The Mountain offers programs for all ages — from youth camp to leadership training for adults and youth and intergenerational programs that families can enjoy together.  In addition,The Mountain hosts gatherings, meetings and events for a variety of groups and organizations. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains at an elevation of 4200 feet, the inspiring view from our mountaintop is the perfect background for your gathering! 

The Mountain is capable of hosting multiple groups at the same time. If you're interested in bringing a group and want to check on the availability of certain dates, please call (828) 526-5838 ext 250 or e-mail Ask about our great weekday rates!

The Mountain has now gone paperless with registrations!!  

On line registration is fast and easy. Click here to register or call the registrar at

(828) 526-5838, ext 218.  

August 2014

1 - 8

SUULE Leadership Training Conference

Click HERE for the UUA Southern Region website and information about nomination and registration for 2014 SUULE at The Mountain. Leadership is expected to arrive 8/1 with participants arriving 8/3. Cost: $95 per person per night (double occupancy) add $35 per person per night for private room (single occupancy).

12 - 17

Drepung - Mahamudra Retreat

 (Private) Continuing study with Geshe Phende. This 5-night retreat will incorporate study and silence, along with traditional "Tea Time" events. Contact Martha Baker, Coordinator - To register online, click HERE.

16 - 17


Friday accomodations are available.  On Line registration.

18 - 22

Children First / Communities in Schools of Buncombe County

 (Private) This service oriented group will gather for fun and study while working on service projects to benefit The Mountain.

20 - 22

Riverstone Montissori Academy

(Private) 19 Students will explore nature, experience team-building activities, and learn about the Farm to Table movement in food procurement and enjoyment.

22 - 24

Cotter - KaneRisman Wedding

On-line registration is now open.

29 - September 1

Karmeil Israeli Dance Group

September 2014

5 - 7

Sacred Light Journey

 Details to come.

5 - 7

UUTC Congregational Retreat

Open to Friends and Family of UUTC Brevard. Weekend Package Prices for 2014 include lodging and all meals: Adults $190.00 - Teens (12-17) $64.00 - Youth (4-11) $40.00 - Little Ones 0-3 NO CHARGE. Click HERE for online registration.

12 - 14

Smoky Mountain Knitting Guild Fall Retreat

 Save the date!

17 - 21

Gay Spirit Visions Fall Retreat

21 - 26

Day Hiking Retreat for Seniors 55+

Come celebrate nature and the Fall Equinox with an Educational Hiking Retreat for Seniors and accompanying adult family members along trails in the Highlands-Cashiers mountains. Moderate Hiking can be expected with knowledgable guides providing natural history education along the way. Participants should be in good physical health capable of 3-5 mile moderate hikes. Package Prices: 3-night $300; 5-night $425.

Register online by clicking HERE.

Review a preliminary schedule HERE.

Veiw the flyer HERE.

21 - 26

Rescue NC (Charlotte Fire Department)

(closed) A training event coordinated by Captain Trey Smith, Ladder One. For details, contact the coordinator, To register online, click HERE.

26 - 28


 An annual gathering open to everyone. Additional details are available HERE along with contact information, and ONLINE RESERVATIONS are available.

October 2014

3 - 5

Athens UU

 A Fall Congregational Retreat for all ages. Adults $190 per person double occupancy - Teens 11-17 $64, Children 4-11 $40, and little ones 0-4 at no charge. For online registration, click HERE.

6 - 10

Southern Unitarian Universalist Fall Institute (SUUFI)

This will be the 3rd Annual, and you don't want to miss the fun!  A great combination of program and place. Rev. Amy Carol Webb, our 2014 key presenter and award winning musician and sonwriter, brings insights, opinions, & inspiration to prompt personal growth and wholeness. Activities are varied: indoors and outdoors, mental/emotive/physical/soulful.

See what's in store by clicking here for the 2013 SUUFI Yearbook.

Click here for flyer. Program details are under development.

Register now.

10 - 12

Asheville UU

2nd Annual Asheville Congregation Gathering. New Family Friendly pricing makes it even more affordable. Adults $190; Youth 7-17 $70; Younger children 0-6 FREE! Click HERE to begin the online registration process.

15 - 19

UU Womenspirit

24 - 26

National Ladies Homestead Gathering

24 - 26

UUC Atlanta Mens Retreat

For additional information, please contact the coordinator, Sven Lovegren,

November 2014

7 - 9

Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta

10 - 13

Southeast Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association (SEUUMA)

14 - 16

Inner Smile Yoga

 Autumn Yoga and Meditation Retreat - For Online Conference Registration, click HERE to go to the registration webpage for Inner Smile Yoga. A flier is available by clicking HERE.

26 - 30

Mountain Thanksgiving

30 - 2


January 2015

16 - 19

GSV Winter Retreat

 Online Registration to open November 1st, 2014

April 2015

24 - 26

GSV Spring Retreat

 Online Registration will be available January 1st, 2015

June 2015

8 - 12

Appalachian Spring

The second year of Appalachian Spring brings back the same amazing programing! Keynote Presenter Barry Whittlemore from North GA University will delve into the History of Appalachia.

Pricing: $475 (4 night) - price includes lodging, meals, and program fees

Click here for the Flyer

 Want to be a presenter or have an idea for a workshop? Contact Kathee Williams at

Registration begins January 1, 2015.

September 2015

16 - 20

GSV Fall Retreat

 Online Registration will be available June 1st, 2015