Welcome to Highland Retreat

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

News, Events & Announcements

Fall Clean Up Day: Nov. 5, 2016

Fall Clean Up Day: Nov. 5, 2016

Individuals, families, and groups are welcome to come help Highland prepare for winter on Saturday, November 5 — our Fall Clean Up Day! Lunch is provided, and discounted lodging is available for volunteers. Click photo for more info, or to register for this event.

Annual Highland Banquet: Dec. 6, 2016

Annual Highland Banquet: Dec. 6, 2016

Mark your calendars: the date for Highland’s Annual Banquet has been set! Join us on Tuesday, December 6 for an evening of good food, fellowship, and information about how things are going at Highland. Click photo for more info.

Enjoy Fall Camping at Highland

Enjoy Fall Camping at Highland

Come enjoy warm days, cool nights, and the beautiful colors of fall at Highland! A-frame cabins are available, as are campsites in both Mt. Everett and the Tabernacle area. Click to view seasonal camping availability.

Pavement Complete

Pavement Complete

About every 7 years, Highland has spent a significant amount of money resurfacing Upper Highland Drive, the road that begins at 259 and continues past the office towards Red Oak Lodge. Because asphalt prices are low, this year we decided to pave instead of using prime and seal. The cost of paving is about 60% more,…

Boys Bathhouse Complete

Boys Bathhouse Complete

The boy’s bathhouse was ready for use by Memorial Day and we couldn’t be more pleased. The bathroom is attractive, full of light, durable, and easy to keep clean. The existing bathhouse was refitted with new counters, fixtures, lights, partitions, and more. The new shower room addition provides privacy with ample space for changing. Just…

Summer Camp Attendance Surges

Summer Camp Attendance Surges

Last summer, we had 390 campers attend Highland Summer Camps; this year that total has risen to about 465. That increase of 75 campers makes it our highest summer camp attendance in 10 years! Friends of Highland are excited to see more young people experiencing camp at Highland, but may ask, “Why the increase?” Several…