Vacation Bible School Curriculum and VBS Theme Supplies
Click on a tab below to check out VBS curriculum from some of the major Vacation Bible School curriculum publishers as well a list of what might still be available from previous years.
Answers in Genesis
2022 VBS Curriculum from Answers in Genesis:
- Theme: Zoomerang by Answers in Genesis
"You’ll marvel at the unforgettable wildlife, culture, and beauty of Australia while exploring the wonder and value of life, from the lives of preborn babies to eternal life in the kingdom of God."
- Day 1: The Beginning of LifeBible Passages: Genesis 1:26–28; 2:7–23
Lesson Focus: The Creator of the universe created you! You didn’t evolve from an ape-like creature.
Treasured Verse: Genesis 1:27
Apologetics Focus: They can’t make a monkey out of me! (Ape-men Frauds)
- Day 2: The Wonder of LifeBible Passages: Psalm 139:13–16
Lesson Focus: You are fearfully and wonderfully made, with a body full of awe-inspiring design features.
Treasured Verse: Psalm 139:14
Apologetics Focus: God thought of everything! (Design Features of our Bodies)
- Day 3: The Value of LifeBible Passages: Matthew 1–2
Lesson Focus: God values you greatly! Each and every person—young, old, healthy, sick—is a priceless treasure.
Treasured Verse: Luke 6:31
Apologetics Focus: Be a defender of the defenseless! (Protecting and respecting life)
- Day 4: Eternal LifeBible Passages: Select Scriptures
Lesson Focus: God loves you! He loves you so much that he sent his only Son to die for you!
Treasured Verse: John 11:25
Apologetics Focus: SMYLE! God loves you! (Only one way to eternal life)
- Day 5: Using Your LifeBible Passages: Acts 1:6–11; 1 Corinthians 12:12–26
Lesson Focus: You are created on purpose for a purpose!
Treasured Verse: All I want to do is live each day for you! (Life has meaning and purpose)
Apologetics Focus: God is bigger and greater than our unanswered questions. We can trust him.
2022 VBS Curriculum from Group Publishing:
- Theme: Monumental Easy VBS by Group Publishing
Also Available: Plus Digital Version
"Give kids a grand-new perspective! Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the southwest. By exploring God’s awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead."
- Day 1: God loves you no matter what.
Bible Verse: Your unfailing love will last forever. (Ps. 89:2)
Bible Story: Joseph's family feuds. (Gen. 37)
- Day 2: God is with you everywhere.
Bible Verse: For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. (Josh. 1:9)
Bible Story: Joseph is imprisoned. (Gen. 39-40)
- Day 3: God is in charge.
Bible Verse: How great is our Lord! His power is absolute! (Ps. 147:5)
Bible Story: Joseph gets new responsibilities. (Gen. 41)
- Day 4: God is stronger than anything.
Bible Verse: And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God's love. (Rom. 8:38)
Bible Story: Jesus dies and comes back to life. (Lk. 23-24:12)
- Day 5: God is surprising.
Bible Verse: Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people! (Ps. 66:5)
Bible Story: Joseph reunites with his family. (Gen. 42-45)
- Theme: Jerusalem Marketplace: Holy Land Adventure VBS by Group Publishing
"Step back in time to where Jesus walked to the Cross. Smell the fresh, warm bread; weave a basket of reeds; make clay pots… Can you hear the music echoing through the Marketplace? Engage all senses as you transport your church to a different time and a fresh experience -- and walk with Jesus today!"
- Day 1: Jesus is King.
Bible Verse: Jesus Christ is Lord. (Phil. 2:11)
Bible Story: Crowds welcome Jesus to Jerusalem. (Matt. 21:1-11)
- Day 2: Jesus showed God's love.
Bible Verse: You should love each other. (Jn. 13:34)
Bible Story: Jesus shares Passover with the disciples. (Jn. 13:1-17)
- Day 3: Jesus loves us.
Bible Verse: Nothing ... will ever be able to separate us from the love of God. (Rom. 8:39)
Bible Story: Jesus prays in the garden and is arrested. (Jn. 17:1-18:11)
- Day 4: Jesus died for us.
Bible Verse: God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us. (Rom. 5:8)
Bible Story: Jesus is crucified. (Lk. 23:1-55)
- Day 5: Jesus lives.
Bible Verse: Since I live, you also will live. (Isa. 43:1)
Bible Story: Jesus rises from the dead. (Matt. 28:1-10)
- Theme: HayDay Weekend VBS by Group Publishing
"... kids will be up to their elbows in farmin’ fun as they explore one simple Bible truth: Jesus will always love us!"
Bible Point: Jesus will always love us.
Key Verse: Our Lord Jesus Christ has made us friends of God. (Rom. 5:11)
- Day 1: Jesus befriends Zacchaeus. (Luke 19:1-10)
- Day 2: Jesus dies and comes back to life. (John 19–21)
2022 VBS Curriculum from Lifeway:
- Theme: Spark Studios VBS by Lifeway
"Spark imagination and kick creativity into high gear at Spark Studios VBS. In this VBS, kids will learn that God’s creativity didn’t stop in Genesis. The Master Artist is working to redeem, reclaim, and transform us - His creation - to the design He planned for us. Kids will have fun, all while learning that we are His workmanship (Eph. 2:10) and a masterpiece in process."
- Day 1: God, the CreatorBible Passage: Acts 13:21-23; Psalm 104
Lesson Focus: God is the marvelous Creator.
- Day 2: God, the DesignerBible Passage: 1 Samuel 16
Lesson Focus: God uniquely designed us for His purpose.
- Day 3: Jesus, the KingBible Passage: Psalm 118:26; Acts 13:21-23; Matthew 21:1-11
Lesson Focus: Jesus is the King that God promised to save us.
- Day 4: Jesus, the RedeemerBible Passage: Luke 23:13-25, 44-56; 24:1-12, 36-49
Lesson Focus: Jesus fulfilled God's plan to save us.
- Day 5: Holy Spirit, the HelperBible Passage: Acts 1:4-14; Acts 2
Lesson Focus: The Holy Spirit gives us the power to follow God's plan.
- 2021 Theme: Concrete & Cranes VBS by Lifeway
- 2021 Theme: Destination Dig VBS by Lifeway
- 2021 Theme: Mystery Island VBS by Answers in Genesis
- 2021 Theme: Rocky Railway Easy VBS by Group Publishing
- 2021 Theme: Wilderness Escape VBS by Group Publishing
- 2019 Theme: The Incredible Race VBS by Answers in Genesis
- 2019 Theme: Roar! Life is Wild - God is good VBS by Group Publishing
- 2018 Theme: Time Lab VBS by Answers in Genesis
- 2017 Theme: Operation Arctic VBS by Answers in Genesis
- 2015 Theme: Camp Kilimanjaro VBS by Answers in Genesis
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