Local Vacation Bible Schools

May 28, 2022

Looking for a Vacation Bible school for your kids this summer? Here are some of the best in the area - don't see yours listed? Be sure to use our submit button to tell us about it! We'll be happy to add it. 

Local Vacation Bible Schools in the Hickory Piedmont Area 

VBS Rainforest Explorers- St. Stephens Lutheran Church & School

June 13-17 6:15pm (Friday Family Fun Night)

Family Meal provided / playground parking lot (weather permitting) 5:00-6:15 pm

Check in 6:15-6:30 / Pre Register at 

Early Childhood Explorers (Preschool-Kinders) 6:30-8:00pm Education Building
Elementary Explorers (Rising Grades 1-5) 6:30-8:30pm SSLC Narthex
Youth (Rising Grade 6-8) 6:30-8:30pm SSLC Narthex/ Youth Modular

Join us as we learn how Jesus is our ultimate guide.  We might feel lost, but He'll show us the way.  He will never leave us.  He treasures us to much!  We will enjoy Bible adventures, challenges, games, crafts, snacks, and a time for worship & praise.  I hope you will join us as we embark on this exciting journey together! 

Sandy Ridge Baptist VBS

June 5-9 from 6pm - 8:30pm, dinner provided
Who: 3 year olds - 6th graders
Join Sandy Ridge Baptist for dinner, crafts, recreation, and good Bible teaching. We pray that this week will change your child's life! For more information and to register please visit

Adventure Island VBS 
June 13 - June 17th - 2022
6PM -8 PM
The Chapel Church
410 26th Ave NE

HayDay Vacation Bible School
June 25
10 AM - 4PM
Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church
9379 Hwy 127
Hickory (Bethlehem)

Crossroads Baptist Church Vacation Bible School
June 26 - June 29
6 - 8 PM
2288 Zion Church Road, Hickory
Wednesday Evening Family Night: Join us for a cookout, games, inflatables and more! 

June 26 - June 30
5:30 - 8:30
See life from a GRAND-NEW perspective! VBS is coming to Highland Baptist Church! At Monumental, by exploring God's awesomeness, kids form a rock solid faith for the road ahead.

First UMC Vacation Bible School
July 10th - July 14th
VBS is an epic Summer event! Register and join us every night for a time of fun as children will play as they learn Biblical truths about the Mighty God we serve. We are delighted to serve you and your family a light dinner at 5:45pm every evening. We hope this makes life a little easier to get to VBS after a day at work. Pre-Registration required for dinner. VBS KICK-OFF Join us for a Cook-Out on Sunday, July 10 at 5pm. Bring your lawn/beach chairs and picnic blankets to relax while we prepare food on the grill for you. Opening session will start at 6:00pm for children ages 'almost' 3 - 5th Grade.

July 18th - July 23nd
6 PM, Blessed Hope Baptist Church

It’s summertime, and that means everyone’s in for a nice, long break from school. At this splashing VBS, kids will learn what a difference Jesus can make in their lives, when they are willing to dive in with him. We will kick-off our POOL PARTY VBS on Monday, July 18th at 6:00PM. VBS will take place Monday-Friday with dinner served nightly at 6:00PM. VBS will begin every night at 6:30PM til 8:30PM. Our family water day will be on Saturday 23rd, 2022 at 12:00PM. Bring your Towel and come dressed for some water fun. We invite you to also join us for Sunday Service at 11:00AM where the kids will show off everything they have learned.

Calvary Baptist VBS
July 31st, 5:30 PM
Calvary Baptist Church, Newton NC
Enjoy a good meal, play games and learn about Jesus

Church of Christ VBS
July 31st - Aug 2nd
Church of Christ, Hickory NC
Fun Bible Classes, Crafts, Games and More. Light Meal Served Daily at 5:30pm. Classes for Ages 2 - Adult. 

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