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 beyond. 

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News, Events & Announcements

Wood Processing Day, Dec 3

Wood Processing Day, Dec 3

Note: Due to rainy weather, this event has been rescheduled from November 12 to December 3. Help us stock our woodsheds before the winter! Lunch will be provided for all volunteers. Read some more details about the day, and then sign up below (complete the form and don’t forget to click “Submit” at the end!)….

Mennonite Jr. High Retreat

Mennonite Jr. High Retreat

On October 28-29, 2022, area Mennonite youth groups are coming to Highland for a fun, two-day Jr. High Retreat. Click for details about the retreat, and talk to your youth leaders about signing up!

Annual Meeting and Banquet: Nov. 3, 2022

Annual Meeting and Banquet: Nov. 3, 2022

We look forward to having an in-person banquet again this year! If you are in the Harrisonburg area, we hope you will join us. Click for more info.

Highland Pool Info

Highland Pool Info

Highland’s pool is open Memorial Day to Labor Day, with regular weekend hours for Highland guests AND community members. Click for hours and info on pool fees and season passes.

Summer Camp was a GO!

Summer Camp was a GO!

Serving youth is at very heart of our ministry at Highland Retreat, so for the 15 months when we were not able to host youth groups or hold summer camps due to COVID-related concerns and regulations, we definitely felt the loss. Finally, this past May we were able to welcome our first overnight youth retreat…

Summer Volunteers Made a Vital Difference

Summer Volunteers Made a Vital Difference

Volunteers always play a crucial role in keeping Highland functioning, but they are especially valuable in a year like this one where our staff team is small. This year’s summer camp volunteers made it possible for us to serve our campers well. While most volunteers served for a few days or a week, Dan and…