Read in 1 min Leader Resources » Ministry Basics » Planning Events Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Watch Now: The Nitty-Gritty of Leading an Outdoor VBS Published: May 18, 2021 Check out the conversation with the Group VBS Team and discover the ins and outs of an outdoor VBS. Plus, download all the free resources to help you plan every nitty-gritty detail! Need a COVID-friendly solution that allows you to hold VBS? Moving VBS outside this summer? Need to rethink what your VBS can look like? Then here’s a conversation you can’t afford to miss! Helpful Outdoor VBS Downloads: *Note: When you click the link below, a zipped file will download directly to your downloads folder on your computer. General Webinar Downloads: This zipped file includes the following and will help with your outdoor VBS: Outdoor VBS Planning Guide (pdf) Top 10 Tips for a COVID-Friendly VBS (pdf) VBS Getting Started Guide (pdf) Parent Brochure Example (pdf) Editable Parent Brochure (Word) VBS Volunteer Example (pdf) Determining Social Distancing Space (Word) Group VBS Program Modifications Downloads: Treasured COVID-Friendly Modifications Rocky Railway COVID-Friendly Modifications Wilderness Escape COVID-Friendly Modifications Anchored COVID-Friendly Modifications Group VBS Online Supplement Packs: Treasured Online Supplement Pack Rocky Railway Online Supplement Pack Useful Links to Facilitate Outdoor VBS: VBS Best Practices: Tips on everything from presenting VBS to your church leadership to how to maximize your budget. CDC COVID Information: Get up to date information on policies and regulations. Outdoor Projection Tips: Discover best practices for setting up an outdoor projector. VBS PRO: Set up a site for pre-registration to keep your numbers below the maximum requirement. This is also a great place to share any measures you’re taking to prevent the spread of COVID at outdoor VBS. 7 Trends to Expect Article: This article is helpful for convincing church leadership that VBS is valuable and vital this summer. Connect with other VBS Leaders to share ideas and encourage each other through Group’s social media pages: Group VBS Facebook Page For more insider tips to keep VBS safe and fun this summer, be sure to check out out these articles. 4 Creative Ways to Run VBS for Kids This Summer How to Plan VBS in Just 2 Weeks © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!