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…Read More

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…Read More

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.Read More

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.Read More

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.Read More

Cabin or Cottage Rentals

Cabin or Cottage Rentals

Ten seasonal A-frame cabins (each with electricity, 12 bunks, a fire ring, and a picnic table) offer a nice alternative to tent camping. Or for a comfortable getaway for a couple or family, try Creekside and Dogwood cottages (each has a kitchen, private bath, and beds with linens provided).Read More

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…Read More

Lifelong Friends

Lifelong Friends

This May, Highland was privileged to host a group of friends who have been retreating together for decades. These friends have been a significant part of each other’s lives through the years, and one way they have fostered their connection is through yearly retreats. They call themselves the New York Gang, and 2017 marks about 44…Read More

Second Night FREE!

Second Night FREE!

Come camping at Highland this June or July, and enjoy the second night free! Use the promo code CAMPHR2017 when you submit a reservation request for campsites or A-frame cabins. Code expires June 30.Read More

Spaces Still Open for 2017 Summer Camps

Spaces Still Open for 2017 Summer Camps

As registrations keep coming in, some weeks of camp are filling up faster than others. Take a look at our handy infographic to see how things stand as of June 6. If you know someone who’s hoping to register, now is the time, especially for those weeks with just a few open spaces remaining.  Read More