Barren Heights Christian Retreat Center
 

Welcome to BarrenHeights.org

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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9th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

Recent News

  • 9th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

    Published on August 4, 2014 Save the Date 2014 thumb

    Celebrating the YEAR of the VOLUNTEER Festivities hosted by Scott Reynolds, Wave 3 TV Featuring the talented and inspirational, Patrick Henry Hughes, and his father, Patrick John Hughes Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 5:30 PM EDT Holiday Inn Hurstbourne 1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway Louisville, KY 40222 Attire: Dressy Casual RSVP by October 30, 2014 Purchase Tickets  Read More →

  • Give Local Louisville

    Published on May 1, 2014 give-button

    Barren Heights is participating in GIVE LOCAL LOUISVILLE.  The retreat facilities are in Scottsville KY,  but our offices and volunteer corps is based in Louisville KY.  Please help us Raise Awareness and Raise Funds for Barren Heights during this 24 hours of giving! Click Here for Pledge Page  Read More →

  • Join us for dinner at Marks Feed Store February 27

    Published on February 27, 2014 MFS

    Bring this voucher and 15% of your purchase will be donated to Barren Heights. Dine-in or Carry-out!  Read More →

  • 8th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

    Published on September 16, 2013 2013-Dinner-Invite-thumb

    Celebration & Dedication of Our New Barn Festivities hosted by Scott Reynolds, WAVE 3 TV Entertainment by Fresh Cut Grass Bluegrass Band Please join us for a dinner and auction benefiting Barren Heights Retreat Saturday, November 2, 2013 5:30 PM EDT Holiday Inn Hurstbourne 1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway – Louisville, KY 40222 Celebration & Dedication  Read More →

  • RAFFLE: Win an iPad Air at the 2013 Barren Heights Benefit Dinner

    Published on September 15, 2013 iPad-Air-Raffle-thumb

    Win an Apple iPad Air. Purchase – One Raffle Ticket for $10 or Three for $25. Tickets will be available on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the 8th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction. Winner will be drawn at the dinner. You do not have to be present to win. The winner of the 2013  Read More →

All cabins are now filled for the 2014 season.

Please complete an online application in order to be added to our waiting list. You can also receive early notification when we open the calendar for 2015.

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 DSC_0011

    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 DSC_0093

     “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_0023

    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 DSC_0016

    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 DSC_0007

    “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 →

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