Welcome to Highland Retreat

Highland Retreat is a welcoming Christian camp that features a beautiful retreat setting and exciting summer youth camps. Located in northwestern Virginia, Highland serves the Shenandoah Valley, Northern Virginia, the Eastern West Virginia panhandle, and more. We invite you to learn more about uscontact us, or get directions. Visit the Summer Camp page to find out about our programs for young people ages 5-16. Explore our Retreats, Day Events, and Camping page to learn more about bringing your family, church, school, or other group to Highland. 

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News, Events & Announcements

2018 Summer Registration Open

2018 Summer Registration Open

Registration for 2018 Summer Camps is now open! Click for camp dates and descriptions.

Benefit Auction: February 17

Benefit Auction: February 17

Add February 17 to your calendars, and plan to join us at Eastern Mennonite High School. Delicious concessions will be available, and a variety of goods will be for sale in the silent and live auctions. Contact info@highlandretreat.org if you have something you would like to donate: a new item, service, collectible, or baked good.

Open Dates for Spring and Summer

Open Dates for Spring and Summer

A weekend retreat at Red Oak Lodge or Mountain View Retreat Center might be just what your church or family needs. If you’re hoping to plan a retreat this spring or summer, now’s a great time to schedule! Click to look at availability calendars or request a reservation.

Community Children Coming to Camp

Community Children Coming to Camp

We have previously shared the story of Ridgeway Mennonite Church sending children from their community Kids Club to Highland Summer Camps. This summer, Highland was privileged to once again partner with Ridgeway in ministering to children from the Harrisonburg community. What’s more, Regina Shultz, one of our camp nurses and a member of Harrisonburg Mennonite…

Two Double Ovens?

Two Double Ovens?

In April, we called on supporters to help us purchase a double convection oven for the summer camp kitchen. The new oven would double our cooking capacity, improving efficiency and expanding menu options. Imagine our surprise when we received provision for not one, but two double convection ovens! Shortly after the appeal hit mailboxes, we…

Campground Improvements

Campground Improvements

When a friend of Highland saw the improvements we were adding at Mt Everett campground last year, they decided to give financially towards the project. Months later, we learned that their gift had been matched by an area business, doubling its value. With these funds in place and with much help from volunteers, we trenched…