Vacation Bible School Provides Play, Praise and Passion

Every summer since I was five years old, I would anxiously await the beginning of the week where I got to don a brightly colored shirt every morning and join the sea of children my age wearing the same shirt. The drive to church was specifically allotted for memorizing the energetic motions and lyrics of the thematic songs that I would sing with all my peers during every worship time. I still memorize those songs one week out of every summer, but now it’s to teach them to five year olds dancing in the same place I did thirteen years ago. For years I’ve experienced Vacation Bible School as a student, leader in training, behind the scenes worker and finally a leader. Vacation Bible School continuously proves to be a place of spiritual growth and infectious joy.

In the coming months, children will learn about God through fun, rotating activities such as games, Bible time, movies and snacks at Vacation Bible Schools throughout South Florida. A list of VBS dates, times and details follows.

 

Broward VBS Offerings by Date

 

Bethel Worship Center

6060 Kimberly Blvd,

North Lauderdale, FL 33068

June 5-8, 9 a.m. -12 p.m.

Maker Fun Factory

Kindergarten- 6th grade, Free

bwccamden.com/vbs

 

First Baptist Fort Lauderdale

301 E. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

June 11-15, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Galatic Starveyors

Free

Firstfortlauderdale.com

 

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

1750 E. Oakland Park Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334

June 12-15, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

ROME: Paul and the Underground Church

Ages 4-10, $50

saintmarksftl.com/vacation-bible-school/

 

First Baptist Pompano

138 NE 1st St

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Maker Fun Factory

June 12-16, 5:15-8:30 p.m.

3 years old-entering 8th grade, Free

fbc4kids.org

 

First Presbyterian Church of Ft Lauderdale

401 SE 15th Ave,

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Go Fish Victory

June 12-16, 8:45 a.m.-12 p.m.

4 years old through 5th grade

firstpres.cc

 

St. Paul Lutheran Church & Preschool

580 Indian Trace

Weston, FL 33327

Maker Fun Factory

June 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Ages 4- 5th grade, $50

stpaulweston.org

 

Grace Baptist Church

501 NE 48th St

Pompano Beach, FL 33064

June 25-29, 6:30-9 p.m.

Maker Fun Factory

Free

gbcfl.org/events

 

Cross Community Church

841 SE 2nd Court

Deerfield Beach 33441

Deep Sea Discovery

June 13, 14 & 15, 6-8 p.m.

The whole family, Free

thecrosscc.org

 

Gracepoint Church

5590 N. E. 6th Ave.

Ft. Lauderdale FL 33334

High Seas Adventure: Pirate Style

June 19-23rd, 6-8:30 p.m.

5 years old- entering 8th grade, free

Gracepoint.net

 

Plantation Community Church

6501 W Broward Blvd

Plantation, FL 33317

Maker Fun Factory

June 19-23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

$25

pccflorida.org/events/vbs-2017

 

Community Christian Church

10001 W Commerical Blvd.

Tamarac, FL 33351

Maker Fun Factory

June 19-23 & June 26-30, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

3 years old- 5th grade, $10 before June 7, $20 after

communitycc.com/kidzcamp/

 

Horizon United Methodist Church

5741 S Flamingo Rd

Southwest Ranches, FL 33330

Maker Fun Factory

June 19-23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Ages 4-5th grade, $35

newhorizonumc.com

 

Harbour Church

217 NE 3rd St.

Pompano Beach, FL 33060

Seas the Day

June 26-30, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Ages 4-11, $30

harbourchurch.org/events

 

Parkridge Church

5600 Coral Ridge Dr.

Coral Springs, FL 33076

Galatic Starveyors

June 26-30, 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Kindergarten-5th grade, $10

parkridgechurch.com

 

Living Water Community Church

1501 Riverland Rd.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Galatic Starveyors

June 26-30, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Ages 3-12th grade, Free

lwccftl.org

 

Davie United Methodist Church

6500 SW 47th Street

Davie, FL 33314

July 11-14, 6-8 p.m.

davieumc.com

 

New Presbyterian Church

512 NE 26th Street

Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Maker Fun Factory

July 17-21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

$15 per child, max $30 per family

newpres.nm-secure.com

 

Temple Aron HaKodesh

4751 NW 24th Court

Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33313

July 18-22, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Deep Sea Discovery

$20.00

tak.org

 

Palm Beach VBS Offerings by Date

 

Horizon Baptist Church

12965 Orange Blvd.

West Palm Beach, FL 33412

Maker Fun Factory

June 5-9, 6:30-8:45 p.m.

1st through 5th grade, Free

horizonbc.com

 

Victory Church

3499 NW Boca Raton Blvd.

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Maker Fun Factory

June 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Ages 5-11, $45

Contact david@victory.org or visit victory.org

 

Son Life Lutheran Church

9301 Jog Rd

Boynton Beach, FL 33437

Mighty Fortress

June 12-16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Children ages 3 to 10, Free

sonlifelutheran.org

 

Florida Faith Church

3505 Shiloh Dr.

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Maker Fun Factory

June 12-16th, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Ages 5 and up, $50

954-469-0020

 

Royal Poinciana Chapel

60 Cocoanut Row

Palm Beach, FL 33480

Maker Fun Factory

June 12-16, 9-12 p.m.

Toddlers-4th grade, $65

royalpoincianachapel.org

 

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

211 Trinity Place

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Rome: Paul and the Underground Church

June 12-16, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Kindergarten- entering 6th grade, $25

holytrinitywpb.org

 

Memorial Presbyterian Church

1300 S Olive Ave

West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Maker Fun Factory

June 12-16, 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Ages 4-5th grade, $15

gompc.org

 

Grace Community Church

600 W Camino Real

Boca Raton, FL 33486

June 19-23, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Kindergarten-6th grade

gracechurch.org/vbs

 

Reveal Fellowship

8431 Lake Worth Rd

Lake Worth, FL 33467

June 27–July 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Music Summer Camp

$15

revealfellowship.com

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