This beautiful property located in East Texas offers top-notch facilities, wide-open fields and a private 90-acre lake. The home of Sky Ranch since 1978, this place has been a haven of Christian fellowship for thousands of children, counselors and families over the years.

24657 County Road 448 Van, TX 75790

Programs at Van, TX

Summer Camps
Summer Camp features exciting activities infused with character-building strategies, counselors that are incredible Godly role models, and an intentional plan - the Sky Ranch Life Map - that takes kids from being consumers of God’s word to participants in God's plan.
Sky 1
Grades 1-3
Sky 2
Grades 4-5
Sky 3
Grades 6-7
Sky 4
Grades 8-9
Grades 7-8
Grade 9
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Family Programs
Sky Ranch is all about the family and offers weekend escapes in Texas during the school year.
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Rodeo young riders hero
Led by World Champion Steer Wrestler, Rope Myers, Champions Rodeo Camps & Clinics combine world class instruction, outstanding facilities, and character-building messages with a goal of developing champions, in and out of the arena.
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Schools outdoor ed student
Sky Ranch School Programs holds a strong reputation for delivering high quality experiences to public and private schools and combines cutting-edge curriculum with an energetic and highly-qualified staff.
Schools outdoor ed student
Retreats van mens retreat
Sky Ranch wants to become your retreat and conference center of choice. We will tailor your experience to meet your specific purpose as our well-trained, servant-minded staff handle even the most minute details. We would be thrilled to partner with you and help you accomplish your retreat goals.
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Van Facilities


Sky Ranch in Van, TX offers two different options for overnight stays. We have more than 30 individual cabins and lodges that can accommodate up to 80 people. All lodging comes equipped with central heat and air-conditioning, along with indoor bathrooms.

Sky Ranch offers multiple private accommodations for our retreat and conference guests. Each room contains a queen-size bed accompanied by bunk beds. All linens are provided by the Sky Ranch housekeeping services. For your convenience, each room has its own private bathroom! We have 20 private accommodations available.

Each of our 33 bunk-style cabins offers a rustic camping environment coupled with clean, enclosed sleeping quarters. Additionally, all cabins come with a large deck area and fire pit for enjoyable outdoor gatherings. Come experience one of our dorm-style bunk beds and absorb the beautiful scenery from your cabin's private wood balcony.


Sky Ranch proudly serves three delicious meals per day. From biscuits and sausage to eggs and cinnamon rolls for breakfast, Sky burgers and fries for lunch, and grilled chicken or chicken-fried steak for dinner, entrees are always well-balanced and nutritious.

The Sky Ranch dining hall also has a fully stocked salad bar that contains numerous alternatives including yogurt, mixed salads, fresh veggies and more! Not only that, but a wide selection of fresh fruit is available at every meal. Vegetarian, gluten-free or other special dietary requests can be accommodated by contacting our Director of Food Service at prior to arrival.

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