“Divine Love is infinite. Therefore all that really exists is in and of God, and manifests His love.” S&H 340:12-14
Explore the outdoors! Join DiscoveryBound teens (grades 7-12) in the Berkshires for two full days of inspiration, fun, and friendship. On Saturday, there’ll be skiing/snowboarding at Jiminy Peak for all levels from beginner to intermediate or snow tubing at Bousque. On Sunday, our very own DB Winter Olympics on Lake Pontoosuc. Stay in condos overlooking Jiminy Peak and enjoy an evening with an inspirational talk, huge indoor swimming pool and hot tub. There will be time for hanging out with friends – old and new. Most of all, it’s a chance for CS discussion with teens who think like you, with the support of an awesome team of chaperones coming to be with us… so don’t miss it!
7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends
of all faiths. Bring a friend new to DB and you both
receive $10 off.
Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2, 2020
On Friday, arrive at Vacation Village in the Berkshires in Hancock, MA by 8:00 p.m. and depart Sunday at Lake Pontoosuc in Lanesborough, MA at 2:00 p.m.
Lodging – Vacation Village in the Berkshires, 76 Brodie Mountain Rd. Hancock, MA
Skiing/Snowboarding at Jiminy Peak, 37 Corey Rd. Hancock, MA
Snow tubing at Bousquet, 101 Dan Fox Dr, Pittsfield, MA 0120
$90.00 includes lodging and meals. (skiing/snowboarding/snow tubing additional expense)
Bring a friend and save $10.00 for you and your friend.
Group Rental/Ticket Information for Skiing/Snowboarding
Lift Tickets: $53
Ski/Snowboard Rental: $37
Helmet Rental Required $10
Beginner Ski/Snowboard Package: $79 (Includes lift ticket to lower mountain, rentals, and lesson; Helmet Rental: $10 additional)
Snow Tubing at Bousquet Mountain
Snow Tubing: $20 for 2 hours
Up to $45 for registration fee and Up to $150 in flight travel costs.
Carpools & Flights
Transportation: Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying. Carpools are available from New York and Boston.
Private Vehicles: Arrive at Vacation Village in the Berkshires in Hancock, MA by 8:00 p.m. And Depart Lake Pontoosuc on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Flying: Arrive at Logan International Airport (BOS) by 3:00 p.m on Friday, January 31 and depart on Sunday, February 2 after 6:00 p.m. Transportation is provided to and from Logan International Airport.
- Event & Boston Contact: Lori Selby, 781-956-9035, [email protected]
- NY & CT Contact: Cathleen Ouderkirk 917-574-9214, [email protected]
- NH Contact: Pollyann Winslow 603 858-6696, [email protected]
Contact: Lori Selby, [email protected] or 781-956-9035
Skiing at Bryce Mountain.
Details to follow soon!
Come join DiscoveryBound for a cozy weekend at the A/U Ranches! This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and have fun while enjoying the company of other Christian Scientists and friends of all ages. Take part in sledding, broom hockey, climbing in the Rock Gym, snowshoeing, games and cards in the lodge and much more. Or just bring a good book, sit by the fire and enjoy a mug of hot chocolate. Feel free to do as few or as many activities as you want, but come be a part of the fun!
WHEN: Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 8, 2020
WHERE: A/U Ranches, Buena Vista, CO\
WHO: All Ages: This exciting weekend is for all ages. All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian – child care is not provided. It’s a special opportunity for everyone to spend time together. Families will be housed together.
WHAT: (See Weekend Schedule below)
COST: $99 per person (included in the cost are all meals beginning with Friday dinner through Sunday lunch, lodging, and most activities.)
FINANCIAL AID: If needed, up to $49 in financial aid is available for everyone. When registering, look for the link to the Financial Aid online form.
TRAVEL: Please plan to arrive at the A/U Ranches between 5-7pm on Friday, March 6. Departure on Sunday will be at 1pm. Transportation through DB is not provided.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If for some reason you need to cancel, you may do so up until Friday, February 14, 2020 with a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after February 14.
Registration closes February 27, 2020
ALL AGES Colorado WINTER Weekend Schedule
Friday, March 6
5 -7 pm Arrival – pizza for dinner
7:30 Welcome to the weekend in Valerie Lodge
Lodge time – Schedule Overview & Get-to-Know You Games
Saturday, March 7
7:30 am Lesson Study in Valerie Lodge (optional)
8:00 Breakfast in Valerie Lodge
9:00 Inspirational in Valerie Lodge
9:30 Morning Activities (sign-up)
11:00 Visiting Calves & Horses (sign-up)
12:00 pm Lunch in Valerie /Free time
1:15-5:00 Afternoon Activities (sign-up)
2:00-5:00 Princeton Hot Springs (sign-up + additional charge – tentative)
6:00 Dinner in Valerie Lodge
7:00 Presentation & Ice Cream Social
8:00 Lodge Time – family activity
Sunday, March 8
8:00 am Breakfast in Valerie Lodge
9:30 Drive into Town for Church / Sunday School
10-11 Church / Sunday School
11:15 Back to Ranches & Pack
12:00 Lunch & Weekend Evaluations in Valerie Lodge
1:00 Goodbyes & Departure
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!
This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation and other partners.