CAMP INFORMATION

CAMP GAN ISRAEL OF HANCOCK PARK - 5778

Chassidishe Environment - For OUR Girls
Individual Attention ~ Chassidishe Environment ~ Exciting Trips
Baking ~ Sports ~ Swimming ~ Arts-n-Crafts
and much much more!!!!

  • Ages: Girls entering Pre 1A - 5th Grade
  • Camp Address: Bais Chaya Mushka School Building - 9051 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035
  • Mailing Address: 6724 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036
  • Camp Director: Ms. Simi Raichik
  • Phone: 323-681-9091
  • Email: cgi@chabadofla.com
    We ask that all notifications pertaining to your child (i.e. lunch, trips, schedule changes, etc.) be submitted in writing via email or text.

To register your child, click HERE.

To download a copy of the Medical & Release Form, click HERE
Must hand in ON or BEFORE first day of camp.

To sign up for our once a week Hot Lunch, click HERE
Must be submitted BEFORE first day of camp.

To download a copy of the Camp Schedule for Session 1, click HERE

To subscribe to email alerts, click HERE

To sign up for bus transportation, scroll down to HERE


CAMP SCHEDULE:

Dates:

  • Session 1: Tuesday, 13 Tammuz/June 26 -through- Friday, 8 Av/July 20.
  • Session 2: Monday, 11 Av/July 23 -through- Thursday, 28 Av/August 9.
  • Times:

    • Monday - Thursday: Camp begins at 9:15 am and ends at 3:30 pm.
    • Friday: Camp begins at 9:15 am and ends at 1:30 pm.

    Special Days:

    • Monday: Swimming day
    • Tuesday: Trip day, make sure your daughter wears her camp tshirt.
    • Wednesday: Swimming day
    • Thursday: Trip day, make sure your daughter wears her camp tshirt.
    • Friday: Hot-Lunch

    DROP-OFF & PICK-UP:

    • Drop-offs & Pick-ups will take place in front of the school on Pico Blvd. There will be staff members on hand to help your child from and to the car.
    • Drop-off at the camp site begins at 9:05 am. Please do not drop off your child earlier as there will not be any camp staff on hand to supervise.
    • Any child brought after 9:30 must be accompanied by a parent into camp and signed in with the head counselor or director.
    • On Mon-Thurs., the camp program ends at 3:30 pm; your child must be picked up before 3:45 pm.
    • On Friday, the camp program ends at 1:30 pm; your child must be picked up before 1:45 pm.
    • If your child’s end of the day arrangement is different than usual, you must give a written note to the director or head counselor (do not leave an oral messages.)

    BUS TRANSPORTATION:

    • There will iy"H be bus transportation to and form the La-Brea area. The bus will be available on Mon-Thurs only, please make other arrangements for Friday.
    • Pick-up & Drop-off will be at the corner of Mansfield and 1 st. No camper will be allowed to cross the any street with out an adult!
    • The bus will depart at 8:50am. Please be prompt. THE BUS WILL NOT WAIT FOR ANYONE.
    • The bus will be leave from camp at 3:30, and should be back around 3:55pm, please make sure to be available to take you daughter home.
    • On some trip days, the La Brea bus will leave home directly from our trip, and arrive to La Brea as early as 3:30 (regular camp ending time), we will let you of these changes later.
    • The fee for the bus will be $20 per week per passenger. MUST BE PAID, BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF EACH WEEK.
    • Registration for bus is on a weekly basis. No daily drop off's. NO EXCEPTIONS
    • No one is allowed on the bus without prior registration.
    • Click HERE to so sign up! FIRST COME…FIRST SERVE!!!

    YOUR CHILD MUST COME WITH:

    • Parve or dairy (Cholov Yisroel) lunch, four filling snacks and a water bottle.
    • Bathing suit, water shoes, towel and sunblock on swimming/water activity days (Monday, Wednesday & for the youngest bunks also Friday).
    • Clothing and especially outwear should be clearly marked (with a permanent marker) with your child’s name.
    • Please apply sunblock on your child before arriving at camp each morning.
    • Tezdaka.
    • Siddur: Girls going into 2nd grade and up should bring a siddur that can stay in camp till the end of the summer. Please remember to make sure the siddur is clearly labeled with her name.
    • Energy for all the fun!

    CELL PHONE POLICY:

    Campers are not allowed to bring cell phones to camp. In the event a parent needs to be reached, the camp is able to communicate with him/her through camp phones.

    When camp is out on a trip, the head counselors are equipped with cell phones in case of an emergency.

    DRESS CODE:

    • No cap or short sleeves allowed in camp.
    • Please do not cut your daughter's t-shirt over her elbow.
    • Campers must wear shoes which are appropriate for sports activities.
    • Flip-flops are not allowed.
    • Wheelies are not allowed.

    CONTACTING YOUR CHILD’S COUNSELOR

    During camp hours, counselors are 100% devoted to taking care of their campers, and are not available for discussions.

    If you would like to contact your child’s counselor, please send an email to cgi@chabadofla.com or leave a voice message at the camp number. Your message will be returned within 24 hours.

    Mornings are always busy for everyone. The counselors will be focusing on making sure that each and every child is settled in and comfortable; they will not be available any calls, text or private conversations.

    MEDICAL & LIABILITY INFORMATION

    Prior to the start of camp, the camper’s medical form must be signed and returned to camp. No camper will be allowed into camp without a completed medical form.

    By signing the emergency and medical forms, the child’s parents or guardians expressly agree to release Camp Gan Israel of Hancock Park, its directors, and employees from any and all liability that may arise from an illness, accident, or misfortune that occurs to the camper:

    i. while traveling to or from camp;

    ii. while swimming;

    iii. while on camp property; and

    iv. while on a camp trip that occurs off of the camp property.

    By signing the emergency and medical forms, the child’s parents or guardians expressly agree that in the event of a medical emergency, they hereby give permission to the administration of Camp Gan Israel of Hancock Park and any other professional health care provider (including hospital personnel, paramedics, nurses, and others) to administer health care services to the camper. This includes but is not limited to hospitalization, medication, X-rays, anesthesia, or surgery.

    Every effort will be made to contact the parents as soon as possible, but in the event that the parents cannot be contacted, the Administration shall have discretion to determine that a medical emergency exists.

    Further, they expressly agree to release Camp Gan Israel of Hancock Park and BCM from any liability that arises from accidents or injuries which may occur during the course of such activities.

    SPECIAL CONDITIONS AND MEDICATION

    If your child has any special challenges or conditions (i.e. medical, social, behavioral), the knowledge of which would help us in caring for them and maximizing their camp experience, please bring them to our attention. It will allow us to address these needs properly and eliminate unnecessary difficulties.

    All medication to be administered during camp hours must be clearly marked with camper’s name and be provided in its original container. A separate note containing dosage instruction and parent’s signature must be sent as well. If you would like to discuss your child’s health situation, please call the camp office.

    COMMUNICATION

    Please share your feedback, suggestions and critique regarding any aspect of the camp’s program with us. Your input allows us to constantly improve and upgrade our program, and we value it greatly.

    The directors meet weekly with each counselor to discuss the status of every child. We will attempt to contact you during the camp season to discuss any areas of concern that we may have.

    To see your child in action and to be updated about schedules and special events, check out our website at www.CGIHP.com.

    Please friend our Facebook account www.Facebook.com/CGIHP which is constantly updated with pictures and special announcements.

    PHOTOS, VIDEOS, ETC.

    By signing the camp registration, the child’s parents or guardians agree and understand that Camp Gan Israel of Hancock Park is hereby given permission to photograph and/or video the camper for use in promotional and publicity purposes.