2018 VBS Curriculum Themes
LifeWay’s 2018 VBS invites your kids to grab their megaphones, lace up their cleats, and tune up their instruments. As they fill up the offensive line, sideline, and drumline, your players, cheerleaders, and band members will realize God has given them His ultimate playbook. He wants them to join His team, train hard, celebrate salvation, and encourage one another. Get in the spirit today with Game On! VBS.
Spark imagination with faith-building fun! Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms. Each day at Shipwrecked VBS, kids travel through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures. At Shipwrecked, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station, each day—making it easy to apply long after VBS is over.
Cokesbury’s Rolling River Rampage invites children on a white-water rafting adventure to experience the ride of a lifetime with God! Along the river, children discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and surprise, and that they can trust God to be with them through anything. Relevant music, exciting science, creative crafts, fun recreation, and memorable Bible stories will help kids know that God is always with them as they ride the rapids of amazing grace!
Regular Baptist Press (RBP)
Get into the great outdoors in 2018! This VBS theme warms children to God’s forgiveness, like a warm campfire after a day filled with adventure. Students will experience a camping theme where they hike, canoe, and fish — complete with tents, campfires, and wildlife. Through the lessons, kids will learn about the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of Peter and will discover the lasting forgiveness that only Christ can give.
Join a canoe trip down river on Bogard's 2018 VBS, Jungle River Adventure! Students and teachers alike learn from Apostle Paul to seek God's perfect plan for their lives. The adventure begins on the road to Damascus with Paul's salvation, and then it continues to Damascus where Paul is baptized. We join Paul with other believers in Antioch before paddling to Corinth, where Paul witnesses to others. Finally, we end up in Rome where Paul lives out the rest of his life as a follower of Jesus.
Concordia Publishing House (CPH)
Strap on your life jacket and get ready for a rip-roaring river ride with Splash Canyon: God's Promise on Life's Wild Ride! Life is full of thrills and spills; we may not know what’s around the bend, but God does! At Splash Canyon, kids discover that, on life’s wild ride, Jesus is by our side (based on 2 Corinthians 1:20).
Answers in Genesis
Imagine traveling through time and meeting the most important man ever—a man who was not just a man, but also God. One who turned the world upside-down. One who existed outside of time. We’ll do just that as we embark on Time Lab. We’ll use words beginning with C to help us remember that Jesus, our forever faithful, loving, caring, promise-keeping Lord, has been with us always!
David C. Cook
Get ready for an action-packed VBS journey where kids discover how to Love, Believe, Trust, and Witness as they engage in God’s big story of redemption! Each day features lessons that turn storytelling into an unforgettable experience that points to Jesus as Savior. Based on the bestselling The Action Bible, this complete digital resource kit adopts to fit your church size and budget.