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 Event will take place annually in late summer (often over Labor Day weekend).
  • 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.

2020 National virtual & in-person Gatherings!

Virtual Events (free for all)

  • MBE History Talk: Life at 400 Beacon St. with Heather Vogel Frederick – (Aired September 24th, 2020)
  • Teen Bible Talk with Madelon Maupin – (Aired October 9th, 2020)


DB Outreach: National Virtual – Christian Science Talk with Tom McElroy, C.S.B. (Aired September 18, 2020)
Topic: Spiritual discovery: Finding peace and strength in a time of upheaval

This talk is about 45 min and ends with a Q&A section.

Tom McElroy, practitioner of Christian Science healing and international speaker, originally aired this Zoom webinar, “Spiritual discovery: Finding peace and strength in a time of upheaval,” on Friday, September 18. DiscoveryBound Outreach is very grateful to Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, San Diego (La Jolla) for partnering with DB in offering this talk. His recorded lecture focuses on comforting and healing precepts found in the Bible, and show how they are available for anyone to understand and experience through the lens of Christian Science.

DB Outreach: National Virtual – Christian Science Talk with Madelon Maupin, C.S.B. (Aired October 9, 2020)
Topic: How the Bible Answers Teen Challenges by Madelon Maupin

This talk is about 50 min and ends with a Q&A section.

Madelon grew up in Tulsa OK, attended Principia College where she graduated with a BA degree in Biblical studies, and later went to San Francisco Theological Seminary, graduating with a Masters of Theological Studies with a focus on Biblical Studies.

She loved being a camper at the A/U Ranches during her middle and high school years, and then serving as a counselor. She has been a long time supporter of Adventure Unlimited and DiscoveryBound programs.

Madelon worked in the newspaper industry, including serving as National Advertising Manager for The Christian Science Monitor, and Publisher for both The San Jose Business Journal and The San Francisco Business Journal. She eventually had a leadership consulting firm in Los Angeles for 20 years, working with major entertainment and high tech companies around the world. For five years she served as Cultural Historian/Lecturer for Princess Cruises for their trips to the Middle East.

In 2012 Madelon started BibleRoads, a Biblical education company for Christian Scientists and their friends. It provides Bible talks, CD’s, workbooks and video courses for individual or group study. She regularly gives talks on the Bible both in the US and other countries.

Madelon has written 70+ articles for the Christian Science Sentinel and Journal, including Sentinel Radio chats and Daily Lifts. Madelon is currently the Second Reader of First Church of Christ, Scientist, Newport Beach where she lives with her husband, George, and their cocker spaniel, Parker.

For more information about Madelon and her work, please visit her website at bibleroads.com.

In-Person Events – thanks to Everyone that helped to make these events a success!

  • Saturday, Sept. 19th
    • 2 one-day events in two different locations.
    • Active/Fun Activity – unique to each location (ie. kayaks and ropes course)
    • Teen & Adult Tracks with inspiring discussion sessions for each
    •  Dinner and fellowship provided
  • Locations/Regions – considering all state health guidelines:

*Midwest/St. Louis (This area’s event has been cancelled/postponed for this year.  We look forward to planning something here in the near future.)
*Northern California  (This area’s event has been cancelled/postponed for this year.  We look forward to planning something here in the near future.)


Teens: 8th–12th grade (2020-2021 school year) Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths.
Adults: Christian Science adults and friends


September 18th – CS Lecture.  Teen focus.
September 19th – In-person one-day gatherings


2 different cities in opposite regions, considering health guidelines.  Visit the DB Calendar Event for each location (linked above) for specifics on each event!


Teen Registration Fee: $30
Adult Registration Fee: $30
Registration for In-Person Gatherings opens: August 10th
Registration deadline: September 14th.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for this new alternate program up to $15 per person for both teens and adults.


If DiscoveryBound cancels this event, you will receive a 100% refund of your deposit and all additional payments with the exception of any financial aid awarded.

Check out photos from past National Events here: https://dbgallery.smugmug.com/DB-Outreach-events/DB-Outreach-National

Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you. – Deuteronomy 31:6 NKJV

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


Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138