New website coming soon!

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Soon Mar-Lu-Ridge will get a new website. Please be patient as we go through this process – thank...

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Camps Still Available!

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

As of May 25th we still have room in the following camp sessions: Jr High 1, Solutions & Salamanders, Hammock 1, Jr High 2, Horseback, Jr. High 3, Jr. High 5, Makers Camp, Hammock 2, Civil War, Arts & Jr. Arts, Mini Camp 2, and Jr. High 7.  Sign up...

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2017 Spring Appeal

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Our annual Spring Appeal to benefit Summer Camp is happening now!  Please take a moment to read our letter and consider a donation today.  Every gift up to $10,000 will be matched thanks to a generous gift from Second English Church in Baltimore.  You can mail a donation to: 3200 Mar Lu Ridge Rd, Jefferson MD 21755 or donate online.  Thank you for making a difference in a camper’s...

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Easter Sonrise Service Sunday, April 16th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

DE-MD Synod Bishop, Bill Gohl will be leading us in our Easter Sonrise Service on Sunday, April 16th at...

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Work Day April 8th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Join us on Saturday, April 8th for our Annual Spring Work Day. We will be cleaning up camp, planting trees, and other projects. There is something to do for all...

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2016 Annual Report

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Check out our 2016 Annual Report. Available...

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#MLRcamplife

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Mar-Lu-Ridge has been around for over 55 years as a summer camp and retreat center. Help us celebrate camp through the month of February! Take a picture with friends and family and take a picture with the #MLRcamplife logo. Download here. So tell us on social media why Mar-Lu-Ridge is important to you using #MLRcamplife !! Follow us on Facebook,  Instagram, and...

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Summer Camp Now Open!

Posted by on Dec 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

As of January 1, 2017, registration for summer camp is officially open!...

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Firewood Day Saturday January 7

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Saturday, January 7th 8am-3pm Mar-Lu-Ridge has an excess of cut, dead trees due to recent clearing by Potomac Edison. We are hosting Firewood Day in an effort to help people who need firewood to heat their homes, and to clear our camp of the downed trunks. **You must be 21 years of age or older, bring your own chainsaws and tools, sign a waiver prior to cutting, and haul away all you cut. A donation of $50 is appreciated – lunch will be served in Agape Hall at noon. RSVP by contacting the office: 800-238-9974 mlr@mar-lu-ridge.org Note:...

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2016 MLR Year End Appeal

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

2016 Mar-Lu-Ridge Year End Appeal Letter Dear Friend, Your gifts to Mar-Lu-Ridge Camp and Retreat Center are changing lives!  You are helping share God’s unconditional love through your gifts of time and treasure. Thank you!  Please consider continuing to positively impact campers by making a generous year end gift. We faithfully strive to help campers grow and feel encouraged to be themselves. It is a blessing when a parent writes to let us know we are on the right path: “I just wanted to write you a note about the great time my...

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Gifts of Hope

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

This Christmas season, consider giving a gift that will change a life. Gifts of Hope is an alternative gift-giving ministry sponsored by the Metro DC Synod that serves individuals and families in need both locally and internationally. Mar-Lu-Ridge is grateful to be one of the sponsored organizations. Go to http://www.giftsofhopedc.org/beneficiary-organizations/ for...

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Advent Family Gathering December 4th 1-4pm

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Bring your family and friends and start a new tradition! Enjoy the warmth of our wood-stoves and campfires, create some holiday crafts to decorate your home, make a beautiful wreath with live greens from our property, and fellowship over a delicious meal in Agape Hall. $7/adult $3/youth ages 3-11 Children under 3 are free Please RSVP by December 1 (301) 874-5544 | mlr@mar-lu-ridge.org Note: Please bring your own wire and wire wreath frames. All other supplies included in the cost....

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Thank you for your support!

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

We are pleased to announce that over $10,000 was raised during our Mar-Lu-Ridge Walkathon in September. We are blessed by your gifts and support. We are also thankful for a $10,000 matching grant from the DE-MD Synod – making the efforts even more fruitful. God is...

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MLR Walkathon! Sept. 25 @ 1 pm

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Donate now! Please join us for our Annual Walkathon, our major fundraising event! This year marks 57 years of ministry on our beloved mountaintop, and you can celebrate in the company of others who love MLR. Our Walkathon has been a wonderful way to reconnect with camp friends while raising funds for scholarships and major projects like Agape Hall. This year we have a $10,000 matching grant! Help us meet our goal! Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016 Time: 1:00pm, walk begins at 1:30pm Location: Mar-Lu-Ridge Camp...

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Confirmation Retreat Nov 18-20

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

he Fall Conformation Retreat is November 18-20, 2016 and focuses on “Uncomplicating the Bible” If you are interested in bringing your confirmands, please call or email us at 301 874 5544 and karl@mar-lu-ridge.org. Church leaders please register your church by contacting MLR at the above address OR you can send a Church Registration Form. Please do this ASAP! **Once your church registers, each participant must fill out a form from the brochure: MLR Confirmation Retreat Individual Registration & Brochure 2016. Please complete this by...

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Thank you for a great summer!

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Grace and peace to you as the summer draws to an end. Thank you so much for being with us for Summer 2016! Mar-Lu-Ridge is blessed to have such a wonderful group of campers each year. We hope as you transition from summer to fall you and your child remember that everything happens in God’s Time. We had hundreds of campers on and off the mountain this summer! As your summer comes to an end and you prepare for fall, remember that our prayers are...

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Easter Sonrise Service

Posted by on Mar 24, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

On March 27th at 6am in the Salem on the Mount Chapel, we will be having a beautiful Easter Sonrise Service. It is a joyous way to celebrate the resurrection of our Risen...

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Wintertime Family Retreat Feb. 12-13

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Mar-Lu-Ridge is beautiful in the winter! Join us for our family-style overnight — games, hot chocolate and marshmallows around a roaring bonfire, songs in the warm chapel, and a chance to relax with family and friends. Lodging in the Ridge Inn Conference Center. Check out the brochure for information or call 301-874-5544 or email mlr@mar-lu-ridge.org to register. Cost: $50/adult $30 ages 3-12; under 3 free. Meals include Friday dinner through Saturday...

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Now accepting Summer Staff 2016 Applications

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Counselors and staff have a tremendous influence on a camper’s experience. Our staff have a great opportunity to develop their faith, leadership, and transferable skills in a supportive Christian community. A summer on the mountain as a Mar-Lu-Ridge staff member is rewarding, exciting, and life-changing. Go to www.mar-lu-ridge.org/camp/summer-jobs/ for more information or apply...

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Registration Open January 1st!

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Excited to register for camp!? Registration begins on January 1st. Click on the link to register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/MarLuRidge Get $35 off if you register before February 18th! Staff applications are also available under the summer camp...

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