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DB Outreach: SuperNova Chapter – River Trip @ The Hedlund Home
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – Aug 25 @ 4:00 pm

DiscoveryBound river trip to the Northern Neck in a gorgeous home on the Wicomico River near Reedville, VA.  Enjoy the pool, hot tub, boat and tubing on the river. This trip is for 6th graders and up.

College students: We’d love for you to join us! Take a break from the beginning of classes with a relaxing and fun trip with other Christian Scientists where you can truly unwind.

We hope you can join us! And friends are more than welcome.

Leave: 5pm Springfield Church, Aug 23

Return: 4pm Springfield Church, Aug 25

Cost: $40

Bring: Snack/sweet to share, pillow, sleeping bag, lesson/full text, musical instrument if you play, toiletries, BEACH TOWEL, PERSONAL TOWEL

Please RSVP for transportation

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DB Outreach: Annual National Event in Los Angeles @ University of California, Los Angeles
Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day

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+.

Download Flyer          Teens Register Now           Adults Register Now           Adult Financial Aid Form

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!

Registration: 
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.

Sep
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DB Outreach: Picnic at Laguna Niguel Regional Park @ Laguan Niguel Regional Park
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm

WHO:  CS Community and Friends
WHAT: Picnic at Laguna Niguel Regional Park
WHEN:  Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 12: p.m.

Ellison Colarossi is part of the National Leadership Council’s (NLC) graduating class of 2020T. She is hosting a potluck picnic in the park with food, games and fun!  We will provide hamburgers and hot dogs.  Please support the event by bringing your favorite dish – Last name beginning with A-M bring your favorite side dish, and N-Z please bring your favorite dessert.  Parking is $5 per car.

RSVP: Ellison Colarossi at [email protected] or 949-456-0981

Metaphysical Theme:  Psalms 139: 7-10
“Whither shall I go from they spirit?  or whither shall I flee from thy presence?
If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: If I make my bed in hell, behold thou art there.
If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;
Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.”

Sep
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DB Outreach: Fall Weekend at Stone Mountain, GA @ Stone Mountain Park
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 12:00 pm

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Metaphysical Theme:  …he shall set me up upon a rock.  – Psalms 27:5

Come join us for a weekend at Stone Mountain Park. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore a wide variety of family-friendly outdoor activities, plus  many natural and historic sights with 3,200 acres.  The weekend will include a Swiss cable car ride to the summit, hiking, scenic railroad, water sports like canoeing, kayaking & SUP, reserved terrace seating for Lasershow Night Spectacular, BBQ dinner & inspirational speaker, Pumpkin Festival and much more. Come be a part of the fun!

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 p.m. – Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:00 p.m.
Feel free to arrive anytime after 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA

WHO: Christian Science families of all ages, 20s/30s, adults, and their friends of all faiths.

COST:  $45.00 per person includes an all attraction pass, water sports, 2 breakfasts, Saturday night BBQ Catered Dinner & Inspirational Speaker, and reserved seating for Laser Show with drink and popcorn.

FINANCIAL AID:  Registration financial aid is available for all participants up to $20 per person. Additional aid is available for family lodging if needed. Fill out financial aid form above.

This event is subsidized by the Asher Student Foundation and DiscoveryBound Atlanta Chapter.

Cancellation Fee:
$25.00 registration cancellation fee if cancelled by August 7, 2019. After August 7 there are no refunds.
No Refund deadline:  August 8, 2019

Deadline to register is Thursday, September 12, 2019

Lodging (is on your own – so please make reservations ASAP to secure a spot)
Stone Mountain Inn – located at Stone Mountain Park (800-401-2407)
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort located at Stone Mountain Park (770-879-9900)
Stone Mountain Park Campground (primitive tents, safari tents, cabins, yurts) (770-498-5710)

Weekend Schedule (Tentative)

Friday, September 20
4:00-7:00pm Arrival & Check
7:00pm Introductions/Weekend Overview/Get to know you games
8:00pm Free Time
Saturday, September 21
8:00am Continental Breakfast
                  Option 1
9:00am Hike up Stone Mountain or
10:00am Tram to Stone Mountain
10: 15am Group Lesson Study at top of Stone Mountain (optional)
10:45am Hike down Stone Mountain or take Tram down
11:30-4:45pm Lunch on your own at Crossroads, Common Clubhouse or Evergreen
All Attraction Pass to Stone Mountain Park,
REI  Water Adventures (SUP, Kayak, Canoe)
                  Option 2
9:00am Lesson Study at Carillon (optional)
9:30-4:45pm REI Water Adventures (SUP, Kayak, Canoe)
All Attraction Pass to Stone Mountain Park,
Lunch on your own at Crossroads, Common Clubhouse or Evergreen
                  Everyone
5:00pm Meet at Pavilion – Fun games for youth & adult fellowship
6:00pm BBQ Catered Dinner (served only from 6:00-7:00)
7:00pm Asher Student Foundation Presentationnspirational Speaker: Chris Irby Williams
7:20pm Inspirational Speaker: Chris Irby Williams
8:00-9:00pm Glow by Night Experience at Stone Mountain & Free Time
9:30pm Lasershow Spectacular (Reserved Seating for our group)
Sunday, September 22
8:00am Continental Breakfast
9:00 Outside Church Service & Sunday School
10:00 Weekend Highlights & Evaluations
11:00am Pack up

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!

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DB Outreach: Boston Chapter – Fall, Fun & Friends @ Sampson's Home
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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
2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where:  The Sampson’s Home
340 Acton Street, Carlisle, MA
Who:  All Ages
RSVP:  [email protected] or 978-758-8541

 

Oct
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DB Outreach: Spook-Tacular Bowling Event – Columbus Chapter @ Ten Pin Alley
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm

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.”
(S&H 454:17-20)

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

Oct
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DB Outreach: Idaho DB Weekend Retreat – Save the Date – 10/26-10/27 – More information to come.
Oct 26 – Oct 27 all-day
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DB Outreach: North Carolina Board Game/Pot Luck for all ages @ Catherine Smith's Home
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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

Nov
2
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DB Outreach: Dinner/Outdoor Movie – Charlotte, NC @ The Cartier's Home
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dinner/Outdoor Movie
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]

Upcoming Activities:
Be on the lookout for information regarding a Christmas party hosted by Acorn.

 

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DB Outreach: Lunch Outing – Charlotte, NC
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am

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
Cost:  Lunch

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DB Outreach: Photography in the Rockies, Grades 7th-12th @ YMCA Estes Park,
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day

PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE ROCKIES!

7th – 12th Grade Weekend


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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.

Transportation:
If driving:
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)

If flying:
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

Saturday, November 9
7:30 am           Wake up
8:00 am           Lesson Study
8:30 am           Breakfast
9:30 am           Inspirational Talk
10:15 am         Photography workshop with Sam Sensor
11:30 am         Lunch
12:30 pm         Hiking and photography in Rocky Mountain National Park
6:00 pm           Personal time
6:30 pm           Dinner
7:30 pm           Roller Blading
9:00 pm           Down time
10:30 pm         Lights out

Sunday, November 10
7:45 am           Wake up & Pack
8:30 am           Breakfast
9:30 am           Leave for First Church of Christ, Scientist Boulder
10:00 am         Sunday School
11:10 am         Drive to Asher House
11:30 am         Visit Asher House Boulder, Lunch and Goodbyes
12:30 pm         Drive to DEN Airport & Local pick-ups at Asher House Boulder
1:30 pm           Arrive at Denver International Airport (DEN)
3:30-5:30 pm  Flights Depart
 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Nov
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DB Outreach: Pot Luck/Board Game Night for all Ages @ House across the street from Tenacre
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm

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

Nov
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DB Outreach: Boston Chapter – Community Service at CHBA @ Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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

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DB Outreach: DiscoveryBound Atlanta & Principia Christmas Sing @ Garden Hills Recreation Center in Buckhead
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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!

 

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DB Outreach: DiscoveryBound Boston/Principia Christmas Sing @ Longyear Museum
Dec 15 @ 2:30 pm

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]

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DB Outreach: Winter Weekend in the Berkshires for teens @ Vacation Village in the Berkshires
Jan 31 – Feb 2 all-day

Register Here  Download Flyer

Metaphysical theme:
“Divine Love is infinite.  Therefore all that really exists is in and of God, and manifests His love.” S&H 340:12-14

Explore the outdoors! Join DiscoveryBound teens (grades 7-12) in the Berkshires for two full days of inspiration, fun, and friendship.  On Saturday, there’ll be skiing/snowboarding at Jiminy Peak for all levels from beginner to intermediate or snow tubing at Bousque.  On Sunday, our very own DB Winter Olympics on Lake Pontoosuc. Stay in condos overlooking Jiminy Peak and enjoy an evening with an inspirational talk, 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!

Who:
7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends
of all faiths. Bring a friend new to DB and you both
receive $10 off.
WHEN:
Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2, 2020
On Friday, arrive at Vacation Village in the Berkshires in Hancock, MA by 8:00 p.m. and depart Sunday at Lake Pontoosuc in Lanesborough, MA at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE:
Lodging – Vacation Village in the Berkshires, 76 Brodie Mountain Rd. Hancock, MA
Saturday
Skiing/Snowboarding at Jiminy Peak, 37 Corey Rd. Hancock, MA
OR
Snow tubing at Bousquet, 101 Dan Fox Dr, Pittsfield, MA 0120

Cost:
$90.00 includes lodging and meals.  (skiing/snowboarding/snow tubing additional expense)
Bring a friend and save $10.00 for you and your friend.

Group Rental/Ticket Information for Skiing/Snowboarding
Lift Tickets: $53
Ski/Snowboard Rental: $37
Helmet Rental Required $10
Beginner Ski/Snowboard Package: $79 (Includes lift ticket to lower mountain, rentals, and lesson; Helmet Rental: $10 additional)
Or
Snow Tubing at Bousquet Mountain
Snow Tubing: $20 for 2 hours

Financial Aid:
Up to $45 for registration fee and Up to $150 in flight travel costs.

Carpools & Flights
Transportation: Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying. Carpools are available from New York and Boston.

Private Vehicles: Arrive at Vacation Village in the Berkshires in Hancock, MA by 8:00 p.m.  And Depart Lake Pontoosuc on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

Flying: Arrive at Logan International Airport (BOS) by 3:00 p.m on Friday, January 31 and depart on Sunday, February 2 after 6:00 p.m.  Transportation is provided to and from Logan International Airport.

Carpool/Transportation/Contacts:

Contact: Lori Selby, [email protected] or 781-956-9035