Interactive Event Calendar
Spring Board Meetings
May 4-6, 2013
The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa | Carefree, AZ
Schedule of Activities
Saturday, May 4
|12:30 p.m.||Golf Tournament Tee Times
Boulders North Course
|6:30-8:00 p.m.||Welcome Reception|
Sunday, May 5
|12:00-1:30 p.m.||IDFA Board of Directors Meeting (lunch provided)|
|2:00-5:00 p.m.||Joint MIF, NCI & IICA Boards of Directors Meeting|
|6:30-9:00 p.m.||Reception and Dinner|
Monday, May 6
|7:30-8:30 a.m.||IICA Board of Directors Meeting (breakfast provided)|
|8:45-10:00 a.m.||MIF Board of Directors Meeting|
|10:15-11:15 a.m.||NCI Board of Directors Meeting|
Weather and Attire
The average temperature for Phoenix Arizona in May is 82 degrees with an average rainfall of less than 1”. Please make sure to bring a jacket or sweater for the evenings. Attire for all activities is resort casual.
Hotel Information & Directions
The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa
34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, Arizona, 85377
Arizona's extraordinary Sonoran Desert surrounds The Boulders, a luxurious natural retreat offering championship golf courses, tennis gardens and sparkling pools. Be enchanted by adobe casitas, innovative cuisine and the world-renowned Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders Resort.
Meeting Registration Per Board Member - $250.00
Golf Tournament - $200.00 per player
Spouse – No Charge
Single/Double Room Per Night - $301.06 (includes taxes)
Check-In – 4:00 PM and Check-Out – 12:00 Noon
Please make hotel reservations by calling the hotel directly at (480)488-9009, or online at http://www.theboulders.com/ by Friday, April 12 and make sure to mention that you are making a reservation under the IDFA room block. If you need any assistance with your reservation, please call Tracy Boyle at (202) 220-3509 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel and Transportation
Distance From Hotel: 9.3 miles
Drive Time: 25 min.
Exit airport on Butherus Dr.Turn right onto Scottsdale Rd. The Boulders main gate is on the right 500 feet north of the light at the intersection of Carefree Hwy. Scottsdale Rd. Drive Time: About 25 minutes.
Typical Minimum Charge: $100.00
Typical Minimum Charge: $40.00
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Distance From Hotel: 33 mi.
Drive Time: 50 min.
From Sky Harbor Airport, Follow the airport signs to the 202 Exit. Take 202 East to the 101 North. Continue North on 101 to the Scottsdale Road exit. North (right) on Scottsdale Road and continue North for approximately 11 Miles to Carefree Highway. Continue just past intersection of Carefree Highway and Scottsdale Road. Entrance to • The Boulders, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is 500 Feet North of the intersection on the East (right) side of the road.
Typical Minimum Charge: $150.00
Typical Minimum Charge: $85.00
Restore body and mind at the Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders Resort, where the Sonoran Desert provides a serene setting and inspires the spa menu. The 33,000-sq.-ft. luxury spa offers a diverse array of traditional treatments and services. Unique shamanic experiences provide opportunities for restoring personal balance and energy.
Tennis, Pools, Golf, and Fitness
Hone golf and tennis skills, start a new exercise program or follow a current routine at The Boulders Resort.
Play exciting rounds on two championship golf courses designed by architect Jay Morrish. The verdant greens and fairways are surrounded by the Sonoran Desert’s ancient boulders and tall cacti, a vivid and memorable setting for challenging rounds of golf. Head to the terraced tennis garden to play a match or participate in a round-robin tournament.
The four swimming pools at The Boulders create an oasis in the Sonoran Desert. Take a refreshing swim in the Club Pool after golf or tennis. Get to know other guests at the Main Lodge Pool or retreat to the private and secluded Villa Pool. Relax at the Spa Pool after a fitness class or spa treatment.
Pursue an established exercise regimen in the modern fitness center, which offers an array of cardiovascular and weight training equipment. After an invigorating exercise session, relax in the whirlpools and saunas.
Restaurant and Lounges
Enjoy Southwestern and American cuisine at casual Palo Verde. The enticing dinner menu offers a range of signature Southwestern dishes.
Head to Bogey's at the Clubhouse for commanding views of the golf course. Have a hearty breakfast before a round of golf or take a break mid-day for a sandwich. In the evening, enjoy dinner or have a drink at the bar.
The Grill serves delicious steak and seafood specialties. Relax on the patio of this intimate and elegant restaurant and take in views of the golf course and tennis garden.
Spa indulgence continues with light and healthful dishes served at the Spa Café. Sip an herbal tea or enjoy vegetarian or gluten-free dishes.
Sip a favorite cocktail at the Discovery Lounge. Spend a relaxing evening in front of the fireplace, listening to jazz and gazing at the vivid Arizona sunset.
Make dining part of the itinerary on a visit to el Pedregal at The Boulders, adjacent to the resort. The Bakery Café serves freshly baked breads and pastries, sandwiches and salads. Replenish during a shopping spree with a Southwest-Mexican feast, and maybe a margarita, at The Spotted Donkey Cantina.
Recreation and Local Attractions
The Heard Museum features exhibits of Native American crafts and culture
Town of Cave Creek includes eclectic shopping, parks, and nature preserves
Taliesin West was built by acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright and is home of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
CrackerJax Family Fun & Sports Park, miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, and other rides provide family fun
Tonto National Forest offers a range of outdoor activity such as horseback riding, boating, fishing and hunting
Kierland Commons, an open-air shopping mall in Scottsdale, includes popular boutiques and shops as well as a variety of restaurants