Spiritual Retreat Sites
for Groups and Individuals


Sites within or close to the Southwest Texas Conference

Alto Frio Baptist Encampment
PO Box 468
Leakey, TX 78873
830.832.5271  
www.altofrio.com
(Baptist Camp)

Buckner Baptist Encampment
Burnet, TX
512.756.7540  
www.campbuckner.org
(Baptist Camp)

Camp Capers
350 FM 1621
Waring, TX 78074
830.995.3966  
www.campcapers.org
(Episcopal Diocese of West Texas)

Camp Lone Star
LaGrange, TX 78945
800.362.2078    
www.lomt.com
(Lutheran Camp)

Camp Young Judaea
121 Camp Young Judaea Rd
Wimberley, TX 78676
512.847.9564  
www.cyjtexas.org
(Jewish camp open to Christian groups)

Camp Zephyr
151 FM 3162
Sandia, TX 78383
361-547-2448 
www.campzephyr.org
(Baptist encampment)

Cathedral Oaks
Near Wiemer, TX
361.573.4233
www.umccathedraloaks.com
(Victoria District UMC Retreat Center)
Victoria District Office

Cedarbrake Catholic Retreat Center
Belton, TX
254.780.2436    
www.austindiocese.org
(Austin Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church)

Christ the King Retreat Center
802 Ford Street
San Angelo, TX 76905
325.651.5352
(San Angelo Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church)

Drum’s Lakeview Resort
Canyon Lake, TX
800.385.4013
www.drumresorts.com
(boat ramp, nature trails)

The Haven River Inn
105 Hwy. 473
Comfort, TX 78013
888.995.7200
www.havenriverinn.com
(full-time clergy & spouse:1-2 nights free once per year)

HEB Foundation Camp
North of Leakey, TX
www.laitylodge.com / www.hebuttfdn.org
(Free under certain conditions)

Highlan
d Lakes Camp & Conference Center
FM-2322, off Texas Hwy. 71
Spicewood, TX 78669
888.222.3482
www.highlandlakescamp.org
(Baptist; many Emmaus walks are held here)

Lazy H Ranch and Retreat Center
Hwy. 1871, 18 miles southwest of Mason
325.347.6147 ($20 per person/night)

Lebh Shomea
Sarita, TX
361.294.5369
www.lebhshomea.org
(Prayer Center)

Luther Hill
3782 Luther Hill Road
La Grange, TX 78945
979.249.3232/888.266.4613
www.lutherhill.org
(Lutheran Retreat Center)

Mount Wesley Conference Center
610 Methodist Encampment Road
Kerrville, TX 78028
830.895.5700
www.mountwesley.org
(SWTX Retreat Center)

Mustang Island Conference Center
PO Box 130
Port Aransas, TX 78373
361.749.1800  
www.mustangisland.org
(Episcopal Diocese of West Texas )

Oblate Renewal Center
285 Oblate Drive
San Antonio, TX 78216
210.341.1366/349.4173
www.ost.edu 
(San Antonio Archdiocese Roman Catholic Church)

Spiritual Renewal Center
Victoria
361.572.836
www.victoriadiocese.org
(Victoria Archdiocese, Roman Catholic Church)

Twin Oaks Ranch
PO Box 457
Buda, TX 78610
512.295.6151    
www.twinoranch.com
(inexpensive)

Way of the Wolf Ranch
458 Wolf Way
Fredericksburg, TX 78624
830.997.0711/888.way.wolf  
www.wayofthewolf.com
(prayer center) 



NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES


www.osb.org/retreats/index.html    (Benedictine Retreat Centers)
www.catholiclinks.org/retirosunitedstates.html    (Catholic Retreat Houses)
www.ecandcc.org    (Episcopal)
www.lutheransonline.com  
www.elca.org/camps    (Lutheran)
www.pcusa.org/conferenceministires/camps-centers.html    (Presbyterian)
www.oma-ucc.org/camp-dir.html    (United Church of Christ)
www.gbod.org/camping    (United Methodist)
www.christianhospitalitynetwork.org    (at least 25% pastor discount)
www.findthedivine.com    (over 1700 retreat centers)
www.nardacenters.org    (faith-based retreat and peace centers)
www.spiritsite.com    (retreat centers in USA)
www.sdiworld.org/retreat_centers.html    (International Retreat Centers with Spiritual Direction)
www.texas-cabins.com    (a tourist guide for renting cabins in Texas)




World Council of Churches


Ecumenical Institute of Bossey
www.oikoumene.org
(study or private stay on Lake Geneva in French Alps)
Geneva, Switzerland



Taize


Taizé, France
www.taize.fr
(International Christian Community)





The Spiritual Formation Committee of the Board of Discipleship of the Southwest Texas Conference does not endorse any of the listed venues, except for Mount Wesley and Cathedral Oaks. All others are offered as a convenience for personal research. To add to or update this list please contact
SWTX Leadership Development Office . Update3-20-09


Hearts On Fire
The Fellowship of United Methodist Spiritual Directors & Retreat Leaders