Passport to Peru

Cross Culture VBS 2017

Passport to Peru VBS

Grab your passport for an unforgettable VBS trek where kids discover Gods good gifts for us all.

Passport to Peru VBS Ultimate Starter Kit

Start Planning Your Best VBS Yet!

Now there are two options to help you plan a truly memorable Passport to Peru VBS. Choose from the Ultimate Starter Kit or dig deeper with the Ultimate Starter Kit plus Digital edition!

Starter Kit Options

This Starter Kit is your passport to VBS fun! The Ultimate Director Go-To-Guide and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you’ll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Passport to Peru catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

Starter Kit

Passport to Peru VBS 2017 Ultimate Starter Kit

Only $154.99

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VBS Ultimate Starter Kit Digital Edition
Passport to Peru VBS Ultimate Starter Kit Plus Digital Edition

Only $189.99

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Your Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

Passport to Peru VBS Ultimate Director Go-To Guide

The 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.

Passport to Peru VBS Leader Manuals

Leader Manuals provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Passport to Peru 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.

Passport to Peru VBS DVDs and CDs

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 Peruvian setting—and the Celebration Music DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

Passport to Peru VBS Student Resource Samples

Student Resources, including all-new Bible Memory Buddies, CrossTrek Magazine, and Experience Peru samples, will keep kids talking about Passport to Peru throughout their VBS experience and long after they leave your church event.

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Overview

Grab Your Passport for an Unforgettable VBS Trek!

Hike cloud-shrouded ruins of Machu Picchu. Savor exotic flavors of the Amazon. Hear what daily life is like from kids in Peru. Immerse kids in this vibrant culture where they discover God’s good gifts for us all.

Boy Smelling

Share

the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of this unique culture with kids in your community.

Peruvian Boys

Help

kids discover God’s eternal love for the world.

Girls Smiling at VBS

Create

confident, faith-filled kids who understand the power of Jesus’ love in a diverse world.


Bible Content

Experiencing God’s Word

At Passport to Peru, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station, each day. Plus, all-new Bible Memory Buddies help kids remember what they learned long after VBS is over.

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Day 1

Bible Point: God gives us comfort.

Key Verse: “He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.” (2 Corinthians 1:4)

Bible Story: God is our good shepherd. (Psalm 23)

Lola Bible Memory Buddy
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Day 2

Bible Point: God gives us patience.

Key Verse: “Wait patiently for the Lord.” (Psalm 27:14)

Bible Story: Simeon and Anna wait for the Messiah. (Luke 2:21-40)

Rico Bible Memory Buddy
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Day 3

Bible Point: God gives us peace.

Key Verse: “And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give.” (John 14:27)

Bible Story: Jesus calms the wind and waves. (Mark 4:35-41)

Senor Pescado Bible Memory Buddy
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Day 4

Bible Point: God gives us love.

Key Verse: “The greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13)

Bible Story: Jesus dies and comes back to life. (Luke 22:66–24:12)

Charo Bible Memory Buddy
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Day 5

Bible Point: God gives us joy.

Key Verse: “The joy of the Lord is your strength!” (Nehemiah 8:10)

Bible Story: Paul and Silas praise God while in prison. (Acts 16:16-40)

Paco Bible Memory Buddy

KidVid

Meet the Experts

Not an expert on Peru? You don't have to be! Real kids from Peru share their culture—and Christ—through short video segments in Opening and Closing Celebration every day at Passport to Peru VBS!

Neil and Sharith ThumbDay 1
Neil and Sharith

Meet
Neil and Sharith , twins who live in the hills of the exciting ancient city of Cusco high up in the Andes Mountains. This brother and sister have been through some hard times, but they know God gives us comfort even when life isn’t easy.

Hector ThumbDay 2
Hector

Meet
Hector, an 11-year-old living in a remote Shipibo village along the Ucayali River in the Peruvian Amazon. Few things come quickly or easily living in the jungle, and Hector shows us it’s a good thing God gives us patience!

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Veronica

Veronica is an ambitious teenager who lives in a very unique place—on a man-made island floating on one of the highest mountain lakes in the world! Veronica has helped her family through ups and downs and knows that God gives us peace through life’s circumstances.

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Sievert

Miguel is part of a large, loving family who lives in the jungle city of Pucallpa. Through the surprising generosity of a stranger who paid a hospital bill for his sister, Miguel and his family know well that God gives us love.

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Raoul

Raoul is a teenager who lives near the real-life oasis town of Huacachina. The oasis is a stunning reminder of how God gives us joy no matter the “desert” that might surround us. Raoul and his friends find joy in sandboarding the slopes of some of the highest sand dunes in the world!

How it Works

A Day at Passport to Peru Vacation Bible School

Each day at Passport to Peru VBS, kids travel through field-tested rotations that reinforce relevant Bible Points and immerse kids in Peruvian culture.

Verticle Rotation Chart

Learn more about each station

Passport to Peru VBS Opening Celebration

Prepare for the day’s adventure by singing fun songs and meeting real kids from Peru!

Opening Celebration

Play Peru

Play high-energy games like Lake Life Soccer or Giggle, Wiggle, and Roll!

Play Peru

Bible Expeditions

Experience each Bible story with all five senses.

Bible Expeditions

Experience Peru

Dig into surprising and authentic things that kids in Peru do, say, and celebrate.

Experience Peru

Incan Eats

Create and eat deliciously authentic snacks, like Papas Fritas (potato stackers) and Arroz con Leche (Rockin’ Rice Pudding).

Incan Eats

Closing Celebration

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

Closing Celebration

Little Llamas Preschool

Preschoolers experience the excitement of Passport to Peru through exploration stations and their own rotations in this top-notch preschool VBS program.

Little Llamas Preschool


Decorating

Set the Scene at Passport to Peru VBS

Take your whole congregation on a trip around the world without breaking the bank! Cross Culture Passport to Peru VBS 2017 transforms your church with vibrant green rainforests, intriciate Peruvian patterns, and brighly colored buildings.

Music

Totally Wow Worship

One of the best parts about Cross Culture Passport to Peru VBS—award-winning music! Fun songs your kids will want to listen to again and again—sure to become a new family fave!

All That is Good (Theme Song)

It Is Well With My Soul

Oh Happy Day

Trading My Sorrows

Because of Jesus

I Have a Friend

God Has Given to Me

I Will Sing Forever

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