Join Us for the National Annual Event weekend in Los Angeles!
August 30 – September 2, 2019
Who: Teens entering 8th-12th grades and adults 20+.
Where: We’ll be staying at UCLA in northern Los Angeles. Address: 330 De Neve Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
What: Teens will visit the Santa Monica Beach, Hollywood Walk of Fame, have a pool party, and enjoy workshops from actual industry professionals who are also Christian Scientists.
Adults will visit the Griffith Observatory, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Walk of Fame.
Everyone will get to tour Warner Brothers Studios! You won’t want to miss this!
Early Bird: April 1st – June 30th Teens: $270 Adults: $450
Regular: July 1st – August 16th Teens: $300 Adults: $480
Need-based Financial Aid is available for teens up to $200 for registration costs and $300 for travel costs. Please fill out the form in your online account after you register to apply.
We are excited to be able to offer Financial Aid for adults for this event as well! Up to $150 for registration costs and $150 for travel costs. Please fill out the form above to apply.
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
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
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]
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. (805 29th St. Unit 511, Boulder, CO)
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
Mark your calendars now, for these great events!
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)
Join us as we gather to celebrate the season of gratitude. Let’s celebrate Thanksgiving and pre-game for the main event with a Friendsgiving feast at the Browns’! The Brown Family will provide the turkey (veggie and meat options) and the trimmings, we invite friends to bring drinks, a side dish, salad, or dessert to share. Brown House San Diego is located at 6485 Decanture Street, San Diego, CA 92120. Please RSVP to Lane Brown at 646-812-4809 so we can know how much to prepare, and leave a comment with what dish you’d like to share. All of our events are open and welcoming to all ages and families, we hope to see you there!
DB 20s/30s Friendsgiving Potluck Dinner & Game Night
Friday, November 29th at 5:30 PM
DB 20s/30s St. Louis and the Asher Student Foundation warmly invite you to a celebration of gratitude and friendship at Asher House, St. Louis.
Asher House, St. Louis
7301-03 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63130
We would greatly appreciate your contribution of a side dish, drink or dessert and please bring
your favorite game for afterward!
Space is limited, so please RSVP at (530)258-7581 or [email protected] if you’d like to join us.
DB 20s/30s St. Louis
The Principia Club of Atlanta and DiscoveryBound Atlanta Chapter invite you, your family, and friends to our annual Christmas Sing as we jingle and mingle in celebration of the season.
When: December 15, 2019 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Garden Hills Recreation Center in Buckhead, 335 Pinetree Drive NE Atlanta, GA 30305
Who: All are WELCOME!
RSVP: Connie Wallingford at [email protected]
2020 Principia calendars will be available for $10 each.
For questions on the day of the Sing, please call Connie at 678.570.8414.
If you’d like to bring snacks or sweets, they are always appreciated!
The Principia Club of Greater Boston and DiscoveryBound Boston Chapter invite you, your family,
and friends to our annual Christmas Sing as we jingle and mingle in celebration of the season.
Please bring a plate of cookies or finger food to share. Beverages will be provided.
There will be crafts for children.
When: Sunday, December 15th at 2:30 p.m.
All Are WELCOME!
Where: The Longyear Museum, 1125 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
RSVP: Lori Selby [email protected]
DB 20s/30s Game night at LA Asher house
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sunday February 23, 2020
All 20s/30s are welcome, so please join us for some fun!
Bring your favorite board game
RSVP Sten (339) 216-8926 [email protected]
Sten is connecting 20s/30s and helping to strengthen local communities across the nation.
This event offers a healing atmosphere that is alcohol, smoke and drug free.
Space is limited.
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 – Space is limited.
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.
Come join Florida DB chapters for a weekend of fun, sun, and inspiration! This annual popular event for all ages held at the Jetty Park beach and campground in Cape Canaveral, Florida include 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. If you are not a camper, there are hotels nearby or just come for the day. Feel free to join us for any part of the weekend.
“Love enriches the nature, enlarging, purifying, and elevating it.” (S&H 57: 23-24)
Saturday Night Guest Speaker: Abraham McLaughlin, “Healing happens here: Celebrating the impact of Christian Science in our world today”. As Manager of The Christian Science Publishing Society, Abe oversees The Christian Science Monitor, Journal, Sentinel, Herald, and Quarterly. He began his career as a Monitor correspondent, reporting on the American Midwest from Chicago, the White House during the Sept. 11 attacks, and the continent of Africa. He and his wife, Jen, live in Boston with their two Jack Russell terriers.
Weekend activities include:
• 2-hr guided kayak tour
• Sunrise & evening walks on the beach
• BBQ dinner & games Saturday evening
• Inspirational speaker
• Sunday service outside
• Meet reps from CS camps & Principia
WHO: Christian Scientists of all ages and their friends of all faiths.
All youth must be accompanied by a parent/guardian – child care is not provided.
WHEN: Arrive: Friday, March 27 any time after 3:00 pm Depart: Sunday, March 29 at noon
WHERE: 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 per person ages 5+ kayak tour encountering manatees and dolphins (includes guide tip).
See attached reservation form. Due March 20, 2020. Registrants will be sent an email with packing list, directions and other details.
For more details, visit: DiscoveryBound.org/JP-20
Central Florida: Contact Wendy Landry [email protected] 407.341.3453
Tampa Bay: Contact Julie Webster [email protected] 813.760.4749
Southeast Florida: Contact Cathy Gerzina [email protected] 954.675.3248
Jacksonville: Contact Jean Martin [email protected] 904.887.6067
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to be at this Jetty Park event because I get to meet wonderful new people with whom I got to explore a new place and have meaningful conversations.”. – DB Outreach Jetty Park participant
db 20s/30s spring retreat at crystal lake camps – save the date
Join us at Crystal Lake Camps, the Christian Science camp located in Hughesville, Pennsylvania, for a weekend of fun camp activities!
We’ll enjoy waterfront activities such as canoeing, stand-up paddleboarding, and maybe even swimming for those brave enough to dive in; we will venture up the High Ropes Course and Climbing Wall; play a round or two of 8 Sticks (a CLC classic, kind of like capture the flag); and explore some of the 25 miles of trails.
During this weekend, we’ll have time to relax, get to know one-another, enjoy the peaceful and quiet atmosphere of Crystal Lake, and engage in metaphysical discussion.
The DiscoveryBound National Event has been turned into a Retreat this year! Join us at CedarS Camps for a weekend of fun camp activities, workshops, discussions on hot topics, and inspiration!
This is the perfect opportunity to see your friends from school, any of the camps, other DB programs, or just come make a bunch of new ones! Adults are also invited to join our Adult Track! You won’t want to miss it!
Save the Date: Labor Day Weekend 2020 – September 4th-7th, 2020
Check out photos from past National Events here: https://dbgallery.smugmug.com/DB-Outreach-events/DB-Outreach-National