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Burlingame, CA Community

Camp Gan Israel of the North Peninsula

Camp Gan Israel enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter with innovative ideas and creative programming.

Camp Gan Israel, one of the largest and fastest-growing network of Jewish day camps in the world. Our camp, in the heart of the Bay area, enjoys a well-earned reputation as a trendsetter with innovative ideas, creative programs and new activities in a warm, upbeat environment.

Camp Gan Israel is much more than a physical break from the school routine. It is a comprehensive program that includes field trips, swimming, sports, specialty activities and more. Campers of all ages enjoy a wide range of exciting activities and field trips in a warm and vivacious atmosphere. At Camp Gan Izzy, your child will experience a rich and wholesome summer vacation of fun and excitement that will give him or her memories to last the whole year.

*We welcome transgender, intersex, non-binary and gender-non conforming campers



Burlingame, 94010



San Mateo, 94401

Campers per Session

Small (less than 100 campers)

Staff to Camper Ratio

5 years​ -​ 1:6, 6–12 years​ - ​1:8



Swim Instruction


Dietary Needs

Allergy accommodations, Gluten-free accommodations, Kosher, Kosher (with supervision)

Meet The Director

Yale Spalter

Rabbi Yale Spalter has been serving the Northern Peninsula area for six years as the youth and program director at Chabad NP and the director of Camp Gan Israel. Born in Canada, he developed a commitment to excellence in Jewish youth programming during his summers in camps in Montreal, Canada, the New York Catskills and Minnesota.