Come to the Georgia Aquarium for an awesome sleepover. Enjoy the outstanding
dolphin show; go behind-the-scene to see how food is prepared; look at the big
tank from the top; and engage in hands-on activities. Then drift off to sleep by one
of the tanks of the majestic animals.
When: Saturday, March 10 — Sunday, March 11, 2018 3:00pm Saturday – noon Sunday
Meet and depart from First Church of Christ, Scientist,
150 Fifteenth St NE, Atlanta (corner of Peachtree and 15th Streets)
Who: Ages 7-12 year old Christian Scientists & friends
Limited spots available for parents of attendees
Includes overnight, programming, dinner and breakfast
– Youth: $75 (Financial assistance available)
– Additional Siblings: $50
– Parents: $100
Registration Deadline is January 30, 2018
Contact Connie Wallingford for Registration Form
# 678-570-8414 [email protected]
Join us for lunch and presentations from DiscoveryBound and the A/U Ranches, PLUS we’ll either go sledding or play GaGa, depending on the weather.
Join us for fun in an Escape Room. Please RSVP to Anne Edgerton and to find out more details regarding time, directions, cost, etc.
Youth and Family Activities in a Christian Science AtmosphereFriday, March 30 to Monday, April 2 2018
1.) the Trybooking page, and
2.) the Commitment and Consent form which you will need to print and sign, available on the Easter Camp website here.
3.) the Waiver form which you will need to print and sign, also on the Easter Camp website.
Join us for dinner at Queen Sheba’s Ethiopian Restaurant. Please RSVP to Sharon Hansen and to find out more details about time, directions, cost, etc.
Please join us for our spring DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach webinar and conference call on Tuesday, April 10th. You can choose from the following times:
1st Session – 5:00pm (PT), 6:00pm (MT), 7:00pm (CT), 8:00pm (ET)
2nd Session – 7:00pm (PT), 8:00pm (MT), 9:00pm (CT), 10:00pm (ET)
We want to share with you what’s happening in DiscoveryBound and find out from you how best we can be supporting you. By sharing in a webinar format, this gives everyone the opportunity to see each other and hear what others have to say.
We invite you to share any recent or upcoming local activities with your chapters as well as any fundraising ideas for camperships, local activities and DB weekend events. We would love your input and we will be sharing our own local chapter ideas.
Please be in touch if you’d like to join the webinar and we will send you the information to join the call.
We look forward to your participation and insights. See you soon!
Come Join Florida DB Chapters for a weekend of fun, sun, and inspiration! This popular family event held at the Jetty Park beach and campground in Cape Canaveral, Florida include a 2-night/3day campout along the white sandy ocean front and the opportunity to take part in a wide range of exciting recreational activities. Feel free to join us for any part of the weekend. This weekend event is for ALL ages!
- 2-hr guided kayak tour (optional, extra cost)
- Sunrise walks on the beach
- BBQ dinner & games Saturday evening Inspirational Speaker Travis L. Thomas
- Youth Led Sunday Service
- Meet Reps from CS camps and Principia
$79 per tent; includes two nights of camping, planned activities, and inspirational speaker.
$10 per person for food; includes breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, BBQ dinner. Ages 5 and under are free.
$10 per person for Saturday ONLY; includes BBQ dinner and inspirational talk.
$30 per person includes tip (ages 5 and older) kayak tour encountering manatees and dolphins (optional)
Bio of Travis Thomas: Travis Thomas is the Creator of “Live Yes, And” – which is dedicated to helping individuals, teams, and companies discover their inner brilliance through a commitment to purpose, authenticity, and life-transforming collaboration. Travis has been a professional improvisational comedian for 20 years, and now uses the principles of improv to help companies, schools, and sports teams create high-performing cultures. He has worked with the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, Georgia Football, and US Soccer to name a few. Travis is a graduate of Principia College, he worked at The Principia School for 4 years, The Mother Church for 5 years, as well as being involved with many of the Christian Science camps. He lives in Jupiter, FL with his wife and three kids, and still performs monthly with the improv group be co-founded 14 years ago. For more info on Travis – check out www.LiveYesAnd.com
Central Florida Jennie Webster 407-625-8043 [email protected]
Tampa Bay Julie Webster 813-760-4749 [email protected]
Southeast Florida Geoff Hufford 818-422-5127 [email protected]
Jacksonville Jessica Dees 904-607-1301 [email protected]
Join us for the Buttermilk Bend Hike, located in South Yuba near Grass Valley. Please RSVP to Jim Wright and to find out more details regarding time, directions, what to bring, etc.
Saturday Outside with DB Friends!
When: May 5th at Noon until ?
Where: Chestnut Hill Reservation, green space by Cassidy Playground
Cost: Parking lot off Beacon St or just up the road from Cleveland Circle T
station. Look at the website for more information
Bring: Picnic Potluck item for lunch! Frisbees, lawn games, yourself!
Registration has been closed!
Come join us for a Spring Teen Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia! The weekend is for 7-12th grade Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths. We will be staying at Stone Mountain Inn where we will be able to enjoy some of their activities on property like morning easy hike with great views, summit skyride, swimming, an afternoon trip into Atlanta with lunch at Centennial Olympic Park and the Skyview Atlanta ferris wheel, exploring MLK’s The King Center and an evening BBQ with a laser show.
$150 this covers all activities/lodging and meals from Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch
(There is financial aid available – up to $75 towards the registration fee, and if anyone is flying to the event, up to an additional $150 for air travel.)
Stone Mountain – short walking/hiking trail
Summit Skyride – high-speed Swiss cable car provides a stunning view of the Confederate Memorial Carving as it transports guests more than 825 feet above ground to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top, experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline, the Appalachian Mountains and more up to 60 miles away.
Saturday Afternoon: Head to the city of Atlanta and enjoy a few of Atlanta’s activities:
Lunch at Centennial Olympic Park – legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games and the center of a thriving tourist district.
Skyview Atlanta Ferris Wheel: -Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area.
The King Center – Historical Landmark – Nonprofit center exhibiting Martin Luther King related photos & artifacts, plus rooms on Gandhi & Rosa Parks.
Saturday Later Afternoon – hang out at the pool and swim
Saturday Night: Outdoor BBQ & The Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision® is a not-to-be-missed Atlanta tradition that will wow your family with state-of-the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring effects. The Lasershow features lights, iconic music, lasers and epic fireworks. Plus, three flame cannons add a punch to the show by sending a trio of flames nearly one-hundred feet into the air.
Sunday: Attend First Church of Christ, Scientist, Decatur, GA
Travel parameters: (in your planning)
Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive at 7:00 p.m. at Stone Mountain Inn. The Inn is located at Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Dinner will not be provided on Friday, so please plan to eat prior to your arrival.
- Departure: Sunday, April 29 – pick up at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Decatur, GA at 1:00 p.m.
446 Clairmont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Flying: (a shuttle will be provided to/from Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Stone Mountain Inn and First Church of Christ, Scientist, Decatur, GA.
- Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) no later than 6:00 pm. Since dinner is not provided on Friday evening, please bring money for dinner since we will plan to stop for something to eat before we arrive at the Inn.
- Departure: Sunday, April 29 – please plan to depart from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) after 3:00 pm.
Come join us for a Spring Teen Weekend in Santa Monica, CA! This weekend is for 7-12th grade Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths. We will be playing on the beach and enjoying the games and rides on the Santa Monica Pier. We will be staying at the Hostel in Santa Monica, just a few minutes from the beach, and joining 1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Santa Monica for Sunday School. We would love to have you join us!
WHO: 7th-12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths
Arrive on Friday, April 27 between 6:30-7:00pm, after dinner (at Hostelling International, LA/Santa Monica)
Depart on Sunday, April 29 at 12:30pm (from 1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Santa Monica)
Drop off at Hostelling International, LA/Santa Monica
1436 2nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Pick up at 1st Church of Christ, Scientist
505 Arizona Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying.
Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive between 6:30-7:00 pm at Hostelling International LA/Santa Monica. The Hostel is located at 1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Dinner will not be provided on Friday, so please plan to eat prior to your arrival.
Departure: Sunday, April 29 – pick up will be between 12:30-1:00 pm at 1st Church of Christ, Scientist. The church’s address is 505 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, 90401.
- Flying: (a shuttle will be provided to/from LAX and the Hostel on both Friday and Sunday)
Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) no later than 5:00 pm. Since dinner is not provided on Friday evening, please bring money for dinner since we will plan to stop for something to eat before we arrive at the Hostel.
Departure: Sunday, April 29 – please plan to depart from LAX after 4:00 pm.
$150 – 7th-12th graders and your friends
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!
TEEN FINANCIAL AID:
Please don’t let the cost keep you from attending. If you need to apply for financial aid, you will have the opportunity to do so during your registration. Financial awards can be up to 1/2 of the registration fee and additional aid is available for those flying to the event, up to $150. If there is additional aid needed to attend the weekend, please contact us – we do not want finances to prevent you from attending.
(If the financial aid amount you are granted does not meet your financial needs for this event and you choose to cancel your registration, you need to notify DiscoveryBound Outreach within 48 hours of being notified of the amount granted. If cancelling, you will be refunded your deposit with the exception of a $20 cancellation fee. After the 48 hours, if you need to cancel for any reason, you will need to return any financial aid amount you received towards travel costs.)
Refunds, less a $75 cancellation fee, will be given to participants cancelling by April 6. No refunds will be given after April 6.
WEEKEND & REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:
If you have questions regarding the registration process, please email Krista Capp or call 303.376.7572, Monday thru Friday 8am – 4:30pm Mountain Time.
REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, April 20, 2018
Join us for a Midtown Sac Mural tour and a trip to Rick’s Dessert Diner. Please RSVP to Marini Ballard and to find out more details regarding time, directions, cost, etc.
Join us for an overnight at Burney Falls, near Chico. Please RSVP to Conrad Johnson and to find out more details regarding time, directions, cost, etc.
Saturday Outside with DB Friends! (20’s/30’s)
Saturday, May 5th at noon
Location: Chestnut Hill Reservation, green space by Cassidy Playground https://www.mass.gov/locations/chestnut-hill-reservation
Cost: Free, Parking lot off Beacon St. or just up the road from Cleveland Circle T station.
Bring: Picnic Potluck item for lunch! Frisbees, lawn games and yourself!
RSVP to Holly Valentine at [email protected] or 404-641-1953
Free GuidedTour/volunteer work day at Carolina Tiger Rescue
When: Saturday, May 12 from 8:30-1:00 p.m.
Who: Must be 16 years and older to be a part of this event for the volunteer aspect of it.
Hope you can join us!
DiscoveryBound Family Event: Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:00 a.m. at museum or meet at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Charlotte, NC at 8:00 a.m. to carpool.
$18 for general admission $13 for ages 3-12
If we have 10 the price will be $12 per person
$5.00 for train ride
Located less than five miles from downtown Durham, the Museum of Life and Science is one of North Carolina’s top family destinations. Our interactive science park includes a two-story science center, one of the largest butterfly conservatories on the East Coast and beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits which are safe havens for rescued black bears, lemurs, and endangered red wolves. With over 84-acres of outdoor exhibits and over 60 species of live animals, there is always more to explore.
Join us for lunch at Tori’s Place Soul Food. Please RSVP to Sharon Hansen and to find out more details regarding time, directions, cost, etc.
Join us for a hike at Codfish Falls in the Sierra Foothills. Please RSVP to Ed Ballard and to find our details regarding time, directions, cost, etc.