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70+ Vacation Bible Schools: mapped for easy search

70+ Vacation Bible Schools in San Antonio, mapped for easy search!

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Today, San Antonio Mom Blogs welcomes local blogger and guest contributor* Sara Phillips, with Sensibly Sara, who compiled this comprehensive list of more than 70 VBS in San Antonio. She also created this super helpful map that allows you to search for a VBS by location. You can grab and slide the map or zoom in and out. Just click a star for more details about each VBS on her map!

Vacation Bible Schools (VBS) can be a ton of fun.  I really believe parents want to know when and where they can find VBS options close to home which is why I’ve put together this list of 70+ choices.  Unless otherwise noted, the Vacation Bible Schools listed below are free (or have an optional fee).  I’ve compiled this list to the best of my ability.  Some churches don’t have ages, time or themes listed yet and I’ve made note of that.  This list is divided by month and then date.  If you want to search for a certain church, hit Control + F and type in the church name.  You can do that to search for anything – time, theme, etc.  There is also an incredibly cool interactive map to see which VBS is closest to you.


10-13 The Fellowship of San Antonio
23775 Canyon Golf Rd., SATX 78258
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: Entering Kindergarten –  6th Grade
Theme: Babylon – Daniel’s Courage in Captivity

10-14 University Baptist Church
6465 Babcock Rd., SATX 78249
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: Completed Kinder – 6th Grade (and Adult VBS, nursery available)
Theme: Game On!

10-14 Triumphant Lutheran Church
21315 Bat Cave Rd., Garden Ridge, TX 78266
9am – Noon
Ages: Not Listed
$10 per child with a $30 per family maximum
Theme: Rolling River Rampage

11-15 St. Thomas Episcopal
1416 N. Loop 1604 E. SATX 78232
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: No Worries VBS Ahead

11-15 Grace Community Church
701 Kitty Hawk Rd. Universal City, TX 78148
9am – Noon
Ages: Pre-K – 5th Grade
$15 per child
Theme: Amped!

11-15 Alamo Heights United Methodist
*Registration is currently closed*
825 E. Basse Rd SATX 78209
9am – Noon
Ages: Kinder – 5th Grade
$45 per child
Theme: Shipwrecked – Rescued by Jesus

11-15 Village Parkway Baptist Church
3002 Village Pkwy SATX 78251
9am – 12:30pm
Ages: Kids who have completed Kinder – 6th Grade
Theme: Game On!

11-15 Concordia Lutheran
16801 Huebner Rd SATX 78258
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked – Rescued by Jesus

12-14 Cornerstone Church
18755 Stone Oak Pkwy SATX 78258
8:00am – 4:30pm
Ages: Kinder – 6th Grade
Theme: EPIC

13-17 St. John’s Church & Academy
502 E. Nueva SATX 78205
8:30am – 3:30pm
Ages: 2 years – 5th Grade
$75 per child (includes a t-shirt & afternoon snack – lunch not provided.)
Theme: Not listed

18-21 St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
315 E Pecan St. SATX 78205
9am – Noon
Ages: 4+
$20 per child, max $40 per family
Theme: Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity

18-21 Shearer Hills Baptist
12615 San Pedro Avenue SATX 78216
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: Entering Kinder – Entering 5th Grade
Theme: Amped!

18-22 First Baptist Church
515 McCullough Avenue SATX 78215
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Game On!

18-22 Wayside
1705 NW Loop 410 SATX 78213
9am – Noon
Ages: Completed Kinder – 5th Grade
$10 per child, scholarships available
Theme: Shipwrecked – Rescued by Jesus

18-22 Holy Trinity Catholic Church
*All spots are currently filled – sing up for the waitlist*
20523 Huebner Rd., SATX 78258
9am – Noon
Ages: 5- 11 years
$45 per child
Theme: Shipwrecked – Rescued by Jesus

18-22 First Chinese Baptist
5481 W. Prue Rd. SATX 78240
6:15 – 9:00pm
Ages: 3 years (by 9/1) – 8th Grade
$5 per child
Theme: Maker Fun Factory

18-22 St. Brigid Catholic
6907 Kitchener St. SATX 78240
9am – 12:30pm
Ages: Pre-K – 5th Grade
$25 for the first child, $15 for each additional child
For more information, please contact Sister Dorothy at (210)696-0896, ext. 106
Theme: Shipwrecked

18-22 First Presbyterian Church
404 N. Alamo Street SATX 78205
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Hero Central

18-22 First United Methodist
572 W San Antonio St., New Braunfels, TX 78130
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Rolling River Rampage

18-22 Crossbridge Community Church
25700 Overlook Pkwy. SATX 78260
6:00  – 8:30pm
Ages: Not Listed
Theme: Maker Fun Factory

18-22 Salem Sayers Baptist
5212 FM 1628 Adkins, TX 78101
8:30am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 6th Grade
Theme: Game On!

18-22 St. Anthony de Padua
102 Lorenz Rd SATX 78209
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
$30 for one child, $55 for two children, $85 for three or more children
Theme: Not listed

18-22 True Vine Baptist
435 S. Ellison Dr., SATX 78245
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: 2 – Adult
Theme: Game On!

19-22 United Methodist Church
5084 DeZavala Rd., SATX 78249
8:45am – Noon
Ages: Kinder – 5th Grade
Theme: Gotta Move!

19-22 Redeemer Presbyterian
903 N. St Mary’s Street SATX 78215
9am – Noon
Ages: 1st – 5th Grade
$10 per child with a max of $35 per family
Theme: TBA

23-27 Crossroads Baptist
8300 Tezel Road SATX 78254
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: Completed Kinder – 6th Grade
Theme: TBA

24-28 Red Roof Church
29797 N US Hwy 281 Bulverde, TX 78163
6:00 – 8:30pm
Ages: 3 years – Adult
$10 per child with a $24 per family maximum
Theme: Time Lab

24-28 Parkhills Baptist
17747 San Pedro Ave., SATX 78232
6:30 – 8:45pm
Ages: Completed Kinder – 5th Grade
Theme: Game On!

25-29 First Baptist of Helotes
14889 Old Bandera Rd. Helotes, TX 78023
5:30 – 8:30pm
Ages: 4 years – 6th Grade
Theme: Game On!

25-29 Castle Hills First Baptist Church
2220 NW Military Hwy SATX 78213
8am – 4pm
Ages: 1st Grade – 5th Grade
$10 per child for extended care (from 4 – 6pm)
Theme: Adventure Days

25-29 Colonial Hills UMC
5247 Vance Jackson Rd., SATX 78230
9am – Noon
Ages: TBA
$25 per child with a $50 max per family
Theme: Discover Kenya

25-29 St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church
1602 Thousand Oaks Dr., SATX 78232
8:30am – 12:30pm
Age: TBA
Theme: TBA

25-29 Oak Ridge Baptist Church  
10915 Vance Jackson, SATX 78230
6:00 – 8:00pm
Ages: Pre-K – 6th Grade
Theme: Game On!

25-29 Northern Hills UMC
3703 N Loop 1604 E., SATX 78247
9am – Noon
Ages: TBA
Theme: Rolling River Rampage


9-13 Resurrection UMC
7709 Knowlton Rd., SATX 78263
8:45am – Noon
Ages: Entering 1st Grade – Entering 5th Grade
Theme: Hero Central

9-13 Woodlake Baptist
6980 Woodlake Club SATX 78244
6:00 – 9:15pm
Ages: 4 years – 12th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked – Rescued by Jesus

9-13 APLC
14700 San Pedro Ave., SATX 78232
9:00 – 11:30am
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Maker Fun Factory

9-13 Laurel Heights Methodist
227 West Woodlawn SATX 78212
8:30am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Rolling River Rampage

9-13 Windcrest United Methodist Church
8101 Midcrown SATX 78239
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 6th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked

9-13 Christ Lutheran Church
6720 Broadway SATX 78209
9am – Noon
Ages: 3 years – 5th Grade
$35 per child
Theme: Splash Canyon

10-13 Bulverde UMC
28300 US Hwy 281 North SATX 78260
9am – 12:15pm
Ages: 4 years – 6th Grade
Theme: TBA

16-20 St. David’s Episcopal
1300 Wiltshire Ave., SATX 78209
8:30am – Noon
Ages: 2 years – 5th Grade 
$35 per child (2 & 3 year-olds), $25 per child (4 years and older). Note: $10 per child after first two (2) children in family
Theme: Shipwrecked

16-20 Woodland Baptist Church
15315 Huebner Road, SATX 78248
9am – noon
For kids finishing kinder-5th grade
Theme: Shipwrecked

16-20 Bracken UMC
*Currently waitlist only*
20377 FM 2252 SATX 78266
9am – 12:15pm
Ages: 3 years (potty trained) – 5th Grade
Suggested donation: $10 per child with a $40 family maximum
Theme: Amped!

23-26 Community Bible Church
2477 N. Loop 1604 E., SATX 78232
9am – Noon
Ages: Completed Kinder – 5th Grade
$10 per child
Theme: Under the Sea

23-27 Summit Christian Center
2575 Marshall Rd., SATX 78259
9am – 12:30pm
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked

23-27 River City Community Church
16765 Lookout Rd., Selma, TX 78154
6:30 – 9:00pm
Ages: 3 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked

23-26 Trinity Baptist
319 E. Mulberry SATX 78212
9am – Noon
Ages: 2 years – 6th Grade
Theme: TBA

23-27 Churchill Baptist Church
12400 Vista View SATX 78231
9am – Noon
Ages: 4 years – 5th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked

July 30 – August 2 Northside Church of Christ
19818 US Hwy 281 N., SATX 78258
9:30am – 12:30pm
Ages: 3 years (by March 1) – Entering 5th Grade
Theme: Shipwrecked

July 30-August 2 Oxford UMC
9655 Huebner Rd., SATX 78240
5:30 – 8:30pm
Ages: Elementary school aged
$15 per child | $5 per adult
Theme: Hero Central


<Nothing listed for August as of today>

**Not yet listed:
Prince of Peace Catholic
Stonebridge Baptist
Freedom Life
Live Oak First Baptist
St. Anthony Mary Claret Roman Catholic Church
Tower City Church
Northwest Church of Christ
Calvary Hills Baptist
Livingway Church
North Central Christian Church
Vista Community Church

If you attend a church listed (or not) and have more information, please leave a comment so I can add it.

Enjoy your summer!

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  1. The Oak Hills one won’t be at the Church – instead will be at multiple sites (had 88 neighborhoods or so last year) so look for map soon or signs up in your neighborhood!

  2. Christie Goodman says:

    Here is the info for VBS at Woodland Baptist. It’ll be on the church’s website soon.
    Thanks for doing this!

    July 13-17
    Woodland Baptist Church
    15315 Huebner Road, SATX 78248
    for kids finishing kinder-5th grade; free
    Theme: Everest

  3. Sharon Boerger says:

    St. Paul Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School is:

    Date: July 20-24, 2015

    Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Ages: 3 years-adult

    Theme: Everest

    Thank you for making these corrections & for listing our Vacation Bible School

    • Sharon, thank you for this information. I’ve added it to the post. Happy summer!

      • Sharon Boerger says:

        Thank you, Sarah. Just wanted to remind you the old listing/date needs to be removed. Thank you so much for going to this special effort to keep San Antonio families aware of free summer activities. You are a blessing!

    • Summit Christian Center is having their VBS from (Check in at 8:30) 9 am to 12:30 July 10-14. July 15th after our 5 pm service is our VBS celebration Carnival. All VBS participates welcome to come back to the celebration. Our website is to sign up for our free VBS.

  4. Hi Sara! Thank you for including River City Community Church in your VBS listing. Would you mind sharing a link to our website in the listing so that those interested can find us and register easily? We’d love to see families come to VBS because of your thoughtful article! More information and a registration link can be found at
    Thank you!
    Heidi Jo

  5. Does anyone have a response as to why there are almost no programs for a child going into 8th grade?

    • At most churches, the older kiddos are more than welcome to help out! They can most always use any extra help!

  6. Can you please post our VBS? Thank you so much for this awesome website!!!

    august 10-14
    Lifehouse Church
    20825 Wilderness Oak
    Ages: 3yrs-5th grade
    $10 per child
    Theme: Everest

  7. Hi please include Community Bible Church Northwest 8118 Tezel rd. June 22-26 from 6p-8:30. Kindergarten-5th. Cost $5/child or $15/ family. Theme Journey off the map. Also a VBS fun family kick off June 20 at 9am at O.P. Schnabel park. For more info email

  8. Here is a link to another VBS at Castle Hills Christian Church, July 19 – 23

  9. What a helpful list! Good work!

  10. Karinna says:

    Please add St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, 1710 clower St. 78201, VBS July 20-24, 9 am- 1 pm, $20 per kid ages kinder-5th grade, theme cave quest

  11. Cari Benton says:
  12. Holy Smokes, that’s an exhaustive list! Good Job!

  13. The Fellowship of San Antonio
    June 12-15th
    For Children Entering Kindergarten-6th Grade
    Theme: Egypt-Joseph’s Journey form Prison to Palace

  14. July 15th-17th Oak Ridge Baptist Church
    10915 Vance Jackson SA, TX 78230
    July 15th 6:30pm-9:00pm
    July 16th 10:00am-12:30pm
    July 17th 9:30am-12:00pm
    Free Online registration will be up by the end of this week.
    Ages: Preschool to 6th grade
    Free Event
    Theme: Pets Unleashed Weekend VBS

  15. Michael says:

    June 6-10
    Leon Valley Baptist Church

    Ages: 4yrs-5th Grade
    Theme: Cave Quest (free!)
    Time: 9am-12pm
    (VBS Plus program: 12pm-4pm [fee involved])

  16. Hello! Spring Creek UMC is hosting our free VBS July 18-22 and we would love a shout out! We are located in Fair Oaks Ranch in between San Antonio and Boerne. Thanks! 🙂

  17. First Unitarian Universalist is doing an interesting take this year with “Jedi Academy”, August 1-5.

  18. Hi! Sunset Ridge Church of Christ’s is
    July 11-15 6-8 PM
    95 Brees Blvd.
    Ages 3years-5th Grade
    Theme: “WALK THIS WAY: Paul’s Missionary Journey”
    Register here:
    Thank you!

  19. Josie Borchardt says:

    June 20-25 from 6-8pm
    at ScenicHills SDA Church
    11223 Bandera Rd, 78258
    Ages 3-12
    Joshua Brave and Courageous
    Free, donations appreciated
    Email request for a registraion form to

  20. Here is updated info for Lifehouse Church:
    LIfehouse Church
    JUne 27-30
    6-8:30 PM
    3yes-5th Grade
    THeme: Jesus is The Light of the World

  21. Lisa Walls says:

    Is there a 2017 list? 🙂

  22. Our Savior Lutheran
    11503 Vance Jackson
    San Antonio, TX 78230. (Across from Cody Library)
    June 19-23, 2017
    Register here:

  23. Castle Hills Church info is incorrect. We do have Adventure Days on June 6, 20, & 27 from 8am-4pm for completed 1st-5th graders. All the info is at

  24. Kirby Baptist Church
    5114 Old Seguin Rd. SATX 78219

    All Ages Welcome. Come As You Are.
    VBS Theme: Hero Central: Discover Your Strength in God
    July 30th – August 3rd. Dinner 5:30 – 6:00pm
    Music Lessons Crafts Recreation 6:00 – 8:30pm
    Completely Free. Join us for an interactive, energizing, Bible-based good time.

    Nursery Available for Parents attending our voluntary week-long Adult Class. Deep Study Great Company for all interested.

    Call to Sign up today or Join us at KBC for our VBS Pre-Registration Block Party Saturday, July 22nd 11am – 1:00pm

  25. Luminous Church
    4553 North Loop 1604 W Ste 1221, San Antonio, TX 78249
    July 28th through July 30th
    To register go to-


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