Ultimate VBS Starter Kit

Charge into planning with the Ultimate Starter Kit!

Roar VBS Starter Kit

The Ultimate Director Go-To Guide and Leader Manuals provide step-by-step instructions. Plus, you’ll get student resource samples, volunteer resources, a Roar catalog packed with program products, and essential media tools.

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Kits start shipping December 2018.

Standard Starter Kit

Only $184.99

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Your Ultimate Starter Kit Includes:

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.

Station Leader Manuals provide easy instructions for specific roles at your Roar 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 Roar setting—and the Sing & Play DVD will have your kids in celebration mode all week long.

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

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Make your VBS the mane event!

This epic African adventure engages the whole herd. At Roar, kids explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life.

VBS Leader with Kids

Easy for leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Remembering vacation bible school Bible point

Easy to remember

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!

friends at vacation bible school

Easy for making friends

Small, multi-age crews bring kids together!

How It Works

A Typical Day at Roar VBS

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

Verticle Rotation Chart

Learn more about each station

girl dancing at vacation bible school

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

Sing & Play Roar

Discovering the Bible at VBS

Experience each Bible story with all five senses.

Wild Bible Adventures

Imagination Station Gizmo

Dig into surprising and authentic discoveries.

Imagination Station

games at vacation bible school

Play high-energy games like Toppling Tubes and Safari Scare!

Stampede Sports

VBS snacks

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

Hungry Herd Café

Vaction Bible School KidVid Cinema

Watch 5 films about real kids in Africa living out their faith in really cool ways.

KidVid Cinema

VBS Finale

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

Safari Celebration

Bible Content

Experiencing God’s Word

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


Bible Point:

When life is unfair…God is good!

Key Bible Verse:

“The Lord is good, a strong refuge when trouble comes.” (Nahum 1:7)

Bible Story:

The Israelites are slaves for the Egyptians. (Exodus 1; 5; 6)


Bible Point:

When life is scary…God is good!

Key Bible Verse:

“Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me.” (Psalm 23:4)

Bible Story:

God sends plagues on Egypt. (Exodus 7:14–12:32)


Bible Point:

When life changes…God is good!

Key Bible Verse:

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever.” (Psalm 106:1)

Bible Story:

The Israelites enter the wilderness. (Exodus 14–17)


Bible Point:

When life is sad…God is good!

Key Bible Verse:

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.” (Psalm 34:18)

Bible Story:

Jesus dies and comes back to life. (John 16–21)


Bible Point:

When life is good…God is good!

Key Bible Verse:

“Remember the Lord, who is great and glorious.” (Nehemiah 4:14)

Bible Story:

The Israelites build a memorial to remember God’s goodness. (Joshua 3–4)



Set a scene that’s spot on!

Transform your church into an African savanna without sticking your neck out! Roar VBS 2019 is full of bright, vibrant colors, untamed grasslands, and majestic views.


Let the good times Roar!

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

I’m Trusting You (Theme Song)

No Matter What I’m Facing

Whole Lotta Change

Good in Every Way

Good Good Father

To God Be the Glory

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms


I Will Not Be Afraid

Every Good Thing