2018 VBS theme

Help Make VBS 2018
a Success

VBS will be offered from 9:00 a.m. until noon, Monday July 30 through Friday, August 3, in Colhoun A. This year’s theme is Rolling River Rampage.

Theme-related decorations and supplies are needed, and there are still openings to register children and volunteer helpers. Donations to provide scholarships for invited guests from the Salvation Army’s Center of Hope family shelter and Kids’ Café are also welcome.

Decorations and Supplies Needed

  • Rafts (to borrow)
  • Fake trees (to borrow)
  • Pup tents (to borrow)
  • Camping chairs (to borrow)
  • Fishing net (to borrow)
  • Small net
  • Paddles or oars (to borrow)
  • Rope
  • Toy fish/plastic fish (14)
  • Blue sheets or blankets
  • Broom
  • Bowls
  • Pots and pans (to borrow)
  • Funnel
  • Eye dropper
  • Wicker basket (to borrow)
  • Laundry baskets (4 to borrow)
  • Bucket
  • Kitchen timers (6)
  • Paint stirrers
  • Dollies (4- wheel, to borrow)
  • Google eyes (self-adhesive)
  • Cut cloth (less than 6-inch squares)
  • Glue dots
  • Tape-scotch tape and masking tape
  • Clay
  • Disposable foil pans (4)
  • Aluminum trays (3)
  • Plastic wrap
  • Freezer paper
  • Dish soap
  • Plastic cups
  • Kitchen sponge
  • Coffee filters
  • Small drinking cups
  • Diaper Genie bags
  • Rain gutter (2 about 6 feet each)
  • Blue tarp
  • Car wash sponge (large)
  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Baking soda
  • Cornmeal
  • Food coloring
  • Cooking oil
  • Egg cartons
  • Straws
  • 1-liter bottles (11 empty, with tops)
  • Pennies
  • River rocks
  • Cones (game)
  • Wading pool (to borrow)
  • Toddler slide (to borrow)
  • Frisbees
  • Hula hoops (10)
  • Cooler (large to borrow)
  • Spray bottles (empty)
  • Balloons
  • Bed sheets (flat)
  • Towels (bath and beach)

Registration

Registration is now open to all. The cost is $15 per child, payable by check when you return your registration form.

Download a registration form

Please mail your check and your completed registration form to:

The Rev. Lauren A. Villemuer-Drenth
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
520 Summit Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Volunteers

The following positions are open. Complete written instructions will be provided.

  • Craft helpers
  • Game leader and helpers
  • Science leader
  • Mission and outreach helper
  • Snack leader and helper
  • River guides

To volunteer to help, contact the Rev. Lauren A. Villemuer-Drenth, Director of Children’s Ministries, at (336) 723-4391, ext. 1220, or lvillemuer-drenth@stpauls-ws.org.

Scholarships

To donate to the scholarships fund or to apply for a scholarship for a child, contact the Rev. Lauren A. Villemuer-Drenth, Director of Children’s Ministries, at (336) 723-4391, ext. 1220, or lvillemuer-drenth@stpauls-ws.org.