunch, morning and afternoon tea (NB. No meat please). There will be a daily tuck shop available with Bisli, Bamba & Ice Blocks
  • Please ensure that your child/ children are sun screened before camp and that they are provided with sunscreen and hats to use during the day. No Hat No Play.
  • On swimming days please send togs and towel with your child/ children.
  • Please ensure that all items of clothing are clearly labelled.
  • Boys must wear a kippah or hat at all times  

Please fill in the attached permission slip and if you have not yet done so also the application & medical form which you should have received by mail and send them with your child to camp together with your camp fees.

We are looking forward to a great camp experience with your child/ children.
Please don’t hesitate to call at anytime with any questions or concerns, on: 3843 6770 or mobile: 0406305276 Or email: [email protected]

Penina Forta
Head Counsellor
Camp Gan Israel, January 2010


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