Do you exemplify outstanding leadership, warmth, the ability to teach and care for children, a sense of humor, positive values and character, creativity, and incredible enthusiasm? Then spend an incredible summer in the Blue Ridge mountains making memories and creating adventures for hundreds of kids! Camp Barney Medintz, the summer overnight camp of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, is located on 540 beautiful acres in the north Georgia mountains, just 75 miles from Atlanta. Founded in 1963, “Camp Barney” serves more than 1200 children, ages 8-16, and more than 300 staff from the United States and several other countries each summer.
We offer every imaginable activity including water skiing, swimming, “the blob,” paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, tennis, mountain biking, all sports, ropes courses, backpacking, videography, journalism, radio, theater, music, dance, arts & crafts, and much more. A summer at Camp Barney Medintz is as rewarding for our staff as it is for our campers.