Jim is committed to creating an exciting adventure in a loving Jewish environment where children can discover, play, and grow. His summer camping experience has spanned more than 30 years as camper, counselor, waterfront director, unit head (at Camp Barney!), program director, and six years as the director of another JCC summer camp in Colorado. Jim holds Bachelor Degrees in Architecture and Sociology from the University of Florida and a Master Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Denver. For more than a decade, Jim maintained a private practice specializing in Psychotherapy with children and families while also consulting to Children’s Museums throughout the United States. Jim has been the Director of Camp Barney Medintz since 1992.