Vacation Bible School 2018

VBSSummer is here, and it's time for Vacation Bible School! Here is a listing of VBS opportunities in the presbytery as reported to this website.

Presbytery of the Miami Valley wants to add your church's VBS to the list. To be included, email the name of your church, the theme of your VBS, dates and times, along with registration and contact information. We’ll list it here and publicize all VBS opportunities in the presbytery.

Send email to add your church to the list

June 4-6
Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church, Kettering
Rolling River Rampage, 6:00-8:30 P.M.
Discover an interactive, energizing, Bible-based program that will give children an opportunity to experience the ride of a lifetime with God. Children will become Rafters and explore how to serve God and God’s Mission in their lives.
Children ages 4 (potty trained) through 5th grade.
Cost: $10 per child.
Contact: Halely Ingram, Director of Family Ministries, at or call 937-298-3743.
Online registration>>

June 4-8

First Presbyterian Church, Urbana
Rainforest Adventure, 6:30-8:30 P.M.
Learn to follow Jesus on a life changing adventure! Play fun games! Sing great songs! Eat yummy snacks! Watch hilarious skits!
Students entering grades K-5
Register by calling Judy at 937-653-4225

June 8-10
Corinth Presbyterian Church, Dayton
Splash Canyon, June 8 (6:00-8:30 P.M.), June 9-10 (2:00-5:00 P.M.)
VBS Theme: God's Promise on Life's Wild Ride
Ages: 3 years through 5th grade
Register by emailing Herbie at

June 18-22
Covington Presbyterian Church, Covington

Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus, 9:00 A.M.-noon
On Friday, June 22, a picnic scheduled at approximately 5:30 p.m. Closing program takes place after the picnic.
Location: Covington Church of the Brethren
Open to children age 4 thru 5th grade
Call the church at 937-473-5263 for more info and to register
(Churches involved: Covington Presbyterian, St. John's Lutheran, St. Teresa's (Catholic), Covington Christian Church, Stillwater Community Church, Friedens Lutheran. and Church of the Brethren.)

June 21-22
First Presbyterian Church, Sidney

Polar Blast, 9:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.
Children will be guided through God’s Word in unforgettable, multi sensory, thought-provoking ways that make Scripture come alive.  The children will discover they have a caring friend in Jesus.  There will be great music and fun games!  Join us for the fun! Lunch included.
Call the church for more information: 937-492-4597

June 25-28

Southminster Presbyterian Church, Centerville
Peace Lab, 9:00-11:30 A.M.
Fun activities will help Bible stories come to life and lead children on an awesome adventure, equipping them to follow Jesus as compassionate peacemakers. All are welcome to this time of games, crafts, snacks, friends, and fun!
Children ages 3 through entering 5th grade
Contact: Erin Dickerson, Director of Children’s Ministries,
Register at

July 6-8

Oxford Presbyterian Church, Oxford
Friday, July 6, 5:00-8:00 P.M. (dinner included)
Saturday, July 7, 9:45 A.M.-1:00 P.M. (lunch included)
Sunday, July 8, 9:45 A.M.-Noon (lunch included)
Register a child as a participant at:
Sign up to volunteer at:

July 26, 2018
Bath Presbyterian Church, Dayton
Faith United Presbyterian Church, Huber Heights

A Ticket to Adventure, 9:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. at Faith Presbyterian Church, Huber Heights, and co-sponsored by Bath Presbyterian Church
Lunch included
Register by calling 937-233-0873 or online at

July 30-August 3

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Springboro
Shipwrecked, 9:00-11:30 A.M.
Cost: $10 per participant or $30 per family
Register at 

July 30-August 3
First United Presbyterian Church, Bellefontaine

Sonquest Rainforest VBS
, 8:30 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
Cost: $33 each for first 2 children/family. $8/additional child in same family
Ages: Entering Kindergarten through entering 8th grade
To Register, visit

July 30-August 3
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Dayton

MADD Days at Westminster
, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
A  Christian music, art, dance and drama day camp for children and youth entering
grades 3 - 8 (as of Fall 2018) from the Miami Valley and beyond.
Cost: $80 (includes light breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, and a T-shirt)
Contact: Bent Manley, Director, at 937-223-7285 or email
More info and registration>>








Presbytery of the Miami Valley

VBS at Middletown First
2018 VBS at
Middletown First Church

VBS at Dayton Westminster

2017 MADD Days at
Dayton Westminster

Oxford VBS 2016
2016 VBS at
Oxford Church

Bellefontaine VBS
2015 VBS at
Bellefontaine Church

VBS at Sugar Creek
2014 VBS at
Sugar Creek Church

VBS at Corinth
2013 VBS at
Corinth Church

VBS at Southminster
2012 VBS at
Southminster Church

VBS at Fairmont
2011 VBS at
Fairmont Church