Barren Heights Christian Retreat Center

Welcome to

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 disabilities a free weekend retreat – simply to relax, rest and rejuvenate. We look forward to hosting you!

Download Flyer

Recent News

  • 11th Annual Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction

    Published on September 20, 2016 2016-barren-heights-dinner-thumb

    Saturday, November 12th, 2016 Appetizers & Silent Auction – 5:30 p.m. EDT Dinner & Live Auction – 7:00 p.m. EDT Musical Entertainment Until 10:00 p.m. EDT Marriott Louisville East 1903 Embassy Square Blvd – Louisville, KY 40299 Guest Speaker Mike Kankelfritz, K-Love DJ, and his family Festivities hosted by Scott Reynolds, Wave 3 TV Featuring music by Don Krekel Orchestra Attire: Dressy Casual Purchase... Read More →

  • BH Retreat and Community Center Calendar

    Published on April 5, 2016 calendar

    Want to know what’s happening at Barren Heights? Want to register for an event at the Retreat Center or the Community Center? Want to know who to contact? Check out our new interactive Calendar!!!! Barren Heights Calendar  Read More →

  • Donate “Free Money”

    Published on March 28, 2016 Kroger Amazon

     Read More →

  • Work Day@BHRC

    Published on March 23, 2016 DSC_0031

    We would love to have you join us as we prepare the camp for this season! Click Here for more details and to sign up!  Read More →

  • Weather Closing

    Published on February 15, 2016 winter

    The Barren Heights Administrative Office is closed today (Monday February 15th) due to the hazardous weather.  The Men’s Community is still meeting 6:30-8:00 AM, this Monday morning and future Mondays.  Read More →

Recent Retreats

  • Retreat N Pictures

    Published on September 21, 2016 img_0814

    “A cheerful heart is good medicine” -Proverbs 17:22 Thankful for all our guests and hosts this weekend who made the best of the rain with joyful hearts and constant smiles! Rain or shine we know how to have a blast at Barren Heights!  Read More →

  • Retreat M Pictures

    Published on September 12, 2016 img_0465

    God never fails to bring together the perfect people to create a perfect weekend at Barren Heights! Thankful for his faithfulness.  Read More →

  • Retreat L Pictures

    Published on August 31, 2016 IMG_9950

    ” But thanks be to God! He gives us victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Corinthians 15:57 This weekend was a blast not only because of the memories made together but because of the victory that was found in Christ!  Read More →

  • Retreat K Pictures

    Published on August 31, 2016 IMG_9867

    \\All of our lives, in every season You are still God We have a reason to sing We have the reason to worship// Thankful that God spent another joy filled weekend at Barren Heights, He sure gives many reasons to sing!  Read More →

  • Retreat J Pictures

    Published on August 16, 2016 IMG_9631

    “The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, He refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right path for his name sake.” -Psalm 23:1-3 Thanking the Lord for another refreshing weekend enjoyed by those of all ages!  Read More →

Find us on Facebook





Scottsville, KY
clear sky
humidity: 44%
wind: 2mph N
H 89 • L 68