9 a.m. – Noon*
June 24-28, 2019 

Get ready to ROAR! Life is wild, God is good. Spark Imagination with Faith-Building Fun at ROAR Vacation Bible School!  Kids will explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life.

*Note: rising 5th and 6th graders have extended programming (until 3 p.m.) Tuesday and Thursday during VBS. 

Adult and Youth volunteer registration is now open!

Registration for the general community is now open.  

Registration for children 4 and up

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND USING FIREFOX AS YOUR BROWSER WHEN REGISTERING.  Our forms are no longer recognized by Explorer and you may encounter issues if using Edge or Chrome. AGES: Four (4) years old* – through rising 6th grade *Camper must be their required age by June 1, 2019


  • 4 years – rising 4th grade:
    • $50 per child
  • Rising 5th & 6th graders (includes lunch and extended hours on Tuesday and Thursday)
    • $75 per child
  • Mini-VBS (for 2 and 3 year old children of volunteers)
    • $30 per child

Camper Registration Forms:

Wait Listed Grades

The grades marked “Wait Listed” are currently at capacity. To be added to the Wait List, please send an email to Kristin Passath (kpassath@hydeparkumc.org) and include:

  • Your Child’s Full Name
  • Child’s Gender
  • Child’s Date of Birth
  • Child’s Grade for the 2019-2020 school year
  • Parent Contact Email and Phone Number
  • Please let us know if you are able to serve as a VBS volunteer, as that may affect our ability to accommodate additional children. Thank you.


General Volunteer Information

Get wild with us this summer and join the herd at ROAR VBS!

Our goal is to reach 400 children with God’s love at ROAR VBS. We can’t reach that goal with you. How can you help?
Sign up to serve at this year’s VBS and help kids discover that God is good!

Mini VBS program (for 2 & 3 yr olds) and free nursery care (6 weeks to 23 months) for children of volunteers.

Who: Volunteers! Rising 7th graders – adults
When: June 24-28, 9 a.m. – noon.
Why: To share God’s love and help kids celebrate that God is good through all of life’s wild adventures.

Whether you want to serve in the months leading up to VBS or the week of, behind the scenes or on stage, we have volunteer opportunities to fit your schedule and your interests.

Roles at ROAR VBS

Register as an Adult (18 or older) or Youth Volunteer

WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND USING FIREFOX AS YOUR BROWSER WHEN REGISTERING.  Our forms are no longer recognized by Explorer and you may encounter issues if using Edge or Chrome.

Adult volunteers (18 years of age by June 1, 2019 or older) sign up here. If you are new to serving with us or haven’t done a Background Check in the last three years, you will need to complete the form and return to Emily Nelson.

Youth Volunteers in rising Grades 7-12, max age 17 (if 18 years or older by June 1, 2019, please fill out our adult volunteer form.) sign up here.

Mini-VBS and Nursery care is available for children of volunteers. This is not a drop-off program but reserved for those volunteering.

Decorations Special Event - Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out – VBS Decoration Making Event! Friday, April 26, 5 – 8 p.m.

Join the ROAR VBS team and let your creativity run wild as we create decorations and props for VBS! No special skills required – if you know how to use scissors, you’re qualified!

Free childcare, yummy food, refreshing mocktails and fun girl-time fellowship while crafting decorations in Knox Hall 150!

Register here.


Decorations and Construction

It’s for the kids! (But there’s a lot in it for you too!)

If you like crafting, being creative or even using a hammer, join the VBS Construction & Decoration Teams on select Saturday mornings from April through June (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.) and help us create décor and props for ROAR VBS. If you can cut with scissors, you can help these teams!

Enjoy these perks:
     ~Free childcare
     ~Coffee, music, breakfast treats
     ~Fun, relaxed fellowship with your church family
     ~Stress-relieving, creativity-building activities! (Painting, cutting out patterns, crafting, tracing and more!)
     ~You’ll be helping to bring an African savanna to Hyde Park’s VBS where our kids will learn that even though life is wild, God is good!

Unleash the inner creative animal in you! Dads, moms, friends, grandparents, elementary kids to teenagers… everyone welcome!

Click here for specific dates and sign-up.


Pin It on Pinterest