Retreat Center

Retreat Center

Retreat Center and Ropes Course in Maryland

About Us

Maryland Retreat Center | Ropes Course Maryland

The Mountainside Challenge and Retreat Center (CRC) was launched in 2006 as one of the premier retreat centers in the state of Maryland offering programs to schools groups, corporations and individuals. Our state of the art facility is situated on 115 acres of picturesque farmland in Urbana, Maryland. With a climbing tower, dual zip lines, a low ropes challenge course, refreshing pool, manicured fields, and wooded amphitheater, the Mountainside Challenge and Retreat Center is the perfect location for any group or school outing. Whether your company needs a day to focus on improving communication through teambuilding, your church group wants a facility where young and old can work together to accomplish something great, or you want to provide your school group with an opportunity to learn and grow, Mountainside CRC and our staff look forward to addressing your every need.

Our Staff

Maryland Retreat Center | Ropes Course MarylandWe recruit exceptional staff that are always ready to deliver a truly remarkable program to your group. Our staff goes through a rigorous and continuous training process in order to maintain our sterling safety record and to ensure that they bring fun, creativity, enthusiasm and impressive service to each guest at Mountainside CRC. Each group on our challenge course is led and supervised by a certified Mountainside facilitator trained and experienced in adventure safety and procedures. At least one staff member is certified in CPR and First Aid.

We take pride in both the activities being overseen and the debriefings we lead afterwards in order to make sure every member of your group finds practical use in what they accomplish while on our campus. We provide the opportunity for every person who visits our facility to safely accomplish something they may not have believed they could.

Where are we?

2914 Roderick Rd, Frederick MD 21704
Maryland Retreat Center | Ropes Course Maryland
Located just minutes from I-270, the Bar-T Mountainside Challenge and Retreat Center is conveniently located close to many metropolitan areas:

  • Washington, DC – 40-50 minutes
  • Gaithersburg – 15-20 minutes
  • Frederick – 10-15 minutes
  • Baltimore – 50 min. – 1 hour
  • Clarksburg – 10-15 minutes

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