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Orlando Jewish day camp brings summer fun to teenagers July 16, 2009

Filed under: Featured,Headline,The Orlando Judaism Examiner — rucheli @ 3:24 am
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CGI_TeensWhen you think of a summer day camp, you probably picture hordes of 4-12 year old kids running around, and most of the time you’d be right. However, the Camp Gan Israel’s (CGI) Orlando location takes summer fun to the next level by also offering a program specifically tailored to teens. This summer is the second year of the Teen Camp, offered for 13-15 year olds, and they are enjoying every minute of it.

The Teen Camp runs on a different schedule than the CGI program for the younger division. The program offers teens a chance to meet others their age with a similar Jewish background and heritage through various scheduled programs… (more…)


Jewish summer camp holds mock wedding July 13, 2009

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There are all kinds of summer camps: sports camp, space camp, sleep-away camp, boy scouts camp… Well Chabad International proudly hosts one of the fastest growing networks of summer day camps for children, and this one takes a new spin on two age-old traditions, summer camp and Judaism.

Camp Gan Israel (CGI) can be found in almost every major city in the United States, as well as various countries around the world. There is even one in Orlando at the Chabad of South Orlando on… (more…)