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A 2018 Guide to Vacation Bible School in Dallas

School is almost out and if heat were the sign of summer, it would officially here. Moms all over the metroplex are starting to look ahead for things to do with their kiddos. One thing kids love to do during the summer is attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) at local churches. Registration for VBS has already begun at many churches throughout Dallas and surrounding areas. This guide will help you find a VBS near you that works for your schedule!


Wacky Week

This year, Gateway Church is offering Wacky Week at all SIX of their campuses across the DFW Metroplex. Rather than one large event, Wacky Weekends experiences will happen during our regular weekend services on June 23–24, June 30–July 1, and July 7–8 and is now open to all ages.

VBS DATES: June 23–24, June 30–July 1, and July 7–8  VBS HOURS: Times vary by campus. VBS COST: FREE

Six Locations to Choose From: Southlake, Dallas, Frisco, Grand Prairie, NRH, Fort Worth

Vacation Bible School is a fun-filled, spiritual adventure for boys and girls (ages 3 through grade 6) that provides five days of concentrated Bible study and encourages real-life application. VBS gives kids and preteens an exciting opportunity to deepen their spiritual growth. VBS is for ages 3 (by June 1 – must be potty trained) to 6th grade (completed).

VBS DATES: June 18 – June 21; Plano & North Campuses  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free (Registration Required)

6801 W. Park Blvd.
Plano, Texas 75093

(972) 820-5000

Vacation Bible School is important because children are important to God. God has primed the hearts of children to hear and respond to the Gospel, and VBS offers an opportunity to share the Gospel with children in an exciting, entertaining and educational way. VBS is open to the community for children 4 years old (by 9/1)–completed 4th grade at no cost. They also feature a VBS camp for 5-6th graders.

VBS DATES: June 11-14  VBS HOURS: 9:30AM-Noon VBS COST: Free

3821 University Blvd.

Dallas, Texas 75205

(214) 526-7457

Lace up your sneakers and grab your megaphones for PCBC’s 2018 Vacation Bible School program, Game On! This summer we’ll be learning about what it means to be on God’s team. Students will explore concepts like training hard, celebrating salvation, and encouraging one another. We’ll take our instruction from the ultimate playbook, the Bible, while enjoying rec-style games, snacks, singing, and much more! For kids entering Kindergarten through 6th Grade.

VBS DATES: June 11-15  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

3933 Northwest Pkwy

Dallas, TX 75225


VBS invites your kids to grab their megaphones, lace up their cleats, and tune up their instruments. As they fill up the offensive line, sideline, and drumline, your players, cheerleaders, and band members will realize God has given them His ultimate playbook. He wants them to join His team, train hard, celebrate salvation, and encourage one another. Get in the spirit today with Game On! VBS. Children who have completed kindergarten-5th grade are welcome to attend. 

VBS DATES: June 25-29 VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

2400 N. Josey Lane

Carrollton, TX 75006


Grab your pom-poms, lace up your cleats, and tune up your horn. It’s time to gear up for the big game! Whether you’re the type to root from the stands, march in the band, cheer on the field, or hustle to the line, the time is now – Gear Up! Get Ready! Game On! Our schedule includes Bible Lessons, crafts, music, missions, recreation, snacks, and more!    For children who will be age 5 (by 9/1/17) Pre-K through completed 5th grade.

VBS DATES: JUNE 11-15  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: Free

2700 Dallas Parkway

Plano, Texas 75093

972.403.1010 Ext. 127

Join us for a fun-filled week of Vacation Bible School! Children ages 3-5th grade will enjoy activities like crafts, snacks, games, and drama each day while learning about Jesus! Open to ages 3 (as of 9/1/17) through 5th grade. VBS Registration opens March 1 for HPUMC members and May 1 for community members.

VBS DATES: JUNE 4-8  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: $40 (includes t-shirt, Music CD, daily snack and craft), scholarships are available

3300 Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX 75205

(214) 521-3111

Join us June 18-June 21, 6:30-8:30pm for what’s guaranteed to be the best week of your summer!

Each day, at Maker Fun Factory VBS kids (ages 3- entering 5th grade) travel in small groups, called Crews, to different stations where they will discover that they were were CREATED BY GOD. BUILT FOR A PURPOSE. They’ll also learn one memorable Bible Point each day — making it easy to apply long after VBS is over.

VBS DATES: JUNE 18-21  VBS HOURS: 6:30-8:30pm VBS COST: Free


17601 Marsh Lane

Dallas, TX 75287

(972) 245-8822


We’re looking forward to Munger VBS 2018! This year we’re learning that even when we are shipwrecked and wondering where to turn, we will be RESCUED BY JESUS! 

VBS DATES: July 30-August 3  VBS HOURS: 9:00am-Noon VBS COST: $12 (cap of $40 per family – scholarships available)

5200 Bryan St

Dallas, TX 75206


Join us as we venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms. Each day at Shipwrecked VBS, kids travel through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures. We are looking forward having your kids join us for VBS! For all children ages 4 – 6th Grade as of September 1, 2018.

VBS DATES: June 12-15  VBS HOURS: 9:30am-12:30pm VBS COST: Free

6022 Preston Crest Ln

Dallas, TX 75230

(972) 233-2392

Join us as we walk through the life and teaching of Paul! We will start Friday Night with a short hour and a half time together to get all of the kids registered, into their groups and ready for Saturday. Saturday will be a day full of dramas and station rotations as we look deeper into what Paul taught the early Christians on his journeys and what that means to us today.

Lunch will be provided Saturday to all VBS participants. Sunday will be a time together as a church with class time and lunch together at the end. Our VBS is open to any child entering Kindergarten through Fourth grade and CARE Church members ages 4- 4th grade. 

VBS DATES: June 8-10  VBS HOURS: Friday: 6-7:30pm Saturday: 9am-2pm Sunday: 10-11:30am VBS COST: Free

1904 E. Campbell Road

Richardson, TX 75081

(972) 231-8231

Calling Skiers and Ski Patrollers….we’re headed to Rescue Mountain for VBS 2018!  Registration is now open to everyone! *Space is limited for child participants (age 5 by 9/1/18 through rising 4th grade). Register today to secure a spot!

Due to the anticipated construction at PCPC, we are partnering with The Village Church – Dallas Northway Campus for VBS 2018! This is a beautiful blessing for both PCPC and The Village Church; one that truly encompasses PCPC’s EXTEND vision. We could not be more excited to collaborate with The Village Church – Dallas Northway for this special season of VBS!

VBS DATES: June 12-15  VBS HOURS: 9:00AM-Noon VBS COST: Free

4124 Oak Lawn Avenue

Dallas, TX 75219

(214) 224-2500

Our theme will be: AMAZED…Beyond Belief! Pre-K (entering kinder in the fall)– completed 6th Grade

VBS DATE: June 19-22  VBS HOURS: 9am-12pm VBS COST: Free

201 W. Renner Rd. 

Richardson, TX 75081 


Venture onto an uncharted island where kids survive and thrive. Anchor kids in the truth that Jesus carries them through life’s storms. 

This week will help kids begin or deepen their faith by learning about how Jesus rescues us! Each child is placed in a crew with a caring leader who will guide them on an adventure through 5 fun-filled stations. Kids will make new friends while experiencing amazing games, fun experiments, tropical treats, engaging worship and unforgettable teaching. VBS is for Kids that have completed Kindergarten and have been born before 9/1/2012. 

Locations in Rockwall, Town East, Firewheel, Richland, White Rock, and Forney

VBS DATES/HOURS: Varies based on location VBS COST: Free

701 E. I-30

Rockwall, TX 75087


Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God! Stories, crafts, recreation, music, and more! Ages: 4 years old by September 1, 2018 – entering 4th grade

*Vacation Bible Experience available for 5th & 6th Graders

VBS DATES: June 11-15 VBS HOURS: 9am-12pm VBS COST: $20, includes t-shirt

503 N Central Expwy

Richardson, TX 75080


Want to be a part of our 2018 Dallas VBS Guide?

We know we may have missed some great churches and we want to show our readers all the fantastic weeks of VBS available right here in the Dallas area. If we didn’t mention your DFW church’s VBS, add the details in the comments below!

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7 Responses to A 2018 Guide to Vacation Bible School in Dallas

  1. Angela Rotello May 14, 2018 at 4:01 pm #

    Christ Church Plano VBS 2018: Shipwrecked
    Dive deeply into God’s Word at Vacation Bible School this summer.

    Monday, June 11 – Friday, June 15
    9 a.m. – 12 noon

    Vacation Bible School is an amazing week where kids and volunteers come together as they explore God’s Word, praise His name and experience lessons through games, food, crafts and more! This year kids will learn that Jesus rescues us through life’s storms.

    Christ Church Plano welcomes children ages preschool through completed 5th grade. Students in grades 4-5 will have special age tailored options for the week.

  2. Kristi Hart May 21, 2018 at 6:46 pm #

    The Lakes Church in Sachse
    3702 Sachse Road in Sachse

    Monday, July 30 – August 3
    6:30 – 8:00 pm

    preschool – completed sixth grade

    We’re doing the Shipwrecked theme this year. Come join us for a week of fun!

    • Harmoni June 13, 2018 at 2:56 pm #

      How do I register?

    • Theresa Ogunrinde July 22, 2018 at 10:32 pm #

      Hello…interested in VBS. How do we register??

  3. Fellowship Church June 12, 2018 at 9:02 pm #

    Adventure Week at Fellowship Church
    2450 N Hwy 121
    Grapevine, TX 76051

    Dates: Tuesday, July 31 – Thursday, August 2
    Time: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

    Adventure Week is the perfect place for your kids to burn off some of that summer-time energy with a three-night, fun-filled, fully immersive kid’s extravaganza. It’s happening this August for children 4 years old – 5th grade, and is filled with games, snacks, Bible lessons, and a full theatrical production that will have your kids singing, dancing and laughing-out-loud! It’s going to be the Greatest Show, so sign them up today at!

  4. Rachel Gonzales June 14, 2018 at 1:06 pm #

    Primera Iglesia Bautista

    3926 Rowlett Rd

    Rowlett TX 75088

    DATES: JUNE 25-29, 2018
    TIME: 6:30PM – 8:45PM

    Come join us as we study God’s Word, have fun singing, playing games, crafts and food.

    Primera Iglesia Bautista in Rowlett is a bilingual church.

  5. Mandy Ducote July 2, 2018 at 11:45 pm #

    The Life Church FAMILY VBS 2018……SHIPWRECKED

    A unique VBS experience…FAMILY VBS! While the kids are discovering how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms, the adults will enjoy games, treats, and sessions of their own!

    Tuesday, July 10 – Friday, July 13
    6pm – 9pm


    Ages: 6 weeks – 11 years

    The Life Church
    18610 Marsh Lane
    Dallas, Texas 75287

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