2018 VBS Guide: List of Vacation Bible Schools in Northwest Arkansas by city

It’s Vacation Bible School time in Northwest Arkansas! We’ve rounded up the big list so you don’t have to.

If you know of a VBS we should add, CLICK HERE to email us and we’ll put it on the list!

The programs are listed first by city, then by date. Be sure to register your children soon as some of these fill up. Click on the the name of any church below to pop over to their website and find more VBS info:

VBS Programs in Fayetteville:

June 11-16: Good Shepherd Lutheran (with St. Paul’s Episcopal), 2925 Old Missouri Road, Fayetteville. 9am – 12 noon. For children entering 1st through 8th grades. All sessions will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Theme: Interfaith Youth Camp: On the Way with Hagar, Sarah and Abraham. Cost: $40 per youth, $80 for two or more siblings.

June 11-15: Christian Life Cathedral, 1285 Millsap Road, Fayetteville. 9 am – 12:15 pm. K – 6th grade (going into). Theme: “Undefeated.” Cost: FREE ($20 for t-shirts).

June 11-15: Central United Methodist Church, 6 West Dickson Street, Fayetteville. 9am – 11:30am. Rising kindergartners – 6th grade. Cost: $25

June 18-22: First United Presbyterian Church, 695 E Calvin Street, Fayetteville. Half day: 9am – 11:45am. Full day: 9am – 2pm. Rising 1st grade – 5th grade. Theme: “Water All Around the World.” Cost: $10 for half day; $20 for full day (includes lunch, snack, and t-shirt).

June 24-28: University Baptist Church, 333 W Maple St, Fayetteville. 6pm – 8:30 pm. Preschool (at least age 3) – 4th grade. Theme: “Time Lab.” Cost: FREE.

July 9-12: Cross Church Fayetteville, Fayetteville. Monday – Thursday, 6 – 8 pm. Age 3 (completed Pre-K) – 5th grade (preschool program separate from kidz program). Theme: “Game On: Gearing up for life’s big game.” Cost: FREE.

July 14: New Life Church, Butterfield Elementary. 10am – 2pm. Theme: “I Am An Original.” Cost: FREE.

July 16-20: First Baptist Church, 20 E Dickson, Fayetteville. 9am – 12pm. Rising 1st grade – 6th grade. Theme: “Game On: Gearing up for life’s big game.” Cost: FREE.

VBS programs in Springdale:

June 17-21: First Presbyterian Church, 100 S. Gutensohn Road, Springdale. 5:30 – 8 pm. Preschool – 5th. Theme: “Rolling River Rampage.” Cost: FREE.

July 9-13: Phillips Chapel Free Will Baptist, 3074 South 48th Street, Springdale. 9am – 12pm. Ages 3 – 12. Theme: “Shipwrecked.” Cost: FREE

July 9-12: Cross Church Springdale, 1709 Johnson Road, Springdale. Monday – Wednesday, 8:45 a.m. to noon; Family Night on Thursday, 6pm. Age 3 (completed Pre-K) – 5th grade (preschool program separate from kidz program). Theme: “Game On.” Cost: FREE.

VBS programs in Siloam Springs:

July 25-27 (Wednesday through Friday): New Life Church Siloam Springs, 1611 Cheri Whitlock Drive, Siloam Springs. 6-8 pm. Age 5 – completed 4th grade. Theme: “Amped.” Cost: FREE.

VBS programs in Rogers:

June 18-21: First Baptist Church, 3364 West Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers. 9am – 12pm. Kindergarten – 5th grade. Theme: “EPIC VBS.” Cost: FREE.

June 18-22: Sunnyside Baptist Church, 210 E Locust Street, Rogers. 6 – 8:30pm. Age 3 – 8th grade. Theme: “Game On.” Cost: FREE.

June 18-22: Central United Methodist Church Rogers, 2535 W. New Hope Road, Rogers. 9am – 12pm. Pre-K – 5th grade. Theme: “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.” Cost: FREE.

June 24-28: Temple Baptist Church, 1812 S. Dixieland Road, Rogers. 6:15-8:50 p.m. Grades K-9th.  Theme: Game On. Cost: FREE.

June 25-28: First Baptist Church, 626 W. Olive Street St., Rogers. 9am – noon. Kindergarten – 5th grade. Theme: “EPIC VBS.” Cost: FREE

June 24-28: Peace Lutheran Church, 805 W. Olrich St., Rogers. 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Family meal at 5:30pm, VBS Program at 6 pm) Ages 3-12. Theme: “Peace Lab”. Cost: FREE.

July 9-12: Cross Church Pinnacle Hills, 2448 S Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers. Monday – Thursday, 6:15 – 8:45pm. Age 3 (completed Pre-K) – 5th grade (preschool program separate from kidz program). Theme: “Game On.” Cost: FREE.

June 10-13: Southside Church of Christ, 919 S. Dixieland Rd., Rogers. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Age groups include 3-year-olds to 6th grade, Teens, and Adults. Nursery is available for kids age 2 and under. The FX (VBS) Theme is “Super Bible Bros FX.” Cost: FREE. Note: For more information, contact Ocean Craig at 479-381-5130 with questions. The church office can be reached at 479-636-1156.

July 16-20: Rogers First Church of the Nazarene, 4911 W. Pleasant Grove Road Rogers. 6-8 p.m. Infant-5th Grade (Entering 5th). Theme: Game On. Cost: FREE $10 T-shirt Fee (Optional)

July 23-27: Grace Baptist Church, 2409 West New Hope Road. Rogers. 9 a.m. to noon. 4 years old to completed 6th grade. Theme: “SonWest Roundup.” Cost: FREE.

VBS programs in Bentonville:

June 25-29: First Baptist Church Bentonville, 200 SW A Street, Bentonville. 9am to 12pm. Pre-K (completed) – 6th grade. Theme: “Shipwrecked.” Cost: FREE.

July 16-19: First United Methodist Church Downtown Bentonville, 201 NW 2nd Street, Bentonville. 8:30 – 11:30am. Ages 3 (by August 1, 2017) through 5th grade. Theme: “Mission Station!” Cost: FREE.

VBS Programs in Pea Ridge:

July 30-Aug. 3: Pea Ridge Nazarene Church, 150 Barris Lane, Pea Ridge.  6-8 pm. Ages pre-K through 6th grade. Theme: “Polar Blast.” Email cherylfoxworthy@rocketmail.com or call 479-228-2864 for more info. Cost: FREE

VBS Programs in Bella Vista:

June 25-20: Bella Vista Baptist, 50 E Lancashire Boulevard, Bella Vista. 6:00 – 8:30pm. Age 3 (before August 1, 2017) to 6th grade. Theme: “AMPED: Live Fully Alive.” Cost: FREE.

July 22-26: First United Methodist Church Bella Vista, 20 Boyce Drive, Bella Vista. 6:00 – 8:15 pm. Age 3 – 6th grade. Theme: “Rolling River Rampage.” Cost: FREE.

VBS Programs in Centerton:

July 9-13: First Baptist Church, 351 W. Centerton Blvd., Centerton. 9-11:45 a.m. Age 4 – 6th grade (completed) Theme: “Game On.

VBS Programs in Gravette:

July 30-Aug. 3, Beacon Missionary Baptist Church at 126 E. Main St. (the old skating rink) in Gravette. 6:00 – 8:30 pm Ages: K – 5th grade Theme: Submerged Cost: Free. For information: bbcgravette@gmail.com


July 9-12: Cross Church Neosho, 16202 Highway 59 South, Neosho. Monday – Thursday, 6 – 8:30pm. Age 3 (completed Pre-K) – 5th grade (preschool program separate from kidz program). Theme: “Game On.” Cost: FREE.

If you know of a VBS we should add, CLICK HERE to email us and we’ll put it on the list!


    • Monica, this is the updated VBS list for 2018. Are you looking for something specific? Let us know if we can help. Thanks!

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