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 14-15, 2014
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. Prior to coming to BYU he worked at Syracuse University in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy for 10 years. 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. The Sandberg's 8 year old daughter Micaela provided the following more important information. What is his job? "He is a teacher and therapist at BYU." What is a therapist? "He works on peoples' lives." What is his calling at church right now? "He gets to play lots of games with the Priests and they go to the temple a lot." What else would people want to know about your Dad? "He is always nice and plays fun games. He makes the best meat on the grill. He really likes to play games with the neighborhood kids. He kisses his wife way too much!"
September 26-27, 2014
Speaker: John Bytheway
John Bytheway was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and served an LDS mission in the Phillipines. 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.