Monumental VBS 2022

Celebrating God's Greatness!

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Starter Kit

Start your southwest adventure!

Now you have more options to make your VBS 2022 easier than ever! Choose from the Ultimate Starter Kit or go the extra mile with the Ultimate Starter Kit + Digital.

Monumental Starter Kit

Your Monumental Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

Your Starter Kit comes filled with everything you need to start planning a truly memorable Monumental VBS. The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you'll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Monumental catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

The Monumental VBS Ultimate Director Go-To Guide 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.

Station Leader Manuals provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Monumental 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, clip art, and marketing tools that make it easy to inspire and educate your church body. The Decorating Places DVD gives you detailed instructions to create your Treasured setting — and the Sing & Play DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Student Resources including ALL-NEW Bible Memory Buddies, Student Take-Home, and Imagination Station samples, will keep kids talking about Monumental throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

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Daily Bible Content

Experiencing God's Word

At Monumental, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station, each day — making it easy to apply long after VBS is over.


Bible Point

God loves you no matter what.

Bible Verse

Your unfailing love will last forever. - Psalm 89:2

Bible Story

Joseph's family feuds (Genesis 37)



Imagination Station - Day 1

Imagination Station

Check out sciency surprises about our eyes, then explore ways to make cool Chromo Slime change colors.

KidVid - Day 1

KidVid Cinema™

Samuel's eyes may not work well, but he can see God's greatness and knows that God loves him no matter what!

Bible Adventures - Day 1

Bible Adventures: Explore how God loved Joseph and his family, even when they made a mess of things.

Red Rocks Rec - Day 1

Red Rocks Rec

  • Splash Marks the Spot
  • Rattlesnake Egg Rustle
  • Jumping Jelly Balls
Oasis Tastes - Day 1

Oasis Tastes

Southwest Sunshine


Bible Point

God is with you everywhere.

Bible Verse

For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. - Joshua 1:9

Bible Story

Joseph is imprisoned (Genesis 39-40)



Imagination Station - Day 2

Imagination Station

Conduct fantastic feats of magnetic force, then test their skill with a Miley's Magnet Mix-Up game.

KidVid - Day 2

KidVid Cinema™

Wesley and Hannah have to trust God when their family moves far away. They know God will go with them to their new home!

Bible Adventures - Day 2

Bible Adventures:

Take care of Potiphar's house, then act out the strange dreams Joseph had to interpret.

Red Rocks Rec - Day 2

Red Rocks Rec

  • Tumbleweed Lasso
  • River Raft Rock 'n' Roll
  • Desert Dunk
Oasis Tastes - Day 2

Oasis Tastes

Sandy Cups


Bible Point

God is in charge.

Bible Verse

How great is our Lord! His power is absolute. - Psalm 147:5

Bible Story

Joseph gets new responsibilities (Genesis 41)



Imagination Station - Day 3

Imagination Station

Experiment with types of energy, then unleash a Coyote Cruiser to explore what potential energy can do!

KidVid - Day 3

KidVid Cinema™

Bronson loves to play basketball, and he knows that his coach is in charge when he plays a game.

Bible Adventures - Day 3

Bible Adventures:

Meet with powerful Pharaoh to help him understand what his dreams mean.

Red Rocks Rec - Day 3

Red Rocks Rec

  • Dry Creek Fishing
  • Cactus Golfing
  • Raindrop Launch
Oasis Tastes - Day 3

Desert Crunch

Sandy Cups


Bible Point

God is stronger than anything.

Bible Verse

And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God's love. - Romans 8:38

Bible Story

Jesus dies and comes back to life (Luke 23-24:12)



Imagination Station - Day 4

Imagination Station

Craft an Ink-n-Shrink Wristband that goes from wimpy to wow...with just a little heat!

KidVid - Day 4

KidVid Cinema™

Fabio faced a scary hurricane, but he knows God is even stronger than the big storm.

Bible Adventures - Day 4

Bible Adventures:

Use their senses to experience how Jesus saved the entire world through his power and love.

Red Rocks Rec - Day 4

Red Rocks Rec

  • Hula Hoop-deo
  • Cottontail Racers
  • Splash Down Volleyball
Oasis Tastes - Day 4

Desert Crunch

Cactus Spears


Bible Point

God is surprising.

Bible Verse

Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people. - Psalm 66:5

Bible Story

Joseph reunites with his family (Genesis 42-45)



Imagination Station - Day 5

Imagination Station

Hop into the science behind a Jumping Jet, then discover the surprising way God makes desert flowers bloom.

KidVid - Day 5

KidVid Cinema™

Riley makes and sells hair scrunchies to buy gifts that surprise hurting kids at a children's hospital.

Bible Adventures - Day 5

Bible Adventures:

Meet a servant in Pharaoh's palace, who guides kids in the amazing drama of Joseph's miraculous family reunion!

Red Rocks Rec - Day 5

Red Rocks Rec

  • Speedy Scavengers
  • Foot Ball Pass
  • Ice Cube Dash
Oasis Tastes - Day 5

Desert Crunch

Rockin' Wraps

Theme Overview

Give kids a grand-new perspective!

Go off-road for a Monumental adventure through the colorful canyons and sunbaked trails of the southwest. By exploring God's awesomeness, kids form a rock-solid faith for the road ahead.

Easy for Leaders

Easy for Leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Easy to Remember

Easy to Remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station

Easy for Making Friends

Easy for Making Friends

Small, multi-age Crews bring kids together!

Rotations & Stations

A Day at Monumental

Each day at Monumental VBS, kids trek through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in new adventures.

Sing & Play Celebration Sing & Play Celebration

Prepare for the day's adventure by singing fun songs and meeting fun Bible Memory Buddies!

Awesome Bible Adventures Awesome Bible Adventures

Experience each Bible story with all five senses.

Imagination Station Imagination Station

Dig into surprising and authentic discoveries.

Red Rocks Rec Red Rocks Rec

Play high-energy games like Splash Marks the Spot and River Raft Rock ’n’ Roll!

Oasis Tastes Oasis Tastes

All the crews come together to eat snacks that connect with that day’s key Bible verse.

KidVid Cinema KidVid™ Cinema

Watch films about real kids living out their faith in really cool ways.

Closing Canyon Closing Canyon

Wrap up with music, drama, science experiments, and more!

Bible Memory Buddies®

Imprinted with the Daily Bible Verse

Each custom-designed Buddy is molded out of PVC and is imprinted with the daily Bible verse. All-new packaging separates Buddies by day for easier distribution. One package includes 10 sets of Buddies, enough for 10 kids!

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Monumental Bible Memory Buddies Features

Preschool Resources

Draw your littlest learners into the Bible, too!

Monumental Preschool Resources

Quail Trail Preschool Bible Pack

Introduce preschoolers to each day's Bible story in an engaging, multisensory way during Exploration Stations. This 17"x 22" resource includes:

  • An interactive Bible activity page
  • A mini-version Bible Story poster
  • A daily update for parents
  • Daily Bible Point puffy stickers featuring Quincy the Quail

Imagination Station

Captivating, hands-on, Sciency-Fun Gizmos™ help faith stick for less than a dollar a day!

Chromo Slimes

Day 1: Chrome Slime

Kids explore thermo-chromatic reactions to discover that sometimes we really can't believe what we see! They experiment with how their own body temperature changes the Chromo Slime color. It's a reminder that even when things change, God's love is matter what! Each container holds 1½ oz of nontoxic slime.

Day 2: Miley's Magnet Mix-Up

Feel the pull of God's love! As kids navigate the magnetic Miley through the desert maze, they'll discover God is with them through all the twists and turns of life. Each gizmo includes a 6" x 4" desert maze, magnet, and 3" magnet wand. Elementary only.

Mileys Magnet Mix-Up
Coyote Cruiser

Day 3: Coyote Cruisers

Wind up the fun with Coyote Cruisers! After learning about how to ramp up and limit different types of power, each kid will receive a 3" x 2" x 2" Coyote Cruiser to unleash! As they race their Cruisers, kids'll discover that God is in charge even though circumstances can slow us down. Elementary only.

Day 4: Ink-n-Shrink Wristbands

Kids turn flimsy plastic into strong wristbands to teach that God is stronger than anything. Kids will use Ink-n-Shrink Wristbands to explore how we can go through something hard and come out stronger. Includes 3" x 3" Monumental logo that shrinks down to an unbreakable medallion to create a wearable keepsake with a 12" string. Elementary only.

Ink-n-Shrink Wristbands
Jumping Jet

Day 5: Jumping Jet

Kids experiment with these 2" tall hip-hopping Jumping Jets. They'll discover that we can always learn more about God and the cool, surprising ways he made things in our world. Each Jumping Jet comes with a spring, suction cup, base, and hare for kids to assemble.

Operation Kid-to-Kid

Your kids can do a world of good!

Turn donation dollars into cool school tools! For some kids in North America, basic school supplies are hard to come by. That's where your VBS kids come in! This summer Operation Kid-to-Kid is mobilizing millions of children to help bless countless students and teachers on Native American reservations! Due to World Vision's key partnerships, $1 can supplement school supplies for one child for a whole year!

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Rock Out at Monumental

One of the best parts about Monumental VBS — praiseworthy music! Fun songs your kids will want to listen to again and again—sure to become a new family fave!

Monumental Love(Theme Song)

Awesome God

God is Always With Us

Every Praise

You Are in Charge

Great is thy Faithfulness

Nothing That Can Separate Me

Watching Over You

How Great Is Our God


Set the scene at Monumental VBS!

Transform your church into a butte-iful and soaring landscape without breaking the bank! Monumental VBS captivates kids with rugged peaks, colorful canyons, and rollicking rivers!

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Shirts & Wearables

Can't miss keepsakes for all your VBS participants

Theme & Staff Shirts

Theme & Staff T-Shirts

Monumental Staff T-Shirts

Kids love this colorful and character-filled wearable souvenir from your VBS. You'll see kids sporting this comfy, 100% preshrunk cotton shirt all year long!

Monumental Theme T-Shirts

Your volunteers will lead VBS in style with these rust orange T-shirts. Made of 50/50 cotton/poly blend, this comfy, versatile top will be a hit all week long. Available in adult sizes only.

More Wearables

Caps, wristbands, banduras, and more.

Theme & Staff Shirts

Custom Shirts, Banners, & Postcards

Personalize & Customize...

Free VBS Tools

Download & start planning!

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Quick Reference Checklist

Download the VBS Director Quick Reference Checklist for planning tips as far as 4-6 months before your VBS!

Let's Get Started

Ready to start your VBS adventure? We've created these printable Kickstarter and Budget Planner worksheets to set your VBS planning into motion.

Budget Quiz

How much does VBS Cost?

Take the budget quiz to determine what you should expect to spend on your VBS.


MyVBS Registration Tool

Build a custom website for parents & volunteers, and send e-mails for promotion and follow-up.

Comparison Chart

Print this to quickly compare themes...

VBS 2022 Checklist

Comparison Chart

Do you know the top three reasons directors pick a VBS? Music, Bible Content, and Theme! Download this Comparison Chart to view the Daily Bible Content for each theme.

Contact a VBS Specialist!

Getting started with VBS? Schedule a time to talk one-to-one with one of our experts to discuss your VBS!