Events, Activities & Programs

Athletics –
Mishkan Israel Day Camp’s wide variety of sports activities include baseball, basketball, soccer, football, volleyball, field hockey, and more. With patient guidance and encouragement, campers develop sportsmanship, leadership, self-confidence, and the ability to enjoy all sports. 

Field Trips –
Every week Mishkan Israel Day Camp holds a “trip day”. Over the course of the summer, campers visit many of Southern Connecticut's major attractions. Some trips in past years have been to: Smiles Amusement Park, The Bruce Museum, Beardsley Park Zoo, The Children’s Museum, Fun Factory, Norwalk Maritime Center, The National Helicopter Museum, berry picking, and The Discovery Museum.

Group Placement –
All campers at Mishkan Israel Day Camp are divided into age groups appropriate for individualized attention and supervision. An average group consists of eight to ten campers. Under the guidance of a counselor and a junior counselor, campers in each group work together as a team, and learn the value of friendship and unity.

Arts & Crafts, and Music –
In an effort to promote positive child development as well as to provide an opportunity for creative fun, arts and music are an important component of the Mishkan Israel camp curriculum. Directed by outstanding trained and qualified creative arts counselors, arts, song, and music are an integral part of the daily camp activities.

Swimming –
As part of the Mishkan Israel Day Camp activity, daily recreational swimming, water sports, and swimming instruction take place in full-sized heated swimming pools. Water activities provide campers with a refreshing way to enjoy the hot summer months. All aquatic activities are under constant, careful supervision of trained, experienced and certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and lifeguard personnel. After all, safety is our primary concern!

Lunches –
We firmly believe that our food is second to none. We serve nutritionally balanced, tasty lunches and snacks.


Other Activities –
A summer of fun, adventure and education in a warm, welcoming environment is what Mishkan Israel Day Camp is famous for. At Mishkan Israel, fun activities are always happening, such as nature hikes, canoeing, challah baking, dramatic arts/performances, daily swimming, vocational development, go-carting, bumper-boats, computer games, baseball games, horseback riding, roller-skating, and much more!