CONNECT + BUILD COMMUNITY

DiscoveryBound supports people in their 20s/30s to make meaningful connections and build community through local, national and international events in a supportive Christian Science atmosphere with opportunities to participate, organize, mentor, chaperone and more!

20s/30s LOCALLY GROWN

These grassroots activities are organized by 20s/30s for 20s/30s and include game nights, potlucks, hiking, ultimate frisbee, volunteering, and more. They’re a perfect opportunity to hang out with others in an organic and authentic atmosphere. If you’d like to organize DB get togethers in your area, DB will contribute up to $50 (with receipts) four times per year per area. Please contact our DB Young Adult Manager for more information. Scroll down to the event calendar at the bottom of this page to see upcoming events. 

20s/30s WEEKENDS

Connect with others in their 20s and 30s during fun and inspiring weekends in a supportive Christian Science atmosphere that is free from judgement and is accepting of everyone.

DiscoveryBound Outreach offers a $500 stipend to 20s/30s who plan these weekends for groups of approximately 20 people and provides support, advertising, and subsidizes the cost by up to $1000. Contact the DB Young Adult Manager if you are interested in being a stipend organizer.

If you are interested in attending one of these weekends and need financial assistance to travel, complete and submit this form for 50% of airfares up to $150. Scroll down to the event calendar at the bottom of this page to see upcoming events.

20s/30s GETAWAYS

Join us on our 4-night trips to breath-taking locations around the USA. In 2019, we will be going to the gorgeous Arches National Park near Moab, UT. See the event calendar below for more information.

20s/30s INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURES

If there are places where you’d like to travel with a group in a Christian Science atmosphere, we’d love to hear from you! We’re researching options for a 2020 international adventure. Please contact our DB Young Adult Manager.

“DB 20s/30s” FACEBOOK GROUP

Join the conversation and stay informed about upcoming 20s/30s events. This online community is specifically for people in their 20s/30s everywhere and is a great virtual location to connect and support each other. 

YOUNG ADULT RESEARCH

We’re listening to you! Adventure Unlimited, DiscoveryBound’s parent organization, hired a research consultant to conduct focus groups and interviews with 20s/30s in an effort to better know what you would like to see us provide for you. You can see the results here.

As a result of the findings from this research and the recommendations made to the organization, we have created the new position DB Young Adult Manager to provide focussed support in networking, planning and advertising events. We have increased the number of stipend 20s/30s weekends to five per year and the level of support for locally grown activities by offering $50 (with receipts) four times per year per area toward expenses.

GET INVOLVED

20s/30s are also needed to share their skills with DiscoveryBound through a variety of volunteer roles. In addition to organizing local activities, some other opportunities include: starting an Outreach Chapter and being a Chapter Worker, Outreach Chaperone, National Leadership Council (NLC) Mentor, National Leadership Council (NLC) Leader or Compass Guide. The NLC Alumni Initiative is another way to engage with community service.

I am so grateful to have opportunities like this where young adults can come together to uplift and inspire each other in the midst of facing real world challenges, while participating in fun social activities that refreshens our sense of pure joy! - 20s/30s Adult Participant

Upcoming 20s/30sEvents

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DB Outreach: N. California’s upcoming 2019 “End of the Year” activities
Nov 16 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

Mark your calendars now, for these great events!

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)

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DB OUTREACH: DB 20s/30s Friendsgiving @ Asher House Boulder, CO @ Asher House Boulder
Nov 17 @ 4:30 pm

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:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1AmKcmImp1ecjBfybvvR__KKL4-UtkcCPORcvLQEtyTs/edit#gid=0

 

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DB Outreach: San Diego – FRIENDSGIVING! @ Browns' house
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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!

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DB OUTREACH: 20S/30S FRIENDSGIVING – ASHLAND, MA @ Beth & Alex Griffin's Place
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm

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!

RSVP HERE

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!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/178QFUD1PcNMok8zoX80B7dXyMQikjKVt7q_MTWPs0Qs/edit?usp=sharing

This event is supported by DiscoveryBound Outreach and is alcohol, drug and smoke free.

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DB Outreach: 20s/30s NYC Friendsgiving
Nov 24 @ 1:30 am

DB 20s/30s nyc friendsgiving 

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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

[email protected]

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DB OUTREACH: 20s/30s Friendsgiving Dinner & Game Night @ Asher House St. Louis
Nov 29 @ 5:30 pm

DB 20s/30s Friendsgiving Potluck Dinner & Game Night

Friday, November 29th at 5:30 PM

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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.

Event organizer:
Andrew McKinley
DB 20s/30s St. Louis

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DB Outreach: All Ages Weekend
Mar 6 – Mar 8 all-day
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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.

Registration opens Thursday, November 21, 2019 at noon MT.

A $250 non-refundable deposit paid with card will be required to reserve your spot.

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

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)

Fly in and out of Reykjavík–Keflavík Airport, but don’t buy tickets until your registered spot has been confirmed by Sten.

Email Sten to register your interest: [email protected]

 

Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138