Vacation Bible School Dates


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Springfield Moms continues to update this listing each week. If you want to include your church’s Vacation Bible School registration information please email us.  Thank you to Lauren Coleman for keeping this list up to date!

Please send us your 2017 Dates!

  • June 5-8, Chatham Christian Church: Summer vacation bible school Every day concludes at Celebration, a time of upbeat worship that gets everyone involved. Family members and friends are encouraged to join daily for this special time at 8:15 pm. For more information, call 217-483-3987.
  • June 11-16 Berean Baptist Church (3401 south sixth st. Springfield,IL) 6:00pm-8:00pm for more info click here
  • June 12-16 Westminster Presbyterian Church: 9:15a.m. -12 noon ages 3-5th grade
    Sign up now for a fun and inspiring week of Vacation Bible School at Westminster Presbyterian Church!  All children in our Springfield community ages 3 to 5th grade are invited.  Bring your friends to enjoy Bible stories, drama, arts and crafts, music, games, and delicious snacks. For more information or to volunteer, please call Rev. Hannah Dreitcer or Rev. Sarah Iliff McGill at 217-522-4415 Click here to register! 
  • June 18-23rd 6:15-8:15 PM Ambassador Baptist Church 109 W Mulberry St, Chatham, IL 62629
  • June 19-23 Springfield First Adventure Bible Camp.  Get ready for with the light of Jesus leading the way during our Makers Fun Factory Kids will enjoy hands-on activities that reinforce the lessons they learned with their Bible buddies as guides to teach them about the hope that comes from knowing Jesus! Adventure Bible Camp is for children who are in preschool through 5th grade and will be held at 9:00am-noon on June 13-17. Each day will be filled with personal stories from children living out their faith, healthy & fun snacks, fascinating science imagination activities, dynamic music, and hands-on Bible learning. Please go to to register your child online here or pick up a registration card Springfield First United Methodist 2941 S Koke Mill Drive, Springfield, IL 62711
  • June 19-23rd Our Savior Lutheran Church 9am -12pm K-5th grade.  Register here! 
  • June 25 – 29 Chatham Presbyterian Church, located at 1835 E. Walnut, Chatham. Come experience Group’s “Rome: Paul and the Underground Church.” Children ages 4-years-old through fifth grade are encouraged to attend. Register today at or call 483-4204 for more information.
  • June 27, 28, 29: Laurel United Methodist Church: 5:30-8pm More info here! 
  • June 25-29 Rochester United Methodist Church located at 555 South Walnut, Rochester IL more info will be added soon.
  • July 5, 6, & 7: 6-8:30 pm Camp Out Getting S’more of Jesus South Tower Community Church

    1350 South Tower Road Dawson IL 217.306.5576

  • July 10-14 St Agnes: VBS will be held in the Parish Hall from 9-11:30 a.m. The cost for the week is $20 and includes a t-shirt, snacks for your child each day and a gift. Register Here!
  • July 10-14 Calvary Church:Date: Time: 9am – Noon Venue: Jefferson Street Campus Cost: FREE Mark your calendar’s for this year’s Vacation Bible School for kids age three through entering sixth grade. MAKER Fun Factory: A world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly crafted by God. Register Here! 
  • July 10 -14 Springfield Bible Church VBS “Over the Moat” 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 4 year olds through students entering 7th grade are invited. Bible stories, songs games, crafts, snacks Preregister at or 217-787-3254

  • July 17-20 St John’s Lutheran: St. John’s Lutheran Church (Springfield) VBS Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose Children age 4 – 4th grade are welcome to attend a fun week of Vacation Bible School at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2477 W. Washington, Springfield. 2017 dates are July 17-20 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. with a family night Fri. July 21 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Southwind Park. Register at 
  • July 17-21, Christ The King

  • July 17-21: Zion Lutheran Church Be part of Mighty Fortress VBS at Zion Lutheran Church July 17-21, 6:15-8:00pm. At Mighty Fortress VBS, children ages 4 thru 5th grade will learn that in Jesus, the victory is won! They’ll look into the Bible, God’s Holy Word, and explore five Bible accounts about God, our Mighty Fortress, and the victory Jesus has won for us. Register online at, call 217.737.3481 or e-mail Come along with us as we sing fun songs, do crazy crafts, eat yummy snacks, play awesome games, and more. Can’t wait to see you there!
  • July 23-28: Sugar Creek United Methodist and Chatham Methodist (Combined) 5:30-7:30 PM Click here for more info:
  • July 24-28 St Joe’s Catholic Church Chatham.  9:00-11:30 am 1345 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62702 (217) 544-7426. Theme: Camp Out – Getting S’more of Jesus
  • July 25-27  Cotton Hill United Methodist Church, 6:00-7:30 pm, 5931 N Cotton Hill Rd, Springfield. Theme: Christmas in July. Read more here.
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  1. Imelda Scott Morris says:

    Thank you so much for having this site. I was able to enroll my grandchildren in various vbs’s this year and pre register. Looking forward to next year God willing

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