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"Schools Out" Day Camp!
Registration is now open for our single-day day camps during school holidays. Cost is $59 per camper per day for 9am to 3pm with optional aftercare until 5:30pm for an additional $20. Space is limited. Click below for more info and the registration link. Upcoming days:

Monday Nov 21, 2022
Tuesday Nov 22, 2022
Monday Jan 2, 2023
Tuesday Jan 3, 2023
Monday Feb 20, 2023
Monday April 10, 2023
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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!
Winter Family Camp. Dec 9-11

Camp fun for the whole family without the 100 degree temps! We will hike, drink hot chocolate, go Christmas caroling (on a hay ride!), make cookies, and do a polar plunge in Blue Hole! (challenge by choice of course).
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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!
Summer Camp
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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 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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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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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.

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    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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