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 10-11, 2017
Speaker: John Hilton III, Ph.D. - Full
John Hilton III was born in San Francisco and grew up in Seattle. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denver. John has a PhD from Brigham Young University and he is currently an Assistant Professor of Ancient Scripture at BYU. John loves reading, writing and speaking. He has worked with programs such as Especially for Youth, Education Week, and Time Out for Women and Girls. John has also published several books with Deseret Book including I Can Do Hard Things and How? Essential Skills for Living the Gospel. John loves being with his family, doing humanitarian work, and learning Chinese. John, his wife Lani, and their six children currently live in Utah.
September 22-23, 2017
Speaker: Jonathan Sandberg, Ph.D. - AVAILABLE
Jonathan Sandberg, Ph.D., 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 Young 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, and 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 9-10, 2018
Speaker: Brad Wilcox, Ph.D. - AVAILABLE
Brad Wilcox is an associate professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University. He received his bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from BYU and taught 6th grade in Provo School District before returning to BYU for a master's degree in teaching and learning. He received his PhD in curriculum and instruction with a focus in literacy from the University of Wyoming. He joined the faculty at BYU and spent many years in the Teacher Education Department. He moved to Ancient Scripture in 2016. He is the author of the book, The Continuous Atonement, and the BYU devotional, â€œHis Grace is Sufficient.â€� Brad grew up in Provo, Utah except for childhood years spent in Ethiopia, Africa. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chile and later returned to that country to preside over the Chile Santiago East Mission from 2003-2006. He and his family have also lived for a time in New Zealand and Spain where he directed study abroad programs for Brigham Young University. Brad has served as a member of the Sunday School General Board. His research interests include all aspects of literacy, as well as gospel topics, and onomastics (the study of names). He and his wife, Debi, have four children and six grandchildren. Reading, writing, teaching, and traveling are some of his favorite things. He loves Peanut M&M's and pepperoni pizza, but he realizes that doesn't sound too healthy so he is really trying hard to learn to love salads.