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Upcoming Youth Events
Deadline has been extended to Monday, April 23, 2018
Come join us for a Spring Teen Weekend in Atlanta, Georgia! The weekend is for 7-12th grade Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths. We will be staying at Stone Mountain Inn where we will be able to enjoy some of their activities on property like morning easy hike with great views, summit skyride, swimming, an afternoon trip into Atlanta with lunch at Centennial Olympic Park and the Skyview Atlanta ferris wheel, exploring MLK’s The King Center and an evening BBQ with a laser show.
$150 this covers all activities/lodging and meals from Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch
(There is financial aid available – up to $75 towards the registration fee, and if anyone is flying to the event, up to an additional $150 for air travel.)
Stone Mountain – short walking/hiking trail
Summit Skyride – high-speed Swiss cable car provides a stunning view of the Confederate Memorial Carving as it transports guests more than 825 feet above ground to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top, experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline, the Appalachian Mountains and more up to 60 miles away.
Saturday Afternoon: Head to the city of Atlanta and enjoy a few of Atlanta’s activities:
Lunch at Centennial Olympic Park – legacy of the 1996 Olympic Games and the center of a thriving tourist district.
Skyview Atlanta Ferris Wheel: -Towering nearly 20 stories above Centennial Park, the SkyView Ferris wheel features 42 climate-controlled gondolas providing guests with breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Atlanta and the surrounding metropolitan area.
The King Center – Historical Landmark – Nonprofit center exhibiting Martin Luther King related photos & artifacts, plus rooms on Gandhi & Rosa Parks.
Saturday Later Afternoon – hang out at the pool and swim
Saturday Night: Outdoor BBQ & The Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision® is a not-to-be-missed Atlanta tradition that will wow your family with state-of-the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring effects. The Lasershow features lights, iconic music, lasers and epic fireworks. Plus, three flame cannons add a punch to the show by sending a trio of flames nearly one-hundred feet into the air.
Sunday: Attend First Church of Christ, Scientist, Decatur, GA
Travel parameters: (in your planning)
Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive at 7:00 p.m. at Stone Mountain Inn. The Inn is located at Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain, GA 30083. Dinner will not be provided on Friday, so please plan to eat prior to your arrival.
- Departure: Sunday, April 29 – pick up at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Decatur, GA at 1:00 p.m.
446 Clairmont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Flying: (a shuttle will be provided to/from Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Stone Mountain Inn and First Church of Christ, Scientist, Decatur, GA.
- Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) no later than 6:00 pm. Since dinner is not provided on Friday evening, please bring money for dinner since we will plan to stop for something to eat before we arrive at the Inn.
- Departure: Sunday, April 29 – please plan to depart from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) after 3:00 pm.
Come join us for a Spring Teen Weekend in Santa Monica, CA! This weekend is for 7-12th grade Christian Scientists and their friends of all faiths. We will be playing on the beach and enjoying the games and rides on the Santa Monica Pier. We will be staying at the Hostel in Santa Monica, just a few minutes from the beach, and joining 1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Santa Monica for Sunday School. We would love to have you join us!
WHO: 7th-12th grade Christian Scientists and your friends of all faiths
Arrive on Friday, April 27 between 6:30-7:00pm, after dinner (at Hostelling International, LA/Santa Monica)
Depart on Sunday, April 29 at 12:30pm (from 1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Santa Monica)
Drop off at Hostelling International, LA/Santa Monica
1436 2nd St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Pick up at 1st Church of Christ, Scientist
505 Arizona Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Teens are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event, unless flying.
Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive between 6:30-7:00 pm at Hostelling International LA/Santa Monica. The Hostel is located at 1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Dinner will not be provided on Friday, so please plan to eat prior to your arrival.
Departure: Sunday, April 29 – pick up will be between 12:30-1:00 pm at 1st Church of Christ, Scientist. The church’s address is 505 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, 90401.
- Flying: (a shuttle will be provided to/from LAX and the Hostel on both Friday and Sunday)
Arrival: Friday, April 27 – please plan to arrive at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) no later than 5:00 pm. Since dinner is not provided on Friday evening, please bring money for dinner since we will plan to stop for something to eat before we arrive at the Hostel.
Departure: Sunday, April 29 – please plan to depart from LAX after 4:00 pm.
$150 – 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 are 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 April 6. No refunds will be given after April 6.
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.
REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, April 20, 2018
DiscoveryBound Outreach’s National Annual Event this year will be held in Boston, MA! Join us in Boston for this very special and inspiring National Annual Weekend! Teens will be joining The Mother Church’s biennial College Summit for a day of talks and activities, exploring the sights and sounds of Boston, and having lunch at Longyear Museum. Adults will be touring The Mother Church (TMC) and Mapparium, exploring the city of Boston, and visiting a couple of Mrs. Eddy’s homes with Longyear Museum. Everyone will be staying in the air-conditioned dorms at Boston University and enjoying a Saturday evening cruise in Boston Harbor.
WHO: 8th-12th grade Christian Scientists and their friends (grade entering in the Fall 2018) and Christian Science Adults 25+
COST: Teen: $240 early, $270 regular. Adult: $395 early, $425 regular.
The registration fee for teens and adults include lodging, event activities and meals (Friday breakfast thru Sunday breakfast).
Financial Aid is available for teen participants. We can provide up to $135 in registration financial aid, and we can also provide up to $200 in financial aid for flights to and from Boston. Feel free to reach out with any questions you might have!
Chaperones: If you are interested in chaperoning for this event, please reach out to Alex Griffin at 303.773.3000 ext. 138.
Flight information: We’re so glad that you’re interested in the weekend. Registration will launch on April 2nd, but you don’t have to wait until then to book your flight and save money! We can’t wait to have you join us in Boston!
If Flying, arrive between 12 PM and 5 PM on Thurs. Aug. 9th. Depart between 2:30 PM and 6:30 PM on Sun, Aug 12th.
– Outreach Teen Participant
Questions? Email or call 888.416.7348 x138