Founded in 1979, The Mountain Retreat & Learning Centers’ mission is “to embrace the diversity of life, creating an environment to energize people to work for positive change.”
Presenting dynamic programming for adults, families, and youth, The Mountain is focused on fostering connected, justice-centered communities by embracing differences and recognizing similarities. With program offerings including team building, leadership training, environmental and adventure education, worship and spirituality, The Mountain serves a broad community with a wide variety of interests and needs.
The Mountain is located atop 4200′ Little Scaly Mountain, near Highlands, NC. With breathtaking vistas, clear night skies, and unparalleled natural beauty, our site is spectacular.