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What is Rolling Ridge Study Retreat?

Rolling Ridge Study Retreat is an ecumenical faith community located on 1400 acres of wilderness south of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge. We are one of three groups affiliated with the Rolling Ridge Foundation, which owns the land. Together we maintain it as a wilderness preserve in which people of the Washington, DC metropolitan area and beyond can experience healing of body and spirit. Everyone is welcome.

Retreat House

We have a moderately sized, simple, family-style mountain cabin (the Retreat House) with six bedrooms used primarily by the ten or so area churches and faith communities who are our Partner Groups.

Several weekends each year, when the Retreat House is not in use by the Partner Groups, we offer structured retreats in these thematic areas: spirituality, meditative arts, earthkeeping, peacemaking and community (see upcoming events).

The Retreat House is available for use several weekends a year by individuals or groups outside of this planned structure; this is more likely the case during the week. There are other options for personal retreat. To see if a facility is available for a particular date, check our Facility Calendar.

The Retreat House sleeps 12-15, four of the rooms have bunk beds and two have full (double) beds. The House is a "self-care" facility: those who come bring their own linens and towels and bring and cook their own food. The Retreat House has a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area with two tables seating 8 each. Groups are responsible for leaving the Retreat House clean and ready for the next users.

Generally, rates for individual use are $30/person per weeknight and $35/person on weekends. Weekends have a $500 minimum.

Residential Community

A small volunteer community of committed individuals and couples live in five houses located across Deer Spring Creek, a five-minute walk from the Retreat House. We are here to help maintain the land and Retreat House and to serve as hosts and sometimes guides for those wishing to make a retreat and spend reflective time in a natural setting.

Contact Us

Rolling Ridge Study Retreat Community
120 Jubilee Lane
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Phone: 304-724-1069
Email: community@rollingridge.net

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Upcoming Events at Rolling Ridge Study Retreat

  1. Restorying: Cultivating personal, cultural, and planetary stories for a new era
    September 12-14 (or 15), 2014
    Friday supper - Sunday (or Monday) lunch
    Still Point Mountain Retreat
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  2. The Permaculture Rewilding Intensive: Part 1
    September 19-21, 2014
    Check-in from 3-6pm on Friday, check-out at 3pm on Sunday
    Retreat House
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  3. Sacred Fire: The Art of Creating Nature-Based Ritual and Ceremony,
    with Jim Hall and Cheryl Hellner
    October 17-19, 2014
    Friday dinner - Sunday lunch
    Retreat House
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  4. Annual Meeting 2014: Rolling Ridge Study Retreat Community
    November 8, 2014
    10 am - 4 pm
    Retreat House
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  5. Advanced Wisdom School with Cynthia Bourgeault
    November 11-16, 2015
    Tuesday 6:00 pm - Sunday 1:00 pm
    Claymont Society for Continuous Education in Charles Town, WV
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  6. In a Star-Filled Night: An Advent and winter solstice retreat
    December 5-7, 2014
    Friday evening through Sunday lunch
    Retreat House
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  7. Good Friday and Easter at Rolling Ridge
    April 3-5, 2015
    Retreat House
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  8. Men's Rites of Passage at Rolling Ridge with Belden Lane and Steven Gambill
    April 22-26, 2015
    Wednesday 1:00 pm - Sunday 3:00 pm
    FLOC
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     
  9. The Heroine's Journey: A spring retreat for women
    May 29-31, 2015
    Friday evening through Sunday lunch
    Retreat House
    Rolling Ridge Study Retreat
     


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Rolling Ridge Study Retreat Community | 120 Jubilee Lane | Harpers Ferry, WV 25425  
Phone (304) 724-1069 | Email community@rollingridge.net