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Mountain Retreat and Learning Center

Contact: Ted Wisniewski, Interim Director

Mailing Address: PO Box 1299
Highlands, NC 28741

Phone Number:

Secondary Phone Number:

828-526-5838 x252 (Beth)


Fax Number: 828-526-4505

Email Address:

Website Address:; search The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: Four miles west of Highlands on Hwy 106, at 3872 Dillard Rd.

Agency Description: The Mountain is a year-round retreat and learning center. We host groups and individuals from around the country for summer camp, elderhostel, and other programs. Programs emphasize peace, social justice, and healthy, sustainable lifestyles.

Training: Depends on the project.

Time Commitment: Depends on the project.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: Computer literacy

Volunteer Involvement: Need ropes course instructors and lifeguard. Volunteers may assist with food service, trail maintenance, environmental education, and housekeeping.

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