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:
- 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
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WHO: 7th-12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths
Arrive on Friday, January 19 at 8:00pm, after dinner (at Granlibakken Resort)
Depart on Sunday, January 21 at 4:00pm (from Sugar Bowl Resort)
Drop off at Granlibakken Resort
725 Granlibakken Road
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Pick up at Sugar Bowl Resort
629 Sugar Bowl Road
Norden, CA 95724
Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying.
- If flying
Arrival: Friday, January 19: Fly into Sacramento Airport (SMF) by 3:00pm Pacific time
Departure: Sunday, January 21: Leave Sacramento Airport (SMF) after 8:00pm Pacific time
A shuttle will be provided from the airport to Granlibakken Resort, and take you back to the airport on Sunday.
- If driving
Arrival: Friday, January 19: Arrive at Granlibakken Resort at 8:00pm, after dinner
Departure: Sunday, January 21: From Sugar Bowl Resort at 4:00pm
$150 – 7th – 12th graders and your friends
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!
Lift tickets, ski or snowboarding equipment rental and helmet rental (if needed) are additional costs. (You will be asked during registration to indicate which items you need for the weekend and pay for the fees with the completion of your registration.
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 your 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 and rental gear.) If there is additional aid needed to attend the weekend, please contact us – we do 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 DiscoveryBound Outreach 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 the 48 hours, if you need to cancel for any reason, you will need to return any financial aid amount you received towards travel costs.
Refunds, less a $75 cancellation fee, will be given to participants cancelling by December 28, 2017. No refunds will be given after December 28.
Full Refunds for lift tickets and rentals if notified on or before January 12, 2018.
WEEKEND & REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:
If you have questions regarding the registration process, please email Krista Capp or call 303.376.7572, Monday thru Friday 8am – 4:30pm Mountain Time.
If you are interested in staying at Granlibakken Resort and skiing with the group on Sunday, January 21, please be in touch with the resort to make your lodging reservations. You can reach them at 530.583.4242. Also, please contact Krista Capp so I can include you in our group lift ticket count.
REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, January 12, 2018
Join teens (grades 7–12) in New England’s Berkshire mountains for inspiration, fun, and friendship. You’ll ski/
snowboard at Jiminy Peak or snow tube at Bousquet, compete in the DB Winter Olympics on Lake Pontoosuc,
enjoy an inspirational speaker, and swim in the huge indoor pool and hot tub. Plus there’ll be plenty of time to
hang out with friends, old and new, and get the chance for CS discussion with teens like you, so don’t miss it!
Arrive Friday after 8:00 pm at Vacation Village
(276 Brodie Mountain Road, Hancock, MA 01267).
Depart Sunday at 2:00 pm from Lake Pontoosuc
(739 S Main St, Lanesboro, MA 01237)
Costs: $80 Registration fee for 2 nights lodging and meals from Friday night snacks to Sunday lunch. Skiing/Snowboarding/Snow Tubing costs are additional. (see below)
Cancellation Fee: $40 may be refunded if cancelled by January 10th
Lift Tickets: $51
Ski/Snowboard Rental: $36
Helmet Rental $10
Beginner Ski/Snowboard Package: $79 (Includes lift ticket to lower mountain, rentals, and lesson; Helmet Rental: $10 additional)
Snow Tubing (if you don’t want to go skiing)
Snow Tubing: $18 for 2 hours
Transportation: Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying. Carpools are available. See below.
Private Vehicles: Arrive at Vacation Village in the Berkshires in Hancock, MA after 8:00 p.m. And Depart Lake Pontoosuc on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Flying: Arrive at Logan Airport by 3:00 p.m on Friday, January 27 and depart on Sunday, January 29 after 7:00 p.m.
- Regional & Boston Contact: Lori Selby, 781-956-9035, firstname.lastname@example.org
- CT Contact: Kate Pagett 860-521-3443 email@example.com
- NY Contact: Cathleen Ouderkirk 917-574-9214, firstname.lastname@example.org
- NH Contact: Pollyann Winslow 603-421-0635, email@example.com
REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, January 19, 2018
– Outreach Teen Participant
Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138