Discover how to host a COVID-friendly Wilderness Escape VBS!
- Thinking about having an in-person VBS?
- Wondering how to adapt station experiences to be COVID-friendly?
- Looking for easy ways to follow CDC guidelines for an in-person VBS?
Check out the conversation with the Group VBS Team to learn how you can do VBS this summer in a COVID-safe environment.
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Top 10 Tips for a Covid-Friendly Event: Tips on how to create, implement and communicate COVID-19 protocol at your VBS.
Wilderness Escape COVID-Friendly Modifications: Includes tips on how to prepare and modify activities in each station to create a COVID-safe environment.
Parent Handout Example: Communication is one of the most important keys to a successful COVID-safe VBS. Check out this example of a parent brochure from Rocky Railway VBS and create a similar one with your own guidelines.
Neighborhood VBS Checklist: If you’re taking your VBS outside, the neighborhood VBS checklist is a resource for gathering your supplies.
Volunteer Survey Example: Don’t make assumptions about whether or not people want to volunteer, send a survey out to your church and ask them directly.
VBS Best Practices: Tips on everything from presenting VBS to your church leadership to how to maximize your budget.
CDC COVID Information: Get up to date information on policies and regulations
VBS Training Lab: This innovative on-demand training platform allows you to equip your whole team safely and efficiently!
VBS PRO: Set up a site for pre-registration to keep your numbers below the maximum requirement. This is also a great place to share any measures you’re taking to prevent the spread of COVID.
Connect with other VBS Leaders to share ideas and encourage each other through Group’s social media pages:
You CAN do it! And we’re here to help! Group offers a complete children’s ministry hub of resources you need…especially when it comes to VBS! Best of all, we’re always here to help. Call us with any ministry-related problem, and we’ll help you find a solution. Call our experienced and helpful support team at 1-800-447-1070.