Join 80 digital families for a fall weekend in the beautiful mountains outside of Zion National Park in southern Utah. All activities and events will be centered around getting your adventure on as a family to make memories that will last a lifetime.


With a vast array of activities from hiking, repelling, square dancing, swimming, and enjoying s'mores over a bonfire, we've got something for all adventure levels.

Get Your Adventure On!

Retreat Dates

Thursday Evening to Sunday, October 9-12, 2014

Pass Inclusions

  • 3 nights lodging for up to a family of 5, Thursday to Sunday, October 9-12, 2014 (See the Family Forward: Mountain Adventure eventbrite registration for lodging options, rates, and descriptions. Pricing varies based on type of accommodation.)

  • 10 adventure activities for up to a family of 5 (Choices include zip lining, miniature golf, paint balling, and more.)

  • 8 meals and all snacks and beverages for up to a family of 5

  • Discounts on guided adventure tours and spa packages

  • Fitness activities


Additional Family Members 

For families of more than 5, you may purchase additional retreat passes for $150 each (extra rooms not included).


Lodging/Extended Stays 

Family Forward will enjoy exclusivity at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort. As you can see on the eventbrite registration, Family Forward: Mountain Adventure offers many types of accommodations with a range of pricing options. Lodging choices are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Family Forward will make shared-home assignments for those who don't make specific requests. As the retreat draws near, we will gather your information, including special needs and requests for extended stays, and we will send you a confirmation with your reservation information. Guests who extend their stay will enjoy a discount on their lodging and spa services.



Transportation to Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, transportation from the airport to the resort and back (if applicable), Zion National Park entrance fees, or other activities, lodging, and meals not featured in the retreat agenda are not included.


Additional Details

Registration passes must be paid through Eventbrite. Once your payment has cleared, you will get a receipt confirming your registration. 


Registration passes are non-refundable, but they are transferable. If you find that you can no longer attend the retreat after the point of purchase, please contact us and we'll try and help you transfer your ticket. While ticket transfers are your responsibility, all pass transfers must go through and be approved by Family Forward. Transfers requested 30 days past the point of purchase are subject to a $30 transfer fee.


The retreat schedule, including activities and events, is subject to change. 

Retreat Schedule

(Tentative/rough schedule, subject to change)


Thursday, October 9, 2014
  • Registration at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort

  • Welcome Pizza Party

  • Bonfire with S'mores and Entertainment



Friday, October 10, 2014
  • Breakfast Buffet

  • Hands-on Adventure Activities

  • Lunch

  • Hands-on Adventure Activities

  • Dinner

  • Square Dancing and Dessert



Saturday, October 11, 2014
  • Breakfast Buffet

  • Hands-on Adventure Activities

  • Lunch

  • Hands-on Adventure Activities

  • Dinner

  • Rodeo

  • Closing Party: Bonfire


Sunday, October 12, 2014
  • Breakfast Buffet

  • Hands-on Adventure Activities

  • Lunch



Save Big!

Family Forward's Mountain Adventure offers a variety of lodging options, with prices ranging from $349 to $699 for up to a family of 5, to fit within your budget.