Anchored Weekend VBS 2020Anchored Weekend VBS 2020

Anchored Weekend VBS 2020

Make a splash with the ultimate summer weekend! At Anchored VBS, kids embark on an undersea adventure, diving deeper in their faith and discovering the unwavering love of God!

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You've still got this - Planning your VBS during COVID-19

If shelter-at-home regulations are preventing you from having a traditional VBS at your church this summer, Group Publishing has updated permissions to reflect ways that you can continue to use Anchored VBS in an online or small, neighborhood format.

Starter Kit | Anchored VBS 2020

Anchored Starter Kit

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Everything You Need to Start Planning Your Anchored VBS!

Your Starter Kit comes filled with everything you need to start planning a truly memorable Anchored vacation Bible school. The Anchored Director Manual and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you’ll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, an Anchored catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

Your Anchored VBS Starter Kit Includes

Director Manual contains everything you need to plan a successful program, recruit and train volunteers, publicize your program, and follow up with families after the big event.

Leader Manuals provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Anchored VBS. Each manual includes an overview of each day’s Bible content, historical backgrounds, step-by-step directions for each activity, and guided discussion questions.

Helpful DVDs and CDs feature training resources that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body.

Student Resources including the Bible Memory Buddy, will keep kids talking about Anchored throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

Overview | Anchored VBS

Make a splash with the Ultimate Summer Weekend!

At Anchored VBS, kids embark on an undersea adventure, diving deeper in their faith and discovering the unwavering love of God!

Easy for Leaders

Easy for Leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Easy on your budget

Easy on your budget

Fewer supplies and lower costs keep VBS affordable.

Easy to Remember

Easy to Remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!

How it Works | Anchored VBS

A Typical Day at Anchored VBS

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Music & More Music & More

Start the day together, singing a fun mix of classic worship songs brand-new praise songs.

Deep Bible Adventures Deep Bible Adventures

Kids experience the Bible in active, hands-on ways, and then circle up with Crews for thought-provoking discussions.

Sea Crafts Sea Crafts

Kids create fun sea turtle crafts to remind them of what they’ve learned during their underwater adventure.

Anchors Away Play Anchors Away Play

Kids run, jump, and even splash through games that connect with the daily Bible verse.

Coral Reef Closing Coral Reef Closing

Dramatic and crowd-involving activities help everyone remember and apply each day’s Bible Point and Bible verse.

Sunday Celebration Sunday Celebration

This optional 20-minute Sunday Celebration gets the whole congregation involved.

Bible Content | Anchored VBS

Dive Deep Into God's Word!

At Anchored vacation Bible school, kids experience God’s Word in surprising and unforgettable ways! Each day, leaders reinforce one simple Bible truth—which makes it easy for kids to remember and apply to real life!

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Bible Point

God is Faithful

Key Verse

"Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever." (1 Chronicles 16:34)

Day 1 Bible Story

Paul encourages others in a storm and shipwreck. (Acts 27)

Day 2 Bible Story

Jesus dies and comes back to life. (Matthew 26:17–28:10)

Music | Anchored VBS

Get Hooked on VBS Music!

One of the best parts of Anchored VBS—fun, faith-filled music that your kids (and families) will sing again and again!


God Is For Me

Never Let Go of Me

O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus

The Old Rugged Cross

We Can Trust Him (Psalm 33:4)

Decorating | Anchored VBS

Coffee filters, bubble wrap, and egg cartons come together to create an underwater treasure trove! Anchored VBS is full of simple to create colorful coral, playful sea creatures, and rippling water effects that are guaranteed to leave everyone bubbling with enthusiasm!

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Set the Scene at Anchored Weekend VBS

Check out all the decor resources for Anchored and transform your church for VBS.

For more decorating ideas, check out our Anchored Pinterest Board >

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