Candlelight Ranch provides educational and nature-based experiences for families and children of all abilities and needs to learn, explore and heal.
The founders of Candlelight Ranch envisioned a special, natural Hill Country environment where children could explore, learn and heal through the wonders of nature. The beautiful 41-acre ranch located on the north shore of Lake Travis includes multiple accessible facilities for exploring and learning. The Ranch offers its innovative customized science and nature-based curricula to 35+ non-profit youth-serving organizations and schools, and to non-affiliated groups to enhance and extend their outreach and programming. We have an engaged Board, dedicated staff, volunteers and offer experiential learning opportunities for college students.
The children served include those with physical challenges, emotional and behavioral challenges, economically disadvantaged, intellectually delayed, developmentally delayed, at risk of educational or socio-economic failure, and/or are enrolled in special education classes.