Camp Barney Medintz is the overnight camp of the Marcus JCC of Atlanta, located in the north Georgia Blue Ridge mountains on 540 spectacular acres surrounding 2 large private lakes. Since 1963, "Camp Barney" has served nearly 1400 boys and girls each summer from throughout the southeast and approximately 26 states from all across the US. Nearly 90% return-rate each summer. Every imaginable activity is offered! Water skiing, swimming, boating, ropes courses, zip lines, all court and field sports, tennis, mountain biking, karate, horseback riding, theatre, dance, music, movie studio, radio station, Israeli cultural programs, chef's school, yoga, scuba, film festivals, sports tournaments, backpacking trips, whitewater rafting, caving and much more. Extraordinary facility including 950 seat lakeside amphitheater, 2 lakes, 2 swimming pools, 3 water slides, cultural and performing arts center, gymnasium and sports complex, high adventure climbing walls and ropes courses, equestrian center, 18,000' dining hall, modern health center, organic gardens, "mogan david" chapel/synagogue. We are proud of our "best feature": the careful selection of mature, experienced, talented, enthusiastic, warm and committed staff who care for, teach and mentor children and teens each summer. Exceptional attention to the details: tasty and nutritious meals (kosher), keen focus on health and safety, experiential environmental education, meaningful and exciting celebration of Jewish life and our connection to our global Jewish community, exhilarating "guest" staff program (artists-musicians-chefs).
Camp Barney Medintz
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