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!
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
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
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. (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
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
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!
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]
Christmas Program and hymn sing for the community
Game day for younger kids followed by a Christmas dinner for the older kids.
“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!
7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends
of all faiths. Bring a friend new to DB and you both
receive $10 off.
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.
Lodging – Vacation Village in the Berkshires, 76 Brodie Mountain Rd. Hancock, MA
Skiing/Snowboarding at Jiminy Peak, 37 Corey Rd. Hancock, MA
Snow tubing at Bousquet, 101 Dan Fox Dr, Pittsfield, MA 0120
$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)
Snow Tubing at Bousquet Mountain
Snow Tubing: $20 for 2 hours
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.
- Event & Boston Contact: Lori Selby, 781-956-9035, [email protected]
- NY & CT Contact: Cathleen Ouderkirk 917-574-9214, [email protected]
- NH Contact: Pollyann Winslow 603 858-6696, [email protected]
Contact: Lori Selby, [email protected] or 781-956-9035
Kalahari Waterpark SPLASH!
“Everlasting arms of Love are beneath, around, above;” – Christian Science Hymnal Pg. 53
Join Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths for a DiscoveryBound Family and Friends “Swim and Slide Adventure”! Meet new friends and create long lasting memories!
When: Sunday, February 2, 2020; 1:00PM-5PM
Where: Kalahari Resorts (7000 Kalahari Dr. Sandusky, OH 44870)
Meet us at the entrance to the water park downstairs through the arcade area.
Who: All Ages are Welcome (All kids 12 years of age and under need a
parent/guardian to go with them)
Cost: $20 per person including Pizza and Drinks (Columbus Chapter will sponsor $20 each admission price of $40) *If you have a family of 3 or more children, please contact Madith Barton (614-747-6776) for adjusted pricing*
Bring: Swimsuit (Towels are provided) ***OPTIONAL*** bring toiletries
(shampoo, conditioner, soap)
RSVP NO LATER THAN January 19th 2020; Contact Peachy (614-290-8807)