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: 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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Sep
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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Camping Trip NH @ Greenfield State Park Campsite
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

DB 20s/30s New Hampshire Camping Trip

             

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Come Join us for a weekend of camping up in New Hampshire!

Hiking, swimming, fun, friends, and of course S’mores by the campfire!

Cost is $11 per person per night for the campsite.  Please pay BJ Thompson to confirm your registration.  You can come for either Friday night ($11), Saturday night ($11) or both($22).

BJ’s Venmo is @William-BJ-Thompson

You are on your own for tent, bedding, camping gear, and transportation, but please do be in touch if you have extra of any of these or if are looking for any of these and we will do our best to connect people.

***Don’t let any lack of gear stop you from coming.  Be in touch with us.

Food we will be doing as a group, sharing in responsibilities and cost.  Please let us know if there is any cooking gear you can contribute to the trip.

*As this is a DiscoveryBound Event, there will be no guys and girls sleeping in the same tents, however married couples are the exception.

Organizers:  BJ Thompson and Jake Elmore

PH:  469 360-4336

 

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DB Outreach: San Diego Game Night! 9/28/19 (4:30-9:00 pm) @ Brown House in San Diego
Sep 28 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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!

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DB Outreach: 20s/30s Arches Getaway in Moab, UT @ Entrada at Moab
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 7 @ 10:00 am

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DB 20s/30s Arches Getaway – Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, Moab, UT

Be part of a 23 person group of 20s/30s staying at Moab’s newest luxury townhouses with pool, hot tub and free Wifi. It’s a perfect launching pad to choose your own day-trip adventures to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, all while enjoying an inspiring and healing Christian Science atmosphere.

Date:   5pm October 3 – 10am October 7

For:  Christian Science adults and their friends in their 20s/30s

Activities Include:

  • Day hikes & night hikes
  • Photography
  • Stargazing
  • Hot tub & Pool
  • Mountain Biking (BYO bike or rent in town for ~$60/day)

Activity Level: Easy to difficult depending on personal choice of daily activities.

Cost:
Early registration $250 – ends Wednesday August 14, 2019
Regular registration $280 – deadline is Wednesday September 18, 2019
Included: Accommodation, linen, towels, snacks & meals from dinner Thursday October 3 to lunch October 7.
Not included: Flights, bike rentals, optional additional park permits/passes.

Financial Aid:
Financial Aid is available on a need basis of up to $125 toward registration fee and 50% up to $200 for flights to SLC. The deadline for applying for Financial Aid has been extended to Wednesday September 18, 2019.

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Cancellation Policy:  Refunds, less a $125 cancellation fee, will be given to participants canceling by Wednesday September 11, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this date and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.

Accommodation:
Entrada at Moab 631 & 635
650 W 400 N, Moab, UT 84532

Getting There:

  • Driving

We recommend that you carpool to Moab, UT, if you are coming from neighboring states.
To encourage carpooling of at least two people per vehicle, $50 fuel aid per vehicle is offered and distributed at the event.

  • Flying

For those who live too far away to drive, the closest major airport is Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). DB is providing two vans from SLC to Moab and back. To be eligible for a van ride, you’ll also need to land before 12:00pm noon on Thursday October 3rd and depart after 4:00pm on Monday October 7th. Luggage space is extremely limited, so please bring carry-on only.

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Additional Costs:

  • The cost of park passes for the two vans will be covered by DB. If there are additional travel groups beyond these, park passes will be at those participants’ expense.  Seven day passes are available at the Park Entrance Stations for $30 per Park or an annual Southeast Utah Parks Pass for $55 per vehicle. If you already have an Annual National Park please bring it to allow maximum flexibility for travel groups.
  • Arches National Park Fiery Furnace hiking permit costs $6 per adult (not included).
  • Mountain bike rentals are available in Moab for ~$60 per day (not included).

 What to Bring:

  • Annual National Park Pass (if you have one)
  • Daypack
  • Head lamp
  • Water bottles (2 quarts)
  • Hiking shoes
  • Hat & sunglasses
  • Swim suit
  • Mountain bike (optional)
  • Car full of friends (recommended)

Contact:
Sten Palmer, DB Young Adult Manager
[email protected]
Phone: 888.416.7348 x 139

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DB Outreach: Central Texas family DB event, 10/6/19 – Aquarium & Picnic @ Austin Aquarium
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm

Day at the Aquarium

When:  Sunday, October 6, 2019 – after church
Who:  All ages are welcome!
Where:  Austin Aquarium
             13530 US – 183 #101
             Austin, TX  78750
What:  Event includes free admission. 
           Bring your own lunch and meet at the picnic tables.
           Drinks are provided by DB.

Any questions?
Contact:  Nathalie Parker, Asher House Manager – 253-249-3102

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

Registration is open now!

 

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 1:00 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.

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.

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

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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!

 

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DB Outreach: 20s/30s – 2020 Iceland Adventure – Save the Date!
Sep 20 – Sep 26 all-day

DB 20s/30s ICELAND ADVENTURE – SAVE THE DATE!

September 20-26, 2020

Join us for an epic adventure across the Southern region of Iceland.

The tentative activity list includes:

  • Relaxing in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon
  • Snorkeling between two tectonic plates
  • Seeing the Northern Lights
  • Finding some quiet on the black sands of Diamond Beach
  • Getting close to incredible hexagonal basalt columns and waterfalls
  • Riding Icelandic ponies (optional)

 

Max group size will be 18, including Sten and a CS Practitioner.

Fly in and out of Reykjavík–Keflavík Airport.

Email Sten to register your interest: [email protected]

 

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