Mountain Roots, Inc.

What we offer:

Women's Roots Retreat: POSTPONED!

Dec. 15, 2018 in Gerton, NC

Due to the recent snowstorm, Laughing Waters Retreat Center is currently inaccessible so we've had to cancel our retreat for this weekend. More information coming soon about if / when we will reschedule. All pre-registrants will receive a full refund. 


Spring Conference Camp:

March 27, 2019 at Brevard Academy

Mountain Roots is offering a day-long camp on March 27, 2019 for Brevard Academy families during Parent / Teacher conferences. Click here for more information. Registration coming soon. 

Upcoming Events

Middle School Students Hiking

​​​​​​March 18, 2018 - Mountain Xpress

Mountain Roots awarded grant to connect students to outdoor classrooms

Brevard, NC–This year approximately 900 Transylvania County children will have the opportunity to grow and learn in the outdoors, thanks to a Bogs’ 2% for Outdoor Education Grant. As part of these nationwide grants, Mountain Roots received $4720 to support its work to engage Brevard Elementary and Pisgah Forest Elementary K-4 students in outdoor education classes...



Mountain Roots, Inc. offers Outdoor Education programs for students in Western North Carolina. Young people explore the natural world as they learn more about themselves and their community. Contact us today to learn how we can incorporate regular or one-time programs into your school's curriculum. 

Support Us

Mountain Roots, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your support helps to provide scholarships, and allows us to grow our experiential education programs. All donations are tax deductible. ​​

Outdoor Education Environmental Lesson

What's your next adventure?

Does your school, staff, community group, sports team, or corporation need a retreat or professional development workshop? We offer day and overnight opportunities to get away and connect with your team. We can help bring your staff together with a wide range of team building, goal setting, and leadership development activities. Contact us today to plan your leadership program--a retreat, day in the woods, or even a train the trainers event!


Mountain Roots will offer 7 weeks of Day Camp in summer 2019 in western North Carolina - click here for dates and locations! Our half-day Preschool Camp is for children ages 4 and 5, and our Full Day Camp is for rising 1st-4th graders. Roots Crew is a counselor-in-training leadership opportunity for middle school students. Register today!

Campers Tie Dye Art Project