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Congregation Connections

Interested in discovering ways to learn about or spread the word about The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center? You’ve come to right spot!

What The Mountain is

  • The Mountain was founded in 1979 by a group of UUs from SUUSI to provide summer camp experience for our children

  • Located on 4,200-foot high granite cliffs on the Eastern Continental Divide in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Highlands, NC

  • Non-profit year-round ecologically-conscious retreat and learning center serving churches, businesses, non-profits, schools, and other groups

  • Active member of the Unitarian Universalist Alliance of Camps & Conference Centers (UUACCC)

  • Open-door policy is based on the Unitarian Universalist (UU) faith tradition and principles


The Mountain is here to enrich lives, create community, and celebrate nature. We’d love your congregation to be a partner in this amazing and meaningful venture.