Marriage Weekend Getaway
Aspen Grove Marriage Weekend Getaways offer educational lectures on marriage, and a variety of indoor and outdoor recreational activities and programs. All weekend packages include dinner and accommodations Friday night, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Bedding is provided. Dress for this event is casual.
$190 per couple for Beckham Lodge, and Aspen Lodge Guestroom accommodations.
$175 per couple for Family Lodge accommodations.
$140 per couple for Rustic Cabin accommodations (available in September and October only).
begins Friday at 3:00 PM. Checkout is Saturday at 4:00 PM.
Call for availability and pricing of an additional night.
February 13-14, 2015 - Full
Speaker: Jason Carroll, Ph.D.
Jason Carroll, Ph.D., is a professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Carroll is a nationally recognized researcher, scholar, and educator in the areas of marriage readiness among young adults, couple formation patterns and the transition to marriage, the effectiveness of marriage education, and modern threats to marriage (such as materialism, pornography, delayed age at marriage, and premarital sexuality). Dr. Carroll's work has been featured in USA Today, Psychology Today Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and other popular news outlets. Dr. Carroll is the lead instructor of the popular Preparation for Marriage course at BYU, a course servicing over 1,500 students a year. Dr. Carroll has been married for 20 years and he and his wife Stefani are the blessed parents of five children.
September 25-26, 2015
Speaker: Jonathan Sandberg, Ph.D.
Jonathan Sandberg joined the faculty in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University in the fall of 2008 where his primary responsibility is training Marriage and Family Therapists. Prior to coming to BYU he worked at Syracuse University in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy for 10 years. In addition, Dr. Sandberg has worked with families, couples and individuals as a family therapist for 21 years. Currently he serves in the LDS church in a Youth Single Adult Stake Presidency. Both in church service and in his profession, Brother Sandberg has spent many hours with families as they share their joys as well as their heart-breaking sorrows. Most importantly, Jonathan has the unique honor and privilege of being married to Sharon Jannelli Sandberg, his best friend and sweetheart. They are the parents of 4 wonderful and vibrant children. His favorite family activity is to hike in the National Parks of Southern Utah.
February 12-13, 2016
Speaker: Brad Wilcox, Ph.D.
Brad Wilcox grew up in Provo, Utah, and spent several childhood years in Ethiopia, Africa. As a young man, he served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile. Dr. Wilcox earned a Ph.D. at the University of Wyoming and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Brigham Young University, where he teaches courses in literacy. Brad enjoys writing and has published many books, articles, and CDs for church and national audiences, including Growing Up, Filling Your Testimony Tank, and The Prophet and the Plates. His first picture book, Hip, Hip, Hooray for Annie McRae was a finalist for the Utah Children's Choice Award. He and his wife Debi are the parents of four children and reside in Provo, Utah.