Below are options that will showcase the unique culture and scenery of Arizona. If you are interested in participating, please indicate so during registration. Capacity is limited so reserve your seat today. In addition to the activities below, we have many opportunities throughout the conference for you to connect with Heritage experts and staff in a casual, conversation-style format. Please check out the Agenda for more details. 

Thursday, April 22 | 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Mosaic Works of Art

Experience a working ceramics studio without ever leaving the hotel! Choose from a buffet of tiles to create a colorful mosaic with the guidance of an expert. Each mosaic-style art is cut by hand in shapes inspired by nature, individually glazed and detailed, then high-fired to ensure durability. Light refreshments will be served.

Price Per Attendee: $175

Thursday, April 22 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.


Hot Button Breakout Session

Listening Session with the Feulner Institute: Unpacking our 2021 Plan

  • Angela Sailor - Vice President, The Feulner Institute, The Heritage Foundation
  • Katharine Gorka - Director, Center for Civil Society and American Dialogue



Friday, April 23 | 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Guided Morning Desert Hike

This one and a half hour guided hike will take you to ancient 2,000-8,000 year old rock art (Petroglyphs). On the hike, the guide will discuss all the flora and fauna with a little elevation gain of 360’ on the lower javalina trail for a light workout and good views over the canyon! April is the best time of the year as it is cacti and tree blooming season and active with wildlife! Participants will receive a Ritz-Carlton backpack, water, and homemade trail mix. 

Price Per Attendee: $75