"Schools Out" Day Camp!
Registration is now open for our single-day day camps during school holidays. Cost is $69 per camper per day for 9am to 3pm. Space is limited. Click below for more info and the registration link. Upcoming days:

Monday, Nov 20, 2023
Monday, Jan 15, 2024
Friday, Feb 16, 2024
Friday, Mar 29, 2024
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About John Knox Ranch
At John Knox Ranch, we foster experiences of Christian community in the beauty of God's creation. JKR is the camp and retreat ministry program of Mission Presbytery, part of the Presbyterian Church USA. We've preserved this special place for people to gather, to learn, have fun, and grow. Reconnect and recharge with us at John Knox Ranch!
Volunteer Opportunity! Give Thanks, Give Back
JKR Volunteer Service Day

Our Give Thanks, Give Back Volunteer Day is scheduled for Dec 9, 2023.

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Come get your hands dirty, eat delicious food, and be renewed by fellowship!
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Invest in Summer Camp
Donations allow us to give camp scholarships, conserve our 300 acres of Texas Hill Country Heaven, maintain and improve our facilities, and much more. Thank you!
Join Our Summer Staff
Work outside, make life-long friends, positivley impact kids lives, grow in your faith
Summer Staff
Are you searching for a way to make a difference in the lives of children and youth? Are you longing for a tangible way to grow in your faith and to share it with others? Do you love the outdoors and do you have a sense of adventure? Are you flexible, creative, patient, fun loving, kind, and responsible – to the best of your ability? Do you want to wear shorts and t-shirts to work every day this summer?
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Summer Camp
Looking for summer camp 2024 dates? Join our email list below so that we can notify you as soon as we release our camp sessions in January 2024.
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Log in to your UltraCamp account to:

  • Complete your camp forms
  • Send an email to your camper
  • Pay your balance
  • See pictures from your session

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Seven Ways You can Support John Knox Ranch this Summer!

Click below to learn 7 Ways You can Support Camp Ministry at John Knox Ranch this Summer.
Get To Know Us
Summer Camp
Summer camp is the heart of our program. We offer resident camp for students entering grades 2 – 12 and day camp for kids ages 4 – 8. Campers enjoy swimming, archery, rappelling, rock climbing, arts and crafts, nature discovery, ropes challenge course, Bible study and spiritual formation, canoeing, sharing homemade family-style meals, overnight campouts, and more. JKR is a place where love, acceptance, grace, and FUN flow freely.
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Rent Our Spaces
Rent a single cabin, the whole ranch, or a campsite under the stars. We've preserved this special place for people to gather, to learn, have fun, and grow. Reconnect and recharge with us at John Knox Ranch!
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Host An Event
JKR is the ideal place to host your next event or gathering. Contact us to learn more about the delicious meals and excellent programming we offer.
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Explore Our Programs
Our programs are designed around spiritual development, servant leadership development, and environmental stewardship. Learn more about our programs for adults, kids, families, and schools.
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    John Knox Ranch has offered Summer Camp opportunities for children and youth ages 4–18 since 1962.