Vacation Bible School VBS

Vacation Bible School is a great way little people can get involved this summer in Fox Valley and for families to make connections with our local churches! Here is a list of VBS events in the Fox Valley area.



Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory is Won! {sponsored}
June 19-23, 2017, 9 am – 12 pm

About: Don your armor and join us at Mount Olive for Vacation Bible School! This summer, we’ll learn that Jesus is our Mighty Fortress and the only one who can declare victory over sin. There will be a medieval spin on our games, crafts, music and snacks, and best of all, our rock will be the never-failing message of God’s love and mercy in His Word.

Ages: Entering 4K- 6th grade

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Mount Olive Lutheran Church and School
930 E. Florida Ave., Appleton, Wisconsin



Mighty Fortress {sponsored}
July 10-14, 2017, 9 – 11:30 am

About: Take refuge in God our Mighty Fortress and Strong Castle!

Ages: 3 – 9

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Living Hope Lutheran
3100 East Calumet Street, Appleton, Wisconsin
(715) 450-2968

Eyewitness News
July 10-14, 2017

About: A team of Camp Philip staff members join with St. John Lutheran School and Church, Wrightstown to assist in hosting a week of fun activities. The “campers” will participate in Bible story activities, puppet shows, singing, crafts, snack-tivities, and outdoor games and challenges.

Ages: 3 – 12

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
St. John Lutheran Church
437 Turner St, Wrightstown, Wisconsin
Contact Jennifer Bunn, 920-217-305

I Witness News
July 17-21, 2017

About: Experience all the fun of summer camp at home. Camp Phillip of Wautoma is back at Martin Luther, Oshkosh, with a new theme, new adventures, new games, new crafts, new snacks, and Bible stories taught in new ways as we worship, learn, and witness about Jesus Christ, who is the same yesterday, and today, and forever.

Ages: entering K4 through Grade 6

Cost: $25 K-6; $20 K4

For More Information:
Martin Luther Church
1526 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh Wisconsin
Contact or call (920) 235-1612

Riverview Appleton Vacation Bible School

Maker Fun Factory {sponsored}
July 24-28, 2017, 9:30 – 11:30 am

About: Join us for this free Vacation Bible School at Riverview Lutheran (1 block west of St. Elizabeth Hospital). Daily activities include Bible exploration, games, crafts, and snacks. Pre-registration is appreciated at

Ages: 3 – 11

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Riverview Lutheran Church
136 W. Seymour Street, Appleton, Wisconsin
Contact Peter at (920) 733-3728

St Mark Kids CampI Witness News {sponsored}
July 24-28, 2017, 9 am – 3 pm

About: What? Kids Camp is a Jesus-Centered program provided as a collaborative effort between St. Mark Lutheran Church and staff from Camp Phillip Why: To have fun learning about God’s Word and make new friends

Ages: All children going into 1st – 6th grade (Fall 2017-18 school year)

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
St. Mark Lutheran Church
2066 Lawrence Drive, DePere, Wisconsin
Contact Kim Lemberger at or (920) 336-9914

Crocodile Dock
July 31 – August 4, 2017

About: Join us for a week of fun July 31st -August 4th at the Crocodile Dock! Every morning (9am until 11:30) will be filled with fun songs, crafts, snacks, and Bible stories. Registration is not required, but your registrations help us to plan for the week. You can register anytime on our website,

Ages: PreK-5th Grade

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Emmanuel United Methodist Church
740 E College, Appleton, Wisconsin
Contact Ben Morris at (920) 731-3288 or

Mighty Fortress
July 31 – August 3, 2017

About: At Mighty Fortress, kids learn that God is their refuge and strength. Friends may fail them. They may not ace their test or make the team, but God promises to be their rock and their salvation—their fortress and sure defense. So raise your banner! In Jesus, the victory is won!

Ages: 3K – Grade 2

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Faith Lutheran Church
601 E. Glendale Ave., Appleton, Wisconsin
(920) 739-9191


Galactic Starveyors
August 6 – 10, 2017, 6 – 8 pm

About: As kids focus their telescopes on the marvels painted in the sky by the Creator of the universe, they will discover the wonder among all wonders – the God who created everything there is, wants a personal relationship with them! Invite your kids into the clubhouse and show them the God who is over the moon in love with them.

Ages: 4 years – 5th grade. Classes for 6th-8th grade.

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Valley Baptist Church
3600 Chippewa St, Appleton, Wisconsin

(920) 733-8823

Maker Fun Factory: Created by God, Built for a Purpose
August 7 – 11, 2017

About: Please join us for a week of bible stories, games, crafts, songs, snacks, and activities centered on God’s love and purpose for us. Children ages 3 – 12 are welcome to join us for this free event, August 7 – 11. Learn more and register at

Ages: 3 – 12

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Trinity Lutheran School
800 Augustine St, Kaukauna, Wisconsin
(920) 766-2029

Camp Out
August 14 – 16, 2017

About: VBS- Camp Out is all about camping and learning about how Jesus is our light. We will have games, arts and crafts, science, snack, story, and music. We will run our programing from 5:00-8:00 PM for three nights.

Ages: PreK through- Completed 5th Grade

Cost: FREE

For More Information:
Congregational United Church of Christ Neenah-Menasha
1511 Nicolet Blvd, Neenah, Wisconsin

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As the owner and publisher of Go Valley Kids Amanda is passionate about connecting families with resources and businesses in our community. Born and raised in Appleton, Wisconsin, Amanda Chavez has a love for her community. As a busy mom of 2 little girls, she and her husband are always on the lookout for fun things to do and share with others. Go Valley Kids combines all of her passions –motherhood, design and community. Some of her other interests also peak through on GVK including baking, photography and sewing!


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