Gan Israel prides itself on its exceptional staff. All staff come with prior camp experience and a desire to work with kids. Bunk sizes are kept small and well staffed. Each elective is run by professional instructors.

We take great pride in our commitment to recruiting, training and keeping the highest quality staff in the camping profession. Over the years, Camp Gan Israel has always been dedicated to small groups with exceptional staff supervision. This ensures the best possible care, instruction and supervision for our campers. Our counselors are dedicated and experienced.


Rabbi Menachem Block
Executive director of Chabad of Plano and Camp Gan Israel. 

Coming Soon!!

Rivkie Block
Camp Director
Oversees camp's activities; works closely with parents and children throughout the day and ensures camp's efficiency and safety. 

Coming Soon!!

Moishy and Chanale Kalmenson (nee Block)
Assistant Directors
Designs trips, themes and programs; 
helps hire and manage staff; directs daily camp schedule. 

Coming Soon!! Laurie Feigenbaum
Sports Director
Plans and manages sports program with individualized activities catered to all of our age groups. 

Gloria Stayman
Administrative Assistant
Takes care of registration and payments, campers group set-up and manages office.