DB 20s/30s New Hampshire Camping Trip
Come Join us for a weekend of camping up in New Hampshire!
Hiking, swimming, fun, friends, and of course S’mores by the campfire!
Cost is $11 per person per night for the campsite. Please pay BJ Thompson to confirm your registration. You can come for either Friday night ($11), Saturday night ($11) or both($22).
BJ’s Venmo is @William-BJ-Thompson
You are on your own for tent, bedding, camping gear, and transportation, but please do be in touch if you have extra of any of these or if are looking for any of these and we will do our best to connect people.
***Don’t let any lack of gear stop you from coming. Be in touch with us.
Food we will be doing as a group, sharing in responsibilities and cost. Please let us know if there is any cooking gear you can contribute to the trip.
*As this is a DiscoveryBound Event, there will be no guys and girls sleeping in the same tents, however married couples are the exception.
Organizers: BJ Thompson and Jake Elmore
PH: 469 360-4336
Spend an evening with us for games, a cookout and some friendly competition. Bring a side or a dessert to share and your favorite board game to play with others! We will have main cookout supplies (veggie and meat) and drinks. Please RSVP to Lane at 646-812-4809 so we know what to prep!
DB 20s/30s Arches Getaway – Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, Moab, UT
Be part of a 23 person group of 20s/30s staying at Moab’s newest luxury townhouses with pool, hot tub and free Wifi. It’s a perfect launching pad to choose your own day-trip adventures to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, all while enjoying an inspiring and healing Christian Science atmosphere.
Date: 5pm October 3 – 10am October 7
For: Christian Science adults and their friends in their 20s/30s
- Day hikes & night hikes
- Hot tub & Pool
- Mountain Biking (BYO bike or rent in town for ~$60/day)
Activity Level: Easy to difficult depending on personal choice of daily activities.
Early registration $250 – ends Wednesday August 14, 2019
Regular registration $280 – deadline is Wednesday September 18, 2019
Included: Accommodation, linen, towels, snacks & meals from dinner Thursday October 3 to lunch October 7.
Not included: Flights, bike rentals, optional additional park permits/passes.
Financial Aid is available on a need basis of up to $125 toward registration fee and 50% up to $200 for flights to SLC. The deadline for applying for Financial Aid has been extended to Wednesday September 18, 2019.
Cancellation Policy: Refunds, less a $125 cancellation fee, will be given to participants canceling by Wednesday September 11, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this date and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.
Entrada at Moab 631 & 635
650 W 400 N, Moab, UT 84532
We recommend that you carpool to Moab, UT, if you are coming from neighboring states.
To encourage carpooling of at least two people per vehicle, $50 fuel aid per vehicle is offered and distributed at the event.
For those who live too far away to drive, the closest major airport is Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). DB is providing two vans from SLC to Moab and back. To be eligible for a van ride, you’ll also need to land before 12:00pm noon on Thursday October 3rd and depart after 4:00pm on Monday October 7th. Luggage space is extremely limited, so please bring carry-on only.
- The cost of park passes for the two vans will be covered by DB. If there are additional travel groups beyond these, park passes will be at those participants’ expense. Seven day passes are available at the Park Entrance Stations for $30 per Park or an annual Southeast Utah Parks Pass for $55 per vehicle. If you already have an Annual National Park please bring it to allow maximum flexibility for travel groups.
- Arches National Park Fiery Furnace hiking permit costs $6 per adult (not included).
- Mountain bike rentals are available in Moab for ~$60 per day (not included).
What to Bring:
- Annual National Park Pass (if you have one)
- Head lamp
- Water bottles (2 quarts)
- Hiking shoes
- Hat & sunglasses
- Swim suit
- Mountain bike (optional)
- Car full of friends (recommended)
Sten Palmer, DB Young Adult Manager
Phone: 888.416.7348 x 139
CENTRAL TEXAS FAMILY DB OUTREACH EVENT – AQUARIUM & PICNIC
WHEN: Sunday, October 6, 2019 – After Church
WHO: ALL AGES are welcome!
WHERE: Austin Aquarium, 13530 US 183 #101, Austin, TX 78750
WHAT: Day at the Austin Aquarium & Picnic
Event includes free admission
Bring your own lunch and meet at the picnic tables.
Drinks are provided by DiscoveryBound.
Contact: Nathalie Parker, DB Central Texas Chapter Contact – #253-249-3102
HIKE or BIKE on ANGEL ISLAND
This SATURDAY, Oct. 19
Meet at Tiburon Ferry at 9:45 AM (ferry leaves at 10:00) and every hour on the hour.
Ferry cost: $15 round trip
People can bring a bike on the ferry or rent a bike at the island. Bike rentals are $13.50/hour or $50/day. The main biking option is to ride around the perimeter on a paved loop.
Last time, most of the people hiked up Mt. Livermore, which is 800 feet. It was about a 2 hour hike up and an hour down.
lunch and snacks
sunscreen if desired
clothing for warmth (could be windy, foggy, rainy–who knows)
From SACRAMENTO AREA: Sacramento-area people meet at 1st church parking lot at 8 am.
We can meet anyone in Davis at the Mace Boulevard Park and Ride at 8:30 am.
BAY AREA people can meet at the Tiburon Ferry at 9:45 am. We can see if there is interest to meet for dinner afterward.
RSVP immediately to Steve Barton
[email protected] or call 1-916-531-6414
Halloween Party – Gracie Sampson & Trinity Hutt’s National Leadership Council’s Capstone Project
“…The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” (Galatians 5: 22-23)
Come join us for a fun kids and family oriented Halloween Party, grab a Halloween Costume (optional) and join us for games, treats and Halloween festivities.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2019
Where: The Sampson’s Home
340 Acton Street, Carlisle, MA
Who: All Ages
RSVP: [email protected] or 978-758-8541
Spook-Tacular Bowling Event
“Love for God and man is the true incentive in both healing and teaching. Love inspires, illumines, designates, and leads the way. Right motives give pinions to thought, and strength and freedom to speech and action.”
Join Christian Scientists of all ages and their friends of all faiths for a DiscoveryBound friends and family, Halloween-themed Bowling and Pizza event. Subsidized by the DB Columbus Chapter. Meet new friends, creative exciting Fall memories of fun and laughter!
When: Sunday, October 20, 2019 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Where: Ten Pin Alley, 5499 Ten Pin Alley, Hilliard, OH 43026 (Lanes 9-12)
Cost: $5.00 per person includes everything: food and drinks, shoes, bowling admission, plus a free $10 arcade game card. (subsidized by the DB Columbus Chapter)
Optional: Wear your Halloween Costume
RSVP before October 13th: Peachy Sarmiento 614-290-8807 or Madith Barton 614-747-6776
Please join us for our fall DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach webinar and conference call on Tuesday, October 22nd. We will be hosting two sessions, so please select one of 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)
Metaphysical Theme for 2019 – “True prayer is not asking God for love; It is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection.” (No & Yes 39:17-18)
- Staff Intros – Lee Anne Meidell – NEW DB Outreach Manager
- Events summary and fruitage (local volunteers & DB staff share)
- How to address challenges in your chapter work
- Sharing your successful activities and/or upcoming activities
By sharing in a webinar format, this gives everyone the opportunity to see each other and hear what others have to say. It would be helpful if you would let us know which session you will be joining by replying to this email.
Here is the link to join the webinar and conference call: https://zoom.us/j/118221739 (join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android)
Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,118221739# or +16468769923,,118221739#
Or Telephone： Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)：US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 876 9923 US
Meeting ID: 118 221 739
We hope you will join us for this interactive webinar/conference call. Please let us know if you will be attending and which session. We look forward to your participation and insights!
The DB Team
Denver Alumni, our next Adventure Unlimited activity is on the calendar!
WHO: DiscoveryBound Alumni and their friends and families
WHEN: October 26, 2019, 4–6pm
WHERE: Downtown Denver Aquarium, 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
WHAT: Bring your family or friends to the Denver Downtown Aquarium and join with other alumni as we adventure through the underwater attractions and learn about life in the sea. This activity is a chance to meet and explore the Aquarium exhibits together as an alumni group. Plan to spend anywhere from an hour to two hours at the Aquarium and connect with alumni along the way!
We will meet inside the Ballroom entrance to the side of the main ticket window and head in together.
COST: EARLY BIRD pricing is $15.50 per person (Children under 2 are FREE.) You MUST pay prior to October 15th to get the Early Bird Price. Otherwise, you will queue in line for regular priced admission starting at $22.99 when you arrive at the Denver Aquarium.
For more information about the Downtown Denver Aquarium go to their website: https://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver/visitorInfo.asp
QUESTIONS: If you have questions or want the Early Bird pricing call Jennifer Franklin at 407-716-3500!
Get ready for a fun fall treat-
It’s movie night at Allison and Duncan Morrissey’s house!
In honor of Halloween, we will watch Hotel Transylvania under the fall sky in their backyard movie theater.
Bring a blanket or chair, your favorite cozy sweater and a favorite treat to share with the group (no tricks here!).
This event is open and welcoming to all ages and families, we hope to see you there!
The Morrissey’s live at 4636 Lee Ave, La Mesa, CA 91942.
Please RSVP to Lane Brown at 646-812-4809.
North Carolina Museum of Art
Come Join us for an afternoon of lunch and docent tour
When: Friday, November 1, 2019
12:00 meet for lunch (bring your own or purchase at museum)
1:30 free docent tour
Where: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC
Meet: Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston
RSVP: Cindy Smith 919-219-3371 or [email protected]
Pot Luck/Board Game Night for ALL AGES!
Families and DB friends of all ages, join us for a potluck dinner and game night for individuals and families in North Carolina. Bring your favorite dinner item and board game to share for a fun evening of food, fellowship and fun.
Information about DB programs and upcoming events will also be shared by Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound’s Outreach Manager from Boston.
When: Friday, November 1 2019 6;00 p.m.
What: Pot Luck/Board Games/Learn more about DB
Where: Catherine Smith’s Home, 101 McWaine Lane, Cary, NC
Who: All Ages
RSVP: Cindy Smith at [email protected] or 919-219-3371
Mark your calendars now, for these great events!
Check back for more information closer to the date of the event –
November 2 – Board games & Potluck at Virginia Early’s in Sacramento. (RSVP – Virginia Early)
November 16 – Planning & Pizza at Sharon Hansen’s. (RSVP – Sharon Hansen)
November 30 – Dinner at Blue House Korean Restaurant in Roseville (RSVP – Marini Ballard)
December 14 – Dressy Dinner at Delta King Pilot House in Old Sacramento. (RSVP – Sharon Hansen)
January 1 – New Year’s Tennessee Valley Trail Hike in Marin. (RSVP – Jim Wright)
It’s harvest time, come fellowship with us!
When: Saturday, November 2nd
Where: The Cartier’s House – 9516 Brighthaven Ln. Charlotte, NC 28214
Who: Everyone! All ages are welcome!
Drop off & Pick Up: Dinner will start at 6:30 pm and the movie will follow.
Bring: We will provide pizza and s’mores. Please bring a side or other dessert to share.
RSVP by October 30th to [email protected]
Be on the lookout for information regarding a Christmas party hosted by Acorn.
Lunch Outing following church in Charlotte, NC
When: Sunday, November 2, 2019 Following church 11:30 a.m.
Where: Restaurant to be determined
Who: All ages
Meet: Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager from Boston
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE ROCKIES!
7th – 12th Grade Weekend
Come join us for a weekend in Estes Park outside of Rocky Mountain National Park! This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about photography while enjoying some of the best Rocky Mountain National park has to offer. The weekend will include inspiration, fun, Sunday School, a workshop by Sam Sensor on photography, making new friends, hiking to some iconic lakes in the park including Bierstadt and Sprague Lake, and enjoying everything the YMCA has to offer. Teens you won’t want to miss this amazing weekend! Space is limited.
WHEN: Friday, November 8, 2019 6:00 p.m. – Sunday, November 10, 2019 12:30 p.m.
WHO: Christian Science 7th thru 12th Graders and their friends of all faiths.
WHERE: YMCA Estes Park, 2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, CO
COST: $99.00 per person includes a two night stay at the Estes Park YMCA, all meals, free admission to Rocky Mountain National Park, a photography workshop by Sam Sensor, and onsite activities at the YMCA including roller blading.
FINANCIAL AID: Teens (parents) may apply for financial aid through DiscoveryBound as part of the registration process. Assistance for teens is up to $70 for registration, and up to $200 for air 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 fund raise independently. Please reach out to us if the amount stated above doesn’t meet your needs. Our goal is for finances to never be an obstacle for teens to join us for an event.
Cancellation Fee: $29 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by October 17, 2019. After October 17, 2019 there are no refunds.
NO Refund deadline: begins on October 18, 2019
Deadline to Register: Thursday, October 31, 2019
Lodging: Accommodations will be at the YMCA in Estes Park, CO five minutes outside of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Equipment needed: Please bring your own camera. If you have a camera that uses an interchangeable lense that is ideal however, all cameras are acceptable including cell phones.
Arrival on Friday, Nov. 8 (two options):
1) Arrive at YMCA in Estes Park at 6 p.m. (YMCA Estes Park, 2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, CO)
2) Arrive at DiscoveryBound Office by 4 p.m. to carpool (5201 S Quebec St. Greenwood Village, CO)
Departure on Sunday, Nov. 10:
Pick-Up at Asher House Boulder at 12:30 p.m.
Arrival at Denver International Airport (DEN) on Friday, Nov. 8 between 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Departure at DEN between 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10.
* DB airport shuttle to YMCA and from Asher House will be provided.
Questions: Email [email protected] or call 303.779.3000 ext. 138
This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation.
Who is Sam Sensor, your workshop facilitator? Check out his website!
Weekend Schedule (Tentative)
|Friday, November 8
1:00-4:00 pm Arrive to Denver International Airport
4:15-6:00 pm Load the vans and drive to the YMCA Estes Park
6:00 pm Arrive at YMCA & Settle into rooms
6:30 pm Dinner
7:30 pm Welcome, introductions, DB video, and overview
8:30 pm Evening campfire
9:30 pm Quiet time with bunkmates
10:30 pm Lights out
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!
Pot Luck/Board Game Night for all Ages
Families and DiscoveryBound friends of all ages, join us for a potluck dinner and game night for those who live throughout NJ. Bring your favorite dinner item and board game to share for a fun evening of food and fellowship.
Come learn about DB’s three programs and its desire to unify and to provide diverse opportunities for the entire CS community. Meet Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager.
The gathering is taking place in a house across the street from Tenacre’s main campus. Tenacre will provide cookies.
Who: All Ages
When: Saturday, November 9, 2019 4:00 p.m.
What: Pot Luck/Board Games/Learn more about DB
Where: 884 Great Rd. Princeton, NJ
RSVP: Alison Scherr at [email protected] or 917-861-6606
A COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT AT THE CHESTNUT HILL BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION
This is a wonderful opportunity to be of service to the Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association. (BA) Come hang out with your friends and have fun while raking leaves. Yeah, you can jump in some huge piles of leaves too!
Asher House Boston will be joining us too!
COMMUNITY SERVICE CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE!!!
Your participation can contribute towards financial aid for any CS Camp, NLC or DB Event
Who: All Ages
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019
1:30-4:30 p.m. come anytime for leaf raking
4:30-5:00 p.m. tour of the BA
5:00-6:00 p.m. dinner provided by BA
Where: The Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association
910 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 617-734-5600
What to Bring: Rake, (with name on it) Warm Clothes, Gloves
Transportation: Call for carpool opportunities!
RSVP by Monday, November 11: Lori Selby 781-956-9035