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

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Dec
1
Fri
DB Outreach: 7th-12th Grade Weekend in Texas @ HI Austin
Dec 1 – Dec 3 all-day

Calling all 7th-12th grade Christian Science teens and their friends of all faiths! Join teens from Texas and beyond in a scavenger hunt through the streets of Austin, TX! Jump in a car with your friends (driven by an adult chaperone), work together to decipher clues and follow leads that will take you to different sites in the city. The weekend will include games, an inspirational speaker, all-day road rally with photo ops, meeting new friends, hang time and Sunday School. Come join the fun!

Registration is open! Register here. 

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

WHEN:
Arrive on Friday, December 1 at 7:00pm, after dinner (at Hostelling International – Austin)
Depart on Sunday, December 3 at 1:30pm (from Asher House, Austin)

WHERE:
Drop off
at Hostelling International – Austin
2200 South Lakeshore Blvd
Austin, TX  78741
512.444.2294

Pick up at Asher House, Austin
2811 Hemphill Park
Austin, TX 78705

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

  • If flying
    Arrival: Friday, December 1: Fly into (AUS) between 3:00pm – 5:00pm CST.
    Departure: Sunday, December 3: Leave (AUS) after 4:30pm CST.
    A shuttle will be provided from the airport to Hostelling International – Austin, and take you back to the airport on Sunday.
  • If driving
    Arrival: Friday, December 1: Arrive at Hostelling International – Austin at 7:00pm, after dinner
    Departure: Sunday, December 3: From Asher House, Austin at 1:30pm

COST:
$80 – 7th – 12th graders and your friends
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!

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. 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 $40 cancellation fee, will be given to participants cancelling by October 31, 2017. No refunds will be given after October 31.

WEEKEND & REGISTRATION QUESTIONS:
If you have questions regarding the registration process, please email Krista Capp or call 303.376.7204, Monday thru Friday 8am – 4:30pm Mountain Time.

REGISTRATION CLOSES: Monday, November 20, 2017

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Jan
11
Thu
DB Outreach: 20s/30s Winter Vacation @ A/U Ranches
Jan 11 – Jan 15 all-day

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN:  To Register, click here.

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For Christian Science adults and their friends in their 20s and 30s.

Join us for an unforgettable weekend in the snow.  Escape from work with a group of like minded individuals as we explore the Rocky Mountains in wintertime.  You’ll have the option of skiing/snowboarding at Monarch Mountain, snowshoeing around the beautiful A/U Ranches, lounging at the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, playing games by a warm fire in Valerie Lodge, and many more exciting activities.

  • Skiing/Snowboarding in the beautiful Rocky Mountains (lift tickets and rentals not included, but available through DiscoveryBound for an additional fee)
  • Snowshoeing through the backwoods of the A/U Ranches property
  • Spend the day at the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, relaxing and playing in their pools and natural hot springs
  • Relax and enjoy a long weekend spent in beautiful Colorado.  Stunning scenery, exciting activities, and new friendships!

Cost of Weekend Registration:  $150 – This includes Thursday dinner through Monday breakfast, lodging, Ranch activities, one day pass to Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, transportation to and from Denver International Airport (DEN) and to the ski resort.

Cost of Optional Items (Not required for registration):  $49 – Lift Ticket (one day only).  $22 – Rental Equipment from Monarch Mountain.  Lessons: $59 (includes lift ticket for the day).

Financial Assistance is available towards your flight costs

Dates: 1/11/18 through 1/15/18

Flying/Driving parameters
If flying:
-Arrive at Denver International Airport (DEN) no later than 2:00PM on Thursday, January 11th. If you arrive after 2:00 PM, you will be responsible for your own transportation to the A/U Ranches.  There is a bus that drives from Denver to Buena Vista once per day.
-Depart DIA no earlier than 2PM on Monday, January 15th.  If you have TSA Pre-Check clearance, you are welcome to book your flight no earlier than 1:30 PM. Any participants flying earlier than 1:30 pm. on January 15th, will be responsible for their own transportation to the airport. There is a bus that drives from Buena Vista to Denver once per day.

If driving:
-Arrive at A/U Ranches between 4:30-5:30 PM.  Parking is available at no additional charge.
-Depart from A/U Ranches between 9AM and 10AM.

The DB Statement of Community Standards is available on our registration page.

Jan
14
Sun
DB Outreach: Ohio Family Winter Event @ Snow Trails Winter Resort
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join other Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths for a DiscoveryBound FAMLY
snow tubing activity! Meet new friends from the state of Ohio, create exciting wintertime
memories and leave invigorated from an afternoon of fun and laughter!

Snow Trails Winter Resort
3100 Possum Run Road
Mansfield, Ohio
Meet at the Wendy’s on I-71, exit 169 at 1:00 pm for
lunch, then head over to Snow Trails Resort for 2
hours of snow tubing fun!

COST:
$10 – (Columbus Chapter will sponsor $15 each
admission price of $25.) If you have a family of
three or more children please contact Madith
Barton for adjusted pricing.

RSVP:
• Columbus area: Madith Barton
614.747.6776 • madith.barton@gmail.com
• Cleveland area: Susan Westrope
440.930.5557 • fccelyria@gmail.com
• Massilon area: Wendy Silver
330.704.8813 • wendyellensilver@gmail.com

 

Jan
19
Fri
DB Outreach: Western Winter Weekend for Teens – Tahoe, CA @ Granlibakken Tahoe
Jan 19 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: Register here
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WHO: 7th-12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths

WHEN:
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)

WHERE:
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

TRANSPORTATION:
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


COST:
$150 – 7th – 12th graders and your friends
$10 Discount – Bring a friend new to DB and you both receive $10 off!

ADDITIONAL COSTS:
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.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUNDS:
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 303.376.7204, Monday thru Friday 8am – 4:30pm Mountain Time.

PARENTS:
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

Jan
26
Fri
DB Outreach: Eastern Winter Weekend for Teens – Berkshires, MA @ Vacation Village in the Berkshires
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!  Register Here
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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

Rental/Ticket Information
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.

Carpool/Transportation/Contacts:

REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, January 12, 2018

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.