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We have a deep commitment to the well-being of each child. Together we have
more than 30 years of camping experience and knowledge of children.


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Maryashie Deren - DIRECTOR

Maryashie is Director of Education at the Chabad of Greenwich, which includes Camp Gan Israel and the Chabad Preschool. She has been involved in Jewish Education for 25 years. A qualified leader for both children and adults, Maryashie has directed camps in Alaska, South Carolina, California, Toronto, and Latvia. She lives in Greenwich with
her husband, Rabbi Yossi Deren, and their 10 children. She is passionate in her devotion to her family, her community, and to Camp Gan. Maryashie is an inspiration to our entire community.


Chani is returning for her 8th year as director of our Mini-Gan program. Chani holds a degree in early childhood education.
Chani is also director of our popular Chabad Hebrew School.
She has been a preschool teacher for many years, and a Mini-Gan specialist at Camp Gan Israel in Greenwich. She was previously
a Co-Director of CGI in Maryland. She lives in Greenwich with husband, Rabbi Menachem Feldman, and their growing family.
Chani makes the best salads and challah anywhere!

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Contact Maryashie or Maruja • 203-629-9059 | 203.869.5486 (summer) • Camp@CampGan.com