2019 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio

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Summertime is fast approaching, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Vacation Bible School offers children a chance to immerse themselves in a week-long camp with a biblical theme. Crafts, games, songs, and fun are common threads in VBS programs. With close to 40 programs being offered in and around San Antonio, there’s one to suit almost any family’s summer schedule. Please let us know if there are any we need to add by clicking on the button at the end of this guide. And don’t forget to check directly with the church to confirm times, dates, and details.

2019 Guide to Vacation Bible School in San Antonio

June

Alamo Heights United Methodist Church

Dates: June 10–14
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Kinder–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is wild, God is good
Cost: $40 per child if registered before May 5

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Christ Episcopal Church

Dates: June 10–13
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth
Cost: $25 per child with $50 maximum

Coker UMC

Dates: June 24–June 27
Times: 8:45 A.M.–12:15 P.M.
Ages: Entering Kinder–completed 5th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $5 per child registration fee. $8 for a t-shirt.

Colonial Hills United Methodist Church

Dates: June 24–June 28
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Three years–5th grade
Theme: Awesome Australia: Upside-Down Bible Stories
Cost: $30.00 per child for the first two children in a family. $15.00 per additional child. Register before May 17 to get a free t-shirt. 

Concordia Lutheran Church

Dates: June 10–14
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Free

Cornerstone Church

Dates: June 11–13
Times: 8:00 A.M.–4:30 P.M.
Ages: Five years (June 2019)–6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Fiesta!
Cost: Free; lunch, and snacks will be provided.

Crossroads Baptist Church

Dates: June 17–21
Times: 6:00–8:30 P.M.
Ages: Completed Kindergarten–6th grade
Theme: TBA
Cost: Free

Crown of Life Lutheran Church

Dates: June 24–27
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years old (as of June 1, 2019)–entering 6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Miraculous Mission
Cost: Free

First Baptist Church Helotes

Dates: June 24-28
Times: 5:30–8:30 P.M.
Ages: Four years–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: In The Wild: Amazing Encounters With Jesus
Cost: Free

First Baptist Church San Antonio

Dates: June 23–27
Times: 6:00–8:30 P.M.
Ages: Four years–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: In The Wild: Amazing Encounters With Jesus
Cost: Free

First Baptist Church Universal City

Dates: June 24–27
Times: 9:00–11:00 A.M.
Ages: Four years–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: In The Wild: Amazing Encounters With Jesus
Cost: Free

First Chinese Baptist Church

Dates: June 24–28
Times: 6:00–8:45 P.M.
Ages: Three years (before September 1, 2019)–8th grade
Theme: In The Wild: Amazing Encounters With Jesus
Cost: Free

First Presbyterian Church

Dates: June 24–28
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Pre-K–4th grade (Fall 2019) 
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $10 registration fee (aftercare available until 5:30 P.M. for $25/day or $100/week)

First United Methodist Church New Braunfels

Dates: June 17–21
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years–6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Free (T-shirts are $5)

Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Dates: June 17–21
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Completed Kinder–6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: April 22nd–May 15th: $40.00; May 16th–May 31st: $45.00; after June 1st: $50.00 (per child)

Hope Center Church

Dates: June 24–28
Times: 7:00 –9:00 P.M.
Ages: Pre-K–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Contact the church for more details

Huisache Avenue Baptist Church

Dates: June 23–27
Times: 5:30–7:30 P.M.
Ages: 3 years-adults
Theme: Psalm 36:5 “Thy faithfulness reacheth unto the clouds.”
Cost: Free

Lackland Baptist Church

Dates: June 9–13
Times: 6:30–8:30 P.M.
Ages: Infants–adults
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Free

Parkhills Baptist Church

Dates: June 17–19
Times: June 17–18, 9:00 A.M.–2:00 P.M.; June 19, 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: 1 year–Completed 5th grade
Theme: Summer Safari: A Wild Adventure Through God’s Word!
Cost: Free

Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Dates: June 11–14
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Completed Kindergarten–entering 5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: TBD
Cost: Before June 1, $10 per child with a $35 cap per family. After June 1, $15 per child with a $50 cap per family.

Resurrection UMC

Dates: June 24–28
Times: 8:45 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Completed Kindergarten–entering 6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: To Mars and Beyond
Cost: Free

Shearer Hills Baptist Church

Dates: June 17–20
Times: 6:30–8:30 P.M.
Ages: Entering Kindergarten–6th Grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Power Up!
Cost: Free

St. Anthony de Padua

Dates: June 17–19
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years–6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $40 (one child), $65 (two children), $95 (maximum per family)

St. Brigid Catholic Church

Dates: June 24–28
Times: 8:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Ages: 3–12 years old
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $30 for the first child, $20 for the second child, $15 for the third child

St. John’s Lutheran Church & Academy

Dates: TBA
Times: 8:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M.
Ages: Kinder–5th grade
Theme: TBA
Cost: $75 per child, sack lunch required, scholarships available on need basis

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Dates: June 10–14
Time: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: 4 years–5th grade
Theme: Kingdom of the Son: A Prayer Safari
Cost: $25 per child (family cap of $75)

San Pedro Presbyterian Church

Dates: June 18–21
Time: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Entering Kindergarten (Fall 2019)– entering 6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Gospeltopia!
Cost: $10 per child

Triumphant Lutheran Church

Dates: June 16–20
Times: 5:15–8:00 P.M.
Ages: 3+ (must be potty trained)
Theme: To Mars and Beyond
Cost: $10 per child with a $30 maximum per family

Wayside Chapel

Dates: June 17–21
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Completed Kinder–5th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $10 per child (scholarships are available) 
Younger children may attend if a parent is volunteering. Cost includes a t-shirt iron-on, yummy snacks, crafts, and lunch on Friday.

University UMC

Dates: June 18–21
Times: 8:45 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Entering Kindergarten–5th grade; two-, three-, and four-year-olds may attend with an adult volunteer
Theme: To Mars and Beyond!
Cost: Free

July

Bracken UMC

Dates: July 22–26
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:15 P.M.
Ages: Three years–5th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $10 per child

Catalyst Church of God

Dates: Every Sunday in July
Times: 9:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Ages: Pre-K–5th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Free

Bulverde UMC

Dates: July 9–12
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:15 P.M.
Ages: Four years–6th grade (Fall of 2019)
Theme: To Mars and Beyond
Cost: Free

Church of Reconciliation

Dates: July 22–26
Times: 8:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. (breakfast provided)
Ages: Rising Kindergarten–5th grade (Fall of 2019)
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $5 per child

Churchill Baptist Church

Dates: July 22–26
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years (as of July 1, 2019)–entering 6th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Free

Community Bible Church

Dates: July 15–18
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Completed Kinder–entering 6th grade 
Theme: Golden Canyon
Cost: $10 per child

Laurel Heights UMC

Dates: July 8–12
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years old (as of September 1, 2019)–6th grade (Fall of 2019)
Theme: To Mars and Beyond
Cost: Free

Living Stone Church

Dates: July 23–25
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Three years old (must be potty trained)–6th grade (Fall of 2019)
Theme: Outta this World!
Cost: Free

Northside Church of Christ

Dates: July 29–August 1
Times: 9:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Ages: 3 years by March 1–5th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love is One-of-a-Kind
Cost: $7 per child (for the cost of a t-shirt)

St. Andrew's United Methodist Church

Dates: July 15–19
Times: 9:00–11:30 A.M.
Ages: 4 years as of June 1, 2019–entering 5th grade
Theme: TBD
Cost: $20 per child ($50 family maximum)

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Dates: July 22–26
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years–6th grade (Fall 2019)
Theme: TBD
Cost: Contact church for more information

St. Paul Lutheran Church

Dates: July 27–28
Times: Camp Out at Knibbe Ranch
Ages: Three years–adult
Theme: Yee Haw! Celebrating God’s Greatest Gift
Cost: Contact church for more information

Spring Creek United Methodist Church

Dates: July 15–18
Times: 9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Four years–5th grade (Fall 2019); 6th graders and older children are welcome to volunteer
Theme: To Mars and Beyond
Cost: Free

St. David’s Episcopal Church

Dates: July 8–12
Times: 8:30 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Ages: Two years–5th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: $50 (ages two–three years); $40 (ages four years–5th grade); after school care available for $40 (Monday–Thursday).

University Baptist Church

Dates: July 7–11
Times: 6:00–8:30 P.M.
Ages: Kindergarten-6th Grade
Theme: In The Wild: Amazing Encounters With Jesus
Cost: Free

Woodlake Baptist Church

Dates: July 8–12
Times: 6:00–9:15 P.M.
Ages: Four years–12th grade
Theme: Roar! Life is Wild, God is Good
Cost: Free

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