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2017 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools {VBS} In & Around Columbia

2017 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools {VBS} In & Around Columbia | Columbia SC Moms BlogIt’s getting close to that time of the year again. Vacation Bible School (VBS)!

VBS is a summer staple for many families, and some families like to send their children to more than one VBS. I certainly understand that! I have some of the fondest childhood memories from VBS.

I want to make your search for a VBS easier this year. Below you will find Midlands VBS options. All the Vacation Bible Schools listed below are FREE or a small cost to attend. 

June 4-7

Temple Baptist Church: This VBS runs Sunday – Wednesday from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Call Pam Pavey at 803-776-3488 for more information.


June 4-8

First Calvary Baptist Church: Supper at 6 p.m. for all kids & students, ages 3 – 12th grade, 6 – 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. Register online.


June 5-9

Malvern Hill Baptist Church: Ages 2 years old – completion of 6th grade, 6 – 8:30 p.m., includes dinner. VBS is Mon. – Thurs., family night is Friday. This year’s theme is Galactic Starveyors. Register online or register in person at the church. 

Northside Baptist Church – Lexington campus: Rising K – 6th grade completion, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The theme is Gadgets and Gizmos. Registration available on the church website. 


June 11-15

Lugoff First Baptist Church: This VBS runs Sunday – Thursday from 6:15 – 8:30 p.m. for K3-5th grade. This year’s theme is Galactic StarveyorsOnline Registration begins May 14.  


June 12-16

First Presbyterian Church of Columbia: 4 year olds – rising sixth graders. Theme is Maker Fun Factory. Contact Hannah Lampman at [email protected] or 803-799-9062 Ext. 237 to register or register in person at the church. 

Shandon Baptist Church: 9 a.m. – noon for rising 4K-5th grade. The theme is Star Journey; May the Force of God be with you (a play on Star Wars). Registration available online or at the church, Monday June 12 starting at 8:30 a.m. 

Riverland Hills Baptist Church: VBS is provided for all children born on or before September 1, 2012 through 5th Grade (just completed) from 9 a.m. – noon. The theme is Sweet Life. Registration available online.


June 18-21

North Trenholm Baptist Church: This VBS runs Sunday – Wednesday, 6 – 8 p.m., 4K through 5th grade completion. The theme is Galactic Starveyors. Registration is available on the church website. 


June 19-23

Spring Valley Baptist Church: 9 a.m. – noon, rising K – 7th grade completion. The theme is Galactic Starveyors. Registration is available on the church website.            

 

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June 25-28

Calvary Chapel Northeast: 6 – 8 p.m. Dinner provided on Wednesday and a celebration. Theme is Mighty Fortress. Register online.


June 25-29

Rehoboth United Methodist Church: Limited to 50 children. 6 – 8:30 p.m. with dinner at 5:25 p.m. Theme is Maker Fun Factory. Register online. For more information, please call (803) 788-2220 or email [email protected]


June 26-29

Willow Ridge Church: Family VBS is for the whole family, parents are asked to attend alongside their children. Ages pre-K through 5th grade, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Theme is Maker Fun Factory. Register online.


June 26-30

Northside Baptist Church – West Columbia campus: Rising K – 6th grade completion, 6 – 8:30 p.m. Theme is Gadgets and Gizmos. Registration available on the church website. 

Eastminister Presbyterian Church: EPC’s annual Vacation Bible School for rising 4K-rising 6th grade from 9 a.m. – noon each day (with a closing dinner program on Thursday). The theme is Mighty Fortress. Cost $20 per child.


July 10-12

Village Church: Rising 1st-6th graders, 9 am – noon. Theme is Gadgets and Gizmos. Registration available HERE


July 10-14

Hope Lutheran Church: VBS is available for ages 3K (and potty trained) up to rising 6th graders. Rising 7th – 12th graders are invited to participate as helpers. The theme is Mighty Fortress. $10 craft fee/child will be collected on July 10 upon arrival.


July 16-19

Platt Springs United Methodist Church: VBS is available for everyone! Birth-3 years in the nursery, kids through the 5th grade in the children’s classes, teens in middle and high schools have their own group, and adults have a class as well. While you don’t need to register your teen or adult, please register all children so they can ensure adequate supplies and supervision. Complimentary dinners will be served Monday-Wednesday nights before VBS. Theme is Maker Fun Factory. Register online.


July 17-21

First Baptist Church Columbia: Rising 4K – 5th grade, 9 a.m. – noon. The theme is Galactic Starveyors. You can register on the church website.       

Three Rivers Baptist Church: Ages 6 – 12, 9 a.m. – noon. The theme is Operation Arctic. Register online.                                       

Do you know of any other VBS options in the Midlands? If so, let us know in the comments and we’ll add it to our list! 

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13 Responses to 2017 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools {VBS} In & Around Columbia

  1. Beverly May 10, 2017 at 6:37 am #

    http://firstcalvary.net/kids/vbs

    • Tiffany Nettles
      Tiffany Nettles May 12, 2017 at 10:58 am #

      Thanks for the information! We have added it to the list.

  2. barbara lucas May 10, 2017 at 8:26 pm #

    Greenlawn Baptist Church 6612 Garners Ferry Rd
    Maker Fun Factory VBS
    June 12-16 9-12 noon
    Age 4 thru rising 7th graders.

    • Tiffany Nettles
      Tiffany Nettles May 12, 2017 at 11:00 am #

      Thanks for sharing! Do you have an online link, or does registration need to be completed at the church?

  3. Kim May 11, 2017 at 8:52 pm #

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1917375725212909/?ti=icl

    Willow Ridge Church
    Starting June 26

    • Tiffany Nettles
      Tiffany Nettles May 12, 2017 at 11:06 am #

      Thank you for the information! We have added it to our list.

  4. Brandi Cade
    Brandi Cade May 15, 2017 at 7:37 pm #

    Platt Springs UMC:
    The theme for VBS 2017 is Maker Fun Factory! Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God.
    Our VBS dates are Sunday July 16-Wednesday July 19. WE WELCOME birth-3 years in our nursery, and kids through the 5th grade in our children’s classes. Teens in middle and high schools have their own group, and adults have a class as well. We have a place for EVERYBODY! While you don’t need to register your teen or adult, we ask that you register all children so we can have adequate supplies and supervision. Please visit http://www.psumc.org to register for this awesome event, and remember that complimentary dinners will be served Monday-Wednesday nights before VBS.

    • Tiffany Nettles
      Tiffany Nettles May 19, 2017 at 10:47 am #

      Thank you for sharing this information! We have added it to our main list.

  5. Rugina May 17, 2017 at 2:44 pm #

    http://www.rumcsc.com/VBS2017

    Rehoboth United Methodist Church
    June 25-29th
    Dinner: 5:25
    Program: 6:00pm

    • Tiffany Nettles
      Tiffany Nettles May 19, 2017 at 10:41 am #

      Thank you for this information! We have added your VBS to our list.

  6. Krista Edgren June 12, 2017 at 8:13 am #

    We’re having VBS at Calvary Chapel Northeast! June 25th-28th from 6-8 pm. Wednesday we will have free dinner and a celebration. 🙂

    https://www.calvarychapelnortheast.com/VBS-Registration.php

    • Tiffany Nettles
      Tiffany Nettles June 12, 2017 at 9:58 am #

      Thanks for the information! We have updated our list.

  7. Danny Connell June 13, 2017 at 4:56 pm #

    Three Rivers Baptist Church
    7452 Broad River Rd, Irmo, SC 29063

    When: July 17-21, 2017
    Time: 9am – 12pm
    Ages 6-12
    Registration and Info: http://www.3rbc.com/vbs

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