Mission Statement

Camp Gan Israel Seattle (CGIS) is a summer day camp dedicated to enriching the lives of children from diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations through a stimulating camping experience. CGIS gives campers the opportunity to explore the joys of Judaism through motivating activities full of fun and positivity. 

We offer a safe, exciting, and uplifting experience as part of the world's largest and fastest growing network of Jewish day camps, enjoying a reputation as a pioneer in Jewish camping, with innovative ideas and creative activities. We encourage our children to try new and exciting things in a program grounded in respect for our campers, staff, families, and community and infused with the richness and warmth of Jewish values, traditions, and heritage.