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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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Winter Weekend in NH @ Historical Bavarian Home & Gunstock Mountain Resort
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm

Come and have fun skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, ice skating, snowshoeing, playing games, and being with friends.  https://dbwinterweekend.eventbrite.com

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Feb
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Outreach: Teen Winter Weekend in the Berkshires @ Vacation Village in the Berkshires
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm

WHO: 7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths

WHAT: Join DiscoveryBound teens (grades 7–12) and their friends of all faiths in the Berkshires for two full days of inspiration, fun, and friendship. There’ll be skiing/snowboarding at Jiminy Peak or snow tubing at Bousquet on Saturday and our very own DB Winter Olympics on Lake Pontoosuc the following day. Stay in condos overlooking Jiminy Peak and enjoy an evening with an inspirational speaker, 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!

WHEN:
Arrive on Friday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m., after dinner
Depart on Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza)

WHERE:
Drop off at Vacation Village at the Berkshires
276 Brodie Mountain Rd, Hancock, MA 01237

Pick up at Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza)
739 S Main St, Lanesborough, MA 01237

TRANSPORTATION:
Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying.
Carpools are available. See below.

  • If Flying:
    Arrival:
    Friday, February 1: Fly into Logan International Airport (BOS) by 3:00 p.m EST
    Departure: Sunday, February 3: Leave Logan International Airport (BOS) after 7:00 p.m. EST
    A shuttle will be provided to and from the airport
  • If Driving:
    Arrival: Friday, February 1: Arrive at Vacation Village at the Berkshires after 8:00 p.m., after dinner
    Departure: Sunday, February 3: From Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza) at 2:00 p.m.
  • Carpool/Transportation/Contacts:
    Regional & Boston Contact: Lori Selby, 781-956-9035, [email protected]
    CT Contact: Kate Pagett, 860-604-8001, [email protected]
    NY Contact: Cathleen Ouderkirk, 917-574-9214, [email protected]
    NH Contact: Pollyann Winslow, 603-421-0635, [email protected]

COST:
$90 includes 2 nights lodging and all meals
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!

ADDITIONAL COSTS:
Choose from the Following:
Skiing/Snowboarding at Jiminy Peak
Lift Tickets: $53
Ski/Snowboard Rental: $37
Helmet Rental: $10
Beginner Ski/Snowboard Package: $79
(Includes lift ticket to lower mountain, rentals, and lesson; Helmet Rental: $10 additional)
OR
Snow Tubing at Bousquet
Snow Tubing: $20 for 2 hours

TEEN FINANCIAL AID:
Please don’t let the cost keep you from attending. If you need to apply for financial aid, you will have the opportunity to do so during registration. Financial awards can be up to 1/2 of the registration fee and additional aid is available for those flying to the event, up to $150. (Financial aid is NOT available for lift tickets & rental gear.) If there is additional aid needed to attend the weekend, please contact us – we don not want finances to prevent you from attending.

If the financial aid amount you’ve been granted does not meet your financial needs for this event and you choose to cancel your registration, you need to notify us within 48 hours of being notified of the amount granted. If cancelling, you will be refunded your deposit with the exception of a $20 cancellation fee. After 48 hours, if you need to cancel for any reason, you will need to return any financial aid amount you received towards the travel costs.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS:
Refunds, less a $45 cancellation fee, will be given to participants cancelling by January 25th.
No refunds will be given after January 25th.

WEEKEND & REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:
If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please email [email protected] or call
781-956-9035.

PARENTS:
If you are interested in staying at the Vacation Village Berkshires and skiing with the group on Saturday, February 1, please let me know so that I can give you the discounted price.

REGISTRATION CLOSES:  Monday, January 28th, 2019

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This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation and other partners.

 

 

 

Feb
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DB Outreach: Central Florida – Sunset Boat Tour & All Camp Show @ Jennie Webster's Home
Feb 2 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sunset Boat Tour & All Camp Show
Saturday, February 2, 2019
-Enjoy a sunset boat tour with friends and family followed by a dinner at the Webster’s.
-Hear about the blessings the CS camps bring to the CS movement and how you can support these organizations.
-Enjoy fellowship, friendship, and fun!
-The Directors if all six CS camps are our special guests:  Adventure Unlimited, Camp Bow Isle, Cedars, Crystal Lake Camps, Leelanau-Kohahna, Newfound-Owatonna.

The event begins and ends at the home of Jennie & David Wesbter
1311 Essex Rd. Winter Park, FL 32789
Join in at 4:30 for the boat tour or 6:00 for dinner
4:30 -Gather at the home of Jennie & David Webster
5:00 – Walk a short distance to  board the boat on Lake Virginia
6:00 – Return to the Webster’s for dinner and camp presentations
7:30 – S’mores for kids and adults in the backyard

RSVP by Sunday, January 27, 2019
[email protected] or Jennie Webster at 407-625-8043

Feb
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Adventure Unlimited Gathering – St Louis @ Benson residence
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for a joint presentation on the A/U Ranches and DiscoveryBound at the Benson residence in St Louis. Food will be provided!

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DB Outreach: Family Winter Weekend in CO @ A/U Ranches
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm

“Spirit is symbolized by strength, presence, and power, and also by holy thoughts, winged with Love.” – S&H 512:8-9

Come join us for a cozy family weekend at the A/U Ranches! This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and have fun while enjoying the company of other Christian Science families and friends. Take part in sledding, broom hockey, climbing in the Rock Gym, horseback riding, games and cards in the lodge and much more. Even if you have a good book you are trying to finish, bring it along and enjoy reading by the fire. Feel free to do as few or as many activities as you want, but come be a part of the fun!

WHEN: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2019

WHERE: A/U Ranches, Buena Vista, CO

WHO: Christian Science families and their friends of all faiths. This is not a teen only weekend. There will be no chaperones provided and families will be housed in cabins.

COST: $69 per person (included in the cost are all meals beginning with Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch, lodging and Ranch activities. Horseback riding is an additional expense and can be purchased when registering.)

FINANCIAL AID: If needed, up to $34 in financial aid is available for youth 17 and under. When registering, you will have the opportunity to apply.

TRAVEL: Please plan to arrive at the A/U Ranches between 7-8pm on Friday, March 1. Departure on Sunday will be at 1pm.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If for some reason you need to cancel, you may do so up until Friday, February 8 with a $35 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after February 8.

Registration closes February 20, 2019

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

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This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation and other partners.

 

 

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DB Outreach – 20s/30s Tough Mudder Weekend in Los Angeles, CA @ Clairbourn Manor House & Glen Helen Raceway
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 7 @ 11:30 am

We are so excited to invite you to join us in Los Angeles for the Tough Mudder on April 5-7, 2019, for a weekend full of mud, friends, food, and fun!

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Apr
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DB Compass: 2018-2019 Group Spring Retreat – Southern CA
Apr 25 – Apr 28 all-day

Finish your Compass year strong by playing in the waves with your friends. This is the third and final retreat for the 2018-2019 Compass group, and it will be filled with fun excursions, meaningful discussions, and hopefully a few ocean sunsets!

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May
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DB OUTREACH: 20s/30s TEXAS RETREAT – NASA & SPACE CENTER HOUSTON @ GALVESTON, TEXAS
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – May 27 @ 12:00 pm

Join us May 24th – 27th, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend) for a weekend full of inspiration, exploring NASA and Space Center Houston (!), swimming, games, nature, socializing, chatting and relaxing!

Register now as space is limited. First come, first served.

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Oct
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DB Outreach – 20s/30s Arches Getaway in Moab, UT – SAVE THE DATE @ Entrada at Moab
Oct 3 – Oct 7 all-day

DB 20s/30s Arches National Park Getaway in Moab, Utah

SAVE THE DATE – October 3-7, 2019

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