Barren Heights Christian Retreat Center

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We are pleased that you have dropped by for a visit.
But our true hospitality begins when you come to our retreat center in Scottsville, KY.  Barren Heights primary purpose is to provide families that have children with a physical or developmental disabillities a free weekend retreat – simply to relax, rest and rejuvenate. We look forward to hosting you!

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2015 Retreat Season

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Recent Retreats

  • Retreat S 2014

    Published on October 27, 2014 DSC_0126

    We were more than  blessed by the kids from Christian Academy! Mission accomplished!  Read More →

  • Retreat R 2014

    Published on October 22, 2014 DSC_0131

    New friends, fun activities, uplifting fellowship: the Lord poured down showers of blessings during this amazing weekend at Barren Heights.  Read More →

  • Retreat Q 2014

    Published on October 6, 2014 IMG_9688

    Such a beautiful weekend filled with lots of activities and wonderful fellowship with friends.  Read More →

  • Retreat O 2014

    Published on September 29, 2014 IMG_9546

    God worked out every detail “to the nines” at Barren Heights this weekend. Perfect weather, perfect friends, perfect fellowship.  Read More →

  • Retreat N 2014

    Published on September 15, 2014 IMG_9302

     “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”   Joshua 1:9  Read More →

  • Retreat M 2014

    Published on September 15, 2014 DSC_9201

    Hayrides, boating, sprinklers and more-lots of fun activities and lots of great fellowship during this hot and sunny weekend at Barren Heights.  Read More →

  • Retreat L 2014

    Published on September 2, 2014 IMG_8626

    There was lots of playing, lots of family time, and lots of encouraging fellowship during this hot and sunny weekend at Barren Heights.  Read More →

  • Retreat K 2014

    Published on August 21, 2014 DSC_0139

    Archery, crafts, chalk, ping pong, and so much more! Lots of action going on around Barren Heights this weekend!  Read More →

  • Retreat J 2014

    Published on August 13, 2014 IMG_8167

    Rain showers and sunshine, new experiences and new friends-a retreat that beautifully demonstrated God’s love for us!  Read More →

  • Retreat I 2014

    Published on August 8, 2014 IMG_8000

    “Two are better than one” (Ecclesiastes 4:9) and the blessing of the body of Christ was definitely evident during this weekend at Barren Heights.  Read More →