What is a VBS Training LAB?

You'll Learn all-new VBS tips and tricks & Belong to a great network of VBS leaders who share a similar desire to create a life-changing VBS experience for kids. Plus, VBS Training LABs solve the age-old problem of trying to gather busy volunteers on a certain day and time.

  • Comprehensive and cost-effective: Unlock training for your whole team on all things related to VBS programming and decorating, at one flat price!
  • More training content than ever before: Group VBS is bringing you more extensive training in brief, easy-to-follow videos.
  • Flexible and convenient: You and your entire team can watch anytime, anywhere, and in any way!
  • Role-specific training: The whole team can check out videos that pertain to their roles in VBS. Watch as many times as you like!
  • Easy to share: Directors, you'll effortlessly equip station leaders, crew leaders, preschool staff, and decorating teams by sharing role-specific videos directly through email.
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How Do VBS Training LABs Work?

VBS Training LABs are all digital and accessible anytime, anywhere, & on any device.

  1. Purchase your unique unlock code

    Purchase a VBS Training LAB unlock code for the VBS program your church is using & instantly receive your unique church unlock code .

  2. Use your unique unlock code

    When you're ready to start your training, visit vbstraininglab.group.com to create an account and enter your unique unlock code.

  3. Share training content with your team

    Once you gain access to all the training content, you can assign videos to all your volunteers.

Looking for a team-building time?

We've even included a tip sheet on how to use the VBS Training LAB content to create a VBS kickoff for your team!

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Purchase a VBS Training LAB unique unlock code for you! Training LAB is flexible enough to gather as a team at church or even online. Just pick the program you're using below and away you go...

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Monumental VBS

The best way to train your VBS team—no bluffin’! Discover valuable tips and tricks through the VBS Training Lab. Get access to all the content you need to plan and host the best Monumental VBS!

Purchase one unique unlock code to access training for your whole team. what's an unlock code?

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Jerusalem Marketplace VBS

Navigate your way through Jerusalem with the VBS Training Lab! Discover valuable tips and tricks and access all the content you need to plan and host the best Jerusalem Marketplace VBS!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Your entire VBS team! It's a one-stop training hub on all things related to the Group VBS program you're using. So…VBS directors, co-directors, station leaders, crew leaders, tribe leaders, decorating team, preschool leaders, and anyone else who's interested in volunteering in your program.

Nope! When you register your church, you'll be able to share access with your entire VBS team to participate. Yay!

The registration cost is one simple flat fee—$49.99 per church, no matter when you register—giving access to an unlimited number of VBS volunteers from your church. A tremendous value!

Of course! And as you recruit your VBS volunteers, you can easily share the content with them at any time!

A unique church unlock code will be emailed to you immediately after registering. You will assign training videos to your team through email.

No, this church pricing structure is more economical than individual pricing and is meant to facilitate maximum participation in your church. One flat fee gives access to only leaders/volunteers from your church.

Due to the exclusive nature of the content that will be shared with you, registrations are nonrefundable.

Yes! It's jam-packed with exclusive information you'll use during the on-demand training sessions. Plus we've loaded it with helpful tips for station leaders, as well as step-by-step decorating instructions—complete with pictures! Participants get access to the downloadable booklet when they’re assigned a video. You can also find all participant materials in the documents section of your VBS Training Lab dashboard.

Physical VBS products are not required for the VBS Training LAB experience. You'll receive a plethora of digital resources to bring your training time to life, as well as a short list of super-easy-to-find, everyday items required for some fun hands-on experiences.

Absolutely! There's a section just for you called "New to Group VBS." Plus once you become part of the Group VBS family, we have an entire team ready to serve you!

You betcha! And you'll love that you can pick and choose what you want to learn about, skipping the stuff you already know (because you're a Group VBS veteran!). You'll appreciate the convenience of being able to email links to station leaders, crew or tribe leaders, preschool leaders, or decorators so they can watch just what they need!

Your church registration fee permits you to share this content only with members of your church. You may not reproduce, duplicate, post, or make available for public download any of the content from Group's VBS Training LAB.

Several hours of training content will be available, but we know your time is valuable. We've created short video segments by station or topic, so you only need to watch the sections that pertain to your role in VBS. And because it's on-demand, you can go back and rewatch segments as many times as you like! This is super helpful, especially when it comes to things like decorating!

Yes! We've even provided tips on how to create an exciting team-building event or kickoff to your VBS planning! Of course, we'll provide COVID-friendly protocols to make this a safe and fun team-building event. This will be available on the VBS Training LAB homepage.

Ideally a computer with a high-speed internet connection, but a tablet or mobile device will work if needed. A larger screen enables more effective viewing!