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MJCCA’s Camp Barney Medintz 2017 Info Reception in Boca Raton

November 20, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

EVENT:          MJCCA’s Camp Barney Medintz Hosts 2017 Info Session/Dessert Reception in Boca Raton

WHEN:           Sunday, November 20 at 2:30 pm

WHERE:         Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center

WHO:              New families and Returning families

COST:              Free

DETAILS:      Directors of Camp Barney Medintz host a musical multi-image production and dessert reception, and will answer questions re: the 2017 Summer Camp Season. Registration applications will be available.

MORE INFO: Camp Barney Parent Representative Randi Winter, 561-901-1400,;, 678-812-3844


Camp Barney Medintz to Host Fall Information Session in Boca Raton

(BOCA RATON, FL) –  Camp Barney Medintz (Camp Barney), summer resident camp of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, will present its annual new musical multi-image production and dessert reception in Boca Raton on Sunday, November 20th, at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, at 2:30 pm.  Jim Mittenthal, Director, Susan Berger, Associate Director, and Dave Weinberg, Assistant Director, will meet with new and returning families, answer questions pertaining to the 2017 summer camp season, and provide applications for registration.

Located in the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Barney is situated on 540 wooded acres surrounding two lakes just 75 miles northeast of Atlanta.  According to Mr. Mittenthal, the setting facilitates “every imaginable activity”, including water skiing, wake boarding, swimming, paddle boarding, kayaking, leaping off the “Blob” or soaring down the 180-foot “Hurricane” water slide, horseback riding, zip lining, whitewater rafting, tennis, all land/court sports, theatre, crafts, music, Israeli culture, dance, film studio, cooking classes, mountain biking, climbing the adjacent Appalachian Trail and a series of high-adventure rock climbing, rappelling and ropes courses.  Specific age groups will also enjoy fencing, karate, ceramics and scuba diving!

Camp Barney, celebrating its 55th summer season, has created “a unique community that is all about adventure and self-discovery, exhilarating activities and exciting events, being in a strong culturally Jewish environment with really great friends, all under the supervision of an outstanding group of mature, talented, conscientious, and enthusiastic staff,” said Mr. Mittenthal.

Camp Barney annually develops new construction projects to improve its spectacular mountain facility.  Recent additions include a major cultural and performing arts complex, an exciting new sports complex and expansive camper kitchen, the new health center, a brand new second swimming pool with double water slides, and the construction of many brand new cabins which will be completed before campers arrive in 2017!

Registration is open for new and returning campers. For more information about the two-week and four-week options, or staff opportunities, email, call the Camp Barney office in Atlanta at 678-812-3844, or contact our Camp Barney Boca Raton Parent Representative Randi Winter at 561-901-1400 and

About Camp Barney Medintz

Camp Barney Medintz is a premier Jewish overnight providing a magical summer experience to more than 1,200 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. Every imaginable activity is offered including 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, cooking school, Israeli culture, karate, scuba diving, whitewater rafting, and much more.

About the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)

The MJCCA is committed to strengthening the quality of life throughout metro-Atlanta, and is recognized as one of the most highly regarded Jewish community centers nationally. From preschoolers and adolescents, to young adults and seniors, the MJCCA offers unique and engaging programs, events and services for every member of the community. Please visit us on the web at


Caption: Boca Raton campers enjoy one of the South’s premier summer resident camps, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta’s (MJCCA) Camp Barney Medintz, situated in the North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains.


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November 20, 2016
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm