About

Highland Retreat is a non-profit, year-round Christian retreat center and summer youth camp located in the mountains of northwestern Virginia on the edge of the Shenandoah Valley. The 167 acres of mostly forested land is close to the George Washington National Forest and offers scenic vistas as well as a wide variety of wildlife in its hills, streams, pond and fields.

What is Highland’s mission?

Highland Retreat offers a mountain setting where people meet Jesus Christ, explore nature and build relationships.

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News, Events & Announcements

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…