a retreat for owners & directors

Business of Childcare Workshop

Improve your foundational business and financial skills
for your early childhood education center or daycare.

April 23-27, 2023
Bella Vista, Arkansas

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3 days of workshops
to boost your business

featuring amazing lakefront accommodations for all attendees.
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Come alone or bring your senior staff.

You’ll get the opportunity to build relationships with others in the industry who all share the same professional passions.

Together we’ll share meals, laughs, and community encouragement as childcare professionals on a mission to succeed in business.

This small retreat offers 1:1 attention in a relaxed environment.

You’ll improve your skills with sessions dedicated to:

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Staffing
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Boosting enrollment
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Business automation
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Financial management

You’ll leave the workshop with newfound confidence to achieve your business goals, reaffirm your commitment to the longevity of your business,
and increase your revenue.

There are only 10 seats available, so sign up today!

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Workshop accommodations

We think you’ll agree that the Cedar Lodge is a big perk of this 3 day / 4 night workshop weekend.

We will sleep, eat, and have our workshops there together - with some evening excursions, of course.

You can view the Cedar Lodge floor plan and view pricing per room.

Prices are inclusive of all workshop meals, fees, and ground transportation. Additional room details are below!

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Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis and will disappear from the registration/workshop product page once booked.

If you’re ready to register, sign up now and book your room.

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Shared Rooms

There is a shared room option for one group of 2 and one group of 3.

Shared rooms require you to organize a group to attend and pay for the total cost of the room for your entire group upon registration.

We do not plan to assign strangers to shared rooms.

Room Details

Check out the Cedar Lodge floor plan to see more details about the room.

Please check the product page to see if your preferred room is still available.

Bedroom 0
$2,000

Single - 1 attendee
1 Queen bed
Shared bathroom
Floor 1 - Main level

Bedroom 1*
$2,000

Single - 1 attendee
1 King bed
Shared bathroom
Floor 1 - Main level

*This room requires entry to the rest of the house through the back or front door.

Bedroom 2
$2,750
*

Double - 2 attendees
2 Queen beds
Private bathroom
Floor 2 - Lake level

*Cost is the total for 2 people.

Bedroom 3
$3,500
*

Triple - 3 attendees
1 King, 2 twins, 1 daybed
Private bathroom
Floor 2 - Lake level

*Cost is the total for 3 people.
Bedroom 4
$1,750

Single - 1 attendee
1 Queen bed
Shared bathroom
Floor 2 - Lake level

Bedroom 5
$1,500

Single - 1 attendee
1 Queen bed
Shared bathroom
Floor 2 - Lake level

Bedroom 6
$2,000

Single - 1 attendee
1 King bed
Shared bathroom
Floor 2 - Lake level

Bedroom 7
$2,000

Single - 1 attendee
1 King bed
Shared bathroom
Floor 2 - Lake level

Workshop Sessions

Workshops will be held for 3 days from 9am - 4pm with regular breaks.

The small group allows for all attendees to participate in the sessions together.

Both the workshop sessions and accommodations are held at the Cedar Lodge in Bella Vista, Arkansas from April 23-27, 2023.

Workshop Fees

$1,500 - $2,500 per attendee. Fees vary based on the room you or your group chooses.

Fees include:

  • 3 days of workshops
  • 4 nights of accommodations in the beautiful Cedar Lodge
  • 4 nights / 3 days of accommodations in the beautiful lodge
  • All meals and break time snacks and beverages
  • Transportation to/from the Northwest Arkansas National Airport (airport code XNA)
  • Transportation to post-workshop activities

The workshop and accommodations are in the same location at the beautiful Cedar Lodge Arkansas Resort. Considering the intimate nature of the retreat, we invite everyone to share the space together and the fees include both the workshop sessions and accommodations.

Please view our accommodations section above for detailed information on how to choose a room of the lodge.

Travel Info

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Attendees should arrive in Bella Vista, Arkansas on April 23 and depart on April 27.

The Northwest Arkansas National Airport (airport code XNA) is only 30 minutes away from the venue. Ground transportation will be provided to/from the airport and to group excursions.

Lodge check in / check out

Attendees may check in to the Cedar Lodge on April 23 after 3pm.

Check out is April 27 by 11am.

Anyone who arrives early or stays late due to flight times can wait with workshop facilitators at a nearby location.

Meals

Breakfast

Coffee, tea, breakfast bars, fruit, cheese, and pastries at the lodge.
Lunch

We will order from a local restaurant of choice and eat at the lodge.
Dinner

We will go out in town and visit the best local restaurants. Our final dinner will be held at Lake Point.

We can accommodate dietary restrictions. Once you register, we will follow up with you to learn what we can do to make the trip more comfortable for you.

Event schedule

April 23 - Check in to Cedar Lodge after 3pm
April 24- Workshop sessions, 9am - 4pm
April 25 - Workshop sessions, 9am - 4pm
April 27 - Workshop sessions, 9am - 4pm
April 28 - Check out of Cedar Lodge by 11am


Registration

To register, please proceed to the workshop page, submit the information, and complete payment.

If you are registering for a group, only 1 person needs to sign up for all attendees.

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Cancellation Policy

Attendees are eligible to receive a full refund if you notify us by March 23.

Cancellations attend AFTER March 23 are not eligible for a refund, but you may roll the payment forward to another workshop or service.