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. 

 
 

News, Events & Announcements

Incentives for New Guest Retreats

Incentives for New Guest Retreats

Have you heard? Guest groups booking their very first retreat at Highland may be eligible for a discount on lodging. Returning groups who refer a new group to Highland can earn a discount for themselves, as well. Click to find all the details on our Reservations page.

Reunions and Christmas Dinners

Reunions and Christmas Dinners

Families looking for a reunion gathering place can find lodging, dining, and meeting spaces in Red Oak Lodge or Mountain View Retreat Center. Food service options are available. The meeting spaces in these buildings are also beautiful locations for clubs or businesses planning a catered holiday meal.

Family or Group Camping

Family or Group Camping

Late summer through early November is a great time to bring family and friends to Highland Retreat for tent or RV camping. Water and electric hookups are available at most sites in both the Mt Everett and Tabernacle camping areas.

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…