With close to 30 Chapters across the United States, DiscoveryBound Outreach has the exciting opportunity to bring teens and adults together from all parts of the country! In addition to several Regional Seasonal Events each year, we host a National Annual Event as well.

What you can expect

  • The National Annual event will take place annually in late summer (often over Labor Day weekend) in a major U.S. city.
  • A metaphysical theme will be the core focus.
  • The schedule will include a track devoted to teens, their interests and timely discussion topics.
  • Another track will be offered for adults. Chapter Workers, those interested in starting an Outreach Chapter, DB Ambassadors and all adults interested in DiscoveryBound are welcome to attend.

LOS ANGELES 2019 NATIONAL ANNUAL WEEKEND

DiscoveryBound Outreach’s National Annual Event this year will be held in Los Angeles, California!  Join us in LA for this very special and inspiring National Annual Weekend!  Everyone will be staying at UCLA, get to visit the beach in Santa Monica, walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and tour Warner Brothers Studio!  Teens will enjoy workshops from actual industry professionals who are also Christian Scientists, and attend the ultimate pool party to finish off the weekend!  Adults will visit the Griffith Observatory and Park, and Walt Disney Concert Hall.  You won’t want to miss this!

Who:

Teens: 8th–12th grade (2019-2020 school year) Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths.

Adults: Christian Science adults and friends

When:

Labor Day Weekend: Friday, August 30 – Monday, September 2, 2019

Where:

Los Angeles, CA

Cost:

Teen Registration Fee:
Early Fee: $270
Early Deadline: June 30th
Regular Fee: $300
Deadline to Register: August 16th

Adult Registration Fee:
Early Fee:  $450
Early Deadline: June 30th
Regular Fee:  $480
Deadline to Register: August 16th

Discount / FINANCIAL AID:

Teens (parents) may apply for financial aid through DiscoveryBound as part of the registration process.  Assistance for teens is up to $200 for registration, and up to $300 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.  We are excited to be able to offer adults Aid this year as well, up to $150 for registration and $150 for travel.  Adults please use the link provided above to apply.

TEENS | TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Friday
  • Arrival
  • Welcome / Practitioner Talk
Saturday
  • Inspiring keynote speaker
  • Workshops with real entertainment industry professionals who are also Christian Scientists
  • Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame and see Grauman’s Chinese Theater
  • Beach time in Santa Monica
Sunday
  • Sunday School at a local branch church
  • Warner Brothers Studio Tour
  • Pool Party!
Monday
  • Breakfast and goodbyes

 

ADULTS | TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Friday
  • Arrival
  • Welcome / Practitioner Talk
Saturday
  • Inspiring keynote speaker
  • Explore the Griffith Observatory
  • Walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame and see Grauman’s Chinese Theater
  • Walt Disney Concert Hall and explore Downtown
  • Experience the beautiful Santa Monica beach
Sunday
  • Church at a local branch church
  • Warner Brothers Studio Tour
  • Hangout time at a local Christian Scientist’s home
Monday
  • Breakfast and goodbyes

 

HOUSING:

Housing will be provided for all participants, both teens and adults, in Los Angeles, CA, to be held at UCLA.  Adults will have air-conditioned 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 Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) between 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm on Friday, Aug. 30. Depart out of the same airport after 11:00 am on Monday, Sept. 2.  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 UCLA between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Friday, Aug. 30 and depart between 8:30 am and 9:30 am on Monday, Sept. 2.

If these flight windows do not work for you for any reason, please reach out to us to coordinate a different flight time that will work.  Feel free to reach out to Mackenzie Shepherd with any travel questions. 303.779.3000 ext. 138

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Refunds, less a $120 teen cancellation fee or $225 adult cancellation fee, will be given for cancellations on or before June 30th.  Refunds on or before August 9th, will be given less a $150 teen cancellation fee or $225 adult cancellation fee.  If you did not submit payment upon registering, you will need to pay the corresponding fees.  Following August 9th, no refunds will be given and you will be responsible for the full registration fee.

“God is not separate from the wisdom He bestows. The talents He gives we must improve.”
– Science & Health, pg. 6:5-7

This event is generously underwritten by the Asher Student Foundation and other partners. Without their help, the actual cost for this weekend would be $634 per teen.

 

Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138

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DB Outreach: Annual National Event in Los Angeles @ University of California, Los Angeles
Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day

Join Us for the National Annual Event weekend in Los Angeles!
August 30 – September 2, 2019

Who: Teens entering 8th-12th grades and adults 20+.

Download Flyer          Teens Register Now           Adults Register Now           Adult Financial Aid Form

Where: We’ll be staying at UCLA in northern Los Angeles.  Address: 330 De Neve Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095

What: Teens will visit the Santa Monica Beach, Hollywood Walk of Fame, have a pool party, and enjoy workshops from actual industry professionals who are also Christian Scientists.
Adults will visit the Griffith Observatory, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Walk of Fame.

Everyone will get to tour Warner Brothers Studios!  You won’t want to miss this!

Registration: 
Early Bird:  April 1st – June 30th    Teens: $270   Adults: $450
Regular: July 1st – August 16th     Teens: $300   Adults: $480

Need-based Financial Aid is available for teens up to $200 for registration costs and $300 for travel costs.  Please fill out the form in your online account after you register to apply.
We are excited to be able to offer Financial Aid for adults for this event as well!  Up to $150 for registration costs and $150 for travel costs.  Please fill out the form above to apply.