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Vacation Bible School

"For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes,
to the Jew first and also to the Greek." Romans 1:16

View a PDF of the 2021 VBS Recommendation flier here.

View our VBS kit review comments here.


Returns: Most items may be returned if they are unopened and in new condition.
Kits from RBP must be received in our office no later than July 5.
All other kits must be received by August 6.

2021 Recommended VBS Kits:
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Theme Focus:

Kids will unearth more than dirt as they dig up exciting evidence that proves biblical events were not just stories. As junior archaeologists, kids will explore real-life archaeological finds that have helped to uncover the truth about Jesus!

Destination Dig: Unearthing the Truth About Jesus (Lifeway)


Lesson Themes:
  • Jesus Came as God Promised
  • Jesus Demonstrated God’s Power
  • Jesus Was Betrayed and Rejected
  • Jesus Died and Rose Again
  • The Bible Is True

Cost:

Director's Kit - $42.95 plus shipping
Preschool Starter Kit - $114.95 plus shipping
Preschool Starter Kit + Digital - $139.95 plus shipping
Kids Starter Kit - $114.95 plus shipping
Kids Starter Kit + Digital - $139.95 plus shipping
Multi-Age Starter Kit - $114.95 plus shipping
Multi-Age Starter Kit + Digital - $139.95 plus shipping

Digital Kits are non-returnable.

Kits are available to purchase from our online store.

View suggested supplies here.


FLBC Summer Teams:

FLBC Summer Teams will be using Lifeway's Destination Dig VBS.


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Theme Focus:

Grab some cotton candy! The gates are opening at Wonder World Funfest. Students will marvel at the Scriptures’ revelation of Jesus long before He came to earth and at the show-stopping events of His earthly ministry


Wonder World Funfest: Amazed by Our Extraordinary Savior
(Regular Baptist Press)

Lesson Themes:
  • In Jesus, God’s promise of salvation is fulfilled.
  • Before Jesus, all creation must bow.
  • With Jesus, our spiritual hunger is satisfied.
  • With Jesus, spiritual darkness becomes light.
  • With Jesus, we don’t have to fear death.

Cost:

Starter Kit - $112.50 plus shipping

Kits are available in KJV or NKJV.

Kits are available to purchase from our online store.

View suggested supplies here.


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Theme Focus:

A science lab conducts experiments that explain how things are possible. In Jesus’ ministry, He did things that are impossible. His greatest miracle of all was dying on the cross and rising from the dead for our salvation. At God’s Wonder Lab, discover that Jesus does the impossible for us.


God's Wonder Lab: Jesus Does the Impossible
(Concordia Publishing House)

Lesson Themes:
  • Jesus First Miracle (John 2:1-12)
  • Jesus Walks on Water (Matthew 14:22-33)
  • Jesus Gives Life (Mark 5:21-43)
  • Jesus Appears to His Followers (Luke 24:36-49
  • Jesus Sends Paul (Acts 9:1-19)

Cost:

Starter Kit - $153 plus shipping
Digital Starter Kit - $135 plus shipping

Digital Kits are non-returnable.

Kits are available to purchase from our online store.

View suggested supplies here.

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Cost:

$329.99 each

Available to purchase directly from Kidmin Science.


Kidmin Science: Science Inspired, Christ Focused VBS Program


Theme Focus:

Step into the Lab of Science VBS and discover amazing truths from God’s Word. Three fully downloadable curriculum options are available directly from Kidminscience.com. When you purchase Science VBS, you get access to every file, video, poster, video training, and more.


VBS Options:
  • Basic Elements
  • Elements of Trust
  • Faith Lab

A variety of VBS Kits are available from Northwestern Publishing House


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Ready, Set, Gold


Theme Focus:

An Olympics theme to show how we willingly do all things for God because He gives us the ultimate victory in Christ.


Cost: $149.00

Available to purchase directly from Northwestern Publishing House.

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Build on the Rock


Theme Focus:

Build on the Rock will help students learn solid biblical truths on which they can build for years to come.


Cost: $149.00

Available to purchase directly from Northwestern Publishing House.

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Set Sail!


Theme Focus:

Gather your shipmates and see them faithfully travel the waters of life with God as their captain.


Cost: $149.00

Available to purchase directly from Northwestern Publishing House.

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Dive In!


Theme Focus:

Find treasure in God’s Word as you “dive in” to the Scriptures.


Cost: $149.00

Available to purchase directly from Northwestern Publishing House.

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Dive In!


Theme Focus:

Lead your kids on a journey of faith across the universe in Space Station Salvation!


Cost: $149.00

Available to purchase directly from Northwestern Publishing House.


2020 Recommended VBS Kits: Available still in 2021

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Theme Focus:

Is there just one God? . . .
Who is God? . . . What is God like? . . . Does God love me? . . . Can I know God? At Mystery Island, we’ll uncover the truth about the one true God!


FLBC Summer Teams:

FLBC Summer Teams will be using AIG's Mystery Island VBS.

Mystery Island: Tracking Down the One True God (Answers in Genesis)

Lesson Themes:
  • God is Great! Paul in a City of Idols (Acts 17:16-34)
  • God is Almighty! Jonah (Jonah, Psalm 139)
  • God is Ruler! Isaiah’s Vision  (Isaiah 6:1-3, Psalm 8)
  • God is Emmanuel! God Came to Earth (Select Scriptures)
  • God is Trustworthy! David Trusts God (1 Samuel 17)

Cost:

Starter Kit - $89 plus shipping 
Starter Kit + Digital - $223 plus shipping
Super Starter Kit – $170 plus shipping 
Super Starter Kit Plus Digital – $259 plus shipping 

Super Starter kits are available with either Contemporary or Traditional music.

Digital Kits are non-returnable.

Kits are available to purchase from our online store.

View suggested supplies here.


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Theme Focus:

In Big Fish Bay, kids embark on a journey into the life of Jonah. They’ll encounter God’s mercy and see how His compassionate heart was most fully expressed in Jesus’ death and resurrection.


Home Missions Barnabas Team:

The Home Missions Barnabas Team will be using RBP's Big Fish Bay VBS.

Big Fish Bay: Hooked on God's Mercy (Regular Baptist Press)

Lesson Themes:
  • Overboard: Jonah Runs from God (Jonah 1:1-16)
  • In the Sea: Jonah Thanks God (Jonah 1:17 - 2:10)
  • On the Lifeboat: Nineveh Receives God’s Mercy (Jonah 3:1-10)
  • Against the Wind: Jonah Is Angry at God (Jonah 4:1-11)
  • From the Lighthouse: Jesus Shows God’s Mercy (Luke 23:33-46; 24:1-12)

Cost:

Starter Kit - $112.50 plus shipping 

Kits are available in KJV or NKJV.

Kits are available to purchase from our online store.

View suggested supplies here.


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Theme Focus:

The rainforest is a wild place. To make it through this unknown world safely, kids need a guide who can keep them on the right path. At Rainforest Explorers, learn how Jesus is our ultimate guide in the rainforest and throughout our lives. We might feel lost, but He’ll show us the way. He’ll never leave us.


Rainforest Explorers: Jesus Leads the Way (Concordia Publishing House)

Lesson Themes:
  • God keeps His promises. (Genesis 6:17-22; 8)
  • My loving God gives direction. (Exodus 19:18-20; 20:1-21)
  • Jesus is with me. (Matthew 4:18-22; 9:9-13)
  • Jesus is full of healing. (Luke 17:11-19)
  • Jesus helps me share His Good News. (John 21:1-14)

Cost:

Starter Kit - $153 plus shipping 
Digital Starter Kit - $135 plus shipping 

Digital Kits are non-returnable.

Kits are available to purchase from our online store.

View suggested supplies here.


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Explore ideas on how to adapt VBS during COVID challenges. These resources might be helpful to you.


Four possible approaches for VBS PDF.

CPH Rainforest Explorers – 5 Steps to Planning a Virtual VBS. View here.

CPH Rainforest Explorers – Planning a Digital VBS (14-minute video). View here.

RBP Big Fish Bay – ideas for modifying VBS. View here.

If you would like to checkout another option, Kidmin Science has both a Faith Lab @ Home and a traditional Faith Lab VBS available, check it out here.

View a PDF of the 2020 VBS Recommendation flier here.


Other VBS Resources:



VBS Teacher Training: Are You Ready 2021
Equipping volunteers to teach and lead is an essential part of getting ready for your VBS program!


Sharing the gospel 2020
Resources and a variety of ways to share the Gospel with all ages. 


Beyond VBS 2020
Don’t forget to follow up with students after VBS and provide tools to help them continue to grow in their Christian faith! Great take-home gifts available for under $5.00.


Illustrated Songs Music is a wonderful way to learn Bible truths! Select one or two of these beautiful visual songs to use through the entire week of VBS.