Nashville Area Vacation Bible Schools (VBS)


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)

Rolling Hills Community Church- Nolensville campus
“Ready, Set, Move!”
*Ages 4 years old [by June 1, 2023]-completed 5th grade
Registration closes on Monday, May 22

7198 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville
May 30- June 1, 6-8P

Our Savior Lutheran Church & Academy
Shine a light on Jesus’s love! The count down is on! Get ready to launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world.  Mark your calendar’s for June 5-9, 2023 from 9AM-12PM as Stellar will rocket kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun.

5110 Franklin Pike, Nashville
June 5-9,  9am to Noon

Christ Church Cathedral
2023 VBS – “Going to the House of the Lord”
Be a Camper: Children ages 3 through rising 4th grade.

900 Broadway, Nashville
June 4-7, 4-6PM

Barfield Baptist Church
“Twists & Turns” VBS
VBS will start with a family kickoff party Sunday, June 4th @ 6pm where we will have food, games, inflatables, and more. It continues on Monday, June 5th and will run through Friday, the 9th from 6-8:30pm. On Friday, parents are encouraged to join us for our closing ceremony as we celebrate the week. Afterwards, we’ll enjoy fun activities and fellowship opportunities for the whole family. This will be a week your children will never forget!

550 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro
June 4-9, 6pm-8:30pm

Judson Baptist Church
“Twists & Turns- Following Jesus Changes the Game”
*All KIDS (ages 5 by 8/15/2023 through completed 4th grade)

4900 Franklin Pike, Nashville
June 5-8, 8:45AM-noon

New Vision Church
“Twists & Turns” VBS

750 N Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro- Battlefield campus
5977 Elam Road, Murfreesboro- Buchanan Campus
June 5-8, 9AM-Noon

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

4040 Clovercroft Road, Franklin
June 5-8, 3-6PM

New Hope Baptist Church

6010 S New Hope Rd Hermitage
June 5-9, 8:30 AM – Noon

Saint Henry Catholic Church
*Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade children is invited to attend.
Registration is open. Spots are limited. Cut off is Friday, May 5. Cost: $30 per child or after April 15 fee is $50

6401 Harding Pike, Nashville
June 5-9, 9A-noon

The Church at Station Hill
“Twists & Turns” VBS

8083 Station Hill Dr, Spring Hill
June 5-9, 9AM- Noon

The Church at West Franklin
“Twists & Turns” VBS

700 New Highway 96 W, Franklin
June 5-9, 9AM-12:15PM

Grace Community Church

5711 Granny White Pike, Brentwood
June 5-9, 9:30AM-Noon

First Baptist Hendersonville
“Twists & Turns” VBS

106 Bluegrass Commons Blvd, Hendersonville
June 5-9, Morning Session 9-11:45AM
Evening Session, 6-8:45PM

LifePoint Baptist Church
*Pre K–5th Grade (children entering Kindergarten–completed 5th grade)

Smyrna Campus 506 Legacy Drive, Smyrna 9AM-Noon, June 5-8

Stewarts Creek Campus, 5100 Almaville Rd, Smyrna, 9AM-Noon, June 5-8

Riverdale Campus, 307 Warrior Drive, Murfreesboro, 9AM- Noon, June 5-8

Arrington Campus, 4980 Meadowbrook, College Grove Campus, Arrington, June 12-15 5:30-8PM

Cornerstone Church VBS

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

Westwood Baptist Church
“Twists & Turns” VBS

1320 Brinkley Road, Murfreesboro
June 11-15, 6:30-8:45PM

Parkway Baptist Church VBS

505 Cunniff Pkwy
Goodlettsville, TN
June 12 – 16, 8:45-12:15

Hendersonville Church of Christ

107 Rockland Road, Hendersonville
June 12-15, 6-8PM

The Experience Church
Community Camp- This will be a fun time for the children in our community to learn more about Christ and what it looks like to be an authentic Jesus-follower. Each day they will have a lesson, small groups, worship, crafts, and games that solidify what they are learning. We hope this will help them apply these lessons to their lives at an age appropriate level and in a fun and exciting way!
FREE! All students incoming Kindergarten through 5th Grade

521 Old Salem Road, Murfreesboro Campus, 9A- Noon
209 Murfreesboro Road, Woodbury, Cannon County Campus, 9A- Noon
208 Elm Street, Shelbyville, 6-8P

June 12-15th

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 Hero Hotline: called together to serve God!

2200 West End Ave, Nashville
June 12-15, 5-7PM

Hermitage United Methodist Church
*Calling All Superheroes!  Join us at the Hero Hotline Headquarters for VBS June 12th-16th from 9 am – 11:30 am.  VBS is for ages 4 through completed 5th grade.  Pre-registration is required and closes June 2nd.

205 Belinda Dr, Hermitage
June 12-16, 9-11:30 AM

New Vision Church- Buchanan Campus
“Twists & Turns” VBS
*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 2/27/23 – 6/9/2023.

5977 Elam Rd, Murfreesboro
June 12-15, 6-8:30PM

Brentwood United Methodist Church
*Vacation Bible School is for children who will have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade this school year (2022-2023). VBS is $10 per child with a discounted rate for our volunteers! T-shirts and CD’s will be an additional charge at registration.

309 Franklin Rd, Brentwood
June 12-15, 9A-12:30P

Nashville First Baptist Church
“Twists & Turns” VBS
*Kids entering K – completed 6th Grade

108 7th Ave S., Nashville
June 13-17, 9AM-12:15PM – options to stay and pay all day, plus early care

First Baptist Mt. Juliet
“Twist & Turns:  Following Jesus Changes the Game”
Spin the spinner, beat the clock, skip ahead, level up, and play to win!  You’ll need to bring your’s a-game for this VBS!  Twists & Turns is a fantastical celebration of games of all kinds.  From classic tabletop games to strategy games to video games and more, kids will play their way through VBS in fun locations such as Bible Study Game Room, Wild Card Crafts, Multi-player Missions, and Skip Ahead Snacks!  But more importantly, they’ll see Jesus through the eyes of one of His closest friends and discover that trusting Jesus as Savior and Following Him changes the game entirely!
*VBS is for children entering Kindergarten in August of 2023 through completed 5th grade.

735 N. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mount Juliet, Tennessee
June 19 – 22,  8:30 AM – Noon

First United Methodist Church Murfreesboro
*Join us for VBS as we are called together to serve God in the Hero Hotline Headquarters. VBS is June 19 – 23 from 8:45 am to 12:00 pm. VBS is open to children who are 4 by 6-19-2023.  Please register by June 2nd to ensure your child receives a T-shirt.

256 West Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro
June 19-23, 8:45-noon

Fellowship Bible Church
“Twists & Turns!”
*Children who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade.

4236 Veterans Parkway, Murfreesboro
June 19-23, 8:30A- Noon

Laguardo Baptist Church
“Twists & Turns VBS 2023”
*Pre-K thru Youth; During this action packed week you will learn that Jesus is Holy, Jesus is Trustworthy, Jesus is Forgiving, Jesus is Worth Following and Jesus is for Everyone.  This event is free to all and snacks will be served.

8585 Highway 109 N, Lebanon
June 19-23rd 6:30pm until 8:45pm, ages pre-K to youth

Forest Hills Baptist Church
Spin the spinner, beat the clock and play to win at Twists & Turns! In summer 2023, kids will learn that life is not all fun and games—even after becoming a Christian. It’s full of twists and turns that can leave us feeling like we’ve taken one step forward and two steps back. That was certainly the case for Peter. Even when Peter messed up, it wasn’t “Game Over.” God still worked through Peter to help others learn about Jesus. As kids study five of Peter’s encounters with Jesus, they’ll discover that Jesus is holy, trustworthy, forgiving, worth following, and for everyone!
*VBS is for children who completed Kindergarten through completed 5th grade.

2101 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville
June 19-23, 9A- Noon

Holy Family Catholic Church
2023 Stellar – Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Children who are turning 4 by 9/29/23 through rising 7th graders are encouraged to participate. Cost: $30 for 1st child, $20 for additional children (not to exceed $110 per family).

9100 Crockett Road, Brentwood
June 19-23, 9A-Noon

The Church at Spring Hill
For ages 4 through 5th grade
Free, however you can purchase a t-shirt for $7

4922-A Port Royal Road, Spring Hill
June 19-23, 6-8P

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

1307 N. Rutherford Blvd, Murfreesboro
June 19-23, 9A- Noon

Saint Matthew Catholic Church
Join Saint Matthew Catholic Church this summer for a week of faith-filled fun at Totus Tuus and Vacation Bible School! This year, we are excited to welcome the Totus Tuus Missionaries for the Diocese of Nashville back to Saint Matthew. Totus Tuus and VBS will be coming to Saint Matthew starting June 25. Learn more about each program below!

535 Sneed Road W. Franklin

June 25-30, 6-8P Rising 7th-12 graders- Our middle and high school students will have their own Totus Tuus program that week, meeting from 6-8 p.m. on June 25-29. The program will be led by the Totus Tuus Missionaries. The middle school and high school sessions will be held separately, and they will all meet each evening for night prayer.

June 26-30, 8:30A-3P, Rising 1st-6th graders-Latin for “totally yours,” Totus Tuus is a fun and energetic program designed to spread the Good News of Jesus and create joy in the faith. Totus Tuus is led by a team of college-aged missionaries and seminarians. The youthfulness, energy, and ability to witness to the faith make the missionaries effective with children.

June 26-30, 8:30-11:30A, Rising preschool and Kindergartners -Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun

Crieve Hall Church of Christ
“Journeys with Jesus” VBS
*We will have classes for 1 year olds to upcoming 5th graders. These classes include skits, crafts, games, service projects and more! All interactive! Also a staffed nursery for our littles under 12 months.

4806 Trousdale Dr., Nashville
June 25-28, 5-8PM

Trinity United Methodist Church
Stellar- Shine Jesus’ Light!

2303 Jones Blvd, Murfreesboro
June 25-29, 6-8:15P

Calvary United Methodist Church

3701 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville
June 26-30

Murfreesboro Missionary Baptist Church

316 Fortress Blvd, Murfreesboro
July 5-7, 9AM-noon

Community Bible Church
“Keepers of the Kingdom”  Ages 3 years old – entering 6th grade, register online at

6005 Edmondson Pike Nashville
July 11-14, 9am-12pm

St. George’s Episcopal Church
VBS: Heroes Unite! Calling all heroes to come and join us for this years “super” week of VBS! Kids will learn about heroes from the bible and how they too can be a hero. God invites everyday people to accept the grace that is offered to them and use that love from the Lord to shine God’s light and glory everywhere in the world, and we are no exception! Kids will see the beautiful truth that they are invited into God’s plan as they learn to use their talents to bring glory to him.
*VBS is for Pre-K 4 to rising 4th grade students. For any student attending or volunteering at VBS a parent must fill out the Parent Permission Form for the 2023 – 2024 School year.

4715 Harding Pike, Nashville
July 11-14, 9A- Noon

Christ The King
Launch kids on a cosmic quest where they’ll have a blast shining Jesus’ light to the world. Stellar rockets kids on an out-of-this-world adventure that’s light years of faith-building fun.
Registration opens March 1 and runs through June 30, 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.

3001 Belmont Blvd, Nashville
July 17-21, 9Am-12:30PM

Thompson Station Church
Offer day and evening sessions, and unique tracks for 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 2023.  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!

2604 Thompson Station Road, Thompson’s Station
July 17-20, 9AM-Noon OR 6:30-9PM
Family Night July 21st

Woodmont Baptist Church
Children ages 4 through 5th grade are invited for VBS 2023, Twist & Turns! Kids will play their way through VBS while learning that Jesus guides them through all the twists and turns of their lives. Register here.

2100 Woodmont Blvd, Nashville
July 17-21, 9A-Noon

Christ Presbyterian Church
Spin the spinner, beat the clock, skip ahead, level up, and play to win! You’ll need to bring your A-game for this VBS. Twists & Turns is a fantastical celebration of games of all kinds. From classic tabletop games to video games and more, kids will play their way through VBS while learning that Jesus guides them through all the twists and turns of their lives. They’ll find that even when they mess up it’s never “game over.”

2323 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville
July 17-20, 5:30-7:30PM
325 Seaboard Ln. Suite 100, Franklin
July 24-27, 5:30-7:30PM

Hillcrest United Methodist Church 
VBS 2023: Fanstatical Family Fun Edition! This year we invite you to our family style VBS! We will adventure together over the course of two days as learn about God’s whole Creation!

5112 Raywood Lane Nashville
July 21-22, 9am- 4pm

First Presbyterian Church
VBS returns this summer in an evening format! Children age 4 through rising 4th grade will participate in Bible stories, skits, music, and crafts. Each evening begins with an optional dinner where family and friends will share what God is doing throughout the week. More details to come soon!

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

Did we miss one? Let us know in the 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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