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
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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)
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
DB 20s/30s Friendsgiving @ Asher House Boulder
Sunday November 17, 2019 at 4:30pm
Join us for some delicious food and conversation!
Please RSVP and sign up to bring something (optional) here:
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!
Please join us for our 4th annual Friendsgiving! Join us at Alex & Beth Griffin’s house for an evening full of fun, friends, and lots of food! We will be having a potluck style Thanksgiving meal, so please sign up to bring either a side dish, dessert, or drinks to share! This celebration is open to everyone so please invite all your friends!
Let us know if you want to come but need a ride down and we can arrange carpools. You can also take the Commuter Rail to get out to their house. Let us know if you plan on taking the Commuter Rail and we can pick you up from the station.
Also, if you have any board games you want to bring, please do!
You can use the link below to access a google docs page to say what item you’re bringing and if you need a ride or can drive people, thanks!
This event is supported by DiscoveryBound Outreach and is alcohol, drug and smoke free.
DB 20s/30s nyc friendsgiving
Sunday, November 24th at 1:30 PM
505W 29th St, New York, NY 10001
Please join us for our annual Friendsgiving event!
To bring: a dish to share (Appetizer, Side Dish, Dessert etc.)
Hope to see you there!
RSVP/Questions contact Zach Selby (781) 336-7669
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
Let’s wrap up the year with something sweet… a cookie baking party and exchange!
Bring a dozen cookies to share.
We will also be baking and decorating cookies at the party. As a treat for service members, we will be coloring pocket-sized Christmas books for the Marine Recruits at MCRD.
Brown House San Diego is located at 6485 Decanture Street, San Diego, CA, 92120.
Please RSVP to Lane Brown at 646-812-4809.
As always, this event is 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.
1 Maybeck Place, Elsah, IL 62028
The annual All Class Retreat (ACR) will be held this year at Principia College from Friday through Saturday, January 17-20. The retreat is planned for all NLC teens, parents, mentors, and class leaders. It is certain to be a busy and exciting weekend.
“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
Skiing at Bryce Mountain.
Details to follow soon!
DB 20s/30s Winter weekend in Nh
Come and have fun skiing, snowboarding, playing games, and being with friends.
Arrive at or after 7:00pm on Friday, February 7th. Eat dinner beforehand. Snacks will be provided for that night. Then food will be provided for the rest of the weekend including lunch on Sunday, February 9th.
Cost: The cost is $75 per person, which covers food (Friday night snacks – Sunday lunch), lodging for 2 nights, and services of a Christian Science Practitioner. The price does not include getting to event (carpool/plane ticket), or the Saturday winter activities.
We will be skiing/snowboarding at Wildcat Mountain. The prices are as follows:
- Lift Ticket: $61
- Ski/Snowboard Rentals: $35
- Helmet Rental: $0
DiscoveryBound Headquarters and the DB Boston Chapter are generously financially subsidizing this event with $1,500 toward costs.
Financial aid: DiscoveryBound generously offers financial aid for travel costs for these events. Financial support is determined on an individual need, and grants are awarded up to $150, not to exceed 50% of your total travel costs. Click here to complete the DB financial aid form. DB will notify you with the amount awarded within one month of your submitted request. If you are in need of further financial aid beyond travel costs, please contact us.
Flying in: The nearest airport is Logan International Airport Boston (BOS) and we will be offering a pick-up service for those arriving by 3:00pm on Friday and depart after 5pm on Sunday. Be sure to let us know on the registration form if you require pick-up/drop-off to the airport. Please ensure you share your flight details and any delays with us.
Carpooling: The home that we are staying at is 2.5/3 hours away from downtown Boston, therefore we will need to carpool to make sure that everyone makes it to the house safely. In the below google form, please let us know if you have a car and are willing to drive. Also, please let us know if you need a ride, we will be happy to help coordinate a ride for you. Below are also our cell phone numbers, so please feel free to let us know if you have any questions.
What to bring: Sleeping bag/sheets, pillow, and towel.
Accommodation: We will be staying at 176 Glen Ledge Rd, Glen, NH 03838 Attitash Mountain
Register deadline: January 17th
Check: Made out to Jake Kearney send to 25 Symphone Road, Boston, MA 02115
Refund policy: If you cancel up to one week in advance of the event (January 18th), you will be charged a $50 cancellation fee and the remainder will be refunded. All cancellations after January 18th are non-refundable.
Registration is full! To be added to the waitlist, please contact:
Megan Selby 781-724-3969 [email protected]
Jake Kearney 303-618-9581 [email protected]
Organizers of DiscoveryBound 20s/30s Winter Weekend 2020
DB 20s/30s weekends have a non-judgmental Christian Science atmosphere that is inclusive of everyone and is free from drinking, smoking, using illicit drugs or marijuana. Participants agree to support this healing atmosphere.