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Faith

2018 Vacation Bible School and Church Camps

During the week of Aug. 7, 2017,  St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Joliet hosted its vacation Bible school program, "Mighty Fortress, In Jesus the Victory is Won!"
During the week of Aug. 7, 2017, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in Joliet hosted its vacation Bible school program, "Mighty Fortress, In Jesus the Victory is Won!"

June 4

• Illinois Camp – 9 a.m. to noon, through June 7, St. Mary Nativity, 702 N. Broadway, Joliet. Children will experience, create, learn the history and culture and the impact Illinois has on America. Come enjoy a week of games, arts, crafts, theater, geography, science and history related to the “Land of Lincoln”. A field trip is included. Second through eighth grade. Register by May 29. For more information, call call Mary Barney at 815-722-8518 or email cstiff@stmarynativity.org.

June 10

• "Hero Central" Vacation Bible School – 6 to 8 p.m., through June 14, St. John Lutheran Church, 2650 Plainfield Road. Ages 4 through sixth grade. $10 per child. $25 per family. Register by June 8. To register or for more information, visit stjohnjoliet.org or call 815-439-2320.

June 11

• Rolling River Rampage: Experience the Ride of a Lifetime with God – 9 to 11:30 a.m., through June 15, Grace United Methodist Church, 1718 Avalon, Joliet. Registration deadline is May 27. To register or for more information, call 815-725-7632.

• "Splash Canyon" Vacation Bible School – 9 to 11:30 a.m., Our Savior Lutheran Church, Joliet. Ages 3 through fifth grade. This year in lieu of a registration fee, bring tooth brushes, tooth paste, hair combs and hair brushes.

• Wilmington Community Vacation Bible School 2018 – 9 a.m. to noon, through June 15, 401 E. Kahler Road, Wilmington. Theme: Shipwrecked...Rescued by Jesus: Come Ashore with Us! Age 4 (by June 1) through sixth grade. $7 per child.

June 18

• "Hero Center" Vacation Bible School – 9 a.m. to noon, through June 22, First Christian Church, 1701 Laraway Road, Joliet. Age 3 through eighth grade. Free.

• Rolling River Rampage – 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., through June 22, Messiah Lutheran Church, Joliet. $20 per student. $60 maximum per family. Registration deadline is May 27. To register and for more information, call 815-741-4488.

• Shipwrecked: Saved By Jesus" Vacation Bible School – 9 a.m. to noon, through June 22, Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E. McArdle Road, Coal City. Open to all children preschool through grade five. For more information, call 815-634-8670

• "Shipwrecked" Vacation Bible School – 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., through June 22, First Presbyterian Church, 805 Western Ave., Joliet. Bible-learning activities, songs, team--building games, treats. Age 3 through fifth grade. Free. To register, visit www.firstpresjoliet.org or call 815-727-9259.

• St. Mary Immaculate Vacation Bible School (VBS) – 9 a.m. to noon, through June 22, St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 S. Route. 59, Plainfield. Ages 4 and up, entering Pre-K through fifth grades. $32 for one child, $47 for two children & $62 per family. Adult and student volunteers (sixth grade and up) needed. Registration and payments due June. 10. Register at www.smip.org/vbs. For more information, email Colette Majchrowski at cmajchrowski@comcast.net or call 815-436-2651.

• "Game On" Vacation Bible School – 6 to 8:30 p.m., through June 22, 15801 S. Route 59, Plainfield. May register through June 20. Free. To register or for more information, call 815-436-2380 or visit FBCPlainfield.com.

• The King is Coming! – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., through June 22, Living Word Bible Church, 304 E. Jackson St., Morris.Ages 4 through sixth grade. For more information, call 815-513-5516

June 25

• "Jungle River" Vacation Bible School – 6 to 8:30 p.m., through June 29, Mount Ebal Missionary Baptist, 221 Cameron Ave., Lockport. All ages. Free. To register and for more information, call 815-838-6727.

July 9

• Vacation Bible School – 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., through July 13, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1015 Winthrop Ave., Joliet. Preschool through seventh grade. For information, call 815-725-6687.

July 15

• "Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus" Vacation Bible School – 6 to 8:30 p.m., through July 19, Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 W. Eames (Rt 6), Channahon. Ages 3 through fifth grade. Free. To register, visit vbspro.events/p/cumc2018vbs. For more information email director@channahonumc.org or call 815-467-5275 ext 11.

July 16

• Kingdom Quest Vacation Bible School – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Judson Memorial Baptist Church, 2800 Black Road, Joliet. Preschool through fifth grade. Free. For more information, visit www.judsonchurchjoliet.com.

• "Camp Moose on the Loose" Vacation Bible School – 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Phelan Acres Bible Church, 26009 Willow Lane, Wilmington. To register or for more information, call 815-476-7818 or visit www.phelanacresbiblechurch.com.

July 22

• Totus Tuus Summer Camp – Through July 27, St. Mary Nativity 702 N. Broadway St., Joliet. For children entering grade one through 12. To register and for more information, www.givecentral.org/totus_tuus or contact Nanci 815-726-4073 or nsmith@stmarynativity.org

July 30

• Crossroads Kids Shipwrecked! – 9 a.m. to noon, through Aug. 3, Crossroads of Joliet, 2312 Essington Road Joliet. Register by July 20. $5 per child. To register and for more information, visit vbs.crossroadsofjoliet.org.

Aug. 6

• "Splash Canyon: God’s Promise on Life’s Wild Ride" – 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m., through Aug. 10, 10, St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 310 N. Broadway St., Joliet. Ages 3 through entering fifth grade.  Free. Register at www.stpeterjoliet.org or call 815-722-3567, ext. 301.

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