Around MA MA News

Happy Campers


Left to right, CGI campers Abby Luzhanskiy, Tegan Thornton, Mendel Buckberg, Risha Lemkin,, Moshe Lemkin, Schneur Cohen and their counselor Shterna Wolff.


Campers at Camp Gan Israel (CGI) Longmeadow experienced an exciting fun filled summer. The four-week camp on the LYA campus at 1148 Converse St., under the direction of camp directors Chanie Cohen and Faigie Wolff, offered two divisions this summer.  CGI’s youngest campers’, toddlers to four year olds, enjoyed Jewish themed weeks, organized water play and outdoor activities.  Weekly field trips including: Forest Park Zoo, Holyoke Children’s Museum, Pioneer Valley Gymnastics and Connecticut Trolley Museum.



Camper Michel Gottlieb enjoys using the fire hose during a CGI trip to Westover Air Force Base


The older division of camp catered to five to twelve year olds and their trips included: Interskate 91, Laser Maze, Six Flags and Westover Air Force Base.




Shlomo Helfen, Sarah Wolff and Milana Thornton enjoy meeting Bugs Bunny at Six Flags

In addition to spirited days, sports activities, trips and themed games, CGI campers participated in Create a Camp, where campers were able to create their own camp experience by choosing elective activities that they enjoyed including specialized sports, tie dying, cooking, drama, science and power point.



Annual Meeting highlights
“Heart to Heart 6”: My trip to Israel with the women of Federation
J-ART Theater Auditions set for February

Comments are closed.