Join us after church to celebrate the season with a Christmas Sing and potluck! All are welcome.
If you’d like to join us for church prior to the Sing, our service begins at 10am.
If you are staying for the potluck, please bring a dish to share.
We look forward to seeing you!
Let’s Go Hike Kennesaw Mountain!
Join your local Atlanta Discovery Bound Chapter for a walk or
hike up Kennesaw Mountain. Do either just Big Kennesaw Mountain (about 2 hours/2 miles roundtrip) or Big and Little Kennesaw Mountains (about 3 to 4 hours roundtrip) – two hiking groups. And (if you want) join the group for lunch afterwards at a location to be determined (perhaps bar-b-que?).
When: December 29, 2018 at 10:30 am
Where: Meet in front of the Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield National
Park Visitor’s Center (900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr., Kennesaw, GA 30152).
Look for the Discovery Bound T-Shirts.
Parking: In front of Visitor’s Center or overflow parking further down on Old Hwy. 41
Questions: Karen Dorman (Marietta Church) 404-384-5775 [email protected] or [email protected]
Bring: Good walking shoes, appropriate outer wear (warm jacket, rain
jacket, etc. as appropriate), and (optional) water bottle and snack
RSVP is not required, but is helpful if you want us to wait up for you
WHO: 7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths
WHAT: Join DiscoveryBound teens (grades 7–12) and their friends of all faiths in the Berkshires for two full days of inspiration, fun, and friendship. There’ll be skiing/snowboarding at Jiminy Peak or snow tubing at Bousquet on Saturday and our very own DB Winter Olympics on Lake Pontoosuc the following day. Stay in condos overlooking Jiminy Peak and enjoy an evening with an inspirational speaker, 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!
Arrive on Friday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m., after dinner
Depart on Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza)
Drop off at Vacation Village at the Berkshires
276 Brodie Mountain Rd, Hancock, MA 01237
Pick up at Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza)
739 S Main St, Lanesborough, MA 01237
Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying.
Carpools are available. See below.
- If Flying:
Arrival: Friday, February 1: Fly into Logan International Airport (BOS) by 3:00 p.m EST
Departure: Sunday, February 3: Leave Logan International Airport (BOS) after 7:00 p.m. EST
A shuttle will be provided to and from the airport
- If Driving:
Arrival: Friday, February 1: Arrive at Vacation Village at the Berkshires after 8:00 p.m., after dinner
Departure: Sunday, February 3: From Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza) at 2:00 p.m.
Regional & Boston Contact: Lori Selby, 781-956-9035, [email protected]
CT Contact: Kate Pagett, 860-604-8001, [email protected]
NY Contact: Cathleen Ouderkirk, 917-574-9214, [email protected]
NH Contact: Pollyann Winslow, 603-421-0635, [email protected]
$90 includes 2 nights lodging and all meals
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!
Choose from the Following:
Skiing/Snowboarding at Jiminy Peak
Lift Tickets: $53
Ski/Snowboard Rental: $37
Helmet Rental: $10
Beginner Ski/Snowboard Package: $79
(Includes lift ticket to lower mountain, rentals, and lesson; Helmet Rental: $10 additional)
Snow Tubing at Bousquet
Snow Tubing: $20 for 2 hours
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 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. (Financial aid is NOT available for lift tickets & rental gear.) If there is additional aid needed to attend the weekend, please contact us – we don not want finances to prevent you from attending.
If the financial aid amount you’ve been granted does not meet your financial needs for this event and you choose to cancel your registration, you need to notify us 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 48 hours, if you need to cancel for any reason, you will need to return any financial aid amount you received towards the travel costs.
Refunds, less a $45 cancellation fee, will be given to participants cancelling by January 25th.
No refunds will be given after January 25th.
WEEKEND & REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:
If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please email [email protected] or call
781-956-9035. Registration is now Closed.
If you are interested in staying at the Vacation Village Berkshires and skiing with the group on Saturday, February 1, please let me know so that I can give you the discounted price.
REGISTRATION CLOSES: Monday, January 28th, 2019 – Registration is now Closed.
This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation and other partners.
Sunset Boat Tour & All Camp Show
Saturday, February 2, 2019
-Enjoy a sunset boat tour with friends and family followed by a dinner at the Webster’s.
-Hear about the blessings the CS camps bring to the CS movement and how you can support these organizations.
-Enjoy fellowship, friendship, and fun!
-The Directors if all six CS camps are our special guests: Adventure Unlimited, Camp Bow Isle, Cedars, Crystal Lake Camps, Leelanau-Kohahna, Newfound-Owatonna.
The event begins and ends at the home of Jennie & David Wesbter
1311 Essex Rd. Winter Park, FL 32789
Join in at 4:30 for the boat tour or 6:00 for dinner
4:30 -Gather at the home of Jennie & David Webster
5:00 – Walk a short distance to board the boat on Lake Virginia
6:00 – Return to the Webster’s for dinner and camp presentations
7:30 – S’mores for kids and adults in the backyard
RSVP by Sunday, January 27, 2019
[email protected] or Jennie Webster at 407-625-8043
What: RockinJump & Pot Luck
Who: Families of all ages
When: Saturday, February 23
11:00 a.m.- 12:30 Rockin Jump (333 N. Bedford Rd. Mt. Kisco, NY 10549)
90 minute session
Cost: $21-$22 per child depending on how many kids sign up
$3 mandatory fee for RockinJump socks (www.rockinjump.com/mtkisco/
12:45-3:00 – Pot Luck Lunch/Hangout/Nerf War/Short inspirational session at Charlie & Susan Youngblood’s home (about 15 minutes south of RockinJump) 5 Evergreen Row Armonk NY 10504
For pot luck, the group leaders will provide hot food. Most can bring chips, cookies, drinks.
IMPORTANT: We can’t hold this event unless we have at least 12 jumpers. Please email to [email protected] to commit by 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night. 2/19
Come enjoy a dessert auction fundraiser for the Denver Metro DB Chapter, learn about the A/U Ranches, enjoy some pizza and take home some fabulous treats!
Cindy Engel, auctioneer extraordinaire, will be auctioning off yummy desserts. This fundraiser benefits our metro Denver CS youth and their involvement in local, regional and national DiscoveryBound events. This chapter also supports local family activities.
Before the auction, enjoy lunch, learn about A/U Ranch programs for youth, teens, families and adults. See the A/U Ranches brand NEW video.
Please come and bring your friends!! It’s going to be a “sweet” event.
RSVP (need for pizza order) to [email protected] or [email protected] OR call or Susan Barner #303.570.4275 Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Please contact Susan if you are wanting to donate a dessert for the Auction.
What: Lecture Pre-Funk – Come eat, play, bring your friends, and listen to Funky Music, from James Brown and Aretha Franklin, to Beyonce’s favorite gospel music, as part of our lecture pre-function.
Pizza, games and Funky Music for all ages
Who: All are invited!
When: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Where: 12:00 following church First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boise, Idaho 880 West State Street, Boise, Idaho
1:30 lecture at Esther Simplot Academy, 516 S 9th St., where there are several free parking locations nearby.
Carpools available to lecture site beginning at 1:30
Also, if you are a youth 12 years or older, a teen, or young adult, there is a team of teens assisting with ushering at the 2:30 lecture. We can get this group transported from the church to the lecture site early, and back as well. If your teen is interested, please let me or Peggy know:
RSVP: [email protected] (208) 869-3566
Carpooling will be available from the church to the lecture site for those interested as well, between 1:30-2:00.
Rescheduled from Saturday, March 2 to Saturday March 9 due to Winter Storm
Time to be determined – SAVE THE DATE!
When was the last time you went “tubing” with your family & Friends? Nashoba VAlley offers a perfect opportunity to spend a wonderful day of sliding! Individual runs for the novicce to the expert will thrill you! You will be transported up the hill on high tech lifts and away you’ll go.
Who: Families and Friends (minimum requirements are 42″ in height or 6 years old to participate)
When: Saturday, March ,9 2019
Time: TO BE DETERMINED
Where: Nashoba Valley Snow Tubing, 179 Great Rd. Littleton, MA 978-692-3033
(if parents are not able to attend, we can offer carpools for those grades 6-12)
Cost: $10 per person, includes tube & lift $35 for family of 4+
(normally $32 per person)
What to bring: Warm Clothes, Snow Boots, Mittens or Gloves, Hat
Bring bag lunch or buy at Nashoba Valley
RSVP: Lori Selby 781-956-9035 or Lee Anne Meidell 978-635-0766
What: All Camp Show & Sports Park
When: Saturday, March 9, 2019
Who: All Ages
Thinking about going to a Christian Science Summer Camp? Please join us and learn about family and youth camping weeks. We will show an all camp show, and representatives from most of the camps will be there to answer questions. Join us afterwards for trampolines, rock climbing & pizza
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m. Lynn House, 4400 W. Braddock Rd. Alexandria. VA 22304 (All Camp Show)
6:00-9:00 p.m. St. James Sports Park, 6804 Industrial Rd. Springfield, VA 22151 (Trampolines, Rock Climbing & Pizza)
Cost: $10 per person includes pizza & Sports Park ticket
RSVP: Lissa Murphy 703-861-9220 or [email protected]
DiscoveryBound Portland Chapter invites you to a Camp Show & Pizza
What: Camp Show with AU Ranches & Bow Isle – Pizza Lunch Provided
Celebrate summer camp and learn more about programs for ALL ages.
Feel free to show your spirit by wearing your favorite camp shirt.
Who: All are invited
When: Sunday, March 10th following church
11:30 – Pizza & social time
12:15 – Camp videos & presentation
Where: 10th Church of Christ Scientist, Portland, OR 5736 SE 17th Avenue, Portland, OR
RSVP: [email protected]
DiscoveryBound (DB) & Crystal Lake Camps (CLC) Presentation – join us for refreshments and a presentation about CLC and DB! Camp Director, Becca DeNicholas, and DB Outreach Eastern Regional Manager, Lori Selby, will talk about our youth programs and our adult and family programs. Feel free to invite your friends, family and fellow church members. We’d love to see you there!
When: Sunday, April 7th at 12:30 p.m following church
Where: First Church of Christ, Scientist, Ocala, FL
Contact: Tim Potter at [email protected] or Becca DeNicholas at [email protected]
Download Flyer / Registration Form
(Please submit registration form by mail. Instructions are on the form.)
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 includes a
2-night/3-day 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.
Weekend Activities Include:
• 2-hr guided kayak tour (optional)
• Sunrise & evening walks on the beach
• BBQ dinner & games
• Inspirational talk
• Youth-led Sunday service
• Meet reps from CS camps and Principia
Christian Scientists of all ages and their friends of all faiths.
Arrive: Friday, April 12 any time after 3:00 pm
Depart: Sunday, April 14 at noon
Jetty Park Campground
400 Jetty Park Road, Cape Canaveral, FL
$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 (includes tip) per person (optional) kayak tour
encountering manatees and dolphins (for ages 5+).
Parents and teens, come join an informational webinar about the Compass program! Beyond a program description, you will hear from people who have participated in Compass and learn what to expect. Bring your questions and tell your friends!
Topic: Compass Informational Webinar
Time: Apr 16, 2019 7:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
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The Principia Club of Jacksonville and DiscoveryBound Jacksonville Chapter invite you, your family, and friends to participate in the annual Global Days of Service.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Sulzbacher Center 611 East Adams St. Jacksonville, FL
Who: Volunteers must be 12 or older
This shelter is the only place in Northeast Florida where residents can receive three nutritious meals a day, 365 days a year. Every day, the center prepares and serves over 1,600 meals to shelter residents and hungry neighbors.
Space is limited. Depending on the number of participants, we may split into two shifts:
Preparation from 9–11 a.m. | Serving from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
For more information, monetary donations, and to sign up, please contact
Jean Martin at [email protected] or 904.887.6067
Youth Concert & Family Open House
Saturday, May 18th 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Concert Starts at 1:30 p.m.
Features music by students from our CS community. Light refreshments provided and Co-Sponsored by DiscoveryBound SuperNova Chapter. Earn community service hours for performing or volunteering.
Pre-registration is encouraged! Contact Lissa Murphy.
Sunday, May 19 Family Hiking (all levels and all ages)
Explore the rich regional trails in San Diego with a visit to the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center. From there they will launch into some short hikes and will plan on pizza at Mountain Mike’s in San Carlos.
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, June 15th
Join Idaho DiscoveryBound in our Summer Spash!
Open to all Christian Scientists and their friends of any age, from anywhere. YES YOU CAN COME!
5:00 p.m. Games, Picnidc, music, sharing at Weiser Park, Weiser, Idaho
7:00-8:00 p.m. Weiser Pool Private Swim
Pool is reserved just for our group! (Costs are covered by Idaho DB. Please sign in at pool front desk at 7:00 p.m. if you swim.)
A yummy dish, your favorite instrument, (or spoons, whistle, kazoo) for jam session, your favorite water toys or squirt gun, outdoor games, frisbee, a change of clothes (be prepared to get wet) swimsuit, hat lawn chair, and a favorite Bible passage.
🏔Kick off the summer with a Kennesaw Mountain hike. 🚶
Dana Dorman, in the National Leadership Council (NLC) program of DiscoveryBound, is leading this event as her capstone project.
When: Saturday,June 22, 2019 Starts @ 9:00am End around 11:30 or 12:00 for the hike.
We will meet in the front of the visitor’s center. Please try to be there ten minutes before the hike starts.
Who: All ages are invited to this Hike. Bring your dogs and friends along.
After Hiking Kennesaw Mountain will go out to eat.
What: Climb the mountain(s), go out to lunch, meet new friends
RSVP: If you have any questions please call Dana Dorman @ 404-747-2826
La Jolla Morning – All Ages
Saturday, June 22, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for a Saturday morning in La Jolla with a trip to La Jolla Cove and bagels on the beach! We will meet up at the entrance of the Coast Walk Parking Garage on Prospect Street and head to the La Jolla Cove for breakfast on the beach. From there we have the option for a short hike to La Jolla Cave or walk on the Coast Walk trail.
Cost: $3.00 per person includes bagels & cream cheese, fruit salad and juice. Parking additional fee
Directions: Coast Walk parking garage is located at 1289 Prospect St. La Jolla.
RSVP: Lane Brown at 646-812-4809 or [email protected]
DB San Diego Summer Pool Party! – All Ages
Saturday, July 20, 1:30-6:00 p.m.
Jump in the pool to cool off, test your skills on the putting green or in a game of Ping Pong, and join in the cookout! The Ogans have offered their home in Poway for a pool party and cookout! The pool and games will be ready at 1:30 p.m. and we will start the BBQ around 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Bring a salad, side dish, or desert to share for the cookout, DB San Diego will provide meat and vegetarian grill options and drinks.
Directions: 14964 Huntington Gate Dr. Poway, CA 92074 – Their home is the 1st on the right side of the cul-de-sac and we will have balloons and a sign to designate the location. Street parking is available.
RSVP: Lane Brown at 646-812-4809 or [email protected] for planning food options