Important Details

We are so excited for you and 38 other amazing women to experience The Rooted Sister’s Faith-Fueled Life Mastermind Retreat at Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Mo!!  You’ll experience a remote haven of natural beauty spread out over 4,600 acres, where rustic luxury is tucked into the rugged landscape of the Missouri Ozark Mountains, overlooking sparkling Table Rock Lake.

Resort info

Big Cedar Lodge – 190 Top of the Rock Road.  Ridgedale, Missouri 65739

Website: BigCedar.com

Virtual Resort Concierge: CLICK HERE to connect with a live concierge agent via text messaging. Standard messaging and data rates apply.

In Room Guest Services: CLICK HERE for things to know about your room – service directory, safety & security details, fireplace instructions, and more.

 

DOWNLOAD THIS PDF TO PREPARE FOR YOUR STAYHERE

 

 

Details:

Everyone will receive a wristband upon check in that will allow you access to the resort amenities

Check-in: Friday, April 26th at 4:00 pm    Check-out: Monday, April 29th at 11:00 am.  There is no guarantee of early check-in but the hotel will do its best to accommodate. You are welcome to enjoy the resort before and after your stay and can always leave your bags in your car or with the front desk at the registration building.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE – The Retreat officially starts at 6:00 pm on Friday 4/26 and ends around 1:00 pm on Monday 4/29. So plan accordingly.

**On Monday morning you’ll want to put your things in your car or bring your things to the meeting space unless you request a late checkout (fees apply) –  not guaranteed to be available.

Transportation
Travel time from St. Louis to Big Cedar is about 4 hours. We ask that you make your own plans to get down there.  Carpool with a friend, drive yourself or fly into Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) and rent a car.  The resort is about an hour south of the Airport.

Parking at the resort
Self- Parking is available throughout the property and is complimentary. There are parking lots near every main area we will be. Registration, The Grandview building, and the Valley View & Falls Lodge.

Resort Courtesy Shuttle – Courtesy shuttle services for the Big Cedar property are offered daily from 6:00am-Midnight. With this service you can see where shuttles are in relation to yourself, get estimated wait times, request a ride and more. To request a complimentary shuttle pick up, download the Big Cedar Shuttle app by clicking HERE. You can also call our shuttle dispatch office at 417-339-5104 to request a ride.

Rooted Sister Contact
For you or your family to contact during our retreat –  Kristi Howard’s Cell: 314-369-2669 OR  Sarah Guldalian’s Cell: (314) 814-5848

Attire
Smart/Casual for daytime meetings.
Dressy/Casual for evening events.
Comfortable workout clothes for wellness activities/ fitness center / free time.

Jackets and layers are recommended.

Weather
The current projected weather for late April in Branson is Highs around 72° and lows around 52°
More accurate temps and conditions will be added here as they become available. 

Meals
All of your meals and afternoon snack breaks are included in the retreat.  Any additional drinks or treats from any of the restaurants/cafés are on your own. For more details on dinner times and locations check our agenda.

 

What to Bring

– Bible

– Durable Water bottle (for hikes/workouts/extra activities)

– 2-3 challenges in your work or personal life and prioritize them based on their impact on your life  – Click for more details!

Computer, iPad, or any other equipment you feel you need in order to work most effectively during the Mastermind Sessions. (optional)

– Smart Casual attire for daytime meetings

– Dressy Casual attire for Saturday and Sunday Evenings out

– Comfortable athletic clothes (if participating in wellness activities and/or extra resort activities)

– Tennis/pickleball racket & ball (optional)

– Swimsuit (optional)

– An open and joyous heart!

 

Elective Retreat Activity Details

Be sure to book in advance any elective activities you’d like to partake in during your stay. Check out ALL the amenities and services on their website – here

Access to Fitness Center –  We have complimentary access to the fitness center and all of the equipment during our stay. Classes and personal training sessions are available for an additional cost. The Fitness Center is open daily 6am – 10pm. More info – Here

Spa  –  Cedar Creek Spa is there for all of your relaxation needs. Whether it be a massage, a facial treatment or a nail treatment, their licensed professionals are dedicated to giving you world-class service. Click here for more info and to book –  HERE.

Outdoor games

  • Sand Volleyball – Beautifully landscaped with a fantastic lakefront view, their sand volleyball court will offer many hours of fun in the sun. You may check out volleyballs at Guest Services desk within the Registration building.
  • Horseshoes
  • Ridge Top Pickleball – Pickleball fans can put their skills to the test at their new pickleball court! Equipment can be checked out at the Guest Services desk within the Registration building.

Swimming –  2 heated outdoor pools & 1 indoor pool will be open. All pools offer complimentary pool towels.  More info on pools.

  • Outdoor pools: The Swimmin’ Hole pool & the Lakeside pool & hot tub  – 10am -10pm.
  • Indoor pool: The Brushey Creek pool located at the Wilderness Club is a family forward pool open all year round that features a large indoor heated pool & hot tub.

 

Offsite Elective Activities

Table Rock State Park / Hiking- An 11-minute drive from the resort- the park has hiking/biking trails, fishing, picnic sites, and more!  https://mostateparks.com/park/table-rock-state-park. Hiking trails within the parkhttps://apps5.mo.gov/trails/fullMap.action#

Golfing – There are various courses near the resort including the Ledgestone Country Club. Their 18-hole, par 71, championship course is tucked away amidst the Ozark Mountains, 27 minutes from the resort. https://www.ledgestonegolf.com/

Dogwood Canyon –  Featuring 10,000 acres of natural beauty and rugged scenery, you’ll escape to serenity when you enter this Ozark Mountain location. Dogwood Canyon is a family destination offering hiking, biking, wildlife tours, horseback riding, and trout fishing amongst towering bluffs, waterfalls, creek beds, handcrafted bridges, and wildlife. 23 minutes from the resort. https://dogwoodcanyon.org

 

Important Details

We are so excited for you and 38 other amazing women to experience The Rooted Sister’s Faith-Fueled Life Mastermind Retreat at Big Cedar Lodge in Branson, Mo!!  You’ll experience a remote haven of natural beauty spread out over 4,600 acres, where rustic luxury is tucked into the rugged landscape of the Missouri Ozark Mountains, overlooking sparkling Table Rock Lake.

Resort info

Big Cedar Lodge – 190 Top of the Rock Road.  Ridgedale, Missouri 65739

Website: BigCedar.com

Virtual Resort Concierge: CLICK HERE to connect with a live concierge agent via text messaging. Standard messaging and data rates apply.

In Room Guest Services: CLICK HERE for things to know about your room – service directory, safety & security details, fireplace instructions, and more.

 

DOWNLOAD THIS PDF TO PREPARE FOR YOUR STAYHERE

 

 

Details:

Everyone will receive a wristband upon check in that will allow you access to the resort amenities

Check-in: Friday, April 26th at 4:00 pm    Check-out: Monday, April 29th at 11:00 am.  There is no guarantee of early check-in but the hotel will do its best to accommodate. You are welcome to enjoy the resort before and after your stay and can always leave your bags in your car or with the front desk at the registration building.

IMPORTANT TO NOTE – The Retreat officially starts at 6:00 pm on Friday 4/26 and ends around 1:00 pm on Monday 4/29. So plan accordingly.

**On Monday morning you’ll want to put your things in your car or bring your things to the meeting space unless you request a late checkout (fees apply) –  not guaranteed to be available.

Transportation
Travel time from St. Louis to Big Cedar is about 4 hours. We ask that you make your own plans to get down there.  Carpool with a friend, drive yourself or fly into Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) and rent a car.  The resort is about an hour south of the Airport.

Parking at the resort
Self- Parking is available throughout the property and is complimentary. There are parking lots near every main area we will be. Registration, The Grandview building, and the Valley View & Falls Lodge.

Resort Courtesy Shuttle – Courtesy shuttle services for the Big Cedar property are offered daily from 6:00am-Midnight. With this service you can see where shuttles are in relation to yourself, get estimated wait times, request a ride and more. To request a complimentary shuttle pick up, download the Big Cedar Shuttle app by clicking HERE. You can also call our shuttle dispatch office at 417-339-5104 to request a ride.

Rooted Sister Contact
For you or your family to contact during our retreat –  Kristi Howard’s Cell: 314-369-2669 OR  Sarah Guldalian’s Cell: (314) 814-5848

Attire
Smart/Casual for daytime meetings.
Dressy/Casual for evening events.
Comfortable workout clothes for wellness activities/ fitness center / free time.

Jackets and layers are recommended.

Weather
The current projected weather for late April in Branson is Highs around 72° and lows around 52°
More accurate temps and conditions will be added here as they become available. 

Meals
All of your meals and afternoon snack breaks are included in the retreat.  Any additional drinks or treats from any of the restaurants/cafés are on your own. For more details on dinner times and locations check our agenda.

 

What to Bring

– Bible

– Durable Water bottle (for hikes/workouts/extra activities)

– 2-3 challenges in your work or personal life and prioritize them based on their impact on your life  – Click for more details!

– Smart Casual attire for daytime meetings

– Dressy Casual attire for Saturday and Sunday Evenings out

– Comfortable athletic clothes (if participating in wellness activities and/or extra resort activities)

– Tennis/pickleball racket & ball (optional)

– Swimsuit (optional)

– An open and joyous heart!

 

Elective Retreat Activity Details

Be sure to book in advance any elective activities you’d like to partake in during your stay. Check out ALL the amenities and services on their website – here

Access to Fitness Center –  We have complimentary access to the fitness center and all of the equipment during our stay. Classes and personal training sessions are available for an additional cost. The Fitness Center is open daily 6am – 10pm. More info – Here

Spa  –  Cedar Creek Spa is there for all of your relaxation needs. Whether it be a massage, a facial treatment or a nail treatment, their licensed professionals are dedicated to giving you world-class service. Click here for more info and to book –  HERE.

Outdoor games

  • Sand Volleyball – Beautifully landscaped with a fantastic lakefront view, their sand volleyball court will offer many hours of fun in the sun. You may check out volleyballs at Guest Services desk within the Registration building.
  • Horseshoes
  • Ridge Top Pickleball – Pickleball fans can put their skills to the test at their new pickleball court! Equipment can be checked out at the Guest Services desk within the Registration building.

Swimming –  2 heated outdoor pools & 1 indoor pool will be open. All pools offer complimentary pool towels.  More info on pools.

  • Outdoor pools: The Swimmin’ Hole pool & the Lakeside pool & hot tub  – 10am -10pm.
  • Indoor pool: The Brushey Creek pool located at the Wilderness Club is a family forward pool open all year round that features a large indoor heated pool & hot tub.

 

Offsite Elective Activities

Table Rock State Park / Hiking- An 11-minute drive from the resort- the park has hiking/biking trails, fishing, picnic sites, and more!  https://mostateparks.com/park/table-rock-state-park. Hiking trails within the parkhttps://apps5.mo.gov/trails/fullMap.action#

Golfing – There are various courses near the resort including the Ledgestone Country Club. Their 18-hole, par 71, championship course is tucked away amidst the Ozark Mountains, 27 minutes from the resort. https://www.ledgestonegolf.com/

Dogwood Canyon –  Featuring 10,000 acres of natural beauty and rugged scenery, you’ll escape to serenity when you enter this Ozark Mountain location. Dogwood Canyon is a family destination offering hiking, biking, wildlife tours, horseback riding, and trout fishing amongst towering bluffs, waterfalls, creek beds, handcrafted bridges, and wildlife. 23 minutes from the resort. https://dogwoodcanyon.org