Vacation Bible School

 

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Vacation Bible School - Parachute LiftThe Bible comes alive at St. Timothy’s during Vacation Bible School (VBS), a fun-filled week of summer camp for children 4 years old through fifth grade.

At VBS children learn about God’s love and Christian life in community. Incorporated into each VBS program is a service project that empowers children to be of service in the larger community and the world.

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St. Timothy’s VBS is usually scheduled for the second week after the end of the school year for the San Ramon Valley School district, but this year we are partnering with Mt. Cross to create our VBS… And you can learn more about Mt. Cross at http://www.mtcross.org/day-camp. The theme is The Water of Life! and camp will be on July 24-28, 2017.  It is a morning program from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Campers are grouped by grade level, and preschoolers enjoy VBS in a separate preschool facility designed especially for our youngest campers.

Each day we gather in the church to learn about the theme for the day with music, stories and skits. The camper groups then rotate around the campus with their counselors to craft stations, a music session, lawn games, and snack time. At the close of the morning program, we gather in the church to reflect on the day and on what we have learned about God and ourselves.

Teens and college students—many of whom were once VBS campers themselves—volunteer as counselors for VBS week. The counselors trainsaint_tims_vbs15-day-3-075c1 and prepare for VBS the week before VBS happens. Adult volunteers—including the parents of campers—help with crafts, first aid, food preparation, and supervision of campers/counselors.

FLYER:  VBS 2017 Flyer

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