MARRIED COUPLES GETAWAYat Deer Run in Thompson's Station, TN
MARRIED COUPLES ROMANCE WEEKENDS
Hosted in The Lodge at Deer Run
Friday 5:30 p.m. to Sunday 11:00 a.m.
Experience Romance, Renewal, and Refreshment to Build a Stronger Relationship with Each Other
For couples in all seasons of marriage — from the heights of love to the depths of struggle. Spend an intentional, intimate weekend focusing on each other without interruptions and without to-do lists! The weekend provides relaxing couple time, valuable speaker sessions, relationship-building activities and 5 delicious meals including a romantic Saturday night dinner.
These retreats take place at The Lodge at Deer Run, an upscale private facility nestled within 100 wooded acres of beautiful rolling hills near historic downtown Franklin, Tennessee.
To create a more intimate setting, these weekend retreats are limited to 15 couples. Pricing is based on your package choice — either overnight accommodations at Deer Run (private room choice) or no overnight accommodations.
Valentine Romance Weekend
February 14-16, 2020
Give an amazing gift to your spouse — a Valentine’s Weekend at The Lodge at Deer Run. It truly is a weekend that you will enjoy and remember!
Guest Speakers: Henry & Holly Bieber; Henry is the Care & Caring Counselor at Shoreline Church in Knoxville, TN.
Weekend Theme: Survive or Thrive
Springtime Romance Weekend
March 13-15, 2020
Spring is a perfect season for taking time away together and renewing your commitment to each other.
Guest Speakers: Daryl & Stephanie Fitzgerald, Freedom in Christ Ministries
Weekend Theme: Come Away With Me
Fall Romance Weekend
November 20-22, 2020
Start the holiday season off by spending this weekend together so you can focus on each other.
Guest Speakers: Robby & Christy Ryan
Weekend Theme: Love That Never Fails
Sample Schedule: Married Couples Weekends
Schedule is subject to change.
5:30p Room Check-in Begins; Relaxation & Fellowship
6:15p Welcome & Prayer followed by Dinner
7:30p SESSION 1
9:00p Campfire with S’mores in the Backyard
9:00a SESSION 2
10:30a Couple Photos & Group Photo
11:00a SESSION 3
1:15p Relationship-Building Activities
4:45p Couple Date Time
7:00p Candlelit Dinner with Live Music & Dancing
After Dinner Couple Time: Games in the entry sitting room, time together in the Great Room or around the backyard campfire, or alone time in your room
9:00a Worship & SESSION 4
11:00a Pack Up & Check Out
What to Pack: Married Couples Weekend
- Casual clothing for sessions and free time
- Loose-fitting pants and sturdy shoes or hiking boots for Saturday’s couple relationship-building activities
- Dress up or dress casual for Saturday night’s romantic dinner — whichever is most comfortable for you
- Warm clothing for outdoor activities, depending on the weather: jackets, gloves, scarfs, hats/beanies, long johns
FAQ: Married Couples Weekends
IS THIS WEEKEND FOR US?
The weekend is designed to offer new insights and renewal to even the best marriages and relationships. The weekend gives you time away from everyday stress and schedules and provides time for you to focus on each other.
It is also a weekend for couples who are struggling and are seeking hope for restoration of their relationship. The speakers, worship and other elements of the weekend give you a foundation to rekindle your love and start anew.
ARE THE LODGING ACCOMMODATIONS PRIVATE?
Yes, rooms are not shared. All accommodations are private rooms with a private bath.
WILL WE HAVE SOME FREE TIME TO CHOOSE WHAT TO DO ON OUR OWN?
Yes, couples have time on Saturday afternoon to relax together and choose to stay at Deer Run or spend time off site. Nearby options are historic Leiper’s Fork or downtown Franklin, each only 15 minutes from Deer Run.
ARE THE COUPLE RELATIONSHIP-BUILDING ACTIVITIES PHYSICALLY CHALLENGING?
Many of the activities are not physically challenging, but rather help you with communication and trust. For the more physically challenging activities, it is participation by choice. Most couples who attend comment that this is one of the best parts of the weekend experience.
IS CHILDCARE AVAILABLE ON SITE?
Our apology, but no, childcare is not available.
WHAT SHOULD WE WEAR TO THE SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER?
Wear whatever is comfortable for you; there are no dress requirements. However, this is an opportunity to dress up if you would like to.
WHAT IF I HAVE FOOD ALLERGIES OR DIETARY RESTRICTIONS?
Contact Guest Services by calling (615) 794-2918 or emailing Contact@DeerRun.camp. Our food service staff will do their best to accommodate your needs.
Package Pricing & Lodge Accommodations
Once a guest room is booked, it is no longer be available as an option on the online registration. You may call (615) 794-2918 to add your name to a waiting list for a specific guest room.
If you are in need of financial assistance: Click here for information about applying for a scholarship.
Discount for those who serve our community: 10% OFF for Military, First Responders, Teachers, Pastors and Foster Families. Call (615) 794-2918 or email Contact@DeerRun.camp to find out how to receive your discount. This cannot be combined with other discounts. However, you can still receive referral credits for new camper families who you invite to summer camp!
$619 Package Price per Couple
Second-floor room with 2 queen beds, stone gas fireplace, large bathroom, and door to outside upper porch
$589 Package Price per Couple
Second-floor room with queen bed and interior porch overlooking dining room
$589 Package Price per Couple
Third-floor room with 2 queen beds and door to outside private porch
$519 Package Price per Couple
Second-floor room with queen bed and door to outside upper porch
$589 Package Price per Couple
Second-floor room next to the meeting room with queen bed and door to outside upper porch
AT DEER RUN
Experience life-time memories, strengthened relationships, deeper connections, new friendships and lots of fun!