Overnight Camp

Boys and Girls, Ages 8 through 16

Camp Barney Medintz is a premier Jewish overnight camp providing a magical summer experience to more than 1,200 campers from metro-Atlanta, 26 states from coast to coast, and several other countries since 1963. 



Please don’t hesitate to call us at 678.812.3844 with any questions! We can’t wait to welcome your children to Camp Barney for Summer 2019!

The Lake at Camp Barney Medintz Overnight Camp in the North Georgia Mountains
Located amidst the Appalachian and Blue Ridge Mountains just 75 miles northeast of Atlanta, "Camp Barney" sits on more than 500 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, theatre, arts & crafts, radio station, movie production, super chefs cooking school, Israeli Culture, karate, scuba diving, whitewater rafting, and much more.


  • Lake Wendy: 1,000 ft. beachfront adjacent to "The Blob", "The Iceberg", "The Rave" lake trampoline, stand-up baddle boards, the double luge and "The Hurricane" water slides
  • Lake Louis:  water skiing, hydro-tubing, knee boarding and the "big banana"
  • Benator Cultural Center: dance pavilion, radio station, movie studio, music center, and "Sababa" Israeli Culture Center
  • Halpern Center Gymnasium
  • Halpern Arts & Crafts Center
  • Chippie Amphitheatre
  • Arogeti-Wynne Sports Complex
  • Eichel Tennis Center
  • Brill Equestrian Center 
  • Marcus Health Center
  • Alterman Lodge Dining Hall & Kosher Kitchen
  • Spectacular Zaban Chapel where campers celebrate Shabbat
  • Super Chef's Cooking School and surrounding organic veggie gardens

Camp Barney Medintz Overnight Camp in North Georiga
Camp Barney is so much more than exceptional facilities and incredible activities, however. It's about discovering your talent, experiencing exhilarating new adventures, connecting to our rich Jewish culture, appreciating our natural environment, making or strengthening lifelong friendships-all under the supervision of the most outstanding, talented, conscientious, warm and loving staff who recognize their commitment to every child is paramount. 

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Camper Registration and Staff Opportunities
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"Everything about Camp Barney was awesome!"

"A kid-yutopia with Jewish friends!" 

"The Staff are the best!"

"A great way to build lifelong relationships with local Jewish friends."

"The activities are so cool!" 

"It's like my second Home!" 

"As soon as camp ends, I can't wait to go back!" 

"I learned it's fun to be Jewish!"

"Camp Barney Rocks!"

"Everyday was filled to the max with awesome activities."