Vacation Bible School

Come celebrate the great story of God's love for us this summer!

Scroll down for FAQs about VBS, volunteering, and registration.

JUNE 12-15, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


  • Who is able to come to VBS?

    Vacation Bible School is for children who will have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade this school year (2022-2023)!

  • When is VBS?

    Vacation Bible School is June 12-15 (Monday- Thursday) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with drop off beginning at 8:45 a.m. each day.

  • What time is VBS?

    Vacation Bible School begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. on Monday-Thursday (June 12-15)

    Drop off begins at 8:45 a.m.

  • What should I expect at VBS?

    Come prepared for a fun week full of worship, Bible storytelling, crafts, science, recreation, music, and new friends! We can't wait to see how God works at VBS this year!

  • How do I drop off my child?

    Monday-Thursday: Enter through our narthex doors (facing the hand statue) and check your child(ren) in with one of our friendly VBS volunteers and staff. After checking in at our registration table, you will be directed to our 3rd floor where your child will join their crew in their homeroom and you can sign them in!

  • How do I pick up my child?

    Pick Up begins at 12:30 p.m.

    Monday-Wednesday: K-5th grade parents will pick up and sign out their child in their homerooms (where they were dropped off)

    Thursday: Pick Up will be in our Sanctuary after our final worship.

  • Where should I park?

    Enter through our Franklin Rd. or Williamsburg entrances and park in our south parking lot (by the hand statue) for easy access to our Sanctuary Narthex. From our Narthex, you will be directed to your child(ren)’s home room, located on our 3rd floor.

  • How much does it cost to attend VBS?

    VBS is $10 per child with a discounted rate for our volunteers! T-shirts and CD's will be an additional charge at registration.

  • Can I still buy a t-shirt and CD if I didn't purchase one when I registered my child?

    Yes! If you would like to purchase a T-shirt or CD, our VBS shop will be open in our Narthex at drop off and pick up each day! We accept cash or check payments.

    T-shirts are $7.00

    CDs are $5.00

  • Where and when do I pick up my child's t-shirt and CD?

    All pre-ordered shirts and CDs will be available for pick up in your child’s homeroom on Monday.

  • Do you offer scholarships?

    We would love for everyone in our community to be able to experience Vacation Bible School, so scholarships are available by request. Contact Ellen Garrett at with questions.

  • What is Bonus Music Time?

    During this extra time, children will sing and play games, explore new instruments, and more with James Wells, Director of Children and Youth Music at BUMC.

    VBS Bonus Music Time will be Monday through Wednesday, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Students will need to bring a lunch and a refillable water bottle with them.

    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to James Wells or Mary Marshall for more information.

  • Can I volunteer?

    Absolutely! It takes over 150 volunteers to make our Vacation Bible School successful each summer, and we would love to have you! All of our adult volunteers are background checked, safe sanctuary trained, and trained in their designated serving role. Sign up to volunteer and receive a discount code for registration. Youth volunteers (9th-12th grade) are welcome to sign up as well! All volunteer questions can be directed to Abby Owens at

  • Will childcare be provided for volunteers?

    We will have childcare for all of our volunteers' children ages 8 weeks to PreK. All questions regarding VBS childcare can be directed to Heather Rainey at

  • How do I sign up for the VBS waitlist?

    Visit to sign your child(ren) up for our VBS waitlist. Once added to our waitlist, you will receive an email confirming if we have a spot available before May 31st. 

  • Why a waitlist?

    We have been so happy with the response our community has had to our VBS program, but in an effort to keep all children and volunteers safe we have paused registration. Once our volunteer recruitment catches up to our participant numbers, we hope to add your child(ren) to the program!

  • Will snacks will be provided?

    Snacks will be provided for all our participants (with special snacks for allergies) at 10:30 every morning during VBS. A list of snacks will be provided to parents prior to the week of VBS.

  • What about water bottles?

    Children are welcome to bring their own water bottles, but they will be responsible for keeping up with them and not crew leaders. We will have water available at rec and water fountains around building!

  • When does registration close?

    Our VBS registration will close May 31 at midnight. Each age group will have a limited number of available spots, so please register early!

  • Who do I direct registration questions to?

    All registration questions can be directed to Kathleen Argueta at