Growing up there was not much more fun than summer Vacation Bible School! It was wonderful as a child and even more so when I volunteered as I got older. Here are options all around our great city for your little ones!
Christ Church: Santa Rita Day Camp, June 19-22, from 9am-12pm, for preschool-5th grade at 112 Medina. This is specifically for families and children living in the 78702 ZIP code. Contact Bekah to sign up or learn more: [email protected]
Covenant Presbyterian Church:Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose, June 12-16, 9am-noon. 3003 Northland Drive, Austin, TX 78749
First Presbyterian Church of Austin: Hero Central June 19-23, 9am-noon, 8001 Mesa Dr, Austin, TX 78731
First United Methodist Church of Austin : Hero Central VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, July 31st5th, 9am-12:30pm, Serving ages 3-10, 1201 Lavaca Street, Austin, TX 78701.
Highland Park Baptist Church: Cooking Camp Vacation Bible School, July 10-14, 9am- Noon, Age 3 through 5th grade, 5206 Balcones Dr., Austin, TX 78731, (512) 453-6603.
Hyde Park Baptist Church: Hyde Park Baptist Church has two different weeks/locations. First week of June/summer it is at the Quarries location where the high school is and the older kids get to canoe and rock climb. The 2nd one is at their Speedway location in Hyde Park and the 2nd week of June. www.hpbc.org/VBS for more info.
Northwest Hills United Methodist Church: Gadgets & Gizmos, June 19-22, 5pm-8pm, age 3 – entering 5th, 7050 Village Center Dr., Austin, TX 78731, (512) 345-1743.
Saint John’s United Methodist Church: Hero Central, June 12-16, 9am – noon, 2140 Allandale Rd, Austin, TX 78756, contact Amy Villwock at 512-452-5737, $40 per child.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church: Vacation Bible School, June 12th-16th, 9am-Noon, ages 3-years-old (potty trained), through 5th grade, 2128 Barton Hills Dr., Austin, TX 78704, Cathy Nelson: 512-444-1449.
University United Methodist Church: Vacation Church Camp, June 19th-23rd, 9am-1:30pm, 4 yrs-5th grade, 2409 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, (512) 478-9387 , $25 per child
Westlake United Methodist Church: Journey to Babylon, June 12th-16th, 9am-Noon, 4 years and through 4th grade, 1460 Redbud Trail, Austin, TX 78746, (512) 327-1335.
Woodlawn Baptist Church: Galatic Starveyors, July 17th-21st, 9am-Noon, 4 years-5th grade, 4600 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78745, (512) 442-7858.
Austin Baptist Church: “Galactic Starveyors” June 26-30, 9 am — 12:15 pm. Discovering the God of the universe; Colossians 1:15-16. Kids entering Kindergarten — exiting 5th grade.
Anderson Mill Baptist: Galactic Starveyors, June 11-15, 6pm-8pm, completed K- 5th, 10633 Lake Creek Pkwy, -Austin, TX 78750, 512-258-5843
Bethany United Methodist Church: Hero Central, June 19th-22nd, June 26th-29th, 8:30am-Noon, Children must turn 5 on or before Sept 1, 2015. Those completed 5th grade attend the 2nd week only, 10010 Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78750, (512) 258-6017, $25.
Church at Canyon Creek : Galactic Starveyors, July 31-Aug 4, 9am – 12:15, K – 5th, 9001 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78726, (512) 331-7340, $25 per child; $60 family max.
First United Methodist (Georgetown): Vacation Bible School, June 12-16, 9AM – 12PM, 4 years – 5th grade, 410 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX, $25
Good News Methodist Church: Maker Fun Factory, July 17-21, 9AM-noon, 1610 E. New Hope Drive
Leander, TX 78641, (512)554-5501
Great Hills Baptist Church: Galactic Starveyors, Vacation Bible School, June 12-16, 8:30am, 4 years old (by June 1, 2017) through 5th grade completed, 10500 Jollyville Rd, Austin, TX 78759, (512) 343-7763, Free.
Highpoint Fellowship: Go Fish Victory! June 11-15, 6-8:30PM going into Kinder-5th grade 600 W New Hope Rd, Cedar Park, TX 78613 (512)260-5922
Hope Presbyterian Church: Hero Central, June 19-23, 8:30am – noon, K-5th grade, 11512 Olson Dr., Austin, TX 78750, $30 per child.
Lord of Life Lutheran: Vacation Bible School, June 26-30, 9:00 am – Noon, Aged 4 (age 4 by June 1, 2017) through age 10, 9700 Neenah Ave, Austin, TX 78717, (512) 671-6100, $25-$50.
Riverbend: “Gadgets and Gizmos” June 12-16, 9 am — Noon. $50 per child. Join us this year as we dive into “Gadgets & Gizmos” and help each child discover how they are uniquely wired and wonderfully made! Our program is designed specifically for 4 year olds (Preschool) through 5th graders. Please register your child according to their current/completed grade level.
Shoreline North: Kid Con, Vacation Bible School, July 17-20, 15201 Burnet Rd Austin, (512) 310-2244,
St. Luke’s on the Lake Episcopal Church: Maker Fun Factory, June 12-16, 5600 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78732, (512) 266-2455
St. Theresa’s Catholic Church: Maker Fun Factory, June 12-16, 9AM-noon. Kinder through 5th grade. 4311 Small Drive Austin TX 78731 (512) 453-6824
St. Thomas Moore Catholic Church: Maker Fun Factory, July 17-21. 9 AM-noon. Kinder through 7th grade. 10205 FM 620 N, Austin, TX 78726 512-258-1944
Austin Ridge Bible Church (Southwest): Vacation Bible School, August 8-12, 6-8:30pm, 5 years-entering 5th grade, 7416 TX-71, Austin, TX 78735, 512-263-7701, $10
Bethany Lutheran Church: Maker Fun Factory, June 26-30, 9am-Noon, Ages 3-Entering 6th grade, 3701 W Slaughter Ln, Austin, TX 78749, (512) 292-8778, $140 Mega Summer Pass (all 7 weeks), $90 per week
Dripping Springs United Methodist Church: Hero Central, July 17-21, 9AM – noon, 4 years old prior to 9/1/2016 up through children who have completed fifth grade as of May 2016, 28900 RR12 Dripping Springs, TX 78620, free.
First Baptist Church (Kyle): Galactic Starveyors, June 19-23, 5:30-8 PM, K – 6th grade, 400 W Center St Kyle, TX 78640
Friendship Creekside Fellowship: Epic Sports Life Camp, July 24-27, 6-9 PM. Kinder through 5th grade. 14455 FM 1826, Austin, TX 78737
Manchaca Baptist Church: Gadgets & Gizmos, June 19-23, 9AM – noon, Pre-K – 5th grade, 1215 Farm to Market 1626, Manchaca, TX 78652, free.
Oak Hill United Methodist Church: Hero Central, Vacation Bible School, June 12-16, 9am-Noon, Ages 4 through those just finishing 4th grade, 7815 Hwy 290, Austin, TX 78736, (512) 288-3836
Shepherd of the Hills: Hero Central, June 19-23, 9AM – noon, Preschool – 3rd grade, 5226 W. William Cannon Drive, Austin, TX 78749, 512.892.3580
Shoreline South: Vacation Bible School, July 17-20, 2008 Brandt Rd., Austin, TX 78744, (512) 310-2244
St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church: Passport to Peru: Discovering God’s Good Gifts, June 12-16, 9am- Noon, K – 5th grades in the 2016-2017 (parish children), due to construction VBS will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church 10000 David Moore Drive, Austin, TX 78748 (512) 892-2420.
Lake Hills Church: Kids entering Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join for these 4 days full of FUN with age-appropriate worship, skits, games, snack, and service projects/crafts. Join us on an adventure through the MYSTERY MACHINE as we learn about Jesus’ Miracles and teach our kids about God and how He created them! We hope to see you there! Monday, June 12th – Thursday, June 15th 9:30am-12:30p.
Lake Travis United Methodist Church: Hero Central, July 17-20, 9 AM-noon. 1502 RR 620 North Austin, TX 78734, 512.266.9877
Rolling Hills Community Church: Galactic Starveyors, June 6-9, 9AM – noon, 6201 Lohman Ford Road, Lago Vista, TX 78645