Show kids the value of life with Answers VBS 2022: Zoomerang.
Answers VBS isn’t “fluff and stuff”! We dive deep into God’s Word and teach apologetics so kids know what they believe and why. With Answers VBS, you can trust that you’re giving the kids who attend your Vacation Bible School a solid biblical foundation.
Solid Bible Teaching: Answers VBS teaches apologetics so kids know what they believe and why.
Bringing Kids to Christ: Opportunities to share the gospel are woven into every lesson.
Songs Boost Bible Memory: We offer contemporary and traditional memory verse songs to help kids remember God's Word.
Learning Made Fun: Every game, craft, science experiment, and snack intentionally reinforces the main Bible teaching of the day.
VBS Digital: Quickly set up your VBS public webpage, rotation schedule, and more! This powerful tool makes managing your Vacation Bible School a breeze.
Missions with Children’s Hunger Fund: Kids work together to raise funds for meals that deliver the hope of the gospel to suffering children worldwide.
“This was our fifth year using Answers VBS. I don’t even look at the others because of your biblical content, affordability, and the way it engages the children. It’s the best!”
“Solid Bible teaching that applies to everyday life.”
“Best VBS out there by far! It was a great switch for us, and we have been using it now for years!”
"I used [another publisher] for all of my previous years of directing, even after they closed their doors. I reused some, purchasing it cheaply from [a reseller]. So, swapping to anyone else was a big deal for me personally. Answers in Genesis far exceeded my expectations. I am very pleased and grateful. I can tell the thought and prayer that goes into your planning. I am very excited about next year!" S.M.
“I absolutely love the depth of what we teach the kids, and how we don‘t teach ‘stories’ but Bible accounts that teach the kids how to defend the faith.”
“The science experiments were a HUGE hit with our kids! Thank you for putting out quality programs year after year.”
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You’ll want to begin your vacation bible school planning with a Starter Kit or a Super Starter Kit (if you want the Music Pack, sample promotional items, and samples of the various "extras" we offer, go with the Super Starter Kit). After you receive your kit, read through the Director Guide, which will walk you through the decisions you’ll need to make and help you decide what else you’ll need to order.
The cost for your vacation bible school depends on a variety of factors: how much you want to publicize it, how many leaders and students you have, how much is donated toward your craft and snack times, how many "extras" you want to purchase, etc. With that in mind, we have found that the cost per child runs between $10–15 (this total doesn't include T-shirts and student music CDs). Again, however, this will depend on how elaborate you would like your vacation bible school to be.
We endeavor to put together a vacation bible school that even the most budget-conscious church can afford. For example, the craft, game, and snack ideas are all comprised of relatively common, inexpensive materials (i.e., there are no elaborate craft kits that you'll need to purchase); and the Resource DVD-ROM contains clip art and logos for making and printing your own promotional materials.
Yes! We’ve had reports from people who have used this vacation bible school with backyard clubs, Sunday schools, and other non-VBS situations with great success. We encourage you to check our vacation bible school program out for yourself by ordering a Starter Kit or Super Starter Kit without risk since we offer a 30-day, money-back guarantee on the kits!
Yes! We field test each Answers VBS program with large and smaller churches, and it works well in each situation!
For smaller churches, we suggest that you begin by ordering either a Starter Kit or a Super Starter Kit (if you want the Music Pack, sample promotional items, and samples of the various "extras" we offer, go with the Super Starter Kit). For churches with fewer than 100 kids, the Super Starter contains most of what you’ll need to efficiently run your vacation bible school without having to purchase many extra items—you’ll have one of every leader guide, plus the sheet music, song motions DVD, leader music CD, and access to the VBS manager, which will make registering kids and volunteers a breeze!
Answers VBS programs offer materials in the English Standard Version (ESV) and the King James Version (KJV). It’s easy to choose the materials that use the Bible version you’re most comfortable with.
Yes, the Assembly Guide offers scripts for daily skits. We suggest performing your skit during the daily Closing Assembly; however the skits can also be used during your opening assembly. Each day's skit continues the storyline from the previous day.
Yes! We’re pleased to offer a song motions video with your Answers VBS Super Starter Kit. Also, a DVD featuring a recording of the drama performed by experienced actors at one of our test churches is available.
Answers VBS curriculum features age-appropriate teaching material for four age groups: Toddlers (ages 2-4); Pre-Primary (ages 4-6); Primary (ages 6-9); Junior (ages 9-12). We also offer a Special Needs Supplement for those working with children with disabilities in either self-contained or integrated classrooms. In addition, we offer a Teen-Adult Guide.
Each Teacher Guide is filled with age-appropriate information that enables your kids to connect the Bible to the real world. While the information presented to each age is basically the same, the Teacher Guides differ in presentation and activities geared toward reaching the target age.
If you choose to teach all ages together, we suggest using the Primary Teacher Guide.
Puppet scripts are featured in the Teacher Guides for the younger age groups—there are several days that the Teacher Guides suggest using a puppet to help tell the lesson during the Bible lesson time.
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