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 Where to Find VBS, Grand Rapids

Our list of Vacation Bible Schools will help you find when and where your children can get involved this summer in Grand Rapids and beyond.

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Ultimate Vacation Bible School Roundup for West MI – 2018

Monday June 11, 2018

Summer Arts Camp at East Congregational UCC

Date: 06/11
Location: East Congregational United Church of Christ – 1005 Giddings Ave SE Grand Rapids
The theme for this year's camp is "Fathers of the Bible."  Kids ages Kindergarten through 5th Grade will enjoy crafts, music and learning about the [...]
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Vacation Bible School at Whitneyville Bible Church

Date: 06/11
Location: Whitneyville Bible Church – 8655 Whitneyville Ave SE Alto
Our theme for VBS is Time Lab. Join us from 6:00 - 8:30 pm each night from Sunday, June 10 through Thursday, June 14. Children [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

VBS at Alaska Baptist discovering Babylon and Daniel's Courage

Date: 06/11
Location: Alaska Baptist Church – 7240 68th Street SE Caledonia
Come explore ancient Babylon through the eyes of Daniel and his friends.  The people in ancient Babylon believed in many fake gods, but Daniel and [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VBS at Banner of Christ Community Church

Date: 06/11
Location: Banner of Christ Community Church – 1111 68th St SW Byron Center
VBS begins June 10th!  Come have some explosive fun while learning about Jesus.
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday June 18, 2018

Aldersgate UMC Vacation Bible School

Date: 06/18
Location: Aldersgate United Methodist Church – 4331 Ambrose, NE Grand Rapids
All children age 4 through those entering 6th grade are invited to join our VBS!  Our theme is HERO CENTRAL: DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTH IN GOD!  [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Time Lab VBS at Fellowship Reformed Church

Date: 06/18
Location: Fellowship Reformed Church – 6610 36th Ave. Hudsonville
Each summer, we dive into exploring God’s Word and His World during Vacation Bible School.  We present the Gospel in a uniquely themed, fun, high [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Creative Science Investigation VBS

Date: 06/18
Location: Westend Church – 1015 Westend Ave NW Grand Rapids
Creative Science Investigation is a three day vacation Bible school science event for children Kindergarten through 5th grade.  Through speakers, creative hands-on labs, cool crafts [...]
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

VBS-Into the Deep: The Story of Jonah at Grace URC

Date: 06/18
Location: Grace URC – 9255 84th St SE Alto
Children ages 3-11 are invited to join us for a fun-filled 3-day Vacation Bible School.  The kids will sing songs, play games, have a light [...]
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lakeside Community CRC VBS

Date: 06/18
Location: Lakeside Community Church – 6201 Whitneyville Ave SE Alto
Children entering grades 1st through 6th grade are eligible to attend At Deep Sea Discovery VBS, kids dive into God’s presence by delving deep into [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Mega Sports Camp

Date: 06/18
Location: Kraft Meadows Middle School – 9230 Kraft Avenue Caledonia
It's time to think about what your child will be learning during summer vacation. Gaines Church in Caledonia will be hosting Mega Sports Camp at [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

VBS Splash Canyon! at Grace Lutheran Church

Date: 06/18
Location: Grace Lutheran church – 150 50th St Sw Wyoming
VBS 2018 Theme is Splash Canyon!  Come along with us as we sing fun songs, do crazy crafts, eat yummy snacks, play awesome games, and [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Maker Fun Factory VBS at Zutphen CRC

Date: 06/18
Location: Zutphen Christian Reformed Church – 3223 40th Ave Hudsonville
Join us this June to see how our creative God created you! June 18-21 from 6:15-8:30 pm, for Preschool-4th grade based on the 2017/2018 school [...]
Time: 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday June 25, 2018

Arts Alive Camp 2018: Kindness University Part 2!

Date: 06/25
Location: First United Methodist Church – 227 Fulton St E Grand Rapids
Arts Alive Camp 2018: Kindness University Part 2! June 25 - 28, 2018 for children who will enter grades 1-6 in the fall of 2018. [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

5 Day Club

Date: 06/25
Location: Mulick Park – 1761 Rosewood Ave SE Grand Rapids
Come join the fun at the 5 Day Club at Mulick Park for kids 4-12 and their guardians. There will be games, songs, Bible stories, [...]
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sky VBS at Highland Hills Baptist Church

Date: 06/25
Location: Highland Hills Baptist Church – 1415 Northrup Ave NW Grand Rapids
Vacation Bible School is back! This year, Sky VBS will run from June 25-29, 2018 from  6:00pm-8:15pm. At Sky VBS, kids discover that by trusting God, [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Blythefield CRC Shipwrecked VBS

Date: 06/25
Location: Blythefield CRC – 6350 Kuttshill Dr Rockford
Join us for Shipwrecked VBS, where kids ages 3-10, learn that Jesus rescues us through life’s toughest circumstances and storms. During our Shipwrecked adventure kids [...]
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Fairway CRC Superhero VBS

Date: 06/25
Location: Fairway Church – 1165 44th Ave Jenison
Come join us and learn about superheros of the Bible!!! 3 nights of singing, snacks, stories, games and more!! Thursday night a fun night of [...]
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Shipwrecked! Vacation Bible School at Standale Reformed Church

Date: 06/25
Location: Standale Reformed Church – 202 Cummings Ave. NW Grand Rapids
Come join us for a week of fun, crafts, games and interactive Bible lessons! Welcoming all kids 3 yrs old - incoming 6th graders Register [...]
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday July 16, 2018

Lighthouse Community Church Time Lab VBS

Date: 07/16
Location: Lighthouse Community Church – 7624 Lake Michigan Dr. Allendale
Join us for our Vacation Bible School, where kids will have fun while learning from the Bible. In this day and age, it’s vital that [...]
Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Vacation Bible School: Camp Moose on the Loose

Date: 07/16
Location: Good News Baptist Church – 6830 Eastern Ave SE Grand Rapids
Join us as we experience a camping theme where we will hike, canoe, and fish while studying the life of Christ as seen through the [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 11:45 am

VBS - Time Lab at St. James Lutheran Church

Date: 07/16
Location: St. James Lutheran Church – 2040 Oakwood NE Grand Rapids
St. James Lutheran Church is inviting preschool (potty-trained) through entering 6th grade students to our Time Lab VBS, July 16 through July 19, 9am till [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Shipwrecked VBS at Kentwood Christian Church

Date: 07/16
Location: Kentwood Christian Church – 5841 Kalamazoo Ave Kentwood
Shipwrecked VBS FREE 5-night event for kids age 4 thru entering 5th grade July 16-20, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Save your spot now at https://vbspro.events/p/events/kentwoodchristian Kentwood [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Shipwrecked VBS: Rescued by Jesus! at St. Matthew Lutheran Church

Date: 07/16
Location: St. Matthew Lutheran Church – 5125 Cascade Road SE Grand Rapids
Please join us July 16 –19, from 6:00—8:30 p.m. each evening for a spectacular week of summer fun at Shipwrecked VBS: Rescued By Jesus! Children [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Wyoming Kids Camp

Date: 07/16
Location: Wyoming Campus | Kentwood Community Church – 2950 Clyde Park Ave. Wyoming
Free Kids Camp in Wyoming!  Vacation Bible School at the Wyoming Campus of Kentwood Community Church, 2950 Clyde Park Ave, Wyoming.  K-5th graders welcome.  Theme [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

VBS at West Leonard CRC

Date: 07/16
Location: West Leonard CRC – 1053 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids
For ages Pre-K through middle school.
Time: 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Monday July 23, 2018

Mega Sports Camp at Heritage Baptist Church

Date: 07/23
Location: Heritage Baptist Church – 1570 60th St SE Kentwood
Calling all kids entering K-6th grade. We want you for a fun week of soccer, basketball, and cheerleading! Come learn, play, meet new friends and [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Shipwrecked VBS at Knapp Street Reformed Church

Date: 07/23
Location: Knapp Street Reformed Church – 4025 Knapp Street NE Grand Rapids
Knapp Street Reformed Church is hosting Vacation Bible School this summer for kids (who have competed) preschool through 5th grade. Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus VBS [...]
Time: 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

Vacation Bible School: Tala Lelei Island

Date: 07/23
Location: Wyoming Park Bible – 260 Porter St. SW Wyoming
When: Monday-Thursday, July 23-26 Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 each night Parents! Come at 8:10 p.m. on Thursday for Parent’s [...]
Time: 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Time Lab VBS at Georgetown Bible Church

Date: 07/23
Location: Georgetown Bible Church – 4114 Baldwin St Hudsonville
Are your kids ready to launch into hyperdrive this summer? They won’t want to miss a minute at Time Lab, the most welcoming place around! [...]
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Monday July 30, 2018

Shipwrecked VBS at Fifth Reformed Church

Date: 07/30
Location: Fifth Reformed Church of Grand Rapids – 2012 Griggs SE Grand Rapids
Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms.
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Time Lab VBS at First Baptist Church of Middleville

Date: 07/30
Location: First Baptist Church of Middleville – 5215 M-37 Middleville
Join us for our Vacation Bible School, where kids will have fun while learning from the Bible. In this day and age, it’s vital that [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

VBS at Hopkins Community Church

Date: 07/30
Location: Hopkins Community Church – 2142 128th Ave. Hopkins
Join us in the evenings on Sunday, July 29 to Thursday, August 2 from 6:00 to 8:30 as we set out on an adventure to [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday August 6, 2018

Redeemer OPC Vacation Bible School

Date: 08/06
Location: Redeemer OPC – 8605 E. Fulton Ada
Blast off into the epic VBS adventure, Genesis Space Probe, that introduces us to our Creator and Redeemer, Jesus Christ, as we study Genesis 1-9. [...]
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Vacation Bible School at St. John's UCC

Date: 08/06
Location: St. John’s UCC – 1934 Bridge St. NW Grand Rapids
Summer Children's VBS Program Shipwrecked: Rescued By Jesus! The program runs August 6 - 10 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Dinner will be provided each night! [...]
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Monday August 13, 2018

VBS - Grand Valley Baptist Church

Date: 08/13
Location: Grand Valley Baptist Church – O-3186, River Hill Dr Grand Rapids
Please join us for an "Adventure Back In Time" VBS! Aug 13-17th 5-8:30 PM K-6th Grade Dinner, Crafts, Prizes, Hay Rides, Bible Lessons and More! [...]
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Coopersville CRC VBS

Date: 08/13
Location: Coopersville CRC – 200 Henry Street Coopersville
Jesus Saves! Come join us for Vacation Bible School & learn how Jesus can save you! We will be going through the Bible while also [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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By |2018-06-04T15:50:42+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Elementary, Summer, THINGS TO DO|Tags: |4 Comments

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4 Comments

  1. Caroline April 8, 2018 at 12:38 pm - Reply

    When will the VBS schedule for summer 2018 posted?

    • Kristi Hertstein April 12, 2018 at 10:47 am - Reply

      The first weekend of June! 🙂

  2. Lady August 16, 2016 at 12:50 pm - Reply

    Reply to Jess, yes Macedonia is for everyone & all ages for VBS

  3. Lady August 16, 2016 at 12:44 pm - Reply

    Macedonia

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