18.Events_Outreach-Regl(1)Weekend events provide families and youth with fellowship opportunities in a group that’s just the right size to bond with everyone. Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths are invited. DiscoveryBound Outreach is a program where everyone is included!

Outreach also provides staff support and financial assistance for organizing weekend events for 20s-30s adults where they can come together with their peers in a Christian Science atmosphere to socialize and network.

What you can expect

DiscoveryBound Outreach Weekend Events include a main activity, inspirational discussions and Sunday School/church, with time to hangout and make new friends.

Activities have included:

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  • Teen skiing, ice skating, tubing
  • Teambuilding road rallies
  • Environmental excursions
  • Family camping
  • Service projects
  • Christian Science Camp cleanups
  • Exploring spiritual topics

Upcoming Regional Seasonal Events

Join us for one, or many, of our exciting weekend activities! And if you’d like DB event news delivered right to your inbox, sign up for our emails.

Check Out DB Winter Weekends

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Outreach: Teen Winter Weekend in the Berkshires @ Vacation Village in the Berkshires
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm – Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm

WHO: 7th–12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths

WHAT: Join DiscoveryBound teens (grades 7–12) and their friends of all faiths 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 speaker, 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!

WHEN:
Arrive on Friday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m., after dinner
Depart on Sunday, February 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza)

WHERE:
Drop off at Vacation Village at the Berkshires
276 Brodie Mountain Rd, Hancock, MA 01237

Pick up at Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza)
739 S Main St, Lanesborough, MA 01237

TRANSPORTATION:
Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying.
Carpools are available. See below.

  • If Flying:
    Arrival:
    Friday, February 1: Fly into Logan International Airport (BOS) by 3:00 p.m EST
    Departure: Sunday, February 3: Leave Logan International Airport (BOS) after 7:00 p.m. EST
    A shuttle will be provided to and from the airport
  • If Driving:
    Arrival: Friday, February 1: Arrive at Vacation Village at the Berkshires after 8:00 p.m., after dinner
    Departure: Sunday, February 3: From Lake Pontoosuc (near Lanesboro Pizza) at 2:00 p.m.
  • Carpool/Transportation/Contacts:
    Regional & Boston Contact: Lori Selby, 781-956-9035, [email protected]
    CT Contact: Kate Pagett, 860-604-8001, [email protected]
    NY Contact: Cathleen Ouderkirk, 917-574-9214, [email protected]
    NH Contact: Pollyann Winslow, 603-421-0635, [email protected]

COST:
$90 includes 2 nights lodging and all meals
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!

ADDITIONAL COSTS:
Choose from the Following:
Skiing/Snowboarding at Jiminy Peak
Lift Tickets: $53
Ski/Snowboard Rental: $37
Helmet Rental: $10
Beginner Ski/Snowboard Package: $79
(Includes lift ticket to lower mountain, rentals, and lesson; Helmet Rental: $10 additional)
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Snow Tubing at Bousquet
Snow Tubing: $20 for 2 hours

TEEN FINANCIAL AID:
Please don’t let the cost keep you from attending. If you need to apply for financial aid, you will have the opportunity to do so during registration. Financial awards can be up to 1/2 of the registration fee and additional aid is available for those flying to the event, up to $150. (Financial aid is NOT available for lift tickets & rental gear.) If there is additional aid needed to attend the weekend, please contact us – we don not want finances to prevent you from attending.

If the financial aid amount you’ve been granted does not meet your financial needs for this event and you choose to cancel your registration, you need to notify us within 48 hours of being notified of the amount granted. If cancelling, you will be refunded your deposit with the exception of a $20 cancellation fee. After 48 hours, if you need to cancel for any reason, you will need to return any financial aid amount you received towards the travel costs.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS:
Refunds, less a $45 cancellation fee, will be given to participants cancelling by January 25th.
No refunds will be given after January 25th.

WEEKEND & REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:
If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please email [email protected] or call
781-956-9035.

PARENTS:
If you are interested in staying at the Vacation Village Berkshires and skiing with the group on Saturday, February 1, please let me know so that I can give you the discounted price.

REGISTRATION CLOSES:  Monday, January 28th, 2019

 

 

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DB Outreach: Family Winter Weekend in CO @ A/U Ranches
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm

“Spirit is symbolized by strength, presence, and power, and also by holy thoughts, winged with Love.” – S&H 512:8-9

Come join us for a cozy family weekend at the A/U Ranches! This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and have fun while enjoying the company of other Christian Science families and friends. Take part in sledding, broom hockey, climbing in the Rock Gym, horseback riding, games and cards in the lodge and much more. Even if you have a good book you are trying to finish, bring it along and enjoy reading by the fire. Feel free to do as few or as many activities as you want, but come be a part of the fun!WHEN: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3, 2019

WHERE: A/U Ranches, Buena Vista, CO

WHO: Christian Science families and their friends of all faiths. This is not a teen only weekend. There will be no chaperones provided and families will be housed in cabins.

COST: $69 per person (included in the cost are all meals beginning with Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch, lodging and Ranch activities. Horseback riding is an additional expense and can be purchased when registering.)

FINANCIAL AID: If needed, up to $34 in financial aid is available for youth 17 and under. When registering, you will have the opportunity to apply.

TRAVEL: Please plan to arrive at the A/U Ranches between 7-8pm on Friday, March 1. Departure on Sunday will be at 1pm.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If for some reason you need to cancel, you may do so up until Friday, February 8 with a $35 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after February 8.

Registration closes February 20, 2019

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to be in touch. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

I loved seeing God’s plan in action. It was a harmonious weekend full of love, joy and good times.
– Outreach Teen Participant

Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138


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