"I heard the sweetest sound in many years; my husband laughed his true, real laugh.."



The next Retreat will be April 09-10-11, 2021

at Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat

 8484 S Farm to Market 372, Gainesville, TX 76240 

About Us

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These are the memories of our sons and daughters that have paid the ultimate price of Freedom. 

We will never forget their sacrifice.

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Retreats available by R.S.V.P. only

Gold Star Parent's Retreat

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

(817) 908-0073

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Our Retreats

Coming Events

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We begin our weekends with a "Welcome Dinner" and open mic night on Friday, then ease into Saturday with a hearty breakfast and outline of the day's activities. Sundays begin with a casual breakfast then we say "farewell" to our families.

Coming Events

Coming Events

Coming Events


Our 2021 Retreat will be held April 09-11 at  Lone Oak Ranch & Retreat

located at 8484 S FM 372 in Gainesville, TX

Our Guest Speaker will be

Tempa Sherrill of Stay the Course


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Have a testimonial about one of our retreats? Send us an email at GSPRTX@gmail.com and we'll post it here!

 "(SSG Burgess) your parents and the things they are doing to honor and respect your service and all of our sons and daughters as Gold Star Parents coordinators, is something very special. They are doing you proud and helping many of us heal."
Ralph Hanson, Gold Star Dad and Retreat attendee.


Other Events

Our Volunteers



Watch here for other events across Texas, like the Riley Run in Tolar, the Watermelon Run For The Fallen in Hempstead, the Snowball Express 5 and 10K in Fort Worth and Monument Dedications across the state.

Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers


A HUGE "Thank you!" to our volunteers:           Trinnie Schley, Michelle Greer, and Red Dirt Military Moms Eva Turner and Pat Apperson!


Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers


  • Do you only accept Gold Star KIA?  We welcome any parent of any child that was serving our country, be it training, illness, or active duty.

What is covered as far as expenses?   We cover your room and meals and entertainment for the entire weekend. Parents are responsible for their own travel expenses.