Discover Who you Really Are
DiscoveryBound has been providing programs for Christian Science youth for over 50 years. It’s what we do! Looking for friends that “get you,” are like-minded spiritually, accept you for who you are, and will love you unconditionally? You’ve come to the right place.
Upcoming Youth Events
SAN DIEGO NATIONAL ANNUAL WEEKEND
DiscoveryBound Outreach’s National Annual Event will be held in San Diego, CA! Join us over Labor Day weekend with activities that include a day at the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, a trip to the Birch Institute of Oceanography Aquarium, and of course, lots of fun on the beach.
Teens: 8th–12th grade (Fall 2017 school year) Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths.
Adults: DB Volunteers and adults interested in DiscoveryBound.
Friday, Sept. 1 – Monday, Sept. 4, 2017
San Diego, CA
Early registration (April 1 – June 30): Teens $280; Adults $350
Regular registration (July 1 – August 11): Teens $310; Adults $380
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FOR BOTH TEEN AND ADULT TRACKS:
- Hear a powerful and inspiring keynote talk – speaker TBA
- Explore the San Diego Zoo
- Talk with your peers about how Christian Science relates to your life
- Walk through Balboa Park
- Visit the Birch Aquarium
- Enjoy relaxing on the beach and hangout time
Housing will be provided for all participants, both teens and adults, in La Jolla, CA, to be held at the University of California, San Diego. Adults will have double room accommodations with the option to request a specific roommate, and teens will have larger bunk room accommodations with DB-appointed adult chaperones.
Book flights to arrive at San Diego International Airport (SAN) between 1:00pm and 5:00pm on Friday, Sept. 1. Depart out of the same airport between 11:00am and 3:00pm on Monday, Sept. 4. The DiscoveryBound staff will greet you at the airport and provide ground transportation to/from the event.
If you are traveling in a personal vehicle, arrive at the Revelle Residential Hall at the University of California, San Diego between 5:30pm and 6:30pm on Friday, Sept. 1 and depart between 8:30am and 9:30am on Monday, Sept. 4. Parking is available for the whole weekend with a $9 fee.
Refunds, less a $140 teen cancellation fee or $175 adult cancellation fee, will be given for cancellations on or before July 31. If you did not submit payment upon registering, you will need to pay the $140 or $175 cancellation fee. Following July 31, no refunds will be given and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.
You may apply for financial aid through DiscoveryBound as part of the registration process. Assistance for teens is determined on individual family needs, up to $140 for this event, and up to $150 for travel finances, and is granted on a first come, first served basis. For additional assistance, you are welcome to reach out to a local branch church or DiscoveryBound Chapter, or to fundraise independently!
Registration opens April 1st, 2017.
– Outreach Teen Participant
Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138