• Natural Setting

  • Vibrant Worship

  • Active Recreation

  • Unique Activities

  • Christian Nurture

  • Genuine Relationships

Activities

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Fireside worship – Worship songs and a biblical message, either in the Tabernacle or at a fire circle.

Cabin devotions – Bible study and intentional conversation with counselors and cabin-mates.

Cookout meals – Cabin groups work together to prepare and cook meals over a fire.

Theme Dinner – A special meal with an interesting twist. May include costumes and silliness!

Everybody’s Birthday – A special dessert to celebrate all the birthdays occurring that week – even if there aren’t any!

Swimming – Time in the pool, usually every day (weather permitting). May include a night swim with underwater lights.

Evening Recreation hour – All campers gather in the playing field to play a variety of active games.

Capture the Flag – Practice running, sneaking, hiding, and strategizing with your team.

Night Activities – Stay up late while enjoying a coffee house or fun games like Capture the Flag and Mission Impossible.

Hiking – Explore the natural world on a hike around Highland or up a nearby mountain. Length and difficulty of the hikes vary by age group.

Nature Study – Examine natural artifacts or explore and discover the outdoor wonders of God’s creation.

Ground Initiatives – Campers tackle team challenges with their feet on the ground.

Mountain Swing – Unfortunately, due to aging equipment, the mountain swing is not currently available. Plans for a replacement are in progress.

Flying Squirrel – Strap on a harness, and let your fellow campers help pull you up to “fly” in the air.

Low Ropes – These team challenges bring you short distances off the ground as you balance, swing on ropes, and rely on your teammates and counselors to support you.

Zipline/Super Swing – Rely on ropes, harnesses, and our trained staff as you climb high and experience the thrill of flying through the air.

Talent Night – Music, skits, and silliness, performed by staff members and cabin groups.

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…