News from The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center

Greetings from The Mountain! Fall is in the air here in the mountains! There is a slight chill to the air to let you know that fall is near. Fall’s gorgeous, multi-colored trees are not to be missed, especially when you can see them continue for miles on the Lodge Deck.

Visit us this fall by attending one our upcoming programs! For a complete listing, visit

Upcoming Programs:

Southern UU Fall Institute (SUUFI): October 2 -7, 2016.

If You Like Elder Hostel and Road Scholar Events,
Put Some Fun Into Life by registering for the 5th season of
Southern UU Fall Institute (SUUFI)
October 2nd-7th
6 days/5 nights of midweek fun at The Mountain.
Let’s join together in the fun of this year’s theme: Creative Play–everyone can play or learn to play!  All abilities welcome!!
Creative Play will be combined with some serious stuff also, like
Socrates Café®
UUWomenspirit: October 19 – 23, 2016. The theme is Moon Energy: Rhythm, Mystery, Illumination, and we have a delightful array of activities planned for you. We were excited to discover that in UUWomenspirit history there hasn’t been an event that was themed around the moon…. until now! UUWomenspirit is an all-women organization that was formed out of Unitarian Universalist traditions with an emphasis on exploring and celebrating the Feminine Divine in her many forms.

Thanksgiving: November 23 – 27, 2016. Join us at The Mountain for a traditional Thanksgiving celebration for family and friends. Enjoy storytelling, games, hiking, learning, and relaxing.

Fall Youth CONs are right around the corner!

Elementary: November 18 – 20, 2016
Intermediate: December 2 – 4, 2016
Senior High: December 9 – 11, 2016
2017 Programs
Spring CONs

Mountain Work Weekend & Easter Program

Music Week

Homecoming Weekend

ANNOUNCING: MountainCamp 2017 Dates!
Beginning Camp – June 18 – 24, 2017

Elementary Camp – June 11 – 24, 2017
Intermediate Camp – June 25 – July 8, 2017
Senior High Camp – July 9 – 22, 2017
Explorers – July 9 – 22, 2017
Outdoors Skills and Adventure – June 25 – July 8, 2017
Counselors in Training – June 11 – July 22, 2017
ASCENDER – June 18 – July 22, 2017
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