Chapter Events are organized by local volunteers and are often supported by DiscoveryBound staff. Local Chapters offer a variety of events for families, teens, 20s-30s and adults or a combination of these groups.

What To expect

Inspiration and friendships are at the heart of local DiscoveryBound Outreach Chapter Events. Activities have included:

  • Family day at the beach
  • Adult dinners and discussions
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Operation Testimony Meeting (OTM) at area Christian Science church
  • Hymn sing / Christmas caroling
  • Service project

They often help promote, chaperone and fund raise for youth participation at DiscoveryBound Regional Weekends, National Events, as well as financially support attendance at Christian Science summer camps.

OUTREACH Managers

DiscoveryBound Outreach has two managers dedicated to supporting Chapters. You are encouraged to contact them if you have questions or need guidance on anything Chapter related.

LEE ANNE MEIDELL

DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager
888.416.7348 x132
Email

Lori Selby

33.Events_Outreach-Chapter(5)DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager
781.956.9035
Email


 

The smiles truly shone with love and joy as the teens enjoyed one another's company and, for some, got over fears of making new friends.
– St. Louis Chapter, Night Tubing

upcoming Chapter Events

Check with your local Chapter for more details. If you’d like to receive information about Outreach Regional Seasonal and National Annual Events as soon as they are scheduled, Contact Us, and we’ll add you to our communication list.

Oct
22
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DB OUTREACH: CHAPTER WORKER AND AMBASSADOR WEBINAR
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us for our fall  DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach webinar and conference call on Tuesday, October 22nd.  We will be hosting two sessions, so please select one of the following times: 

1st Session – 5:00pm (PT), 6:00pm (MT), 7:00pm (CT), 8:00pm (ET)
2nd Session – 7:00pm (PT), 8:00pm (MT), 9:00pm (CT), 10:00pm (ET)

  Tentative agenda:
Metaphysical Theme for 2019 – “True prayer is not asking God for love; It is learning to love, and to include all mankind in one affection.” (No & Yes 39:17-18)

      1. Staff Intros – Lee Anne Meidell – NEW DB Outreach Manager
      2. Events summary and fruitage (local volunteers & DB staff share) 
      3. How to address challenges in your chapter work
      4. Sharing your successful activities and/or upcoming activities

By sharing in a webinar format, this gives everyone the opportunity to see each other and hear what others have to say.  It would be helpful if you would let us know which session you will be joining by replying to this email. 

Here is the link to join the webinar and conference call: https://zoom.us/j/118221739  (join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android)

Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,118221739#  or +16468769923,,118221739# 

Or Telephone Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location)US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 646 876 9923 US

Meeting ID: 118 221 739 

We hope you will join us for this interactive webinar/conference call. Please let us know if you will be attending and which session. We look forward to your participation and insights!
The DB Team

Oct
26
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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: Downtown Denver Aquarium – Alumni Event @ Denver Aquarium
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Denver Alumni, our next Adventure Unlimited activity is on the calendar!

WHO: DiscoveryBound Alumni and their friends and families

WHEN: October 26, 2019, 4–6pm

WHERE: Downtown Denver Aquarium, 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211

WHAT: Bring your family or friends to the Denver Downtown Aquarium and join with other alumni as we adventure through the underwater attractions and learn about life in the sea. This activity is a chance to meet and explore the Aquarium exhibits together as an alumni group. Plan to spend anywhere from an hour to two hours at the Aquarium and connect with alumni along the way!

We will meet inside the Ballroom entrance to the side of the main ticket window and head in together.

COST: EARLY BIRD pricing is $15.50 per person (Children under 2 are FREE.) You MUST pay prior to October 15th to get the Early Bird Price. Otherwise, you will queue in line for regular priced admission starting at $22.99 when you arrive at the Denver Aquarium.

For more information about the Downtown Denver Aquarium go to their website: https://www.aquariumrestaurants.com/downtownaquariumdenver/visitorInfo.asp

QUESTIONS: If you have questions or want the Early Bird pricing call Jennifer Franklin at 407-716-3500!

Nov
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DB Outreach: North Carolina Museum of Art – Adults @ North Carolina Museum of Art
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

North Carolina Museum of Art
Come Join us for an afternoon of lunch and docent tour

When:  Friday, November 1, 2019
12:00 meet for lunch (bring your own or purchase at museum)
1:30 free docent tour
Where: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd. Raleigh, NC
Who:  Adults
Meet: Lori Selby, DB Outreach Manager from Boston
RSVP:  Cindy Smith 919-219-3371 or [email protected]

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DB Outreach: North Carolina Board Game/Pot Luck for all ages @ Catherine Smith's Home
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Pot Luck/Board Game Night for ALL AGES!
Families and DB friends of all ages, join us for a potluck dinner and game night for individuals and families in North Carolina.  Bring your favorite dinner item and board game to share for a fun evening of food, fellowship and fun.
Information about DB programs and upcoming events will also be shared by  Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound’s Outreach Manager from Boston.

When:  Friday, November 1 2019 6;00 p.m.
What:  Pot Luck/Board Games/Learn more about DB
Where:  Catherine Smith’s Home, 101 McWaine Lane, Cary, NC
Who:  All Ages
RSVP:  Cindy Smith at [email protected] or 919-219-3371

Nov
2
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DB Outreach: N. California’s Upcoming end of 2019 events
Nov 2 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

Mark your calendars now, for these great events!

Check back for more information closer to the date of the event –

November 2 – Board games & Potluck at Virginia Early’s in Sacramento.  (RSVP – Virginia Early)

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: Dinner/Outdoor Movie – Charlotte, NC @ The Cartier's Home
Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Dinner/Outdoor Movie
It’s harvest time, come fellowship with us!

When: Saturday, November 2nd

Where: The Cartier’s House – 9516 Brighthaven Ln. Charlotte, NC 28214

Who: Everyone!  All ages are welcome!

Drop off & Pick Up: Dinner will start at 6:30 pm and the movie will follow.

Bring: We will provide pizza and s’mores.  Please bring a side or other dessert to share.

RSVP by October 30th to [email protected]

Upcoming Activities:
Be on the lookout for information regarding a Christmas party hosted by Acorn.

 

Nov
3
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DB Outreach: Lunch Outing – Charlotte, NC
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am

Lunch Outing following church in Charlotte, NC

When:  Sunday, November 2, 2019  Following church 11:30 a.m.
Where:  Restaurant to be determined
Who:  All ages
Meet:  Lori Selby, DiscoveryBound Outreach Manager from Boston
Cost:  Lunch

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

PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE ROCKIES!

7th – 12th Grade Weekend


Register Here Download Flyer

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.

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

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!

 

Nov
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DB Outreach: Pot Luck/Board Game Night for all Ages @ House across the street from Tenacre
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm

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

Nov
16
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DB Outreach: Boston Chapter – Community Service at CHBA @ Chestnut Hill Benevolent Association
Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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

Dec
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DB Outreach: DB Boston Chapter/Principia Club Boston Christmas Sing @ The Longyear Museum
Dec 15 all-day

The DiscoveryBound Boston Chapter and the Principia Club of Greater Boston invite you, your family, and friends to our annual Christmas Sing as we jingle and mingle in celebration of the season.

When: Sunday, December 15th 2:30 p.m.
Where: The Longear Museum, 1125 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
What to Bring:  Please bring a plate of cookies or finger foods to share. Beverages will be provided.
There will be crafts and activities for all ages following the Sing.
RSVP:  Lori Selby, [email protected] or 781-956-9035

Jan
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DB Outreach: Winter Weekend in the Berkshires for teens @ Vacation Village in the Berkshires
Jan 31 – Feb 2 all-day

Join DiscoveryBound teens (grades 7-12) 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 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!

WHO:
7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends
of all faiths. Bring a friend new to DB and you both
receive $10 off.
WHEN:
Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2, 2020
On Friday, arrive at Vacation Village in the
Berkshires in Hancock, MA after 8:00 p.m.
and depart Sunday at Lake Pontoosuc in
Lanesborough, MA at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE:
Lodging
Vacation Village in the Berkshires,
276 Brodie Mountain Rd. Hancock, MA
Skiing/snowboarding OR snow tubing
Jiminy Peak, 37 Corey Rd., Hancock, MA or snow
tubing at Bosquet in Pittsfield, MA (Saturday)

Cost:  To be announced
Contact: Lori Selby, [email protected] or 781-956-9035

Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138