About Paradise in the Sky

Providing an outdoor facility for youth of all diversities and challenges, unlocking their potential and teaching leadership skills with a focus on ethical decision making along with empowering and motivating their future success.

Paradise in the Sky, Youth Motivational Services, Inc. provides an environment where youth of all diversities and challenges learn and practice leadership skills with focus on ethical decision making. This outside facility provides affordable, educational, and outdoor recreational activities in a safe, clean, and inviting environment through sound business and management practice.

Mission Statement

A facility that provides outdoor activities to empower and motivate challenged youth by promoting respect for all cultural diversity through outdoor recreational and educational opportunities to unlock each youth’s potential for future success

Our Customized Event Services

Family Reunions & Retreats

Family Reunions and Retreats and special events are more than welcome. Foster support groups, families and foster/adoption youth groups as well.  Each event is customized to fit your needs.

Birthday Parties & Special Events

Special events, birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, going away parties, bridal and bachelor parties and even weddings are always welcome.  Call to customize your special event.

Church Retreats & Youth Groups

Church retreats is open to groups, church bodies, youth groups and all are welcome for both day and over night camps.  All group activities are customized to fit your needs.

Senior Citizen Center Groups

All seniors and centers are welcome to call and customize a special outing or event in this spectacular property and enjoy all the nature and equine interaction you would like.  Call to customize your visit.

Corporate Retreats

Treat your staff to a unique experience of relaxation and fun at one of Paradise’s customized corporate staff retreats.

Engagement Packages

Paradise Country Escapes offers Engagement photography packages in a beautiful, natural setting.

Day Camps

Summer, winter, fall, and spring day and group camps.  Call to schedule your youth into one of our groups all year round.  Activities include equine interaction, yoga, lessons with the aim being to ride the trails, fishing, paddle boating, hiking the trails and much more fun filled Paradise activities.  Call to see if there is room for your young person/people. Ask about camping opportunities as well.

Community Youth Groups

Community youth groups, YMCA, Youth Centers and many more retreats welcome.  All groups, no matter what the celebration, are welcome.  All events are customized to your needs.

School Field Trips

Pre-Schools, Grade Schools, Middle Schools, Special needs schools, Charter Schools and colleges are all more than welcome to call and schedule a special customized event in Paradise in the Sky.

Day Care, Pre-School & Head Start Groups

Day care Centers, Pre-Schools, and all Head Starts are welcome to customize day trips and outings.  All events are customized to fit your needs.

Boy/Girl Scouts & 4H Groups

All scout groups, 4H Groups and community groups are welcome to Paradise in the Sky for Paradise adventures.  4H groups and Scout groups welcome for community service projects as Paradise is a 501c3 non profit.

Green Screen Studio Packages

Paradise Country Escapes offers Green Screen Studio photography packages customized to your style.

Recovery & Treatment Groups

Recovery and Treatment programs welcome.  Call to customize your Paradise events in this spectacular setting for calming and tranquil events.

Wounded Warriors

Paradise offers peace and calm tranquility in a beautiful setting.

Socialization Interactive Activity Groups

Socialization groups for teens and young adults that meet weekly. Call for more information and customization.

Equine Yoga

Relax and unwind with a session of Equine Yoga.

Youth Equine Yoga

Relax and unwind with a session of Equine Yoga.

Wedding Packages

Paradise Country Escapes offers wedding photography packages customized to your special day.

Contact Us

Address: 9580 Westenbarger Drive Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Phone: 740-501-1193
Email: paradiseinthesky9580@yahoo.com

Board Members

Founder & President – Richard (Rich) Stephens
Co-Founder, Vice President & Director – Paula Kyle-Stephens
Treasurer – Dee Allerding
Secretary – Renee Hobson
Board Member – Susan Moreland
Equine Advisor – Tracey Langley
Volunteers – Connie Morrow, Joanne Eddy & Ellen Staats

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