At Mighty Fortress, kids learn that God is their refuge and strength. Friends may fail them.
They may not ace their test or make the team, but God promises to be their rock and their
salvation—their fortress and sure defense. So raise your banner! In Jesus, the victory is won!
Your adventure awaits! The all-inclusive 2017 VBS Starter Kit includes
everything you need to plan your 2017 VBS. So whether you’re doing a one-day, weekend,
or traditional five-day format, count on CPH's rock-solid Bible curriculum to share the Good
News of Jesus every day and in every way.
At Mighty Fortress, kids preschool through 5th grade learn about the victory that we have through Christ.
Elementary Grades K–5
At Mighty Fortress, kids read real Bible stories about real people to learn real life lessons from Scripture. From the Opening to the Closing, every aspect of VBS is designed to help them better understand the Bible and grow in their faith.
Designed for Pre-K kids, Early Childhood lessons feature the same Bible stories and take home points as the elementary program with activities and games just for them. Hubert the Hound even makes an appearance for added learning fun!
At Mighty Fortress, kids learn that God is their refuge and strength. Friends may fail them. They may not ace their test or make the team, but God promises to be their rock and their salvation—their fortress and sure defense. So raise your banner! In Jesus, the victory is won!
"Thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ." 1 Corinthians 15:57
God’s Might Tumbles Jericho’s Walls
Take-Home Point: Shout! God is mighty! The victory is won!
Memory Verse: “Thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Corinthians 15:57
God Delivers King Hezekiah’s Kingdom
2 Kings 18–19
Take-Home Point: Fear not! The victory is won!
Memory Verse: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1
God’s Word Reforms King Josiah
2 Kings 22:1–23:30
Take-Home Point: God’s Word is true and powerful! The victory is won!
Memory Verse: “Every word of God proves true; He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.” Proverbs 30:5
King Jesus Enters Jerusalem
Take-Home Point: Jesus comes to save! The victory is won!
Memory Verse: “Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is He.” Zechariah 9:9
Jesus Wins the Victory
Take-Home Point: Jesus is our Savior King! The victory is won!
Memory Verse: “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!” Revelation 4:8
Volunteers, we’re glad you’re here! VBS can’t happen without you. Here at site rotation, we’ve provided 24/7 volunteer training for you. We’ve included sample Bible lessons, videos, volunteer job descriptions, and more to give you the confidence you need as you prepare for VBS.
Mighty Fortress Opening/Closing
Here everyone begins and ends the day gathered around the cross for God’s Word, VBS songs, mission moments, and video skits. New this year—Opening and Closing offers an optional rotation for VBS songs.
Our storytelling scripts involve every child to make storytelling memorable, engaging, active, and fun! Though this site is called Storytelling, these are not mere stories—you’re sharing the mighty and true Word of God.
Help children write Bible words on their hearts as they learn about Jesus, their Savior King. Through memory songs and activities, kids learn Bible verses that will remain in their hearts, lives, and minds for a lifetime.
At Mighty Fortress, every child has a seat at the King’s table in the Great Hall. There they’ll make and feast on yummy snacks to give them energy for even more VBS fun! What a delicious way to learn about the daily take-home point.
Our unique multilevel crafts emphasize Bible story takeaway points and give kids a fun, hands-on way to keep exploring God’s Word! The directions in the Tournament Crafts Leader Guide have scripts for leaders to use in teaching the Bible stories and theme.
Tournament Games is a fortress full of energy, excitement, and a little bit of silliness. From launching bean bags with a catapult to using stilts to cross a moat, Tournament Games provide mighty big fun and Bible learning for everyone!
Hubert the Hound is ready to help your preschoolers sniff out Mighty Fortress adventure. He knows that it’s important to meet the learning styles of students—that’s why our age-appropriate lessons, games, and activities give the youngest kids engaging new ways to learn that in Jesus, the victory is won!