Fathers — if you’re looking for an opportunity to get quality time with your son(s), you’ve come to the right place! Take some time to get out into the great outdoors and learn more about each other along the way! There will be tons of activities, and plenty of time to laugh, to have fun and to celebrate the special bond that fathers and sons share.
- Four meals you don’t have to cook (except for when we all cook a meal together over the fire!)
- Three days you don’t have to plan
- 100 percent of your time devoted to your son(s)
Father-Son Weekend participants will be housed in the Loma Linda Dorm. However, if you want to stay in a hotel room, you can upgrade to that housing option. We look forward to the privilege of serving you and your family during this awesome weekend!
We are working on updating our leadership for 2021 Father-Son Weekend. Please peruse the leadership below, from 2020 as an example.
Richard’s calling has always been camp. After working in the Texas camping industry for 14 years, camp is not just a job to him—it’s a culture and way of life.
He and his wife, Jessica, met at summer camp when they worked as camp counselors together. He later proposed to her at camp and had a former camp director officiate their wedding ceremony.
The couple now has two beautiful daughters who are future Mo-Ranch summer campers.
Austin was first introduced to the camp world as a camper of the John Newcombe Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas. Affter spending his summer at camp before his junior year of college, he decided that he wanted to pursue camp ministry as a profession.
At Mo, Austin enjoys working with some of the most passionate camping professionals that he has ever encountered. He is inspired by their passion and drive, and he loves that everyone is dedicated to making each summer better than the last.
DJ lives, breathes and bleeds Mo-Ranch, and has done so since his first day at Mo in 2009. He is an Oklahoma transplant, and is so glad that he gets to call Mo his home!
DJ worked at Mo for eight years — both in summer camp and outdoor education ministry — and knows every inch of the property.
He enjoys seeing the smiling faces of his co-workers anytime he steps into a building and relishes in the excitement of guests as they arrive on the ranch and loves Mo’s capability to amaze and change the lives.
Rev. Kathy Anderson first came to Mo-Ranch over 30 years ago, but her connection with Mo runs deeper than that.
Her grandparents were involved in the early development of the ranch — her grandfather helped built some of the original sleds for the slide — and they both were longtime volunteers during the tenure of Otis Moore.
Kathy has been a pastor for 20 years, and has served on the pastoral staff of Mt. Washington Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Westminster Presbyterian Church in Austin. She also served in the mission field as a young adult volunteer in Guatemala and was the executive director of John Knox Ranch, the camp and retreat center of Mission Presbytery.
We have two different lodging accommodation options available for this retreat. All pricing will include lodging, meal and activity rates. Group housing $250 per parent/child pair $75 for extra sibling/friend $75 for extra adult Hotel lodging (in same room) $425 per parent/child pair $75 extra sibling/friend $75 extra adult
Scholarships are available! Click here to learn more.
Mo-Ranch is 90 miles one-way, or a 2-hour drive from the nearest airport (SAT), allow 3 hours travel/check-in time for departures. We recommend generally scheduling arriving flights before 3 p.m. and departing flights after 3 p.m. to be sure you do not miss any of your event. If you are in need of shuttle service to Mo-Ranch, call Kars for Hire in Kerrville at (830) 890-8200 at least 15 days in advance to arrange transportation from San Antonio International Airport. Click here for directions to Mo.