At DiscoveryBound (DB) events you’ll experience Christian Science in action! Our activities are inclusive, healing, inspiring, loving – and we can’t forget – fun. Whether you attend events for families, teens or adults, you’ll be with like-minded individuals, so you can relax and be yourself.

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Aug
11
Fri
DB Compass – Registration Closes
Aug 11 @ 11:59 pm – 11:59 pm

Be sure to register for Compass by August 11, 2017 to join the full year of the program, including the fall retreat in San Diego!

If there are still spots available after registration closes, we may be able to accept late registrations. Email dbinfo@discoverybound.org to inquire.

Aug
12
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – American River Rafting
Aug 12 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please RSVP to Steve Klocksiem to join!

Aug
19
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Shakespeare in Tahoe
Aug 19 all-day

This event also has an optional overnight. Please RSVP to Kathy Olson to find out more details!

Aug
26
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Sunset Gardens
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Conrad Johnson to RSVP and find out more details!

Aug
31
Thu
DB Compass – 2017-2018 Group Fall Retreat – San Diego, CA
Aug 31 – Sep 4 all-day

Click here for program details. 

Travel Windows

Book flights to arrive at San Diego International Airport (SAN) between 12:30pm and 4:30pm on Thursday, August 31. Depart out of the same airport between 11:00am and  3:00pm on Monday, Sept. 4. The DiscoveryBound staff will greet you at the airport and provide ground transportation to/from the event.

If you are traveling in a personal vehicle, arrive at the San Diego airport between 12:30pm-4:30pm or at Revelle Residential Hall at the University of California, San Diego between 5:00pm-5:30pm on Thursday, August 31. Depart from Revelle Residential Hall between 8:30am and 9:30am on Monday, Sept. 4.

 

Sep
1
Fri
DB Outreach National Annual Event – Labor Day Weekend: San Diego
Sep 1 – Sep 4 all-day

SAN DIEGO NATIONAL ANNUAL WEEKEND

Click here for registration, for downloading the flyer and for more information on the San Diego National Annual Weekend

 

DiscoveryBound Outreach’s National Annual Event will be held in San Diego, CA! Join us over Labor Day weekend with activities that include a day at the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, a trip to the Birch Institute of Oceanography Aquarium, and of course, lots of fun on the beach.

WHO:

Teens: 8th–12th grade (Fall 2017 school year) Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths.

Adults: DB Volunteers and adults interested in DiscoveryBound.

WHEN:

Friday, Sept. 1 – Monday, Sept. 4, 2017

WHERE:

San Diego, CA

COST:

Early registration (April 1 – June 30): Teens $280; Adults $350
Regular registration (July 1 – August 11): Teens $310; Adults $380

More info about financial aid and cost saving tips.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FOR BOTH TEEN AND ADULT TRACKS:

  • Hear a powerful and inspiring lecture with Josh Niles, CSB
  • Explore the San Diego Zoo
  • Talk with your peers about how Christian Science relates to your life
  • Walk through Balboa Park
  • Visit the Birch Aquarium
  • Enjoy relaxing on the beach and hangout time

 

HOUSING:

Housing will be provided for all participants, both teens and adults, in La Jolla, CA, to be held at the University of California, San Diego. Adults will have double room accommodations with the option to request a specific roommate, and teens will have larger bunk room accommodations with DB-appointed adult chaperones.

TRAVEL:

Book flights to arrive at San Diego International Airport (SAN) between 1:00pm and 5:00pm on Friday, Sept. 1. Depart out of the same airport between 11:00am and  3:00pm on Monday, Sept. 4. The DiscoveryBound staff will greet you at the airport and provide ground transportation to/from the event.

If you are traveling in a personal vehicle, arrive at the Revelle Residential Hall at the University of California, San Diego between 5:30pm and 6:30pm on Friday, Sept. 1 and depart between 8:30am and 9:30am on Monday, Sept. 4. Parking is available for the whole weekend with a $9 fee.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Refunds, less a $140 teen cancellation fee or $175 adult cancellation fee, will be given for cancellations on or before July 31. If you did not submit payment upon registering, you will need to pay the $140 or $175 cancellation fee. Following July 31, no refunds will be given and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.

FINANCIAL AID:

You may apply for financial aid through DiscoveryBound as part of the registration process. Assistance for teens is determined on individual family needs, up to $140 for this event, and up to $150 for 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 fundraise independently!

 

Registration opens April 1st, 2017.

 

Sep
9
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Castle Peak Hikes in Sierras
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am

This hike has both moderate and difficult options. Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Ed Ballard to RSVP and to find out more details!

Sep
23
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Angel Island Hiking & Biking
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

This event has easy to difficult options. Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Steve Barton to RSVP and to find out more details!

Sep
30
Sat
DB Outreach: Ohio Family Fall Day @ Ramseyer Farms
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ohio Family Event – Experience the Harbest at Ramseyer Farms
Join Ohio’s DiscoveryBound Outreach Chapters for a fun fall celebration!  We’ll get started with games and inspiration, then enjoy Ramseyer Farms’ activities which include 2 giant corn mazes, scenic hayrides, a corn crib chute, pedal carts, covered wagon train, a spud slinger and much more.  You don’t want to miss this great kick-off to the fall!

Who:  Christian Scientists of all ages and their FRIENDS of all faiths!

 

Oct
6
Fri
DB Outreach: 20s/30s Austin Weekend Retreat
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day

Join us Friday, October 6 – Sunday, October 8, 2017 in the beautiful Texas Hill Country for a weekend full of inspiration, swimming, hiking, games, nature, socializing, star gazing, s’mores, relaxing, chatting, and exploring!

Christian Science adults in their 20s & 30s (and their friends) are invited to join us.

We will be staying in the gorgeous D6 Retreat in Dripping Spring, Texas. The retreat is located 45 minutes from Central Austin, 2.5 hours from Dallas, and 3.5 hours from Houston. The closest airport is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

The cost is $150 for the weekend, which includes activities, food (Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast) and lodging. Please visit dbtx-2017.eventbrite.com for more detailed weekend information (including a weekend schedule) and to register.

Space is limited, so register soon! And please share our downloadable flyer with anyone in their 20s and 30s who you think would be interested in attending.

Please email questions to dbaustintx1@gmail.com.

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER HERE

Oct
14
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Santa Cruz Hike
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am

This is a 4-mile hike with an elevation gain of 500′ or less.

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Gary Smith to RSVP and to find out more details!

Oct
28
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Sutro Bath Hike
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819).

Please contact Nirmela Arsem to RSVP and to find out more details!

Nov
4
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Board Games & Potluck
Nov 4 @ 6:00 pm

Please contact Virginia Early to RSVP and find out more details!

Nov
18
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Golden Gate Bridge Walk
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am

Unless otherwise communicated, Sacramento and Sierra events will begin by meeting at 9am in the parking lot of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento (4829 Folsom Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95819). Please contact Ed Ballard to RSVP and for more details!

Dec
1
Fri
DB Outreach: Texas 7th-12th Grade Weekend @ HI Austin
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day

Calling all 7th-12th grade Christian Science teens and their friends of all faiths! Join us for a Teen Weekend in Austin, TX and take part in a Road Rally! We will be exploring Austin, seeing old friends and making new ones.

More information will be coming soon, so save the date!

Any questions, please be in touch with Krista Capp, DB Outreach Western Regional Manager.

Dec
2
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Baked Potatoes & 2018 Planning @ At Sharon Hansen's home
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm

Please contact Sharon Hansen to RSVP and for more details!

Jan
11
Thu
DB Compass: 2017-2018 Group Winter Retreat – Location TBD
Jan 11 – Jan 15 all-day
Apr
19
Thu
DB Compass: 2017-2018 Group Spring Retreat – Location TBD
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day

The standards of conduct required of all participants at DiscoveryBound activities include refraining from the use or possession of tobacco, alcoholic beverages, or drugs of any kind. This also includes maintaining a high moral standard and refraining from the use of profanity.

Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138