The VBS that’s just the ticket!

Climb aboard for mountains of fun at Rocky Railway! On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs.

9 a.m. – Noon* /// June 22-26, 2020 

 

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

 

Choo! Choo! Rocky Railway is an epic summer event that will put kids on track to trust in Jesus. Kids will explore Jesus’ power and learn how we can trust Jesus to pull us through when life feels like a valley or a mountaintop. It will be another incredible week together full of Bible discoveries, interactive activities, rockin’ music and faith-filled fun with our friends!

 

Adult and Youth volunteer registration is now open!

Registration for church families begins March 8 and for the general community begins in April.  

Have questions? Ask us here or contact the church office at 813-253-5388.

General Volunteer Information

Our goal is to reach 300 children with God’s love at Rocky Railway VBS. We can’t reach that goal without you.

How can you help?
Sign up to serve at this year’s VBS and help kids discover that Jesus pulls us through!

Who: Volunteers! Rising 7th graders – adults
When: June 22-26, 9 a.m. – noon.
Why: To share God’s love and help kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs.

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.

Click here to learn more about the serving opportunities at Rocky Railway VBS

Register as an Adult 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, 2020 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 for the 2020-2021 school year, max age 17) sign up here.  (If 18 years or older by June 1, 2020, please fill out our adult volunteer form.)

Not sure where you want to serve or what’s involved with each role? Learn more here.

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

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, 2020

COST:

  • 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:

  • Mini-VBS (2 and 3 year olds): Register here
  • 4, 5 Year-Olds and Kindergarten: Register here
  • Rising Grades 1 and 2: Register here
  • Rising Grades 3 and 4: Register here
  • Rising Grades 5 and 6: Register here

 

Volunteer Training

Thank you for hopping aboard and serving at ROCKY RAILWAY VBS!

Please mark your calendar for our mandatory VBS Volunteer Training on

Tuesday, June 9 at 5:45 p.m.

In the Harnish Activities Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. (childcare available in the nursery).

Click here to RSVP for training

  • This year’s training has been re-designed as a fun and interactive experience. This event will be just the ticket to VBS 2020! Complimentary dinner and VBS swag!  Please make every effort to attend so you are best prepared.

 

  • For those that absolutely cannot attend the main training on June 9, we will be offering a make-up training on Sunday, June 21, at 10:45 a.m. (No meal provided).

Childcare is available in the nursery during training with an RSVP

Click here to RSVP for training

Parking for VBS volunteers: There are six (6) lots owned by Hyde Park for parking – please refer to map. Our Main Training (June 9) is in building #5 and the other training (June 21) will be held in building #4.

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