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.
September 19-20, 2014
Speaker: Sarah M. Coyne, Ph.D.
Dr. Sarah M. Coyne is an associate professor of human development in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. She studies media, aggression, and adolescents, and has over 60 publications on these topics. Her recent lecture topics have included: Raising kids in an I-everything world, parenting teenagers, and helping girls and women feel good about themselves. She is married to Paul Coyne and they have four children. Dr. Coyne lives in Spanish Fork, UT.
September 26-27, 2014 Full
Speaker: John Bytheway
John Bytheway was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and served an LDS mission in the Phillippines. Following his mission, he attended the University of Utah and later earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University. John has taught Book of Mormon classes at BYU and the BYU Salt Lake Center for the past 18 years. He has published more than 25 books, and more than a dozen audio programs. He loves to golf, write, read, and play the banjo and guitar. John is a founding member of the local chapter of the Andy Griffith Show Rerun Watchers Club, and does a frighteningly accurate impersonation of Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife. John and his wife Kimberly have six children and a completely full SUV.
February 13-14, 2015
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.