Sky 4 offers teens a week dedicated to developing and renewing relationships, fun and adventurous programs, games, and activities. Free from the constant distractions of the world, campers build their character and identity under the safe and personal mentorship of our highly-trained counselors.

Our programming facilitates strong group interaction and individual discussions, to help campers discover who God created them to be and how to positively influence those around them.


Van, TX

Life Map

Phase 1: Learn


Grades 8-9

Based upon grade entering in fall of 2019

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Looking for additional spiritual and leadership development?

Sky 4 programming and activities are designed for campers entering grades 8 and 9. For additional leadership and spiritual development, consider our Morph program as another option for your incoming 8th grader, or Quest for your 9th grader.

Example Daily Schedule
9:00 am
9:50 am
Activity 1
11:00 am
Activity 2
12:10 pm
Bible Study
1:20 pm
2:00 pm
Activity 3
3:10 pm
Activity 4
4:20 pm
Cracker Barrel
5:30 pm
Club Camps
6:40 pm
7:20 pm
Night Event
8:45 pm
Lodge Talk


There's never a dull moment at Sky Ranch.

Bible Study

Sky Ranch’s biblically-based study curriculum is based upon answering one of the annually rotating worldview questions:

  • Who is real? (God is real)
  • Who is Jesus?
  • Who do you trust? (Scripture)
  • Who are you?

Each program in the Life Map will tackle these worldview questions through our specifically developed curriculum meant to intentionally target our campers based upon the stage of life they are in and level of questions they are asking.

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel is a time for campers to visit the camp store during the day and have structured free time to play games and hang out with friends and counselors, all while enjoying their favorite snack or purchasing a camp keepsake from the store to take home.


Get connected to your creative side and enjoy one of the pre-planned crafts. Sky Ranch provides the materials and instructions.

Crazy Pool

Cool down at the Crazy Pool, complete with a Wet Willie Superslide, basketball goal, water cannons, 9-Square in the Air, and an Aqua Zip’n!

Frontier Town

Frontier Town is a fun-packed activity zone: featuring the Adventure Playground, T-swing, and a netted arena that can be used for Dodgeball.


The Marina at Sky Ranch is a waterfront activity area that has plenty to do! AquaTrikes, Canoes, Corcls, and Stand Up Paddle Boards provide the opportunity for a remarkable experience.

Nature Center

The nature center at Sky Ranch provides a hands-on, interactive experience to observe and learn about various mammals, reptiles, and arthropods. Facilitated by our trained staff, guests have the chance to encounter unique animals like the red-tailed boa, chinchillas, and hedgehogs.

Party Pool

Kick your feet in the shallow end, play water polo, or challenge yourself on the trapeze!


Skywaii features swimming and lakefront activities such as the Blob, Wet Willie Slide, and Water Inflatables!


The most popular summer camp activity, campers get the thrill of racing over the waters of our 90-acre Sky Lake as they are pulled on an inflatable behind a boat.

Mat Racers & Water Slides

Have a thrilling race down the four-lane mat racers, and then go cruise through the three different water slides.


Gather around the campfire with friends to roast marshmallows, share stories, and laugh.


Speed down our multi-line ziplines with your friends. A high-flying adventure you'll never forget!

3-Person Giant Swing

Our thrilling 3-person swing offers a beautiful bird's-eye view of the lake.

Vertical Playground

Climb high and challenge yourself at the Vertical Playground, with three high ropes options: swing on the Pendulum, leap for the trapeze on the Pole, or race up the Dueling Ladders.

Rock Wall

Climb high on one of two walls!

The Block - Activity Center

The Block is our air-conditioned activity center, which provides a way for guests to beat the heat by playing games indoors like Basketball, Gaga, Volleyball, and Ping Pong.

The Sandlot

The Sandlot offers a fun time of kickball.

Gaga Ball

The more players the better! Dubbed a kinder gentler version of dodge ball, Gaga Ball is played with a ball, and combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents with a ball below the knees. Players need to keep moving to avoid getting hit by the ball. Fun and easy, everyone gets a serious workout.

Laser Tag

Set in an outdoor course, Laser Tag is an exciting game of strategy and teamwork.


An add-on activity for campers, horsemanship is an opportunity to become more comfortable on horseback through various activities and games, all led by our Sky Ranch wranglers. Learn More! Additional cost applies.


Sky Ranch offers a full-sized basketball court.


Sky Ranch offers a full-sized volleyball court.

Nights Events

Each night of the week is packed with an awesome theme night created with your camper's age in mind. From the unforgettable Carnival & Rodeo for Sky 1 & 2 to the tradition of Mission Impossible for Sky 3 all the way through Leadership camps, campers are sure to have a blast.

The Cord

An adventure high in the trees, this high ropes course gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself on various elements and finish with a fun descent!

Life Map
Sky Ranch developed and implements an intentional plan that builds on itself year after year, and guides us as we design programs and activities for your children, with the goal of helping them become all that God created them to be.

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