On April 22, CBOQ Kids hosted a Zoom call conversation on Summer Ministry options. Email Tanya for more info on the ideas shared and discussion that took place.
This is a helpful article from Lifeway as you consider VBS for this summer: 4 VBS Strategies for this Summer
As you consider VBS for this year, here are some options that have been created or altered for digital delivery:
Mission: Deep Blue from Grow Ministries. This is a FREE 4 day VBS about Spiritual Habits, with an optional 5th day parent/kids event. This can be done as a ‘traditional VBS’ but also can be done online with families.
Truth Finders: Discovering Truths in God’s Word. This is all digital VBS has been designed for families to do at home. Includes opening illusions from Matt Adams and music from Yancy. Launching May 21.
Faith Lab @home by Kidmin Science. 5 Science based gospel sessions that is church supported, family-led. You can purchase kits for delivery/pick up to families. The more kits you purchase, the lower the price per kit.
Focus VBS & Digital Experience from Orange is a new curriculum created for either in person or online delivery.
Rocky Railway from Group Publishing is currently adapting this year’s VBS material for digital delivery. You can check the link for when material will be ready.
Illustrated Ministry is creating a VBS for digital delivery that will be ready in June. You can check their page and sign up to get notified when it is ready (and get a 10% discount coupon if you decide to purchase) There will be the option for churches to purchase for distributing to families or for individual family purchase.
No VBS? No problem? Read this article for a backyard family approach to VBS. You can either take the suggestions and adapt your own material or check out the curriculum they have created for this form of delivery.
Fruit of the Spirit by Deeper Kidmin is a 5 day curriculum that could be used as a VBS type of program, or at home family resources anytime. It costs $8 to accesss all the downloadable material.