2021 Guide to VBS


Vacation Bible School guideVacation Bible school. VBS. A summer staple. But there isn’t much that is normal about this summer! Can we get an amen?

This year, after the year we’ve had, we are thrilled to update our guide for parents interested in a VBS experience for their kiddos in Tarrant County. If you would like to add a VBS to this guide, please email [email protected].

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Virtual VBS

Cat.Chat for Kids :: This at-home VBS offers six VBS themes for 2021, which includes, songs, kits, videos, and hands-on activities. 

First Presbyterian Church Fort Worth :: The theme, “The Green VBS,” is ever more resonant this season. The curriculum will be something that you can do at home as family. It will be flexible, so you can do it during the week of VBS or save it for the weekends or another week during the summer. June 26 will be an in-person celebration to wrap up the vent. 

June 6 – 9 

Willow Park Baptist :: It is going to be a great time with exciting worship, inflatable games, creative crafts, and engaging Bible adventures for your kids. The age requirements for VBS are four years old through fifth grade. It is a free event, but you can purchase a t-shirt for your child for the cost of $10 each.

June 11 

First Baptist Hurst :: This VBS offers a fun-filled weekend of sports, activities, games, Bible study, and fellowship! Students entering kindergarten thru completed sixth grade are welcome to attend.

June 15

First Presbyterian Church Forth Worth :: Kids will rotate between three classes. Classes include art, drumming, chimes, dancing, instruments, and more. All classes will take place outside, and registrants will need to wear a mask and following distancing guidelines throughout the events. $25 per week. Ages four years old as of April 15 through current fifth graders.

June 21 – 25

St. John’s Lutheran Church :: Kids participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, make and devour treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of God’s love, and test out science gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Ages three years through completed fourth grade. $25/person or $45/family if registered by June 14.

June 22 – 25

Christ Chapel Bible Church :: Christ Chapel is hosting All Aboard Kids Camp 2021. Kids will learn about the gospel through games, rock concert sing-a-longs, and funny skits. Check website for all the details. 

June 22 – 26

Church at the Cross :: Student Life High School is for grades nine to 12. The church will be taking kids to Glorieta, New Mexico. 

June 28 – July 1

Church at the Crossing :: Adventure Week 2021 is scheduled for June 28 through July 1 and is for ages three years old (and potty trained) to sixth grade. 

July 5 – 9

Church at the Cross :: Student Life Middle School is for grades six to eight. The church will be taking students to Cedar Hill, Texas. 

July 11 – 15

Church at the Cross :: Press Play Vacation Bible School for Kids is for kids who completed grades first through fifth. 

July 12 – 14

Church at the Cross:: Press Play Vacation Bible School for Preschoolers is for kids who are three years old up to those who’ve completed kindergarten. 

July 12 – 15

Arborlawn United Methodist Church :: This VBS will include crafts, storytelling, science experiments, games, snacks, music, and more! Registration is required. 

July 18 – 22

Aledo United Methodist Church :: Rocky Railway is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences that kids see, hear, touch, and even taste! Exciting crafts, team-building games, and cool Bible songs are just a few of the standout activities that help faith flow into real life. Kids will also have another option to be able to join in all the fun, by going virtual! 

July 19 – 22

Trinity Bible Church :: Kids Blast is four fun-packed mornings of Jesus, missions, a splash park, and FUN. Themed days are sure to be a great time. This week will include Steel City Pops, foam pits, food trucks, slime, and a camp T-shirt.

July 25

Birchman Baptist Church :: Grab your tool belt and drive thru its construction site between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, to pick up your customized family toolbox packed with all the tools needed for a great week of VBS fun! Your family must be registered by July 1. 

July 29 – August 2

Church at the Cross Grapevine :: Register your family by July 18. This camp is for kids who have completed grades three through five. 

August 2 – 4

Doxology Church :: Explosion is our biggest kid’s ministry event of the year! It is a week packed full of fun, games and activities! Explosion gives kids an opportunity to grow deeper in their faith and understanding of the gospel. This event is specifically for kids who have turned four by February 28 through incoming fifth graders. Cost is $15.

August 6 – 8 

First Presbyterian Church :: This intergenerational weekend of mission and outreach will include opportunities to learn about issues of hunger in our own community and respond through service and compassion. Cost is free for all ages.


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