Mini Adventures 2023

Join us for a mini adventure in Discovery Mountain! The adventures are small, but the faith exercises are big!

Minis 2023: Episode 01 - Jan 4, 2023

Q&A #5 With Ms. Jean and Director Doug

Sit down with the team for their answers to your hard-hitting questions about Jake, the cast, being a Pathfinder, and using the show in the classroom.

Minis 2023: Episode 02 - Jan 11, 2023

Ms. Jean’s Top Mini of 2022: “Ruby Runs”

Ms. Jean revisits one of her personal favorite minis from 2022, "Ruby Runs." Why that one from among so many? Listen to find out!

Minis 2023: Episode 03 - Jan 18, 2023

Director Doug’s Top Mini of 2022: “Too Tired” + “Still Tired”

Director Doug revisits one of his favorite multi-parters from 2022, "Too Tired" and "Still Tired." Listen to find out what made it so memorable.

Minis 2023: Episode 04 - Jan 25, 2023

“Don’t Forget!” – Stories With Ms. Jean

Ms. Jean reads one of her stories, called "Don't Forget!" Piper finds Umi's forgotten scarf, but Umi has forgotten something else—something important!

Minis 2023: Episode 05 - Mar 15, 2023

Hazel and the Oil Can

Our fave library cat LC helps Gladys find an interesting old storybook. Listen to a spine-tingling tale of a daring girl and her brave intervention!

Minis 2023: Episode 6 - Mar 22, 2023

Around the Campfire!

Ever had a song stuck in your head? At Discovery Mountain Camp, the best songs are campfire songs—and they're awfully catchy! Listen and sing along!

Minis 2023: Episode 7 - Mar 29, 2023

The Happy Garden

Umi is enjoying the warm sunshine and the new flowers springing up! Her surprise bouquet turns into an unexpected faith exercise.

Minis 2023: Episode 08 - Apr 5, 2023

Fergus vs. Neil

LC and Gladys find another explosive story. Bitter enemies end up in an unexpected situation—will they both exercise their faith and come out alive?

Minis 2023: Episode 9 - May 24, 2023

Stop, Harold!

Harold, Logan, and Officer Lewis are up early. They're going hiking, and fortunately Harold packed more than sandwiches—he packed a listening heart!

Minis 2023: Episode 10 - May 31, 2023

Happy in Jesus

A mother wants only the best for her daughters—including a chance to meet Jesus. But will the disciples stop her?

Minis 2023: Episode 11 - Jun 7, 2023

The Open Road

Stan is back on the road, but his trip is anything but boring! After a memorable rest stop break, is God prompting him to take another step?

Minis 2023: Episode 12 - Jun 14, 2023


Stan returns to the rest stop. Will that smart, brave dog still be there? And if he is, what does God want Stan to do?

Minis 2023: Episode 13 - Jun 21, 2023

Camp Sing-along!

It's almost time for summer camp in Discovery Mountain. Join us around the campfire for a sing-along to get your spirits up for some summer fun!

Minis 2023: Episode 14 - Jun 28, 2023

Bedtime Bible Stories Sneak Peek!

Mr. Simon reads a Bedtime Bible story to us in this selection from our Discovery Mountain Club. God's Word is the perfect way to close out the day!

Minis 2023: Episode 15 - Aug 16, 2023

Ranger Reed Riddles

Jr. Ranger Brooke has learned a lot from Ranger Reed. She's also heard a lot of jokes. Listen (and groan) along with her—laughter is good medicine!

Minis 2023: Episode 16 - Aug 23, 2023

Rooting for You

Tara struggles to carry something large and green into the academy. Is it a "delicious monster," a houseplant, or both? Listen and decide!

Minis 2023: Episode 17 - Aug 30, 2023

Cafe Quest

There's a celebrity in town! Chef Tyler and his TV crew arrive to film an episode of Cafe Quest. Can the Harris family handle the pressure?

Minis 2023: Episode 18 - Sep 6, 2023

Perfect Recipe

Chef Tyler gave the Harris family a second chance to make a good first impression. But has the family learned to exercise their faith as a team?

Minis 2023: Episode 19 - Sep 13, 2023

We Need You

Jake must be hungry! He's getting ready for a youth meeting, but he's talking about...cake? And who are the mysterious visitors outside the door?

Minis 2023: Episode 20 - Sep 20, 2023

Lost Lamb

Harold goes to rake an elderly neighbor's yard—and discovers more than just leaves. Meanwhile, Jake meets a new friend with a startling story!

Minis 2023: Episode 21 - Sep 27, 2023

Another Way?

Kyler raked the church lawn when he's not even a member! But who could be throwing ROCKS at this nice new kid in town? Chaplain Jake investigates.

Minis 2023: Episode 22 - Oct 4, 2023

Hands and Eyes

Poor Genet and Harold...they feel awful about scaring Kyler and his sister, who now don’t want to join the youth group! How can they fix this?

Minis 2023: Episode 23 - Oct 11, 2023

Meet Genet!

Get to know Elika Nelson, the actor who plays Genet. Part of her character is based on a real-life family member—let's hear the full story!

Minis 2023: Episode 24 - Oct 18, 2023

Negative Overload

Like the wind turns a spark into a wildfire, a negative attitude spreads quickly... Ms. Simon's class is about to learn the "power of negativity"!

Minis 2023: Episode 25 - Oct 25, 2023

The Challenge

It's easy to jump to wrong conclusions about someone or something. Embarrassing and hurtful, too! Try this challenge from Ms. Simon—it's eye-opening.

Minis 2023: Episode 26 - Nov 1, 2023

Word Watch

Have you ever tried the 24-hour positive words challenge? Was it harder than you thought? Let’s hear how Jake did—or didn't!

Minis 2023: Episode 27 - Nov 8, 2023


Back to the classroom—did the students find it easy to be positive toward others...AND themselves? Also: what's even harder to tame than wild animals?

Minis 2023: Episode 28 - Nov 15, 2023

Elemen-tree School

How can something look so good and healthy and yet be moldering away? Punny Ranger Reed helps Haddie and Mr. Simon make a surprising discovery!