Vacation Bible School
Frequently Asked Questions
Gas up the all-terrain vehicle and head out on a wild adventure like no other. Get up close and personal with elephants and egrets, polar bears and penguins, cockatoos and crocodiles, and so much more! This summer kids will focus in on some amazing, real-life encounters with Jesus and discover the most amazing truth of all—Jesus Christ is the Messiah, the Son of God, and by believing we can have life in His name.
“But these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name.”
Monday, June 24th- Friday, June 28th
Zoom in! Focus on Jesus!
Day 1: Encounter in the Temple (Luke 2:41-52)
Day 2: Encounter at the River (Matthew 3:1-17)
Day 3: Encounter on the Water (Matthew 14:22-33)
Day 4: Encounter at the Tomb (John 20:1-18)
Day 5: Encounter on the Road (Luke 24:13-35)
Student registration closes on June 10th but interested participants can join our wait list. Please call the church office after June 10th to be placed on the wait list.
Those on the wait list will be notified by phone call or text on Monday night, June 24th, if space becomes available.
Walk up registration is not guaranteed. Those attempting walk up registration will be notified on Monday evening, June 24th, if there is a spot available.
We are very happy to offer our VBS free of charge. If you would like to make a donation, you may do so at our registration and information table.
Our program runs June 24th-28th from 9:00am to 12:15pm, but children are encouraged to begin checking-in at 8:45am. Our program ends at noon each day, but check-out time will be between 12:05pm-12:15pm.
What should my child wear?
Appropriate and modest shorts with comfortable sturdy shoes are recommended every day so your children can freely run and play. Our crafts are awesome, fun, and potentially messy! Please make sure your children wear play clothes that can get dirty. They can also wear their VBS shirt each day. We strongly recommend that you apply sunscreen before coming to provide protection from the sun.
Safety is very important to us. All volunteers have been screened with a background check per our policy. Additionally, we have safety teams on campus making sure that everyone is safe and healthy.
Please make sure to include all allergy and special medical information when you register. We will alert your child’s teacher so they are able to give proper care. You are also invited to speak with your child’s leader and our kitchen staff about your child’s specific needs.
Check-In, Drop-off, and Pick-Up Procedures
HOW DO I CHECK MY REGISTERED CHILD IN TO VBS?
We ask that each day, you park and check in your registered child at their assigned area. You will check-in your children entering 1st through 6th grade in our main Worship Center. Please park (following the parking signs for VBS) and enter the Worship Center at the side doors. You will be directed to your child’s Scout (leader) to sign them in. If you have not signed an emergency release form and a claim tag, please check with your child’s team leader.
Please check-in your registered 4 year old through entering kindergarten in the following rooms:
Bears (4 year old): Room 213
Elephants (5 years old/entering kindergarten): Room 212
HOW DO I CHECK OUT MY CHILD?
Children ages 4 years through 6th grade will be picked up from the main Worship Center after our closing assembly. Please show your matching claim tag to their leader. Please ensure that whoever picks up your child has the matching claim tag. If you lose your claim tag, please check in at the registration/info table with your photo ID for help.
Please let your leader know if you need to pick up your child early. When picking up early, go directly to the registration/info table and they will assist you in locating your child.
CAN I STAY ON CAMPUS DURING VBS?
Yes, we have a designated parent’s area at VBS where you can relax. However, we are unable to allow parents to remain with the classes.
WILL MY CHILD BE FED A SNACK AT VBS OR I DO NEED TO PACK ONE?
We provide a delicious snack for every child each day. We strive to be a peanut free environment. Please do not send food with your child. Water bottles are permitted.
WHAT IF I’D LIKE TO WATCH MY CHILD IN THE WORSHIP CENTER?
We want you to see your child enjoy the time of singing and fun, but we ask that you limit this to our closing time (11:40am-12:00pm). Please stand in the back of the Worship Center during this time.
This summer, we will partner with Children's Hunger Fund for our Missions Moment to provide food and hope of the gospel to hungry children around the world. CHF provides meals for "Food Paks" to local churches around the world. Each meal costs only 25 cents! So, for every dollar you raise, you provide four meals for hungry kids--each meal represents an opportunity to proclaim the gospel message! We love Children's Hunger Fund and the work they do and we really love providing opportunities for kids to help kids!