Guide to VBS In Ventura County

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Vacation Bible School is back! Big on fun and new friends, but easy on the budget, VBS is a great summer option for your kids.

VBS {Vacation Bible School} is a program hosted by many local churches, giving children an opportunity to learn about religion, make new friends, engage in activities, arts and crafts, and most importantly, have a great time! We hope this guide can help you find a local VBS in Ventura County to attend.

(PLEASE CHECK WEBSITES TO DOUBLE CHECK DATES, TIMES AND AVAILABILITY AS THINGS CAN CHANGE)

More Summer Fun

Looking for even more fun activities for you child this summer?  Make sure to check out all the exciting camps happening in our 2022 GUIDE TO SUMMER CAMPS. Also, make sure you kids are safe this summer in the water.  Find swim lessons in our 2022 GUIDE TO SWIM LESSONS.

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CAMARILLO 

  1. Chapel City Church
    We cannot wait to have your kids come join in the fun at Kingdom Chronicles! We will dive into what it means to know truth, choose truth, obey truth, think truth, and speak truth.WHEN: June 27-July 1
    WHERE: Chapel City Church
    WHO: Kindergarten – 5th Grade
    COST:$10 per child
    THEME: Kingdom Chronicles
  2. Godspeak Calvary Chapel 
    G’day, Mates! Join us for an aus-some adventure time at the Zoomerang Vacation Bible School! We will learn how valuable life is to God through Land Down Under Lessons, Top Koala-ty Treats, Hoppin’ Good Games, and Turtle-ly Terrific Science & Crafts!
    WHEN: June 20th-24th, 9:00-12:00
    WHERE: Godspeak Calvary Church
    THEME:Zoomerang Vacation Bible School
  3. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CAMARILLO
    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.WHEN: June 20 – 24 4:30PM – 7:30PM
    WHERE: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CAMARILLO
    THEME:Monumental
    AGES: 5 – 18
  4. Camarillo Christian Church
    THIS SUMMER’S THEME IS “ANCHORED, DEEPENING OUR FAITH IN GOD” WHERE WE WILL DIVE INTO VBC FUN TO INCLUDE VARIOUS STATIONS SUCH AS CRAFT ACTIVITIES, GAMES, WORSHIP TIME, AND SO MUCH MORE!
    WHEN: June 20 – 24   6:00 – 8:30pm
    AGES: 3 Years Old – 5th Grade
    WHERE:Camarillo Christian Church
    THEME:  Discovery on Adventure Island
    COST:  $10 before June 12, $15 after per child
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Moorpark

  1.  Community Christian Church

    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!

    WHEN:  July — July 15, 2022   05:30 pm — 07:50 pm
    AGES: 3 1/2 (& potty trained) – 6th grade
    WHERE:  Community Christian Church of Moorpark
    THEME:: 
    Jerusalem Marketplace

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Santa Paula

  1.  LifeWay Baptist Church 
    Come enjoy games, crafts, sports, music, and bible.
    WHEN: July 25 – 29   8:30am – noon
    WHERE:  Lifeway Baptist Church
    THEME:: 
    Zoomerang

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SIMI VALLEY

  1. Cornerstone Church
    This year’s VBS will be jam-packed with 2 ¼ hours of fun each day beginning with “Sing and Play” in the morning and followed by Bible storytime. We will also have crafts, snacks, games, and missions. We hope you can join us!
    WHEN: June 13-16, from 10 AM – 12:15 PM
    WHERE: Cornerstone Church
    COST: $60 per child

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THOUSAND OAKS

  1. CCCTO: The English Ministry of Chinese Christian Church of Thousand Oaks
    We are planning for a full program and therefore returning to our traditional price of $30/child which includes t-shirt, crafts and themed snacks.
    WHEN:  July 11-15, 2022  9:00 am – 12:00 pm daily
    WHERE: CCCTO
    WHO: 4-11
    COST: $30 per child (Includes T-shirt)
    THEME:  Lava Lava Luau
  2. Emmanuel Presbyterian ChurchGod created such a beautiful world full of wonder. He delights in our joy when we explore!  We would love for you to join Camp Joy – Four days, 9am-12:30pm, June 20-23, of exploring science, art, and nature.
    WHEN:   June 20-23  9am-12:30pm
    WHERE: Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
    WHO: K – 5th Grade
    COST: $30
    THEME:  Camp Joy
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VENTURA

  1. Ventura Missionary Church

    All Aboard for our Rocky Railway Outdoor VBS Adventure!
    Games, activities, small groups, and music will help kids learn that Jesus’ power will always pull us through.  Invite your neighbors and friends!

    Please register by Monday, June 7.
    WHEN: JUNE 21-24   9:30-11:30 am
    WHERE: Ventura Missionary Church
    WHO:   Kids going into 1st-6th Grade
    COST: $15

     

  2. Our Lady of the Assumption Church in VenturaWHEN:  3 Sessions: June 20th-24th 9:00-12:00
    June 27th-July 1st 6:00-8:00 pm
    July 10-15 9:00-12:00
    WHERE: Our Lady of the Assumption
    THEME: Signs and Wonders
    COST: $20
  3. ENCOUNTER

    WHEN:  June 20–24  9-12 pm
    WHERE: In-person at ENCOUNTER
    WHO: 4 Years – Grade 5 
    THEME: Sparks Studio
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Near Ventura County 

  1. The Church At Rocky Peak Chatsworth
    We are so excited to host VBS 2022 from July 11-15 from 8:15am-12pm. Whether we are learning about God’s unique creation, playing games, or watching a Bible story come to life, your child will love being a part of our biggest event of the year! It will give your child intentional time with the Lord, their friends, and leaders. God always shows up in big ways!Registration includes a t-shirt, daily snacks, water bottle, Bible buddies, a music CD or download card (one per household), and more! Scholarships are available to assist with the cost of VBS. For more information, please email [email protected]WHEN:  July 11-15 from 8:15am-12pm
    WHERE: The Church at Rocky Peak
    THEME: Monumental
  2. Grace Community Church – Sun Valley
    We hope your children can join us for VBS 2022 Into The Deep! Children will spend a week learning about God’s mercy as shown in the book of Jonah through teaching, small group discussion, crafts, games, and music.
    WHEN:
    June 21 — 24, 2022 9:00 am–12:30 pm, Tuesday–FridayWHERE: Grace Community Church
    WHO: For children entering grades 1st to 6th grade in Fall 2022
    COST: Free
    THEME: The Deep

Did we miss a local Vacation Bible School? Make sure to tell us in the comments so we can add it to our list!

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Miriam was raised in Oxnard, CA. She attended Sweet Briar College in Virginia and graduated with a degree in Sociology. She moved back home and eventually pursued a career in affiliate marketing. After working in that industry for 10 years, she decided to prioritize her health and her family and became a stay-at-home mom. Throughout the years, she and her husband have lived in various parts of Ventura County – Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, and now Camarillo – and are currently raising a 4-year-old boy named Benji. She has always loved writing as a child and is excited to be a part of Ventura County Mom Collective. Reading nonfiction books, doing Pilates, exploring new restaurants, and hiking with her family are some of her favorite hobbies. After experiencing years of postpartum depression, she considers herself to be an advocate of women’s mental health (especially moms!) and loves to encourage and uplift others. She tries to live by the motto “Grace over Guilt.”

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  1. Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Ventura
    is presenting “Signs and Wonders” VBC.
    3 Sessions: June 20th-24th 9:00-12:00
    June 27th-July 1st 6:00-8:00 pm
    July 10-15 9:00-12:00
    One experience, three opportunities.
    $20/child Volunteer’s children $10

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