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New to Group

If this is your first time doing Group VBS, start your journey here to learn how Group VBS programs are carved out.

New to Group

R.E.A.L. Learning

How Wilderness Escape Works

Multi-age Tribes

Operation Kid-to-Kid


Discover what’s new, what kids will experience and how to make your Wilderness Escape VBS your most powerful VBS yet…no matter what form it takes!

Wilderness Caravan & Plan

Why Wilderness Escape

What’s New

Moses’ Tent


Israelite Camp

Learn how to guide your kids in unique crafts and new skills as they experience what life was like for the Israelites traveling through the wilderness. Take a look below to see these cool projects in detail!

Israelite Camp


Tribe Time

Each day at Tribe Time, you’ll use jaw-dropping object lessons to drive home the daily Bible Point. See them in action below!

Tribe Time Closing Experiences


Decorating

Wilderness Escape VBS is full of vibrant colors, rugged desert landscapes, and a beautiful, refreshing oasis. Check out how to bring Wilderness Escape to life at your church in the step-by-step videos below. You can also find written instructions in the Wilderness Guide! Doing an online VBS? Create some of these decorations to have as your video background.

Tribe Sign

Palm Tree

Rockin’ Campfire

Desert Oasis Rocks and Pool


Helpful VBS Tools

After you’ve made the decision to host the best vacation Bible school yet, you’ll have access to these incredible resources. Designed to help you at all stages of your VBS, these resources are crafted with care and special super powers!

Live Q&A with Group VBS Team

Live Q&A with Group VBS Team

Join us for a live Zoom chat with the Group VBS Team!

Community Building

Community Building

Support and advice from other VBS directors.

D-I-Y Central

D-I-Y Central

Decorating tips and tricks.

Search the theme name and year on Pinterest.

VBS PRO

Event Registration

Free online system to Promote your VBS, Register kids, and Organize your event.

VBS Tools

Program Resources and Updates

Updates, downloads, instructional videos, and more.

Your Personal VBS Advisor

Your Personal VBS Advisor

Trustworthy advice about Group VBS from a real person! 800-447-1070

VBS Product Support

VBS Product Support

We’re here for you.
Call: 800-447-1070
Online: group.com/help

Shepherd’s Watch

Shepherd’s Watch

Inexpensive and fast background checks for your staff and other church security resources