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Mar
30
Fri
DB Outreach: Family Easter Camp in Australia @ Wombat Corner Outdoor Centre
Mar 30 – Apr 2 all-day
Adventure Unlimited Australia
REGISTER HERE:

Youth and Family Activities in a Christian Science AtmosphereFriday, March 30 to Monday, April 2 2018

Note: this Trybooking page has been set up to take the bookings and the DEPOSIT only.
A $50 camp deposit is payable per person, at time of booking, payable here by credit card. Please contact the organizers to request payment by alternative means.
The full cost of Easter Camp is $310 per person (aged 4 upwards) which includes $30 towards activities.  The charge for children 3 and under is the deposit only, because they will not be able to participate in most of the activities.  If you wish them to participate in an activity – where they are eligible – these may incur a charge.
Since the Trybooking system does not have the flexibility to include activities at different prices, you will be sent an account for payment by February 1, 2018 detailing the costs of the activities you have selected, as well as the cost of bus travel or linen hire.
There are THREE parts to the Application process:
1.) the Trybooking page, and
2.) the Commitment and Consent form which you will need to print and sign, available on the Easter Camp website here.
3.) the Waiver form which you will need to print and sign, also on the Easter Camp website.
On Friday, March 30, 2018 at 10:00am

 

Apr
7
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Saturday Eat Out @ Queen Sheba's Ethiopian Restaurant
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for dinner at Queen Sheba’s Ethiopian Restaurant. Please RSVP to Sharon Hansen and to find out more details about time, directions, cost, etc.

Apr
10
Tue
DB Outreach: Chapter Worker/Volunteer Webinar – 2 sessions
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join us for our spring DiscoveryBound (DB) Outreach webinar and conference call on Tuesday, April 10th.  You can choose from the following times:

1st Session – 5:00pm (PT), 6:00pm (MT), 7:00pm (CT), 8:00pm (ET)

2nd Session – 7:00pm (PT), 8:00pm (MT), 9:00pm (CT), 10:00pm (ET)

We want to share with you what’s happening in DiscoveryBound and find out from you how best we can be supporting you. By sharing in a webinar format, this gives everyone the opportunity to see each other and hear what others have to say.

We invite you to share any recent or upcoming local activities with your chapters as well as any fundraising ideas for camperships, local activities and DB weekend events. We would love your input and we will be sharing our own local chapter ideas.

Please be in touch if you’d like to join the webinar and we will send you the information to join the call.

We look forward to your participation and insights. See you soon!

Apr
13
Fri
DB Outreach: Jetty Park Family Camping/Kayaking at Cape Canaveral, FL @ Jetty Park
Apr 13 – Apr 15 all-day

Come Join Florida DB Chapters for a weekend of fun, sun, and inspiration! This popular family event held at the Jetty Park beach and campground in Cape Canaveral, Florida include a 2-night/3day campout along the white sandy ocean front and the opportunity to take part in a wide range of exciting recreational activities.  Feel free to join us for any part of the weekend.  This weekend event is for ALL ages!

  • 2-hr guided kayak tour (optional, extra cost)
  • Sunrise walks on the beach
  • BBQ dinner & games Saturday evening Inspirational Speaker Travis L. Thomas
  • Youth Led Sunday Service
  • Meet Reps from CS camps and Principia

$79 per tent; includes two nights of camping, planned activities, and inspirational speaker.
$10 per person for food; includes breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, BBQ dinner. Ages 5 and under are free.
$10 per person for Saturday ONLY; includes BBQ dinner and inspirational talk.
$30 per person includes tip (ages 5 and older) kayak tour encountering manatees and dolphins (optional)

Bio of Travis Thomas: Travis Thomas is the Creator of “Live Yes, And” – which is dedicated to helping individuals, teams, and companies discover their inner brilliance through a commitment to purpose, authenticity, and life-transforming collaboration. Travis has been a professional improvisational comedian for 20 years, and now uses the principles of improv to help companies, schools, and sports teams create high-performing cultures. He has worked with the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, Georgia Football, and US Soccer to name a few. Travis is a graduate of Principia College, he worked at The Principia School for 4 years, The Mother Church for 5 years, as well as being involved with many of the Christian Science camps. He lives in Jupiter, FL with his wife and three kids, and still performs monthly with the improv group be co-founded 14 years ago. For more info on Travis – check out www.LiveYesAnd.com

Download and share the flyer & registration form!

Contacts:
Central Florida Jennie Webster 407-625-8043 [email protected]
Tampa Bay Julie Webster 813-760-4749 [email protected]
Southeast Florida Geoff Hufford 818-422-5127 [email protected] 
Jacksonville Jessica Dees 904-607-1301 [email protected]

 

 

Apr
14
Sat
DB Outreach: Northern CA Adult Chapter – Buttermilk Bend Hike @ Meet at 1st Church of Christ, Scientist, Sacramento
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the Buttermilk Bend Hike, located in South Yuba near Grass Valley. Please RSVP to Jim Wright and to find out more details regarding time, directions, what to bring, etc.

Apr
17
Tue
DB Outreach: Boston Picnic Potluck for 20’s/30’s
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm

Saturday Outside with DB Friends!
When: May 5th at Noon until ?
Where: Chestnut Hill Reservation, green space by Cassidy Playground
Who: Friends!
Cost: Parking lot off Beacon St or just up the road from Cleveland Circle T
station. Look at the website for more information
https://www.mass.gov/locations/chestnut-hill-reservation
Bring: Picnic Potluck item for lunch! Frisbees, lawn games, yourself!

Apr
19
Thu
DB Compass: 2017-2018 Group Spring Retreat – Boston
Apr 19 – Apr 22 all-day
Apr
27
Fri
DB Outreach: Teen Spring Weekend – Atlanta, GA @ Stone Mountain
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm

Registration has been closed!

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.)

Saturday Morning:
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)

Driving:
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.

 

DB Outreach: Teen Spring Weekend – Santa Monica, CA @ Hostelling International - Santa Monica, CA
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 29 @ 1:00 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

WHEN:
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)

WHERE:
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

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

  • Driving:
    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.


COST:

$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.)

CANCELLATION/REFUNDS:
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

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