Nashville Area Vacation Bible Schools (VBS)

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For many, summer is a chance to create wonderful, lasting memories for your kiddos. However, it’s also a long stretch of time to come up with ideas on how to entertain those sweet children. Vacation Bible School is something must of us have grown up with and it’s a great way to provide a healthy activity for your kids. We’ve put together a list of VBS programs in the greater Nashville area to help you find one that works for your family. (Listed in calendar order to the best of our ability.)

Nashville Area Vacation Bible Schools (VBS)Nashville Area Vacation Bible Schools (VBS)

Christ Church Cathedral
We are excited to announce that registration is open for this year’s VBS! This year’s theme is “Jesus Built the City of Love”. There are a few ways to participate!
Be a Camper: Children ages 3 through rising 4th grade.
Be a Youth Shepherd: Rising 5th and 6th graders to help lead the younger children from station to station. This is a great way for our youth to earn service hours! T-shirts: There will be a link in the registration confirmation email for adding your T-shirt size selection(s) to our bulk order. The deadline to register to ensure you get a T-shirt is May 12, please register here NOW

June 2-5, 4-6 p.m.
900 Broadway, Nashville


Judson Baptist Church
Come join us for BREAKER ROCK BEACH: God’s ROCK-SOLID TRUTH in a world of shifting sands (Romans 12:2)!
VBS is for: *All KIDS (ages 5 by 8/15/2024 through completed 4th grade)

June 3-6, 8:45AM-noon
4900 Franklin Pike, Nashville


New Vision Church
VBS is for children who have completed Kindergarten – 5th grade. It’s an exciting week of games, crafts, singing, snacks and most of all, learning more about Jesus!
Pre-registration will be available from 2/26/24 – 5/29/2024.

750 N Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro- Battlefield campus
5977 Elam Road, Murfreesboro- Buchanan Campus
June 3-6, 9AM-12PM


LifePoint Baptist Church
Your child will experience a week of worship, bible, and interactive games while answering the question; “Who is Jesus?” Our hope is that by the end of the week your child has a greater understanding of who Jesus is and that understanding leads them to find life in Jesus and grow in their faith. VBS is a FREE event. *Pre K–5th Grade (children entering Kindergarten–completed 5th grade)

Smyrna Campus 506 Legacy Drive, Smyrna 9AM-Noon, June 3-6

Stewarts Creek Campus, 5100 Almaville Rd, Smyrna, 9AM-Noon, June 3-6

Riverdale Campus, 307 Warrior Drive, Murfreesboro, 9AM- Noon, June 3-6

Arrington Campus, 4980 Meadowbrook, College Grove Campus, Arrington, June 3-6 5:30-8PM


The Experience Church
We are so elated to be hosting Kids Camp again this summer! Every year, Kids Camp is a time when kids have a chance to learn more about the Bible, engage in worship, and build friendships with others, all while having fun! We’re grateful each year that the kids in our church have a chance to grow with one another at Kids Camp, and we want this to be a time when they can invite their friends and neighbors who aren’t already attending a church and bring them along for a chance to hear the gospel and come to know Jesus. Experience Families, if your children have friends in your community who don’t yet know Jesus, invite them to come along!

Pick your campus, and click the link below to sign your child up today!

521 Old Salem Road, Murfreesboro Campus, Incoming 1st-3rd graders, June 3-6, 9a- 12p; Incoming 4-5th graders June 10-13, 9a-12p
209 Murfreesboro Road, Woodbury, Cannon County Campus, 9a- 12p, June 10-13
208 Elm Street, Shelbyville, 6-8P, June 10-13


New Hope Baptist Church
We believe God’s love and the Gospel of Jesus is a reason to party! Join us as we celebrate in style all week long!

June 3-7, 8:30 AM – 12:30PM
6010 S New Hope Rd, Hermitage


Our Savior Lutheran Church & Academy

Diving into Friendship with God: The kids will dive deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. At Scuba VBS, kids will be immersed in the Word and discover what living water is really all about!
We invite children in preschool (potty trained) through 5th grade to participate!

June 3-7, 9AM-12PM
5110 Franklin Pike, Nashville


Saint Henry Catholic Church
Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. At Scuba VBS, kids will be immersed in the Word and discover what living water is really all about!
Rising Pre-K (15 spots)-5th; Cost $50 per student (financial assistance available)

6401 Harding Pike, Nashville
June 3-7, 9A-noon


First Baptist Hendersonville
WAVE HELLO TO VBS 2024, BREAKER ROCK BEACH! Get ready for a week of adventure where kids will learn that God’s truth never changes! As they fly kites in the misty seaside air, explore tide pools, and spot orcas and sea lions, kids will be challenged to recognize the difference between the lies (or half-truths) of culture and God’s unchanging truth.

*Special Friends and Kids are welcome at VBS, too! From kids to adults, there are activities, games, and worship specially made for them to discover that God’s truth never changes, everyone needs Jesus, and learn to speak the truth in love. Adventure awaits! Contact Jerry Wooley for more info and to register at [email protected].

June 3-7, Morning Session 9-11:45AM
Evening Session, 6-8:45PM
106 Bluegrass Commons Blvd, Hendersonville


The Church at Station Hill
Calling all kids ages 5 to 5th grade! Dive into a week of fun and excitement at Breaker Rock Beach! Join us at The Church at Station Hill for an unforgettable adventure. Discover the wonders of tide pools, catch glimpses of orcas, soar high with kite-flying, and witness the power of crashing waves against the sturdy Breaker Rock! It’s a week packed with crafts, games, music, and new friendships waiting to be made. Get ready for a safe and engaging experience where kids can learn, connect, and have a blast. Don’t miss out on this epic summer event!

June 3-7, 9AM- Noon
8083 Station Hill Dr, Spring Hill


Forest Hills Baptist Church
Kids will be challenged as they discover that God’s truth never changes, everyone needs Jesus, and learn to speak the truth in love. Adventure awaits each day as kids explore tide pools, spot orcas, fly kites, and watch the mighty waves crash up against the immovable Breaker Rock! *VBS is for children who completed Kindergarten through completed 5th grade.

June 3-7 9a- 12p
2101 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville


Grace Community Church
Join us in Jerusalem to learn more about Jesus and the importance of his death and resurrection. Your rising K-5th grader will enjoy traveling with their tribe to experience the marketplace shops, games, worship, and drama while learning about Jesus all along the way.  Vacation Bible School is for rising K-5th graders. (Rising Kindergarteners must be 5 years old by August 15, 2024.)

June 3-7, 9AM-12PM
5711 Granny White Pike, Brentwood


Parkway Baptist Church VBS
Make plans now to be a part of our SCUBA VBS 2024! This year’s VBS has our children diving deeply into God’s Words and discovering great truths of Scripture!

June 3-7, 8:45-12:15
505 Cunniff Pkwy, Goodlettsville


Hillcrest Baptist Church
**We are offering Transportation for children within 5 miles of the Church.  Our Daily Policy for providing transportation is If your child rides the Van to VBS, they must ride the Van home.  If your child is a car rider to VBS, they must be a car rider home. If you would like to request Church van transportation, you must contact the church office at 615-444-5923.**

June 3-7, 9a-12:30p
621 Hartsvlle Pike, Lebanon


Rolling Hills Community Church- Nolensville and Columbia campus
“Start the Party”
*Ages 4 years old [by June 1, 2024]-completed 5th grade
Registration closes on Monday, May 22

June 4-6, 9AM-12PM
7198 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville
6111 Cayce Lane, Columbia
Price: FREE, Option for $20 swag bag that includes a t-shirt


Cornerstone Church VBS
All kids ages 4 years old – 5th Grade are invited to join us for CKids VBS. Each night will be filled with music, stories, games, crafts, and fun!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Sunday, 6/2

June 5 – 7, 6-9PM
726 W Old Hickory Blvd. Madison


Hendersonville Church of Christ
Our God wants all we are, all we have, and all we do. Join us at VBS as we celebrate being wanted and learn how we share with others how God also wants them. Register by May 22 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

June 9-12, 6-8PM
107 Rockland Road, Hendersonville


Franklin Christian Church
Set Sail! VBS is a 4-day adventure where kids discover how special they are to God and how they can share their story, use their gifts, spend time with God, and spend time with others. *For ages: Rising Pre-K – 5th graders

June 10-13, 3-6PM
4040 Clovercroft Road, Franklin


West End United Methodist Church
*VBS will cost $10 per child and will include a snack supper each evening for children 3 years old by June through rising 5th grade. This year’s theme is Camp Firelight: A Summer Camp Adventure with God!

June 10-13, 5-7PM
2200 West End Ave, Nashville


First United Methodist Church Murfreesboro
VBS Camp FirelightA Summer Camp Adventure with God starts on 6-10-2024 and ends on 6-14-2024.  Times for VBS are:  8:45am to 12:00pm.  Morning snack provided. Join “Lou” (short for Lumen) and your camp counselors as we learn to put our trust in God through Songs, Crafts, Science and Bible Stories. Register before 5-20-2024 to ensure a T-Shirt. Registration will end on 6-5-2024. Walk-ins welcome at 8:30 on 6-10-2024.

June 10-14, 8:45-12p
256 West Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro


The Church at West Franklin
VBS is available for children age 5 (by 8/15/2024) to those that have completed 5th grade. Register your child to attend VBS today!

June 17-21, 9AM-12:15PM
700 New Highway 96 W, Franklin


Family Life at Koinonia Church in Bordeaux
Join us for an unforgettable adventure at VBS! Get ready to party like never before as we celebrate the greatest news of all time – the Good News of Jesus Christ! At our Neon Party extravaganza, kids will embark on a thrilling journey filled with games, worship, creative crafts, and inspiring Bible stories from the Gospels of Matthew, Luke and John. This is a great time to connect kids into their growing relationship with Jesus that will lead them into a better future. Don’t miss out on the fun – register now and get ready to celebrate the joy of Jesus with us!” For kids entering 1st through 6th grade. Registration fee is $10 per child.

June 17-21, 9a-12p
1803 County Hospital Rd, Nashville


Nashville First Baptist Church
AtBreaker Rock Beach VBS, kids will be challenged as they discover that God’s truth never changes, that everyone needs Jesus, and learn to speak the truth in love. Kids rotate through Bible Study, Crafts, Music, Missions, Recreation, and Snack with an action-packed Worship Rally in the morning and afternoon! Our theme verse for the week is “Be Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind.” from Romans 12:2. For kids entering K – completed 6th Grad

VBS runs in the morning. VBS Early Care is provided if parents need to drop off earlier in the morning. Our VBS Plus, allows kids can stay the afternoon with guided fun activities around town

June 17-21, 9AM-12:15PM – options to stay and pay all day, plus early care
108 7th Ave S., Nashville

*VBS PLUS

June 17-21 | 12:15 – 5:15 p.m. | entering K – completed 6th Grade | Cost: $32/day

Pack a lunch and stay all day with VBS Plus! Our summer staff will continue the fun with these afternoon adventures:

Monday: Beach Party – seascapes and tie-dye

Tuesday: Swim Party – Nashville Shores

Wednesday: Bounce Party – Altitude Trampoline Park

Thursday: Bowling Party – Tusculum Strike & Spare

Friday: Splash Party – water slides and bounce houses

Register by June 10.

*VBS Early Care

June 17-21 | 7:45 – 9:00 a.m. | entering K – completed 6th Grade | Cost: $8/day

Come early to VBS and enjoy breakfast and board games with our summer staff!

Register by June 10


First Baptist Mt. Juliet
We invite you to join us for VBS this year! Breaker Rock Beach is our theme and Kids will be challenged as they discover that God’s truth never changes, everyone needs Jesus, and learn to speak the truth in love. Adventure awaits each day as kids explore tide pools, spot orcas, fly kites, and watch the mighty waves crash up against the immovable Breaker Rock! “Be transformed by the renewing of your mind” Romans 12:2. VBS is for kids entering kindergarten this fall through completed 5th grade.

June 17 – 20,  8:30a-12p
735 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mount Juliet


Belle Aire Baptist Church
For children 4 years- 5th grade

June 17-20, 9A- Noon
1307 N. Rutherford Blvd, Murfreesboro


Laguardo Baptist Church
Wave hello to this year′s VBS theme at Laguardo Baptist Church! Kids will be challenged as they discover that God’s truth never changes, everyone needs Jesus, and learn to speak the truth in love. Adventure awaits each day as kids explore tide pools, spot orcas, fly kites, and watch the mighty waves crash up against the immovable Breaker Rock! For ages pre-K to youth

June 17-21, 6:30p-8:45p
8585 Highway 109 N, Lebanon


Crieve Hall Church of Christ
VBS groups are offered for ages 1 up through rising 5th graders.  A staffed nursery will be available for those under 12 months. Teen and Adult classes will also be offered each night as well!

June 23-26
Sunday: 5:00pm-6:30pm, followed by Family Community Night
Monday-Wednesday: 6:30pm-8:00pm; Dinner offered beginning at 5:30pm
4806 Trousdale Dr., Nashville


Brentwood United Methodist Church
Vacation Bible School is for children who will have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade this school year (2023-2024)! Come prepared for a fun week full of worship, Bible storytelling, crafts, science, recreation, music, and new friends! We can’t wait to see how God works at VBS this year! VBS is $15 per child with a discounted rate for our volunteers! T-shirts and CD’s will be an additional charge at registration.

June 23-27, 9a-12:30p
309 Franklin Rd, Brentwood


Fellowship Bible Church

4236 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro
June 24-28, 8:30A- 12p


New Heights Chapel
Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God. At Scuba VBS, kids will be immersed in the Word and discover what living water is really all about!

June 24-28, 9a-11:30a
2650 St Andrews, Murfreesboro


First Presbyterian Church
Join us for Run the Race VBS this summer! Children age 4 through rising 4th graders will team up to explore what it means to trust and obey Jesus through Bible stories, skits, music, crafts, and games. Families will gather at 5:00 p.m. for an optional dinner, and the VBS program will begin each night at 5:45 p.m. This year we will be talking about “running the race” by looking to Jesus! Please let us know if you have any questions

June 25-27, 6-8:15PM
4815 Franklin Pike, Nashville


Christ The King
Vacation Bible School is a week-long exciting adventure, focusing on Jesus’ love for us. Each day, children hear a new Bible point that is reinforced all day as they visit the exciting stations and games with their grade-level crew. The children also learn about a new Saint each day. The games and stations are led by our wonderful teen and adult volunteers.
Registration opens March 1 and runs through June 25, or until spaces are full. Spaces are limited by grade level. Students, rising grades PreK-4 through 5th grade, are eligible to participate. Children must be four-years-old by August 15

July 8-12, 9a-12:30p
3001 Belmont Blvd, Nashville


Community Bible Church
Hold onto your mullet, we’re taking a totally tubular trip through the early church. During Bolt: Totally 80’s, kids will hear stories from the Book of Acts and learn how God’s Spirit worked in and through the early believers. Moreover, they’ll discover they too have been empowered to take the good news of Jesus to the ends of the earth. I’m excited to bring together fun games (anyone remember Hungry Hungry Hippo?), purposeful and creative crafts, some tasty throwback snacks, and upbeat 80s-inspired music,  as we connect everything to solid Biblical teaching. Ready for a “bodacious” time at CBC this summer?! Sign up today! Ages 4 years old to 5th grade.

July 9-12, 9a-12p
6005 Edmondson Pike Nashville


Murfreesboro Missionary Baptist Church

July 10-12, 9AM-noon
316 Fortress Blvd, Murfreesboro


Thompson Station Church
We are so excited that you are interested in VBS at TSC this summer!  We have multiple options for you for VBS.  We do day and evening sessions, and unique tracks for our preschool aged and elementary students.  Each session will enjoy games, crafts, snacks, drama, and songs.   Your child will be accompanied to each activity by their crew leader who will be an adult or older student who has been trained and background checked. We do have a special track for our upcoming 6th graders held at night. Register your child based on the grade they will be entering in August 2024.  VBS at TSC this year will be from Monday to Thursday. We will end the week with our VBS Family Night at 6:00pm that will include food, inflatables, games, worship, BAPTISMS and a grand wrap up to the week

July 15-18, 9a-11:45a OR 6:30p-8:35p (Family Night July 19)
2604 Thompson Station Road, Thompson’s Station


Woodmont Baptist Church
Children age 5 (5 by August 15, 2023) through 5th grade are invited to join us for VBS 2024, Breaker Rock Beach! Kids will be challenged as they discover that God’s truth never changes, everyone needs Jesus, and learn to speak the truth in love. Adventure awaits each day as kids explore tide pools, spot orcas, fly kites, and watch the mighty waves crash against the immovable Breaker Rock!

July 15-19, 9a-12p
2100 Woodmont Blvd, Nashville


Christ Presbyterian Church
Get ready for adventure! Travel with us to the setting of the Pacific Northwest Coast this VBS. Breaker Rock Beach is full of the clear blue of the water, wild of the mountains, vastness of the sky, and more to discover than you could ever imagine! From exploring tide pools to flying kites to spotting orcas in the water, kids will explore their way through VBS-Breaker Rock Beach. In looking at the life of Daniel, we will learn that we can trust God and His Word forever in a world of shifting sands!

2323 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville
July 15-18, 5:30-7:30p
OR
325 Seaboard Ln. Suite 100, Franklin
July 22-25, 5:30-7:30p


Westwood Baptist Church
PreK (5 yrs) – 6th grade
Take kids back to Hometown Nazareth, where they’ll stand up for their faith among people who doubt that a carpenter’s son is really God’s Son.

July 15-18, 9a-12p
6100 Charlotte Ave, Nashville


St. George’s Episcopal Church
Do you have a young sailor who wants to dive deep with us this summer? In this year’s exciting VBS program, we’ll explore how God invites us to accept grace and shine his light and glory in the world around us. Kids from pre-K 4s through 4th-graders will learn beautiful truths about themselves and their relationship with God as they lean into friendship with him. Registration is almost full, so don’t wait to reserve space for your children to attend this year’s exciting VBS program.

July 16-19, 9A- Noon
4715 Harding Pike, Nashville


Trinity United Methodist Church
Take kids back to Hometown Nazareth, where they’ll stand up for their faith among people who doubt that a carpenter’s son is really God’s Son.

July 22-26, 6-8:15P (VBS Kickoff Event at SportsCom Sunday, July 21 at 6:30pm)
2303 Jones Blvd, Murfreesboro


Saint Matthew Catholic Church
Take kids deep into an amazing undersea adventure where they’ll experience the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God at Scuba VBS! Kids will be immersed in the Word and discover what living water is really all about. 

July 22-26, 8:30a-11:30a
535 Sneed Road W. Franklin


Did we miss one? Let us know in the comments!

2 COMMENTS

  1. Hello, thank you for all the great summer info, and VBS list provided!
    Here’s a few more awesome VBS that that my kids attend each year!

    Parkway Baptist Church VBS
    505 Cunniff Pkwy
    Goodlettsville, TN
    June 12 – 16

    Cornerstone Church VBS
    726 W Old Hickory Blvd
    Madison, TN
    June 7 – 9

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