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DB NLC Alumni Service Trip @ Catalina Island Conservancy
May 25 – May 29 all-day

The NLC Alumni Initiative’s 2017 Memorial Day volunteer trip is on Catalina Island off of the coast of Los Angeles, California!  We will be working alongside The Catalina Nature Conservancy to maintain trails, recover from The Catalina Fire of 2007, foster the growth of native plants, and enjoy the beauty that Catalina has to offer.

Jun
2
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Ranz Cabin Weekend @ Truckee, CA
Jun 2 – Jun 4 all-day

Please contact Sharon Hansen to RSVP and get more details!

Jun
10
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DB Outreach: San Francisco Bay Area Chapter – Family Beach Day @ Linda Mar Beach, Pacifica
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm

Come and join us for a fun family day at the beach! We will gather to eat, chat, play and make new friends.

Please bring your own picnic lunch (and goodies to share if you like), frisbees, balls, shovels, buckets, boogie boards – beach toys of all kinds!

To RSVP and find out additional details, please be in touch with Joanna Katz. We look forward to seeing you!

Jun
17
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Old Sac Bike Ride & Lunch
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Kathy Olson to RSVP and find out more details!

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DB Outreach: PDX Chapter – Millennial Meet-Up @ Alan Willis' place
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm

Please join us for an inclusive activity for the 20s/30s crowd. We will be watching the movie “The Shack”, eating pizza and having a post-move discussion. We’d love to see you there! Contact Ben Foti for more details.

Jun
24
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Carson Pass Wildflowers
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am

This is a 4-mile hike with an elevation gain of 1000′ or less.

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please RSVP to Ed Ballard to join in!

Jul
3
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – River Cats Game & Fireworks
Jul 3 all-day

If you are interested in going, please RSVP to Bill by June 3.

Jul
8
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Donner Pass Hike
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am

This hike is a 4-mile hike with an elevation gain of 1000′ or less. To RSVP, please contact Ed Ballard.

Jul
22
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Tahoe Beach & Mansion Tour
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Ed Ballard to RSVP and find out more details!

Aug
12
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – American River Rafting
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please RSVP to Steve Klocksiem to join!

Aug
14
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DB Compass – Registration Closes
Aug 14 @ 11:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Be sure to register for Compass by August 11, 2017 to join the full year of the program, including the fall retreat in San Diego!

If there are still spots available after registration closes, we may be able to accept late registrations. Email [email protected] to inquire.

Aug
19
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Shakespeare in Tahoe
Aug 19 all-day

This event also has an optional overnight. Please RSVP to Kathy Olson to find out more details!

Aug
26
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Sunset Gardens
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Conrad Johnson to RSVP and find out more details!

Aug
31
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DB Compass – 2017-2018 Group Fall Retreat – San Diego, CA
Aug 31 – Sep 4 all-day

Click here for program details. 

Travel Windows

Book flights to arrive at San Diego International Airport (SAN) between 12:30pm and 4:30pm on Thursday, August 31. 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 San Diego airport between 12:30pm-4:30pm or at Revelle Residential Hall at the University of California, San Diego between 5:00pm-5:30pm on Thursday, August 31. Depart from Revelle Residential Hall between 8:30am and 9:30am on Monday, Sept. 4.

 

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DB Outreach National Annual Event – Labor Day Weekend: San Diego
Sep 1 – Sep 4 all-day

SAN DIEGO NATIONAL ANNUAL WEEKEND

Click here for registration, for downloading the flyer and for more information on the 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.

WHO:

Teens: 8th–12th grade (Fall 2017 school year) Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths.

Adults: DB Volunteers and adults interested in DiscoveryBound.

WHEN:

Friday, Sept. 1 – Monday, Sept. 4, 2017

WHERE:

San Diego, CA

COST:

Early registration (April 1 – June 30): Teens $280; Adults $350
Regular registration (July 1 – August 14): Teens $310; Adults $380

More info about financial aid and cost saving tips.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FOR BOTH TEEN AND ADULT TRACKS:

  • Hear a powerful and inspiring lecture with Josh Niles, CSB
  • 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:

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.

TRAVEL:

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.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

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.

FINANCIAL AID:

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!

 

 

 

Sep
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Castle Peak Hikes in Sierras
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am

This hike has both moderate and difficult options. Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Ed Ballard to RSVP and to find out more details!

Sep
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DB Outreach: Portland Chapter – Annual Community Picnic @ Oaks Park
Sep 10 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Come eat, visit, and stay for the afternoon. Bring your bike for a ride along the Springwater corridor or just walk along the river pathway. We’ll have an inspirational speaker following lunch, lots of good food and access to the amusement park. Feel free to come early and socialize or stay after and enjoy the park. Please bring personal water bottles, sunscreen and chairs or a blanket to sit on.

LOCATION:
Oaks Park is just north of the Sellwood Bridge. We’ll be in Picnic area #7. Look for our banners. Entry into the park is free.

FOOD:
We’ll provide the main dish and drinks. Based on your last name (we’ve rearranged the order a little this year), please bring: A-G: “finger dessert” (easy to pick up and eat); H-Z: side or salad.

RIDES/SKATING:
For anyone who’s interested in going on the rides, meet a representative after the inspirational talk to buy your deluxe all-day ride bracelet. It allows access to skating and unlimited rides on the midway, including bumper cars – but no mini golf or go carts. It’s available to everyone for $16.25. Rides close at 7PM.

RSVP:
By September 7th to [email protected] or Facebook: Discoverybound PDX.

Sponsored by: The Principia Club of Portland, DiscoveryBound Portland and Canterbury Crest

Sep
16
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DB Outreach: Tampa Bay Chapter – BBQ on Lake Keystone @ Matthew & Kim Hoffman's Home
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

“Love inspires, illumines, designates, and leads the way.” S&H 454: 18-19

Family Event for all AGES!
BBQ on Lake Keystone with kayaking, paddle boarding, tubing and games.
Bring: A side dish or dessert to share, swimsuit and towel
Hamburgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs and drinks will be provided.
Meet Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound Outreach Eastern Regional Manager from Boston and hear about DB activities!

Sep
22
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DB Outreach: Central Florida – Movie & Pool Party @ Jennie & David Webster's Home
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm

“O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together”  Psalm 34:3

Who:  Christian Scientists and friends of all ages!

“We’re All in This Together” – Come enjoy watching High School Musical full of positive messages for all ages.
4:00 p.m. pool is open and games are available
6:00 dinner is served
7:00 make your own sundaes
7:30 DB DVD and short talk and then Movie on big screen

Lori Selby, Eastern Regional Manager will be attending and would love to answer any questions about all the DiscoveryBound program’s as well as collect ideas and interests for future events.

RSVP:  Wednesday, September 20 to Jennie Webster at 407-625-8043

Sep
23
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DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Angel Island Hiking & Biking
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

This event has easy to difficult options. Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Steve Barton to RSVP and to find out more details!