A Texas Retreat & Conference Center Committed to Excellence

Sky Ranch Van is located in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas. Located just outside of Tyler, we are 90 miles from the Dallas Fort Worth area and just over 100 miles from Shreveport, Louisiana.

Sky Ranch offers climate-controlled cabin-style or lodge-style rooms with indoor bathrooms and comfortable accommodations. Our excellent dining services and wide variety of meeting rooms will comfortably handle your group of 12 to 1000 people.

We regularly host large church conferences, corporate retreats, youth weekends, and family reunions. Contact us today and explore the possibilities.


Van, TX

Group Sizes

12 to 1,000

Retreats Run

Mid-August through Mid-May

Make This Event Your Best Yet

We will take care of the details so that you and your group can focus on enjoying your stay and having a great time. Whether you have a youth group of 15, a church group of 150, or a corporate retreat of up to 1000, Sky Ranch looks forward to serving you.

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There's never a dull moment at Sky Ranch.

Activities crazy pool

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!

Activities frontier town

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 or S.A.F.E Archery.

Activities marina


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.

Activities party pool

Party Pool

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

Activities skywaii


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

Activities mat racers waterslides

Mat Racers & Water Slides

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

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

Activities horseback riding

Horseback Riding

Led by Sky Ranch wranglers, experience scenic views while riding horseback.

Activities zipline


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

Activities bazooka ball

Bazooka Ball

Bazooka Ball is a fun and silly paintball game that uses foam balls instead of actual paintballs.

Activities paintball


Combat or target practice, Sky Ranch has something to offer for participants of varying skill levels. Develop unity with your team as you strategize how to cross into the opponent’s territory or become an expert at shooting on target.

Activities giant swing

3-Person Giant Swing

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

Activities vertical playground

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.

Activities rock wall

Rock Wall

Climb high on one of two walls!

Activities the block

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.

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Jumping Pillow

The Jumping Pillow is an activity that you probably haven't seen before. Jumping on a giant inflated air pillow provides a fun and new experience.

Activities the yard

The Yard

The Yard has a whole host of fun activities: Mini Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, Gaga, the Maze, and Tetherball.

Activities gaga

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.

Activities laser tag

Laser Tag

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

Activities fishing


Bring your own fishing gear and enjoy the serene atmosphere while fishing!

Activities basketball


Sky Ranch offers a full-sized basketball court.

Activities volleyball


Sky Ranch offers a full-sized volleyball court.

Not convinced?

Plan a trip to come tour Sky Ranch! We would love to show you around our facilities and tell you all about our 60+ years of camp experience.

All Retreat And Conference Packages include*:

  • Meals
  • Lodging
  • Meeting Rooms
  • AV Equipment
  • Most Activities

*unless otherwise quoted

Inquire today for a quote!
Located just 90 miles east of Dallas.