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A Texas Retreat Center Committed to Excellence

See the difference a customized retreat, intentional staff, and first-rate camp facilities can make.

Customized Experience

Intentional Staff

Your Best Event Yet

Escape to the Piney Woods of East Texas

Dynamic. Impactful. Accessible.

Located just outside of Tyler, we are 90 miles from the Dallas Fort Worth area and just over 100 miles from Shreveport, Louisiana. The property boasts wide-open fields, wooded trails, and a private 90-acre lake.

Sky Ranch Van offers excellent services in every area of retreat and group facilities. You bring the program (speakers, worship bands/music, etc.) and we’ll provide exceptional facilities, food, and activities for your group.


Van, TX

Group Sizes

20 to 950

Retreats Run

Mid-August through Mid-May
No Summer Retreats


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Explore Sky Ranch in Van, TX

Popular Activities

Tree Top Towers
Mat Racers & Waterslides
Jumping Pillow
Trail Rides

Getting started is simple

1.Contact Us

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2.Talk Goals & Dates

We will talk about specifics and book your dates.

3.Plan Together

Plan the details for an amazing retreat.



Sample Packages

Group Retreats available in Van during Fall, Winter and Spring
For summer retreat options, check out Sky Ranch Cave Springs in Oklahoma.
Weekend Retreat
Most Popular

2 Nights + 4 Meals

Friday-Sunday (Mid August-Mid-May)

Ranging from $136 to $160 per person

Extended Weekend

3 Nights + 7 Meals

Thursday-Sunday (Mid August-Mid-May)

Ranging from $214 to $250 per person

All Packages Include

Lodging: Each cabin has indoor restrooms, central heat/air conditioning, and a wood deck.

Meals: Served buffet-style, and almost every common dietary need or allergy can be accommodated.

Standard Activities (listed below)

The assistance and attention of one of our highly trained Retreat Coordinators, dedicated to planning the activities that most interest your group and ensuring your group has everything you need for a successful event.


There's never a dull moment at Sky Ranch.

Frontier Town

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

Party Pool

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

Mat Racers & Water Slides

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


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

Horseback Riding

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


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

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 Ball, Volleyball, and Ping Pong.

Jumping Pillow

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

The Yard

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

Gaga Ball

The more players the better! Dubbed a kinder, gentler version of dodge ball, Gaga Ball is played with a kickball, and combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents 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.


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


Sky Ranch offers a full-sized basketball court.


Sky Ranch offers a full-sized sand volleyball court.

Tree Top Towers

Interactive adventure playground with a dozen different elements: climbing walls, jumping segments, a zipline, and more!


Enjoy the lake breeze while paddling around Sky Lake! Canoes provide the opportunity for a fun experience. 

Lake Activities

Enjoy the lake breeze while having fun at Sky Lake!

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

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

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

All Lake Activities are weather dependent. 

Splash Pad

Cool off using our Splash Pad!

Field Sports

Head to The Sandlot to play kickball. You can play soccer or ultimate frisbee on the soccer field. Sand volleyball or outdoor basketball is available as well! 

Mini Golf

Have a whole lot of fun and try to get a hole in one at the mini golf course! 


See if you can find your way through our giant wooden maze! 


Head to our outdoor pickleball courts to enjoy some friendly competition!

NOTE: Some activites are seasonal. Please speak with our Booking Team if you have questions about the available standard and premium activities that we offer at Sky Ranch.