Here’s my list of South Sound Vacation Bible Schools for 2014! There mare many, many other reader contributions in the comments. I’m working on adding them, but for now, I’d suggest just scrolling down to the comments to see still more choices!
This list was compiled based on contributions from readers and participating churches last year. Most welcome children from preschool-5th grade. Many are free, while others now charge a small amount (20.00-30.00 seems the standard range).
Please know that I have not verified any information here, and I am leaving it up to you to do that and to make sure that the program offered is compatible with your family’s faith traditions.
I know this is in now way every church in the South Sound, so if you want to include Yours, just leave the details in a comment on this post!
Reader submission St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School
July 14-18 9am-noon
1700 Edmonds Ave. NE
Renton, WA 98056
Register online: http://www.smlc.cc
Theme: Weird Animals “Where Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind”
Age 4 through 6th grade
Reader Submission Fairwood Community UMC VBS in Renton. Its July 14-18 and all information is listed athttp://www.fairwoodumc.org/vacationbibleschool
Kent Vacation Bible School/VBS
Calvary Chapel Drive! VBS July 14th-18th 4year olds-5th grade (just completed) 9:30-12:30 10.00 per child/30.00 max, per family. First time visitors free Racecar theme
Our Savior’s Baptist Church 701 S. 320th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003 (253) 839-6822 TBA
Reader Submission Federal Way United Methodist Church 29645 51st Ave S Auburn, WA 98001
(253) 839-9220 2014 VBS – Wilderness Escape June 23rd-June27th9am-12pm 3yrs-5th grade $20 per child (scholarships available)
Registration Deadline June 23rd
Auburn Vacation Bible School/VBS
Messiah Lutheran August 4th-8th Weird animals theme. It’s an Evening Bible school this year. Dinner at 5, followed by VBS from 5:30-8.
Bonney Lake Vacation Bible School/VBS
Our Redeemer Lutheran I don’t see new info. yet, but they hosted one last year.
Sumner Vacation Bible School/VBS
Calvary Community Church June 24th-27th- 4yrs-5th grade; two times-9-12:30 or 3-6:30; 40.00/child (scholarships available) Full throttle/racing theme Registration closes 6/13 or when full
Puyallup Vacation Bible School/VBS
Celebration Lutheran in Puyallup will have a full day program for kids entering K-6th. There is also a morning program for kids that have finished a year of preschool but are not yet in kindergarten. It will run Aug. 4-8. $20 ($10 for preschool program) cal 253 848 1098 or stop by to register
Bethany Baptist July 14th-18th SonRise theme 9-12 programs for 4-4th grade and 5th & 6th
Pilgrim Lutheran July 14-17 9AM-12 Weird Animals theme
South Hill Christian June 23rd-27th South Hill runs an annual sports camp with a Christian theme Evenings 5-8:15
Immanuel Lutheran Immanuel has always hosted VBS, but I don’t see the announcement yet.
Nazarene Church I can’t find an announcement yet, but they’ve hosted one in the past.
Puyallup United Methodist I don’t see an announcement yet, but they have hosted one in the past
Graham Vacation Bible School/VBS
Graham Emmaunel August 4th-8th Sonquest rainforest theme; more info tba
Tacoma Vacation Bible School/VBS
*See Federal Way for NE Tacoma listings
Reader Submission Sound Life Church at 3425 176th St E, Tacoma 98446 (in Frederickson area) is having their Day Camp July 21-25 from 8:30am -12pm. Ages 5-11 go Monday through Friday and 4 year olds go Tuesday through Friday. The theme is “Wilderness Escape” and the cost is $10 per child. There are also optional afternoon field trips available for an additional fee. (Field trips have limited space and registration for them closes July 9th).
Destiny City Church July 14th-18th 9-12 10.00/child Out Of This World theme
Our Savior Lutheran Church July 14-18 Kingdom of the Son theme potty trained 3 year olds-6th grade 8:55-12:15
July 14 to 18, 2014, 6-8:30 pm
St. Andrews Episcopal Church
7410 S 12th ST Tacoma WA 98465
Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ love is one-of-a-kind
For Children grades K to 6
Fircrest Vacation Bible School/VBS
Lakewood Vacation Bible School/VBS
First Baptist June 23rd-27th 9-12:30 Kindergarten-6th grade detective theme; Free
Reader submission-Lake City Community Church in Lakewood has an excellent program. It starts July 7.https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/lc3/gpgs/Home.aspx
University Place Vacation Bible School/VBS
University Place Presbyterian July 14-18th Weird Animals theme 9:30-12:30 25.00 per child 4yrs-5th grade
Sunset Bible TBA
The Church on the Hill 9-12 July 7th-11th 30.00 per child; Spy Academy theme
Gig Harbor Vacation Bible School/VBS
Angus Dei Lutheran TBA
Harbor Covenant August 11th-15th “Workshop of Wonder” 50.00/child for ages 3-3rd grade-mornings 125.00/child for 4th and 5th grade full day M-Th;AM Friday Lots of info. at the link
Rosedale Reformed Bible Church July 7th-11th more details tba
Fox Island Vacation Bible School/VBS
Alliance Church TBA
Lacey Vacation Bible Schools/VBS
Yelm Vacation Bible School/VBS
Olympia Vacation Bible Schools/VBS
Calvary Chapel August 4th-8th Weird Animals theme 9AM-12:15 4yrs-6th grade 30.00 per child or free if you’re without a church home.
Olympia Bible Presbyterian “Agents of Truth,” theme June 23rd-25th more details tba
Mega Sports Camp, Breaking Free – Church of Living Water – July 7th-11th, 9-12noon. Ages 4 thru 5th graders. Cost: $50/child.
Evergreen Christian Community – July 23rd-27th, 9-12noon (with a family party Friday night). Ages 3 thru 5th graders. Cost: $25/child or 30.00 after June 16th. “Warrior Chronicles,” theme
Fun Fair, First United Methodist Church of Olympia – “Workshop of Wonders” Ages Kindergarten thru 6th graders. Dates tba?
If you’ve got more scoop on a listing I have as, “TBA,” please, do, let me know!
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