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 Crew Leader

Easy for leaders

Each leader preps only 20 minutes of daily material!

Smiling child

Easy to remember

Interactive decorations create hands-on fun!

Friends at VBS

Easy for making friends

A single Bible Point is reinforced daily at every station!

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

Sing & Play Roar

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

Sing & Play Roar

Wild Bible Adventures

Experience each Bible story with all five senses.

Wild Bible Adventures

Imagination Station

Create surprising and authentic Dig into surprising and authentic discoveries.

Imagination Station

Stampede Sports

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

Stampede Sports

Hungry Herd Café

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

Hungry Herd Café

KidVid Cinema

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

KidVidTM Cinema

Safari Celebration

Wrap up with Wrap up with music, drama, science experiments, and more! 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.Featuring Bible Memory Buddies that are makers, too!


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)

Decker the Decorator Crab Bible Memory Buddy

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)

Tina the Ant Bible Memory Buddy

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)

Bubba the Humpback Whale Bible Memory Buddy

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)

Skyler the Bowerbird Bible Memory Buddy

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)

Abbee the Bee Bible Memory Buddy


Set a scene that’s spot on!

Transform your church into an Aftcan 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

God Loves Us

To God Be the Glory

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms


I Will Not Be Afraid

God Has Given To Me