MJCCA’s Camp Barney Medintz Information Session

Date(s): Oct 28, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM

WHEN: Sunday, October 21 at 1:00 pm and Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 pm

WHERE: The Camp Barney Medintz Office at the MJCCA, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody

WHO: Prospective Families and Returning Families

COST: Free

DETAILS: Directors of Camp Barney Medintz host a musical media production and will answer questions re: the 2019 Summer Camp Season.

TO RSVP : Visit campbarney.org/infosessions

MORE INFO: Visit campbarney.org, or call 678.812.3844

MEDIA CONTACT: Lora Sommer, Public Relations Manager, 678.812.4078 lora.sommer@atlantajcc.org


Camp Barney Medintz to Host 2019 Information Sessions at the MJCCA

(ATLANTA, GA – October 5, 2018) — Camp Barney Medintz (CBM), the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s (MJCCA) award-winning summer resident camp, invites the community to attend its annual Fall Information Session on either Sunday, October 21 at 1:00 pm or Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 pm at the CBM Office at the MJCCA (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody).

To RSVP, visit campbarney.org/infosessions. For general Camp Barney Medintz information, visit campbarney.org, or call 678.812.3844.


At the information session, Camp Barney Directors will meet with prospective and returning families, and answer questions pertaining to its 57th summer camp season in 2019. Camp Barney staff will present an exciting, musical media presentation, and refreshments will be provided.


For boys and girls completing 2nd – 10th grade, Camp Barney offers two-week and four-week sessions. Located in the beautiful North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Barney is situated on 540 wooded acres surrounding two lakes, just 75 miles northeast of Atlanta, GA.


“Every imaginable activity is offered at Camp Barney,” says Director Jim Mittenthal. “We provide a nurturing environment that encourages every child’s journey to discover who they can become, while having the best summer of their lives.”


Campers enjoy leaping off the “Blob” or soaring down a 180-foot “Hurricane” water slide, water skiing, horseback riding, zip lining, whitewater rafting, tennis, wake boarding, paddle boarding, all land and court sports, theater, dance, arts & crafts, music, Israeli culture, movie making, cooking, swimming, kayaking, mountain biking, yoga, scuba diving, and much more.


“Camp Barney provides an enriching, Jewish environment where campers make lifelong friendships, enjoy exhilarating activities, and learn more about themselves,” says Mittenthal. “Our carefully selected, dedicated and talented staff focus on each child and make the Camp Barney experience very special that enables campers to return summer after summer, and remember for a lifetime.”


The Atlanta community is invited to attend this informative and fun gathering to explore, schmooze and consider if Camp Barney is a meaningful and exciting fit for your family!

For more information about the two- and four-week options, or staff opportunities, visit campbarney.org, email summer@campbarney.org, or contact the Camp Barney office in Atlanta at 678-812-3844.


About Camp Barney Medintz

Camp Barney Medintz is a leader in Jewish overnight camping in North America and provides a magical summer experience to nearly 1,300 campers from metro Atlanta, 26 states coast to coast, and several countries since 1963. Located amidst the Appalachian and Blue Ridge Mountains, 75 miles northeast of Atlanta, Camp Barney is nestled on 540 acres of pine forests and exceptional facilities surrounding two private lakes. Popular activities include: swimming, boating, water skiing, horseback riding, technical rock climbing, zip lines, tennis, all field and court sports, mountain biking, music, dance, theater, arts & crafts, radio station, movie production, super chefs cooking school, Israeli culture, karate, scuba diving, whitewater rafting, and much more. Please visit us at campbarney.org


About the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is committed to strengthening the quality of life in Atlanta and is recognized as one of the most highly-regarded Jewish community centers in the nation. Our NAEYC-accredited preschools, award-winning camps, outstanding cultural events, and invigorating sports and fitness programs engage and connect the community. Please visit us at atlantajcc.org.